October 13

Exciting events and opportunities are a click away with Virtual Event Bag

As you arrive in San Francisco for ANESTHESIOLOGY 2018, be sure to check out our first-ever Virtual Event Bag.

Question of the Day: What are you most looking forward to during ANESTHESIOLOGY 2018?

Question of the Day: What are you most looking forward to during ANESTHESIOLOGY 2018?

Pierce lecture honors patient safety movement

Robert A. Caplan, M.D., will lead this year’s honorary ASA/APSF Ellison C. (Jeep) Pierce, Jr., Patient Safety Memorial Lecture “Sharpening the Vision to Do No Harm.”

Evaluate risk and strategize to reduce the need for reintubation

Reintubation is required relatively infrequently for most adult patients. However, certain surgical procedures and medical conditions can significantly increase the probability of reintubation.

The evolution of airway management

The success of airway management has as much to do with our willingness to turn scientific advances into medical practice as it does on medical research and development.

Promoting brain health before, during and after surgery

Patients 65 and older undergoing surgery are at increased risk for developing perioperative neurocognitive disorders, including postoperative delirium (POD), with detrimental effects on their recovery.

Supporting physician mental health with prevention protocols

Suicide among anesthesiologists is a major issue in this country. Male anesthesiologists are at high risk of death by suicide, potentially higher than any other physician cohort.

First look at new Snap Talk format

ASA will unveil Snap Talks, a new lecture format that provides a quick look at the most important elements of five different topics.

The path toward leadership in anesthesiology

Given the unique nature of anesthesiology as a specialty, anesthesiologists are well-positioned to make contributions as physician-executives in health care systems, private industry and public service.

Entrepreneur anesthesiologists pitch their products

Entrepreneurial anesthesiologists will have the opportunity to pitch their best innovative, medical device and drug product ideas during “Swimming with Sharks: How Anesthesiologist Inventors Can Move Their Ideas Forward.”