CSA Bulletin January 2010

Winter 2010 - Volume 59, Number 1

Editor's Notes
A Carnival for Anesthesiologists
By Stephen Jackson, MD, Editor

President's Page
Enhancing the Future of the CSA
By Linda B. Hertzberg, M.D., CSA President

From the CEO
Forecasting the Future of the CSA
By Barbara Baldwin, M.P.H.

Legislative and Practice Affairs

  • Government Secrecy is Becoming More Transparent By William E. Barnaby, Esq.
  • CSA Confidentiality Becoming More Necessary By William Barnaby III, Esq.

Federal Health Care Reform
By Kenneth Y. Pauker, M.D., Chair, Legislative and Practice Affairs Division; Associate Editor

2009 ASA Annual Meeting
California Delegation Plays a Prominent Role at the ASA Annual Meeting in New Orleans, and Enjoys the Revitalized City!
By Mark A. Singleton, M.D., ASA Director for California

Annual Meeting of the CMA House of Delegates
By Michele E. Raney, M.D.

Playing Doctor
Allan J. Hamilton, M.D.

Letter to the Sullivans

2010 CSA Annual Meeting and Clinical Anesthesia Update

In Memoriam: Paul E. Thomas, M.D., CSA Past President
By John S. Hattox, M.D., ASA and CSA Past President

Arthur E. Guedel Memorial Anesthsia Center
Music Illuminates Science
By Merlin Larson, M.D.

American Samoa Fall 2009
By Linda Halderman, M.D., FACS

Peering Over the Ether Screen
The Emergency Medical Record: Garbage In, Garbage Out
Karen S. Sibert, M.D., Associate Editor

Critical Care CME Program: Module 8
ICU Sedation
By Nitin Shah, M.D., and Levina Tran, M.D.

California and National News

New CSA Members

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