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ASA Newsletter, March 2009 • Volume 73 • Number 3<br /> <br /> Table of ContentsWhat's Missing Here? You Are!From the Crow's Nest: Dining OutWashington Report: A New President, a New CongressNews From the Front: My Two Tours in IraqNational Capital Consortium ASA Workshop<br /> on Weapons of Mass DestructionA Day in the Life of an Anesthesiologist<br /> on an Embedded Training Team in Afghanistan<br /> Anesthesiology Residency at San Antonio<br /> Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium<br /> Rocky R. Reston, M.D., Ph.D., Lt. Col., Medical Corps, and Flight Surgeon, U.S. Air Force<br /> Travis D. Wilson, M.D.<br /> S<br /> Craig Campbell McFarland, M.D., MAJ, MC, FS<br /> History of the Program The combined SAUSHEC anesthesiology program was<br /> San Antonio has long been recognized as being home to started in the same year as the initiation of SAUS<a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=1">ASA Newsletter, March 2009 • Volume 73 • Number 3</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=2"> </a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=3"> </a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=4">Table of Contents</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=5">What's Missing Here? You Are!</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=6">From the Crow's Nest: Dining Out</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=7"></a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=8">Washington Report: A New President, a New Congress</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=9"></a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=10">News From the Front: My Two Tours in Iraq</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=11"></a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=12"></a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=13">National Capital Consortium ASA Workshop on Weapo</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=14"></a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=15">A Day in the Life of an Anesthesiologist on an Em</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=16"></a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=17"></a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=18"></a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=19"> Anesthesiology Residency at San Antonio Uniformed</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=20"> Continued from page 17 O.R. is the dominant rota</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=21"> Each education day starts with a morbidity and</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=22"> Humanitarian Medical Care Aboard the USNS Comfort</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=23"> </a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=24"> Continued from page 21 waters, our enormous wh</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=25"> The weather has changed considerably since cro</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=26"> `Saildier' Doctor? One Navy Anesthesiologist's D</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=27"> O.R. #3 at General Peltier Hospital in Djibouti C</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=28"> Continued from page 25 (general) surgeon, ane</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=29"> Serbian and Albanian villages in Kosovo while dep</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=30"> Living the Adventure: A Navy Doctor's Experience,</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=31"> institution has its own particular way of doing a</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=32"> Continued from page 29 Mentorship In over</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=33"> pioneered science, aviation and space exploration</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=34"> committee news As experts in resuscitation, </a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=35"> for or have an understanding of the emergency res</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=36"> subspecialty news OAPRS: Fledgling Society Focu</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=37"> · Educate and support a multidisciplinary approa</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=38"> Nominations Sought for Award for Excellence in Re</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=39"> The advent of simulation-based training has sti</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=40"> committee news The Council on Surgical & Periope</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=41"> The Ghost of Study Past: New RAND Study Shows Sho</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=42"> committee news Continued from page 39 the RAND</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=43"> Louisiana Court of Appeal Affirms That Interventio</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=44"> cConotinumed fmrom pitagtee41e news · The pra</a> <a title="ASA Newsletter &bull; March 2009 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/136993ec?page=45"> Practice Parameters – 2009 Update James F. 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