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Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Lifebox Essay Contest

Lifebox Essay Contest

Submissions are due April 15, 2015. Learn more.

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Fact Sheet on the Proposal to Discuss International Scheduling of Ketamine at the 58th CND

Ketamine Factsheet

Ketamine is an essential medicine used for anaesthesia. It is the only available anaesthetic for essential surgery in most rural areas of developing countries, home to more than 2 billion of the world’s people. Scheduling ketamine will leave these populations with no alternative anaesthesia for essential surgery, and will further deepen the already acute crisis of global surgery.

The Commission on Narcotic Drugs, 58th Session, has been asked to review a proposal to place ketamine in Schedule I of the 1971 Convention (E/CN.7/2015/7 and E/CN.7/2015/81).

Fact Sheet on the Proposal to Discuss International Scheduling of Ketamine at the 58th CND.

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Monday, January 05, 2015

ASA Resident International Anesthesia Scholarship

Resident International Anesthesia Scholarship

The Resident International Anesthesia Scholarship is a competitive Scholarship open to Anesthesia Residents currently in the CA1 or CA2 residents. The one month Scholarships will start as of July 2015-June 2016. Learn more.

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Monday, December 08, 2014

Healing the Children - El Salvador

Healing the Children

One anesthesiologist and two OR nurses with pediatric experience are urgently needed for a medical mission trip to El Salvador organized by Healing the Children Southwest.

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Anesthesiologist volunteer to precept a final year resident in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Anesthesiologist volunteer to precept a final year resident in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) is seeking an Anesthesiologist volunteer to precept a final year resident on their volunteer assignment overseas in Vietnam.  The volunteer preceptor will work with the final year resident with preparing lecture presentations and observing/consulting in the OR setting at the Hospital for Traumatology and Orthopaedics in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.  Volunteers should be expected to spend from 7:15 am to 3:00 PM at the hospital each workday.

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Monday, June 02, 2014

Cardiac surgery medical mission to southeastern Nigeria

Cardiac Surgery Medical Mission to Southeastern Nigeria

Volunteer opportunity for an anesthesiologist interested in going on a cardiac surgery medical mission to southeastern Nigeria July 26 - August 9, 2014. Airfare, board and lodging expenses are covered. For more information, visit the sponsoring organization Global Eagle Foundation website : www.globaleagle.org

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Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Anesthesiologist needed in May 2014


Anesthesiologist Needed in Ecuador- May 2014 

Dr. Jane Weaver an American general surgeon has practiced in San Lorenzo Ecuador for the past 11 years. She is looking for a volunteer anesthesiologist in May 2014. Visit www.LAMBonline.org for more information.

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Tuesday, March 04, 2014

ASA Members Marcel Durieux, M.D. and Paul De Marco, M.D. head to Rwanda: improving health through education

ASA Members Marcel Durieux, M.D. and Paul De Marco head to Rwanda

Marcel Durieux, M.D., Ph.D., ASA physician anesthesiologist, professor of anesthesia and neurological surgery, department of anesthesiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine and Paul De Marco, anesthesia resident, University of Virginia, will teach neuroanesthesia at the two teaching hospitals of the National University of Rwanda in Kigali, Rwanda as part of ASA’s GHO program for the next month.

 

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Tuesday, March 04, 2014

ASA members Ana Crawford, M.D., Melanie Gipp, M.D. and Ghristopher Press, M.D. head to Rwanda: improving health through education

ASA Members Set to Volunteer in Kigali


Three members of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA®) and staff at Stanford University School of Medicine depart for Kigali, Rwanda on Friday to take part in a teaching program at the two teaching hospitals of the National University of Rwanda.

 

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Friday, January 31, 2014

Project Help Haiti

Project Help Haiti

Multispecialty medical mission team traveling to Pierre Peyan, Haiti from April 4-18, 2014 in need of two anesthesiologists. Contact: josephmiller@charter.net.

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About ASA: The American Society of Anesthesiologists is an educational, research and scientific association of physicians organized to raise and maintain the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology and improve the care of the patient. Since its founding in 1905, the Society's achievements have made it an important voice in American Medicine and the foremost advocate for all patients who require anesthesia or relief from pain.