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.
We are excited to announce our new educational format providing high-quality lectures on topics of relevance to anesthesia practitioners at all levels of experience. Attendees can look forward to four days of intensive educational tracks, Workshops, and panel discussions, allowing for a customized learning experience. Learn More.
Editorial in Anesthesiology by CSA member Edward Mariano, MD: Adductor Canal Block for Total Knee Arthroplasty: The Perfect Recipe or Just One Ingredient?, Feb 18
Drug Shortages: Public Health Threat Continues, Despite Efforts to Help Ensure Product Availability [PDF] - GAO Report to Congressional Adressees, Feb 2014
Learn more about ASA’s Advocacy on FDASIA and Title X, Jul 12, 2012
A finding that epidurals are associated with a longer duration in the second stage of labor indicates that doctors might need to wait more time before intervening with drugs, forceps or cesareans.
Mar 7, 2014
Bulletin Winter 2014
Nov 28, 2013
Gasline Volume 15, No. 11, November 2013
Nov 25, 2013
CSA Advocacy Update, November 2013
Sep 30, 2013
CSA District Director Reports: September 2013
Sep 27, 2013
Bulletin Fall 2013
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Protecting Physician Anesthesiologists From Disruption: The Perioperative Surgical Home: the RIGHT, the SMART, and the SAFE thing to do
by Shawn Lucas, MD
Disruptive innovation is coming to operating-room-focused anesthesiology practices. That disruption will be in the form of people and technologies that will make managing an anesthetic cheaper and easier than today. When that happens, market forces will provide pressure to change who may perform anesthetics and how much they will get paid...
Upcoming CME Meetings
Mar 14 - Mar 15, 2014
CSA 2014 Spring Board of Directors Meeting
Apr 24 - Apr 27, 2014
CSA 2014 Annual Anesthesia Meeting & Workshops
Jun 7 - Jun 8, 2014
CSA 2014 House Of Delegates Meeting