October 20

ANESTHESIOLOGY 2017 OnSite News: Information central

No doubt you’ll be picking up lots of material over the course of ANESTHESIOLOGY 2017, and some of it will probably be left behind.

Dec. 31 is the deadline to claim CME credits

Due to new reporting requirements, all credits for live meetings now must be claimed in the calendar year in which the meeting took place. That means that your credits from ANESTHESIOLOGY 2017 must be claimed by midnight on Dec. 31, 2017.

ASA launches Perioperative Brain Health Initiative

Details of the ASA’s new public safety campaign, the Perioperative Brain Health Initiative, will be explained during a special session Saturday afternoon. It will feature six presentations about the Society’s efforts to reduce cognitive changes and delirium following surgery.

Keynote: Navigating the challenges of medicine

He has given inspirational commencement addresses at Stanford University, the University of Chicago, the California Institute of Technology and Williams College. He has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1998. And he has written three best-selling books, one of which was a finalist for the National Book Award. Atul Gawande, M.D., is such a powerful communicator and tireless advocate for health and science that it’s easy to forget that he still finds time to practice surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

Self-Study program expands to 12 modules

The ASA’s Self-Study program debuted at ANESTHESIOLOGY 2015 with just four modules. This year, there are 12 modules offering in-depth exploration of everything from multimodal therapy in pain management to the “Juggles and Struggles of Women in Anesthesiology.”

Be recognized as an ASA Fellow

Are you dedicated to your profession and patients? Are you proud of your years of educational development? Do you see yourself as a leader in medicine? If so, then you deserve to be formally recognized as a Fellow of the American Society of Anesthesiologists

Lifebox Masterclasses offer global perspectives, and a word from Resident Challenge winner

For the fourth year in a row, Lifebox will present its increasingly popular Masterclass series on global anesthesia at its booth in the ASA Resource Center, in the North Lobby of Level 1 in the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

Run For The Warriors moves up to Saturday

Signing up for Saturday morning’s Run For The Warriors® 5K Run/Walk in Boston Common affords you some impressive bragging rights. You can say you ran in the oldest park in the United States within the city that hosts the world’s oldest annual marathon.

Industry, meeting supporters offer Satellite Symposia

Ten Satellite Symposia will be presented by ASA’s Industry Supporters, Annual Meeting Supporters and exhibitors from Saturday through Monday. All programs provide cutting-edge medical and scientific education and are not product-specific. The symposia are led by noted scientists and clinicians from leading institutions around the world and cover topics ranging from “Improving Patient Safety with […]