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Monday, October 07, 2013

San Francisco Run For The Warriors® honors wounded and families of the fallen

The San Francisco Run For The Warriors® sponsored by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) will be held at the Brannan Street Wharf on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 7:30 a.m. to coincide with the ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2013 annual meeting.  This is the 4th annual Run For The Warriors® sponsored by ASA. Registration for the 5K is $30 with special pricing for service members. All proceeds from the San Francisco Run For The Warriors® will benefit Hope For The Warriors®, a national nonprofit organization that assists post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty.

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Monday, April 29, 2013

The American Society of Anesthesiologists Breaks Ground on New Schaumburg, Ill. Headquarters

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) broke ground Saturday, April 27 on its new headquarters at 1061 American Lane, Schaumburg, Ill. The ceremony marked the start of construction on a three-story, 70,000 square foot, highly efficient building capable of accommodating nearly 200 employees.

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Monday, March 04, 2013

American Society of Anesthesiologists Names Manuel E. Bonilla as Chief Advocacy Officer

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today announced the appointment of Manuel E. Bonilla, M.S. as ASA’s new chief advocacy officer, centered in the Washington, D.C. office.

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Monday, March 04, 2013

The American Society of Anesthesiologists Recognizes 2013 Patient Safety Awareness Week

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today announced its recognition of Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 3-9, 2013. Throughout the week, ASA will educate patients on the importance of physician-led care to make critical, life-saving decisions.

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Friday, December 14, 2012

New Jersey Appellate Court Upholds Requirement for Presence of Anesthesiologists When Nurse Anesthetists Administer Anesthesia in Hospitals

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) and the New Jersey State Society of Anesthesiologists (NJSSA) applaud a ruling by the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, which upholds a New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) regulation requiring anesthesiologists to be present when nurse anesthetists deliver anesthesia in hospitals.

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Wednesday, December 05, 2012

American Society of Anesthesiologists Names Paul Pomerantz as Chief Executive Officer

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today announced the appointment of Paul Pomerantz as ASA’s new chief executive officer, effective March 4, 2013.

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Thursday, November 01, 2012

ASA Rebukes CMS Rule for Jeopardizing Patient Safety and Quality Health Care

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today expressed its serious concern regarding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) decision to adopt a new and untested national policy that will allow Medicare funds to be used to pay untrained providers to diagnose and treat chronic pain.

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

John M. Zerwas, M.D. Installed as President of the American Society of Anesthesiologists

John M. Zerwas, M.D. was installed today as President of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) during the ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2012 annual meeting. Dr. Zerwas practices anesthesiology at Greater Houston Anesthesiology, a group practice he helped establish more than 10 years ago.

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Monday, October 15, 2012

ASA Presents Ralph Lydic, Ph.D. With 2012 Excellence in Research Award

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today presented Ralph Lydic, Ph.D. with its 2012 ASA Excellence in Research Award. Dr. Lydic, well known for his research on the neurobiology of sleep and breathing...

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Monday, October 15, 2012

ASA Presents Peter Nagele, M.D., M.Sc. With 2012 Presidential Scholar Award

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today presented Peter Nagele, M.D., M.Sc. with its 2012 ASA Presidential Scholar Award. Dr. Nagele, well known for his translational research in the area of perioperative pharmacogenomics and myocardial infarction...

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Monday, October 15, 2012

Expert Physicians Address Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

Four experts in anesthesiology, infectious disease and pain medicine discussed the recent U.S. meningitis outbreak in the Late-Breaking Education Panel, “The Fungal Meningitis Crisis,” on Sunday, Oct. 14.

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Monday, October 15, 2012

Jeffrey L. Apfelbaum, M.D. Honored With Distinguished Service Award by the American Society of Anesthesiologists

In recognition of exemplary service, Jeffrey L. Apfelbaum, M.D. today received the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Distinguished Service Award. The award, presented during the ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2012 annual meeting, is the highest honor...

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Monday, September 24, 2012

The American Society of Anesthesiologists Joins Campaign to Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today announced its strategic partnership with The Partnership at Drugfree.org’s new national campaign, The Medicine Abuse Project, to prevent half a million teens from abusing drugs.

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Thursday, August 30, 2012

ASA Responds to CMS Proposed Rule to Reimburse Nurses for Chronic Pain Services

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to rescind its proposal that would create a new national payment policy for the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain services by nurse anesthetists (NAs).

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

ASA Refresher Courses In Anesthesiology Turns 40

One of ASA’s most popular and profitable publications has turned 40 this year. Since 1973, the ASA Refresher Courses in Anesthesiology publication has specialized in offering the latest innovations in the specialty and describing the newest interventions and therapies available.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Area Doctor to Run in Annual 5K After Relearning to Walk

Registration is now open for the Third Annual ASA Run For The Warriors®. The 5K race will be held on Sunday, October 14, 2012 at Anacostia Park, one of Washington, D.C.'s largest recreation areas...

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Wednesday, August 01, 2012

American Society of Anesthesiologists Launches Campaign in Opposition to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Proposal to Pay Nurse Anesthetists for Pain Procedures

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today launched a nationwide grassroots campaign in opposition to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposal to pay nurse anesthetists for chronic pain service.

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Thursday, July 19, 2012

New Public Education Campaign on Anesthesia Launches to Help Make Iowa Healthiest State

New Public Education Campaign on Anesthesia Launches to Help Make Iowa Healthiest State

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Friday, March 30, 2012

American Society of Anesthesiologists Commemorates Doctors’ Day 2012

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today joins Americans across the nation to recognize Doctors’ Day 2012, an observance to celebrate the contributions of physicians.

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Monday, October 31, 2011

B. Diane Gambill, Ph.D. Joins the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) as Chief Learning Officer

ASA leadership and staff welcomed B. Diane Gambill, Ph.D. to ASA as the Society’s new chief learning officer today.

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