Central Line episode 68: Inside the Monitor – Ambulatory Anesthesia and NORA
Dr. Girish Joshi, guest editor of June’s ASA Monitor, joins Dr. Adam Striker for this wide-ranging discussion of ambulatory anesthesia and non-operating room anesthesia (NORA). They touch on patient safety concerns, the growing importance of patient communications, the impacts of COVID, technological advances, and more. Recorded May 2022.
Girish P. Joshi, MBBS, MD, FCAI, FASA, is a professor of anesthesiology and pain management at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. He is an attending anesthesiologist at the Parkland Health, Dallas, Texas.
Dr. Joshi received his medical degree in anesthesiology from the B. J. Medical College at the University of Pune, India and his fellowship in anesthesiology from the College of Anaesthetists, Ireland. He also received a MD degree from the University College Dublin, Ireland. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology, an executive section editor for Anesthesia & Analgesia, and a section editor for UpToDate. He is the past president of the Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia (SAMBA), the Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine (SASM), and the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists (TSA). Dr. Joshi is a member of the Procedure Specific Pain Management (PROSPECT) Group, an international collaboration of anesthesiologists and surgeons that formulates evidence-based procedure specific pain management recommendations.
Adam Striker, MD, FASA
Adam Striker, MD, FASA, is currently Chair of the ASA Committee on Communications and serves as a delegate to the ASA House of Delegates from the state of Missouri. He is the series editor for ASA’s Central Line podcast series. He is a member of Anesthesia Associates of Kansas City and practices at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, where he currently serves as Anesthesiologist-in-Chief. He received his undergraduate degree in engineering from Purdue University and his medical degree from Indiana University. He completed his pediatric anesthesiology fellowship at Northwestern University.