Session Information

The depth and breadth of education through 12 clinical tracks, 350+ sessions, special lectures and hands-on workshops, 1,500 medically challenging cases, and sharing of academic and research findings through 1,000 scientific abstracts, make the ANESTHESIOLOGY annual meeting an ideal event regardless of stage in career.

NEW! Live translation available in Portuguese, Spanish and Mandarin for select sessions.

Disclosure Information

Santhanam Suresh, M.D, M.B.A., FASA has disclosed he has received consulting fees from Pacira.

Zhongcong Xie, M.D., Ph.D. has disclosed he has received consulting fees from Baxter, Hengrui, Novartis.

 All other planners and staff have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.


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Clinical Tracks
  • Ambulatory anesthesia
  • Cardiac anesthesia
  • Critical care medicine
  • Geriatric anesthesia
  • Fundamentals of anesthesia
  • Neuroanesthesia
  • Obstetric anesthesia
  • Pain management
  • Pediatric anesthesia
  • Perioperative medicine
  • Professional issues
  • Regional anesthesia and acute pain
Overall Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Assess the potential applications of emerging scientific advances that affect the practice of anesthesia.
  • Integrate technical knowledge about state-of-the-art procedures, advanced therapeutic agents and medical device uses into practice.
  • Apply contemporary practice management skills and knowledge of regulatory issues to the efficient and safe delivery of patient care.
  • Translate expanded knowledge into improvements in practice; short-, medium- and long-term patient outcomes; and patient satisfaction.

View full abstracts of the 2018 scientific presentations in the online ASA Abstract Archives.

Abstract Technical Support: Abstract and Medically Challenging Case Presenters

All scientific abstract and medically challenging case poster presenters may contact for abstract technical support. Please provide your presentation number and/or presentation title.

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Thank You Industry Supporters

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Thank You Annual Meeting Supporters

Annual Meeting Supporters provide support for non-accredited activities at ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2019.


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