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The emergency room, in the</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=8"> administrative update About the Division of Prof</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=9"> achieve the goals presented above, investigated u</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=10"> washington report ASA Signifies Advocacy at 2012 </a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=11"> recent troubling and unprecedented statements on </a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=12"> Continued from page 9 The Johns Hopkins anest</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=13"> Larry Sabato, Ph.D. (From left) Scot</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=14"> Continued from page 11 Ilya Shapiro, J.D. </a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=15"> Tuesday’s agenda concluded with a wond</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=16"> Above, from left: Arthur Boudreaux, M.D., James G</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=17"> Jane C.K. Fitch, M.D. R. Lawr</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=18"> asa signifies advocacy: current efforts in the le</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=19"> Fair Payment The Patient Protection and Aff</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=20"> New from ASASponsored by the American Society of </a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=21"> Continued from page 17 Patients lack informat</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=22"> advocacy It's in Your DNA! </a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=23"> PAC check or by attending a town hall or some oth</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=24"> Advocacy for ASA’s Patient Safety Agenda in State</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=25"> Scope of Practice Where nursing boards have </a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=26"> Political/Legislative Relationships Matter </a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=27"> have, purely as a result of their passion for the</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=28"> Continued from page 25 recreational activities o</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=29"> Your Best work is Yet to come. Let us help you ac</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=30"> Running for Office? Susan Dobbs Curling, M.D., M.B</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=31"> to interview you, both in the district and outsid</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=32"> Both Sides of the Story: The Art of Compromise to</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=33"> Sponsored by the American Society of Anesthesiolo</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=34"> The End of the Locker-Slamming Generation: ASA Po</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=35"> Executive Vice President and General Counsel at t</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=36"> john w. severinghaus lecture on translational sci</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=37"> ASA CORPORATE SUPPORTER PROgRAm </a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=38"> committee news The Committee on Trauma and Emerg</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=39"> Anesthesia History Association Seeks Nomi</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=40"> committee news The Need for a Trauma Anesthesia </a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=41"> subspecialty experience under the category “</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=42"> committee news Joseph McIsaac III, M.D., M.S. Co</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=43"> Anesthesiology Continuing Education ACE Questio</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=44"> MHAUS to Offer Writing Award The Malignant H</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=45"> Call for Nominations</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=46"> committee news A 30-year-old woman doing researc</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=47"> Self-Education and Evaluation SEE Question Whi</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=48"> Detailed r</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=49"> shown to be wrong 73 percent of the time (Kroigaa</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=50"> Know Your Quality and Costs practice management </a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=51"> Type of Physician Mean Number of Directed Be</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=52"> state beat Lisa C. Percy Albany, J.D. Carly Simp</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=53"> States that have opted out of the federal patient</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=54"> Continued from page 51 the South Carolina Society</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=55"> Physician Payment Louisiana: If a facility-ba</a> <a title="July 2012 ASA Newsletter page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e73a969?page=56"> what's new in ... 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