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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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Proposition 46: A Threat to the Practice of Medicine by Linda Hertzberg, MD

I am very concerned about Proposition 46, the challenge to MICRA on the November ballot, and you should be too. When I moved to California for medical school and residency training, I was secure in the knowledge that MICRA’s provisions protect physicians from frivolous lawsuits, especially in a high-acuity, high-profile specialty such as anesthesiology. If Prop. 46 passes in November, that will change radically. Prop. 46 will lead to more malpractice lawsuits, increased health care costs, and reduced patient access to health care... 

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Oct 27 - Oct 31, 2014
CSA 2014 Fall Anesthesia Conference

Jan 12 - Jan 16, 2015
CSA 2015 Winter Anesthesia Conference

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