CSA Bulletin July 2011

Volume 60, No. 2 - Volume 60, Number 2

Full 2011 Summer Bulletin

Editor's Notes
Clogged Pipelines Create a Physician Workforce Crisis in California
By Stephen Jackson, M.D.

President's Page
Address of CSA President-Elect Kenneth Pauker, M.D., to the 2011 House of Delegates
Summary of the Address of CSA President Narendra Trivedi, M.D., to the 2011 House of Delegates

On Your Behalf, Legislative and Practice Affairs
Medi-Cal Payments to Physicians-A Dismal History and Uncertain Future
By William E. Barnaby, Esq., and William E. Barnaby III, Esq., CSA Legislative Counsel
Report from the Legislative and Practice Affairs Division (LPAD)
By Paul B. Yost, M.D.

ASA Director's Report
March Interim Board of Directors Meeting Focuses on Internal Governance Issues
By Mark Singleton, M.D.

Inside, Outside, All Around PPACA
By Robert E. Hertzka, M.D.,

Golden State
By Nikil Saval

From the CEO
Be Aware and Beware: PPACA Changes Coming to Medi-Cal
By Barbara Baldwin, MPH, CAE

Peering Over the Ether Screen
The Mommy Track
By Karen Sibert, M.D.

Five Questions for Atul Gawande, M.D.

Maintenance of Licensure: What Anesthesiologists Should Know
By Rebecca S. Twersky, M.D., MPH

Arthur E. Guedel Memorial Anesthesia Center
"White Water and Black Magic" - 70 Years Later
By Merlin D. Larson, M.D.

What Has Happened in California Since the Diversion Program Closed?
By Lee T. Snook, Jr., M.D., and Thomas Specht, M.D.

Pediatric Anesthesia CME Program: Module 4
Neurotoxicity of Anesthetic Agents in the Developing Brain
By Greg Stratmann, M.D., Ph.D.

Book Review
"Healer" by Carol Cassella, M.D., SImon & Schuster, 2010

CSA Web Site Continues to Grow
By Linda B. Hertzberg, M.D., and Merrin McGregor, CSA Manager of Communications and Electronic Media

California and National News

New CSA Members

ASA Delegates and Alternates/In Memoriam