October 25, 2018
ASA Member Appointed to National Academies Opioid Collaborative
Edward Mariano, M.D., M.A.S., a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) has been appointed to serve on working groups for the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic. This public-private partnership of more than 50 other organizations - including government, communities, health systems, provider groups, payers, industry, nonprofits, academia, and more –will establish shared priorities, identify unmet needs, and develop and disseminate evidence-based, multi-sector solutions to reduce rates of opioid misuse and improve outcomes for individuals, families, and communities affected by addiction.
Recognizing Dr. Mariano’s leadership in addressing the opioids crisis, ASA is proud to have nominated him to participate in this important initiative. Dr. Mariano will serve on the Prescribing Guidelines and Evidence Standards Working Group, as well as the Research, Data, and Metrics Working Group for the Action Collaborative.
Dr. Mariano is Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine with a Master of Advanced Studies Degree in Clinical Research. He also servs as the Chief of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care Service and Associate Chief of Staff for Inpatient Surgical Services at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System. He is heavily involved with ASA, serving on the House of Delegates and as Chair of the Committee on Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Mariano is a member of the Educational Track Subcommittee on Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain.
ASA congratulates Dr. Mariano on his appointment.
Learn more about the Action Collaborative