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The following video interviews, hosted and recorded by TopMedTalk at ASA’s ANESTHESIOLOGY® annual meeting, feature luminaries from the specialty discussing a range of topics shaping anesthesiology today.
ASA: A Look Ahead
ASA President Michael W. Champeau, MD, FAAP, FASA, discusses his priorities for the year ahead, including maintaining patient safety with physician-led anesthesia care, and defending the economic viability of anesthesiology practices.
The Future of ANESTHESIOLOGY®
Sheela Pai Cole, MD, FASE, the 2023 chair of ASA's Annual Meeting Oversight Committee, shares her vision for the future of ASA’s ANESTHESIOLOGY® annual meeting.
ASA: A Year in Review
ASA Immediate Past President Randall M. Clark, MD, FASA, highlights his biggest successes as ASA’s president, the challenges and opportunities facing anesthesiologists, and the accomplishments and future direction of the Anesthesia Quality Institute.
ASA’s Role in Global Health
Elizabeth T. Drum, MD, FASA, the 2023 chair of ASA’s Committee on Global Health, discusses the work and goals of the committee, focused on bringing safe, high-quality anesthesia care worldwide.
ASA: A Look Back, A Look Ahead
ASA Immediate Past President Beverly K. Philip, MD, FACA, FASA, highlights her biggest challenges and successes as ASA’s president, and current ASA President Randall M. Clark, MD, FASA, discusses his priorities for the year ahead. Together, they provide insight into issues shaping anesthesiology today.
Health Systems Leadership
ASA Past President Mary Dale Peterson, MD, MSHCA, FACHE, FASA, shares her experiences as a health systems leader, and ways anesthesiologists can engage with the C-suite at their hospital or institution.
Confronting the Opioid Crisis
Bonnie Milas, MD, a member of ASA’s Committee on Trauma and Emergency Preparedness, discusses ASA’s efforts to combat the opioid epidemic, her personal connection to this cause, and how anesthesiologists can help prevent opioid dependency and overdose.
Advanced Alternative Payment Models
Jonathan Gal, MD, MBA, MS, FASA, chair of ASA’s Committee on Economics and Committee on Economics’ Alternative Payment Model Workgroup, explains the benefits of participating in advanced alternative payment models, a subset of alternative payment models that reward eligible clinicians and practices with greater payment incentives for taking on some risk related to patient’s outcomes.
Perioperative Surgical Home
Chris Steel, MD, chair of the Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) Implementation Guide Workgroup, highlights ASA’s new PSH Implementation Guide for implementing a PSH at institutions, and explains how this patient-centric, team-based model of care, benefits both patients and practitioners.
Made for This Moment Campaign
Adam Striker, MD, FASA, chair of ASA’s Committee on Communications, shares how ASA’s Made for This Moment campaign is spreading awareness about the impact anesthesiologists have on patient safety, patient outcomes and health care quality and reinforcing the specialty’s value to patients and health care systems.
Women in Anesthesiology
Stephanie Byerly, MD, chair of ASA’s Committee on Women Anesthesiologists, discusses the challenges women anesthesiologists face today and what ASA is doing to champion diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field of anesthesiology.
Young Member Engagement
Kraig de Lanzac, MD, FASA, ASA assistant secretary and chair of ASA’s Section on Representation, discusses the important role residency program directors play as a link to the future of the specialty, and ASA’s efforts to increase young member engagement.
Spotlight on Anesthesiology
Evan Kharasch, MD, PhD, chair of ASA’s Committee on Excellence in Research and editor-in-chief of Anesthesiology, the official peer-reviewed journal of ASA, gives an inside look at the evolution and development of the journal, and its impact on the global anesthesia community.