Leadership Spokesperson Training

When Seconds Count® Leadership Spokesperson Training Program at ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2018​

Attend a complimentary session of When Seconds Count® Leadership Spokesperson Training Program (LSTP) at ANESTHESIOLOGY 2018 in San Francisco.

During training, attendees will:

  • Learn effective techniques for conducting successful media interviews or policyholder meetings.
  • Learn key messages related to the When Seconds Count...Physician Anesthesiologists Save Lives® nationwide educational endeavor and how to incorporate these messages in discussions with target audiences.
  • Engage in exercises to help craft and tell compelling stories to advance the specialty.
  • Deliver ASA messages about drug shortages, opioids, preparing for surgery and patient-centered, physician-led care to the media, policymakers, hospital administrators and patients.

LSTP is open to active ASA member physician anesthesiologists, residents and certified anesthesiologist assistants. To attend, please RSVP with your preferred training date and time to Joan Bianchi at j.bianchi@asahq.org. But hurry, seats are limited and placed on a first-come, first-served basis.

LSTP Dates and Times:

  • Saturday, October 13, 1 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, October  14, 9 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Sunday, October 14, 1 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Monday, October 15, 9 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Monday, October 15, 1 – 3:30 p.m.


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