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The 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.

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CSA’s New Partnership with Pain Management Physicians
by Paul B. Yost, MD, CSA President

One of the more interesting aspects of being President of the California Society of Anesthesiologists is fielding phone calls from members who have great ideas about how the CSA can better serve our members and our patients. One such call came from former CSA President Benjamin Schwachman, MD. Although Ben likes to call himself a “dead President,” he is very much alive and full of great ideas. Ben asked if the CSA wanted to be more involved with anesthesiologists who are primarily practicing pain management... 

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Jan 12 - Jan 16, 2015
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Jan 30 - Jan 31, 2015
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