ASA 2019 Daily News

Friday, October 18

  • Welcome to ANESTHESIOLOGY 2019!Welcome to Orlando and ANESTHESIOLOGY 2019, the only meeting that unites more than 14,000 clinicians, thought leaders and professionals from around the world. As you get settled and prepare for the next four days ahead, we encourage you to take a moment to read through today’s edition of the ASA Daily News. Read More
  • Face-to-face in a digital ageAccording to Abraham Verghese, M.D., it might be the most critical moment in an individual’s life – lying on a gurney, almost ready for surgery, and then the anesthesiologist comes to visit. Read More
  • FAER-Swimming with SharksBack by popular demand, ANESTHESIOLOGY 2019 will host the Saturday session “FAER-Swimming with Sharks: How Anesthesiologist Inventors Can Move Their Ideas Forward.” Read More
  • Physician heal thyself … and colleaguesIt’s an important public service message that bears repeating among physician anesthesiologists – if you or someone you know is struggling with depression or suicide, call or text the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or 741-741. Read More
  • The business of medicineFor physicians, the business of the day is about caring for patients. But there is that nagging aspect of practice that is truly business in nature – staff supervision, contract negotiation and conflict resolution. Read More
  • Opioids and anesthesiologistsWith the opioid crisis still affecting the nation, it’s important that anesthesiologists are well-educated about the problem – and about potential solutions. Read More
  • Get the most from your membership at the Resource CenterLearn how to optimize your practice, advance your skills and support your specialty at the ASA Resource Center, located at Booth 1259 in the Exhibit Hall (Level 2 West Hall A3-B2). Read More
  • Follow up on FASA at Member Services boothInterested in earning the FASA? Find out everything you need to know about FASA eligibility at Member Services in the ASA Resource Center in the Exhibit Hall (Level 2 West Hall A3-B2). Read More
  • Take the Simul8 Challenge to test skills, win prizesPut your anesthesia knowledge to the test by competing with your peers in video games for daily prizes in the Simul8 Challenge, powered by Airway Ex. Read More
  • International Pavilion offers a place to connectASA recognizes that a large number of ANESTHESIOLOGY 2019 attendees are international and is intentional about providing an area for them to network, ask questions and connect with their national societies. Read More
  • Show your smile, make your mark at ASA Career FairWhether you’re just starting out or looking for a new opportunity, don’t miss the ASA Career Fair from 6 to 8 p.m., Saturday, October 19, in Room W203C at the Orange County Convention Center. Read More
  • Quality office hours – We want your feedback!Join clinical experts from the ASA Committee on Performance and Outcomes Measurement and ASA staff at the Quality Booth in the ASA Resource Center to discuss all things quality, performance measurement, data and more. Read More