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ASA Announces Death of Chris Wehking, Business Events Strategy Executive

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) is saddened to announce today that its Business Events Strategy Executive, Chris Wehking, passed away on Sunday, November 28 following a long battle with cancer.
30-Nov-2021 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Abuses No Surprises Act Regulations to Manipulate the Market Before Law Takes Effect

Today, the American Society of Anesthesiologists expressed grave concern about the strong-arm tactics of BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina and its abuse of the new federal law designed to protect patients from out-of-network bills. The letters...
22-Nov-2021 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

American Society of Anesthesiologists names Randall M. Clark, M.D., FASA, new president

Randall M. Clark, M.D., FASA, professor of anesthesiology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and pediatric cardiac anesthesiologist at Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora, was today named president of the American Society of...
4-Oct-2021 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ronald L. Harter, M.D., FASA, elected First Vice President of the American Society of Anesthesiologists

SAN DIEGO - Ronald L. Harter, M.D., FASA, was today elected as first vice president of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), the nation's largest organization of physician anesthesiologists. Dr. Harter was elected by the House of...
13-Oct-2021 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Society of Anesthesiologists recognizes Alex Proekt, M.D., Ph.D., with its 2021 James E. Cottrell Presidential Scholar Award

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today presented Alex Proekt, M.D., Ph.D., with its 2021 James E. Cottrell Presidential Scholar Award in recognition of his exemplary work in anesthesia and translational research.
4-Oct-2021 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Society of Anesthesiologists recognizes George A. Mashour, M.D., Ph.D., with its Excellence in Research Award

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today presented George A. Mashour, M.D., Ph.D., with its 2021 Excellence in Research Award in recognition of his extensive research focused on the neurobiology of consciousness and unconsciousness, as...
4-Oct-2021 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Society of Anesthesiologists recognizes Jed T. Wolpaw, M.D., with its Excellence in Education Award

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today presented Jed T. Wolpaw, M.D., with its 2021 Excellence in Education Award in recognition of his exemplary physician leadership and educational initiatives that have been adopted into...
4-Oct-2021 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Society of Anesthesiologists honors Daniel J. Cole, M.D., FASA, with its Distinguished Service Award

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today presented Daniel J. Cole, M.D., FASA, with its 2020 Distinguished Service Award in recognition of his long, highly distinguished career as a physician anesthesiologist and steadfast advocate of...
4-Oct-2021 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Pain medicine specialists innovate to tackle America’s ongoing opioid epidemic by reducing misuse after surgery

CHICAGO - Drug overdose deaths broke records during 2020, and while the pandemic no doubt contributed, surgery plays an often-overlooked role in America’s ongoing opioid epidemic because many patients continue to use their prescribed opioids...
25-Aug-2021 1:55 PM EDT

Six facts women need to know about giving birth during the COVID-19 pandemic

Giving birth is stressful enough. Adding a pandemic to the mix has only increased anxiety among today’s moms-to-be.
29-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT

Physician Anesthesiologist Can Discuss Hospital Infection Precautions in the Wake of Coronavirus Outbreak

14-Feb-2020 4:35 PM EST

ASA Pain Expert Speaks at Policy Briefing on Drug Shortages, Available for Interviews

4-Nov-2019 12:05 PM EST

Expert Alert: ASA Pain and Opioid Expert Can Discuss HHS Pain Task Force Recommendations and Dissemination Plan

8-May-2019 3:40 PM EDT

ASA Pain and Opioid Experts Report Outcomes at Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit

15-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Experts Available to Discuss New Children and Anesthesia Research

14-Feb-2019 6:45 PM EST

Expert Alert: ASA Patient Safety and Perioperative Brain Health Experts Can Discuss Key Takeaways from World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit

17-Jan-2019 11:30 AM EST

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Founded in 1905, the American Society of Anesthesiologists is an educational, research and scientific association with more than 54,000 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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