Dr. Marla B. Ferschl is an Clinical Professor of Anesthesia in the Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, Division of Pediatric Anesthesia at UCSF. Clinically, she is an anesthesiologist who treats children requiring sedation or anesthesia for procedures, radiologic studies, or surgery. Additionally, Dr. Ferschl attends on the integrated pediatric pain and palliative care service, as a member of the acute pain team. Dr. Ferschl is the director of fetal anesthesia at UCSF.
Dr. Ferschl is involved in trainee education. She is the program director for the pediatric anesthesia fellowship, and oversees all ACGME fellow education for the Department of Anesthesia. She is the director of resident scholarly activity, and organizes the resident rotation in pediatric anesthesia. Her research interests include anesthesia for fetal surgery, operating room efficiency, junior faculty and fellow career developments, and delivery of procedural feedback in the operating room.