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.
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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.
Apr 17, 2014
Update on New ASA Social Media Strategy
Mar 19, 2014
Join the New CSA Group on Doximity!
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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by Karen Sibert MD:
The problem of pain, from the viewpoint of British novelist and theologian C. S. Lewis, is how to reconcile the reality of suffering with belief in a just and benevolent God.
The American physician’s problem with pain is less cosmic and more concrete. For physicians today in nearly every specialty, the problem of pain is how to treat it responsibly, stay on the good side of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and still score high marks in patient satisfaction surveys...
Upcoming CME Meetings
Apr 24 - Apr 27, 2014
CSA 2014 Annual Anesthesia Meeting & Workshops
Jun 7 - Jun 8, 2014
CSA 2014 House Of Delegates Meeting
Oct 27 - Oct 31, 2014
CSA 2014 Fall Anesthesia Conference