William Sauer, MD was born and raised in rural Nebraska.  Moving to New York, he earned a Bachelor of Science (Chemical Engineering) and Doctor of Medicine (Medical Education Pathway) at the University of Rochester.  He completed his Internship (Internal Medicine) and Residency (Anesthesiology) at the Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by a Chief Residency at MGH.  He subsequently moved to California as a Staff Anesthesiologist and Critical Care Medicine Fellow at Stanford University.  In 2016, Dr. Sauer moved back across the country to join the Maine Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology as an Anesthesiologist and Intensivist.  He is the Director of Critical Care Medicine within the Department of Anesthesiology and Co-Director of the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit.  His clinical and research interests include cardiovascular critical care, mechanical circulatory support, thoracic and vascular anesthesia, perioperative and critical care ultrasound, and education.

Project Name: Development and Evaluation of an Educational Curriculum in a Multidisciplinary (Cardiovascular Critical Care) Intensive Care Unit