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American Society of Anesthesiologists and CAE Healthcare Launch Next Generation in Virtual Simulation Training with Anesthesia SimSTAT

ASA and CAE Healthcare today announced the release of the final two training modules of Anesthesia SimSTAT, their first of its kind virtual simulation program. The new modules, designed for the PACU and labor and delivery unit, are the last in a...
18-Nov-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

FAER/ABA Co-Sponsor Research in Education Grant for a Second Year

The ABA and FAER are co-sponsoring the FAER/ABA Research in Education Grant for a second year to advance the careers and knowledge of physician anesthesiologists interested in key elements of education in anesthesiology.
7-Nov-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

ASA Commends Inter-agency Drug Shortages Task Force Report

On October 29, the inter-agency Drug Shortages Task Force led by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a report titled “Drug Shortages: Root Causes and Potential Solutions” at the request of Congress. The American Society of...
4-Nov-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Healthcare Groups Applaud New Legislation to Address Drug Shortages

The AHA, ASA, ASCO, ASHP, and ISMP announced their strong support for the Mitigating Emergency Drug Shortages (MEDS) Act, introduced today by Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Tina Smith (D-MN).
29-Oct-2019 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Society of Anesthesiologists names Mary Dale Peterson, M.D., FASA, new president

Mary Dale Peterson, M.D., MSCHA, FACHE, FASA, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Driscoll Health System and emeritus staff at Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi
14-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

One in three pain patients suffer side effects after ketamine infusion therapy, study finds

As the opioid epidemic continues to devastate the United States, ketamine use has grown as a pain management alternative, yet more than one in three patients may experience side effects such as hallucinations and visual disturbances, suggests new...
14-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Women with anemia twice as likely to need transfusion after cesarean delivery

Pregnant women with anemia are twice as likely to need blood transfusions after a cesarean delivery, as those without the condition, according to a study being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2019 annual meeting.
14-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American Society of Anesthesiologists recognizes Judith Hellman, M.D., with its Excellence in Research Award

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today presented Judith Hellman, M.D., with its 2019 Excellence in Research Award in recognition of her outstanding research developments
14-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Founded in 1905, the American Society of Anesthesiologists is an educational, research and scientific association with more than 52,000 members organized to raise and maintain the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology and improve the care of the patient.


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