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2009 ASA Annual Meeting<br /> October 17-21 New OrleansWith health care reform looming on the horizon,<br /> who is representing your interests in Washington?<br /> No matter how difficult the fight,<br /> no matter how much the rules change,<br /> ASA will always be in your corner.<br /> An investment in ASA is an investment in your future.<br /> We are counting on your continued commitment to the Society.<br /> Join or renew your membership<br /> at www.asahq.org<br /> Roger A. Moore, M.D.<br /> ASA President<br /> Anesthesiologists: Physicians providing the lifeline of modern medicineVolume 73, Number 6, June 2009<br /> Editor<br /> Douglas R. Bacon, M.D.<br /> Associate Editors<br /> Doris K. Cope, M.D.<br /> N. Martin Giesecke, M.D.<br /> Assistant Editors<br /> Michael H. Entrup, M.D.<br /> Todd R. Gleaves, M.D.<br /> (Senior Resident Co-Editor)<br /> Girish P. Joshi, M.D.<br /> Angela Kendrick, M.D.<br /> Kathryn E. Stack, M.D.<br /> Brad M.Taicher, D<a title="June 2009 ASA Newsletter page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9583d4af?page=1">2009 ASA Annual Meeting October 17-21 New Orle</a> <a title="June 2009 ASA Newsletter page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9583d4af?page=2"></a> <a title="June 2009 ASA Newsletter page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9583d4af?page=3">With health care reform looming on the horizon, w</a> <a title="June 2009 ASA Newsletter page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9583d4af?page=4">Volume 73, Number 6, June 2009 </a> <a title="June 2009 ASA Newsletter page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9583d4af?page=5"></a> <a title="June 2009 ASA Newsletter page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9583d4af?page=6"> Mark Twain and dad D Dear </a> <a title="June 2009 ASA Newsletter page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9583d4af?page=7">may never be known, yet it is impossible to retra</a> <a title="June 2009 ASA Newsletter page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9583d4af?page=8">administrative update Membership: Thanks for Yo</a> <a title="June 2009 ASA Newsletter page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9583d4af?page=9"> continue to escalate. 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