Please follow these steps to view the Publication:
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
La Nouvelle Orleans Room A
October 18 and 19, 2009
7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
■ FREE and Confidential
■ Network with up to 50 employers
■ Connect online before the event
■ Schedule appointments with employers
■Computers to search Career Center jobs
Volume 73,Number 10
Douglas R. Bacon, M.D.
Doris K. Cope, M.D.
N. Martin Giesecke, M.D.
Michael H. Entrup, M.D.
Todd R. Gleaves, M.D.
(Senior Resident Co-Editor)
Girish P. Joshi, M.D.
Angela Kendrick, M.D.
Kathryn E. Stack, M.D.
Brad M.Taicher, D.O.
(Junior Resident Co-Editor)
John E.Tetzlaff, M.D.
Mary Ann Vann, M.D.
Dawn M. Glossa
David A. Love<
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center L
Volume 73,Number 10 October 2009
Visit us at the ASA Annual The nat
frofromthteheccroroww’s’snenestst Chasing th
Title prevented these tragic events in Los A
administrative update Observations and Optimism
© 2009 McKesson Corp.The last thing you
ASA executive ofﬁce report Branding in the Nick
The following is a paid advertorial. It is design
Lewis H. Wright Memorial Lecture: Lucian Leape, M
Throughout his career, Dr. Leape has advocated
Update on Interdisciplinary Education in Pain Med
in psychiatry and only a small number in PM&R and
Continued from page 13 neurologist, one physiatr
The Pain Blitz Initiative: Proof of Concept Pilot
Continued from page 15 department visits, lab va
was abdominal pain. The pain complaints by site
Continued from page 17 Prior to the onset
Reflections on the ‘Decade of Pain Control and Re
Continued from page 19
performing a procedure, to create consensus sta
What Is ASA Doing for Pain Medicine?
whether or not the proposed policy is sound or su
Continued from page 23 research and to increase
Economic Issues for Pain Medicine Beth H. Minzte
Continued from page 25 the Current Procedural Te
Challenges of Specific Interest to Pain The
Ready or Not, Opioid REMS Are Coming TCarol J. Pe
there is nothing to prevent the manufactu
Pain Medicine: It All Begins With the History iTi
Without an effort to prevent such inappropriate p
Recordings Live Webcast n 10/17 8:00 a.m
See how Medac can put the pieces together
committee news An Update on the Committee on Obs
of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA), which has funded th
committee news “Whatever you do, don’t wear your
The process should be simple, easily accessibl
committee news During the FAER Board meeting
more committee members who are chosen by the chai
Introducing the Anesthesia Quality Institute: Wha
to the national repository. The ASA Committee on
management practice As with all fun summer block
Table 2. Commercial Conversion Factors by Anesthe
state beat Governor Schwarzenegger submitted
than 1,200 state legislators and staff attended t
what’s new in ... This year, the report from the
Rural Health Comparisons n Rural residents have
Diversity … Why? what’s new in ... Gregory E. K
associate professor and full professor.6 Further
subspecialty news There was a time when the neur
Finally, the next big vista upon us is ne
The Future of Resident Duty Hours residents’revi
number of handoffs. For instance, a five-hour nap
residents’review A big congratulations to the fo
ANeSTHeSiOLOGy TiHNe NeWS AlcoholandDelerium O
asa news The American Board of Anesthesiology-AS
A Primer on Review of FAER Applications Continue
The Commercial Survey Results Strike Back Continu
letters to the editor Joint Commission Article N
also are important that TJC is obligated to follo
FAER report The Aging of America: FAER’s Respons
It is anticipated that the FAQ booklet will be av
NEWSLETTER 2009 Classified Advertising POSITIONS
AccessGranted. Introducing Anesthesia Revenue