October 12

Welcome to ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2018!

Stay in touch during ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2018 with the ASA Daily News.

Keynote speaker Josh Linkner to deliver powerful call to action

Opening Session speaker Joh Linkner discusses the role physician anesthesiologists can play in disrupting the health care environment.

ASA leads charge to address drug shortage crisis

A shortage of injectable opioids and local anesthetics is one of the most urgent challenges facing ASA members today.

A meeting of the minds

ASA and AARP have joined forces to improve the brain health of older patients undergoing surgery. The two hosted the Perioperative Brain Health Initiative Summit: Innovations to Promote Brain Health Before, During and After Surgery in June to discuss the science and prevention of perioperative neurocognitive disorders (PND).

Blazing the PSH trail

The PSH is a patient-centric, team-based model of care created by ASA to help meet the demands of a rapidly approaching health care paradigm that will emphasize gratified providers, improved population health, reduced care costs and satisfied patients.

Hypotension: Training for improved postoperative care

To raise awareness of intraoperative hypotension, ANESTHESIOLOGY 2018 features a virtual patient safety module that gives attendees a self-directed learning opportunity to navigate three scenarios of hypotension — preoperatively, intraoperatively and postoperatively.

Learn how to react in a mass casualty situation at your institution

ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2018 will feature two live demonstrations to train clinicians how to react in a mass casualty situation.

Enhance your skills and compete for daily prizes at the Simul8 Challenge

The Simul8 Challenge invites attendees to compete in video games to increase their skills and knowledge.

Supporting ASA-related foundations positively impacts the specialty at large

ASA supports several organizations that align with its mission to advance the practice and secure the future of anesthesiology.