CSA Bulletin November 2008

Fall 2008 - Volume 57, Number 4

Editor's Notes
"Reflections on Oxygen, Wellness, Work and Love"
By Stephen Jackson, M.D.

President's Page
"The Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008: Reflections on the Political Process"
By Michael W. Champeau, M.D.

From the CEO
"Leadership Development CSA Style"
Barbara Baldwin, M.P.H.

Legislative and Practice Affairs 
"No Free Dinner, No More Pens: New Pharma Ethics Rules Affect Professionals, Programs"
By David E. Willett, Esq., CSA Legal Counsel
Charles A. O'Brien, Esquire: In Memoriam"
By William E. Barnaby, Esq., CSA Legislative Counsel

2008 CSA Annual Meeting
"2008 Leffingwell Memorial Lecture: Excerpts from 'Fixing Healthcare from the Inside Out or Physician Accountability in Health System Reform' by Jack Lewin, M.D.
By Kenneth Y. Pauker, M.D.
"2008 Distinguished Service Award"
"Presentation to Benjamin Shwachman, B.S., R.P.H., M.D., J.D."
By Clyde Jones, M.D. 
"DSA Acceptance Speech by Benjamin Shwachman, M.D."

The ASA Annual Board of Directors Meeting
"Victory on the Hill"
By Linda J. Mason, M.D.

Oxygen: A Novel by Carol Cassella, M.D.
Introduction by Stephen Jackson, M.D.

Rebecca Patchin, M.D., Chosen as Chair-Elect of the AMA Board of Trustees
By Kenneth Y. Pauker, M.D.

California Society of Anesthesiologists Winter Hawaiian Seminar

Live, Deliberately
By Jason A. Campagna, M.D., Ph.D.

From the Battlefront: The War Against "Balance Billing"
By Mark A. Singleton, M.D.

Book Review
Jihad and American Medicine
By Adam Frederick Dorin, M.D.

Bridging from Memories to Hope
By Robert Johnstone, M.D.

The Anesthesiologist and the Arts
"Pickwick Revisited"
Peter V. Tishler, M.D.

Critical Care CME Program: Module 3
"Tight Glucose Control in Critically Ill Patients"
By Kirsten Kolodzie, M.D., Maria Wittmann, M.D., and Christian Apfel, M.D.

Arthur E. Guedel Memorial Anesthesia Center
"Guedel's Anesthetic Depth Chart, Jone J. Wu, and Noel A. Gillespie"
By Merlin D. Larson, M.D.

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