October 17

2018 John W. Severinghaus Lecture on Translational Science: Mixed research methods help improve patient health and safety

Karen B. Domino, M.D., M.P.H., presents the 2018 John W. Severinghaus Lecture on Translational Science.

Recognizing differences in pain perception

Not all patients with pain are the same. But what makes them different? Two pain medicine experts addressed that question in Tuesday’s session “Pain Perception and Treatment: We Are Not All the Same.”

To tweet or not to tweet

The use of social media has increased dramatically over the past decade, with about 70 percent of U.S. adults using at least one social media site. Should physicians join the social media bandwagon? What’s in it for them and their patients?

Large group consolidation enjoys a healthy debate

Does large group consolidation benefit anesthesiology as a specialty?

Question of the Day: What new idea will you take back to your practice?

“I just came from the Committee on Communications meeting and discovered the “When Seconds Count” toolkit to educate patients at the point of care. I don’t have to think, because the toolkit does it for me. I did not know about this tool. I can’t wait to use it myself and tell others about it.”

Anesthetic management of patients with acute aortic syndromes

On-call anesthesiologists must know the types of general and acute cardiovascular aortic emergencies they are likely to encounter and how to optimize perioperative management to improve outcomes.

Balancing patient safety and pollution prevention

Health care is a top contributor to pollution in the world – and unfortunately, anesthesiology is a contributor as well.