CSA Bulletin July 2004

April-June 2004 - Volume 53, Number 2

Editor's Notes
"An Overlooked Gem: The World Congress of Anaesthesiologists"
By Stephen Jackson, M.D., Editor

President's Page
"Physicians, Professors and the Future"
By H. Douglas Roberts, M.D., CSA President

Executive Director's Page
"Just the Facts"
By Barbara Baldwin, CSA Executive Director

Legislative & Practice Affairs
"GASPAC: Essential to Political Advocacy"
By William E. Barnaby, Esq., and William E. Barnaby III, Esq., CSA Legislative Counsel and Legislative Advocate
"What Juries Think"
By Linda Crawford, J.D.
"One More Form of Kickback?"
By David E. Willett, Esq., CSA Legal Counsel

2004 CSA House of Delegates
"CSA Has Smooth Sailing on Mission Bay"
By Edgar D. Canada, M.D., Speaker of the House
"CSA President's Address to the CSA House of Delegates"
By H. Douglas Roberts, M.D., CSA President

CMA Specialty Delegation Annual Report
"March 2004"
By Michele Raney, M.D., CSA Representative to the CMA Specialty Delegation and Member-at-Large to the CMA Specialty Delegation's Executive Committee

ASA Legislative Conference 2004
"ASA Legislative Conference 2004"
By R. Lawrence Sullivan, Jr., M.D., ASA Director California
"ASA Legislative Conference Summary"
By J. Kent Garman, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.C., ASA Alternate Director California

Quoth the Captain Ne'er a Word
By Clyde W. Jones, M.D., F.A.C.A.

Guedel Center
"And the Nobel Prize Goes To ..."
By Merlin D. Larson, M.D., and Matthew D. Cook, M.D.

A Call to Arms
"Disaster Preparedness for Anesthesiologists"
By Kenneth Y. Pauker, M.D., Associate Editor, Vice Chair of Practice Affairs, Legislative and Practice Affairs Division

Pain Management and End-of-Life Care CME Program
Module 2
"Is Untreated Pain a Disease?"
By Joshua Prager, M.D., M.S., Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Internal Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Director, California Pain Medicine Center at UCLA Medical Plaza and The Center for Rehabilitation of Pain Syndromes

Excerpts from "A Human Thirst"
By Don Henrichsen
Reprinted with Permission
Source: World Watch Magazine, Vol. 16, No. 1
© Copyright 2003, www.worldwatch.org

CSA District Director Reports

The Anesthesiologist and the Arts
Excerpts from "A Sabbatical in Madrid (A Diary of Spain)"
By Alex Macario, M.D., M.B.A., Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Health Research and Policy at Stanford University School of Medicine

Future Meetings

California and National News


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In Memoriam
ASA Delegates and Alternate Delegates to the ASA