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Anesthesiologists: Physicians providing the lifeline of modern medicineVolume 73, Number 6, June 2009
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.
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9th FAER Honorary Research Lecture
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breakfast Panels for 2009 Jeffrey B. Gross, M.D
2009 ASA Annual Meeting Presents: A Celebration of
Edmond I. Eger II, M.D. - 2009 John W. Severinghau
ASA 2009 Annual Art exhibit J. Kent Garman, M.D
Mack A.Thomas, M.D., F.A.C.S., Chair Committee on
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NMA Anesthesiology Section: Diversity of Ideas and
subspecialty news Robert K. Stoelting, M.D., Pr
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subspecialty news SAAC/AAPd is no More: Academi
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