Welcome to the CSAThe California Society of Anesthesiologists is a physician organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of the profession of anesthesiology, to fostering excellence through continuing medical education, and to serving as an advocate for anesthesiologists and their patients.
Bipartisan and Bicameral Compounding Legislation Clears Senate, Awaits President’s Signature, Nov 18
The US Senate passed H.R. 3204, the Drug Quality and Security Act, a bill to enhance regulation of compounding pharmacies.
Read more about the bill that has already been passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and which will now go to the President. This bipartisan and bicameral compromise bill is in response to the fatal outbreak of fungal meningitis last year.
For more information, check out the House Energy and Commerce Committee Fact Sheet.
Members Participate in Lifebox Trip to Guatemala and Nicaragua, Nov 12
There are five physician anesthesiologists in Guatemala City and going to Nicaragua for the rest of the week. We’re teaching pulse oximetry and safety checklist as part of delivering Lifebox pulse oximeters. The CSA funded 50% of the oximeters for Nicaragua. Three of us on the team are from California.
Follow our progress on Christina Menor, MD's blog, Lifebox Journeys.
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CSA Winter Anesthesia Seminar
January 6–10, 2014 | Fairmont Kea Lani
The CSA Educational Programs Division is excited to present the Winter Anesthesia Seminar, January 6-10, 2014. The Winter seminar will be held at The Fairmont Kea Lani, in Wailea, Maui, Hawaii.
Adrian Gelb, MBChB
Professor of Anesthesiology at UCSF
Scott W. Beattie, MD
University of Toronto
Joy Hawkins, MD
University of Colorado
Richard P. Dutton, MD, MBA
Anesthesia Quality Institute
Nancy L. Glass, MD
Texas Childrens Hospital
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by Keith Chamberlin, MD, MBA
In last week's blog post by Dr. Karen Sibert, you read about selling an anesthesia practice. This week is yet something else your practice can experience: the “Company Model”...
Upcoming CME Meetings
Jan 31 - Feb 1, 2014
CSA 2014 Winter Board of Directors Meeting
Apr 24 - Apr 27, 2014
CSA 2014 Annual Anesthesia Meeting & Workshops
Oct 26 - Oct 31, 2014
CSA 2014 Fall Anesthesia Conference