Past Newsletters

Spring 2017

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • New AUA Newsletter Editor, Lisa Wise-Faberowski
  • Scientific Advisory Board Report
  • New Chairs
  • Update on Simulation for Academic Anesthesiologists
  • Education Advisory Board Report
  • Subspecialty Update: Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine
  • AUA Member Profile • Biography, Warren Zapol, MD
  • AUA 64th Annual Meeting, May 4-5, 2017, Syllabus
  • Science’s Top 1%: Income Inequality in Science
  • Save the Date! AUA 65th Annual Meeting
  • AUA Officers and Councilors-at-Large, AUA Advisory Boards, Committees and Representatives
  • AUA Communications and Website Committee
Winter 2016

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • 64th Annual Meeting Co-Hosts
  • AUA President’s Column
  • EAB Report, Mindfulness and the Anesthesiologist
  • SAB Report: Productivity vs. Sustainability: A Call to Re-examine Values
  • Clinical Informatics – a New, and Unique, Medical Subspecialty – Relevant to Anesthesiology
  • Management Matters: the Burden Caused by Administrators and Managers – A Euro-American Jumble
  • Lee Fleisher Awarded UPenn’s Lindback Award
  • Rita Patel to Receive ACGME Award
  • AMA News: House Passes 21st Century Cures Act
  • AUA Member Profile: Dr. Elizabeth M. Frost
  • AUA Officers and Councilors-at-Large
  • AUA Advisory Boards, Committees and Representatives
  • AUA Communications and Website Committee
Fall 2016

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • Scientific Advisory Board Report: Hypoxia Signaling During Perioperative Organ Injury
  • Education Advisory Board Report: Teaching Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Improvement (QI)
  • Introducing the Early Stage Anesthesia Scholars Subspecialty Update: Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine
  • Introducing the 2016-2017 AUA scientific Advisory Board
  • Candidates Invited: Communications and Website Committee Chair
  • AUA Officers and Councilors-at-Large, AUA Advisory Boards, Committees and Representatives
  • AUA Communications and Website Committee
Spring 2016

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • Scholars’ Program Comes to AUA and IARS!
  • Educational Advisory Board Report: The Roses and Thorns of GME – A DIO Perspective
  • Scientific Advisory Board Report: At Long Last: Meaningful Advances in Chronic Pain Management
  • AUA Nominating Committee Announces 2016 Candidates for Council
  • Attend Five Special Events at the AUA 63rd Annual Meeting!
  • AUA 63rd Annual Meeting Hotel and Travel
  • AUA 63rd Annual Meeting Program Schedule
  • AUA 63rd Annual Meeting By The Numbers
  • A Transformative Moment: Mission Accomplished
  • Of Music and Transformation: The Life Story of Dr. Masahiko “Luke” Kitahata
  • AUA Officers and Councilors-at-Large, AUA Advisory Boards, Committees and Representatives
  • AUA Communications and Website Committee
Winter 2015

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • Innovative Rovenstine Lecture by AUA Member: Dr. James Eisenach
  • Educational Advisory Board Report: OpenAnesthesia: From Humble Beginnings to Adaptive Education
  • Take Your AUA Membership to the Next Level!
  • Congratulations to the New AUA Members from the Second Round of 2015 Nominations!
  • UCSF Hosts AUA 63rd Annual Meeting
  • AUA 63rd Annual Meeting Schedule-at-a-Glance
  • Call for Abstracts for the AUA 63rd Annual Meeting
  • Triple Your Educational Opportunities in San Francisco!
  • Scientific Advisory Board Report: Aging-Related Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction: Is Hypoxia at the Center of It All?
  • AUA Member Dr. George A. Mashour Named First Anesthesiologist to Direct a CTSA Institute
  • AUA Officers and Councilors-at-Large, AUA Advisory Boards, Committees and Representatives
  • AUA Communications and Website Committee
Fall 2015

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • EAB Report: The Science of Stimulation
  • ASA Academic Caucus
  • AUA President’s Column: Age-Related Requirements for NIH Funding
  • SAB Report: Physician-Scientist Pathway in Anesthesiology
  • Academic Medicine Survival Guide
  • Creating Leverage: The Roles of Operations Researchers in Academic Anesthesiology
  • APSF Accepting Appliations for the Safety Scientists Career Development Award
  • AUA Officers and Councilors-at-Large, AUA Advisory Boards, Committees and Representatives
  • AUA Communications and Website Committee
Summer 2015

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • Update on the Proposed Initiative for AUA Scholars
  • AUA Council Report on Bylaws Amendments
  • Regional Anesthesia: Expanding the Horizons of Anesthesia Practice
  • Meet the 2016 Educational Advisory Board
  • Educational Advisory Board Program
  • Scientific Advisory Board Report
  • Meet the 2016 Scientific Advisory Board
  • AUA 62nd Annual Meeting Award Winners
  • AUA 62nd Annual Meeting in Pictures
  • Host Program Report
  • Mini-Symposium on Perioperative Genomics
  • But I Read It in a Journal
  • FAER Awards Given to 14 Anesthesiologists
  • AUA Call for Member Nominations
  • Congratulations to the New AUA Members for 2015!
  • AUA Officers and Councilors-at-Large, AUA Advisory Boards, Committees and Representatives
  • AUA Communications and Website Committee
Spring 2015

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • An Academic Home for Developing Scholars
  • Scientific Advisory Board Report: Persistent Post-Operative Pain: A Central Sensitivity Syndrome?
  • Imperatives for the Future of Anesthesiology — A Perspective from FAER
  • AUA: Important News for AUA Members
  • AUA 62nd Annual Meeting Program Schedule
  • Educational Advisory Board Report: The Graduate Medical Journey: Using Milestones to Mark the Way Member Focus: Joseph Gerald Reves, MD
  • AUA Officers and Councilors-at-Large, AUA Advisory Boards, Committees and Representatives
  • AUA Communications and Website Committee
Winter 2014

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • Long-Haul Flights, Foreign Tongues, and Joint Ventures
  • AUA Call for Abstracts – Don’t Miss Your Chance
  • AUA Call for Member Nominations
  • AUA Membership – Apply to Serve on a Committee
  • EAB: Measuring Knowledge in Anesthesia
  • SAB: New Developments in Cardiocerebral Resuscitation. APSF Call for Grant Submissions
  • APSF-Sponsored Conference – Save the Date
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • AUA 62nd Annual Meeting – Registration and Housing Now Open
  • AUA Officers and Councilors-at-Large
  • AUA Advisory Boards, Committees and Representatives
  • Cartoon
Fall 2014

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • AUA President’s Message: Succeeding in Academic Anesthesiology
  • AUA Call for Member Nominations
  • Expect Big Changes in Nashville and at Vanderbilt
  • A Perspective of a Program Director and an Educator of the Future of Education in Anesthesiology
  • Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists: First Meeting Held with IARS
  • Society for Pediatric Anesthesia: Update on Pediatric Anesthesia, July 2014
  • Applications Sought for FAER Research Grant Funding
  • Register Early for the AUA 62nd Annual Meeting
  • Domino Presents 2014 Rovenstine Lecture on Changes in Healthcare…
  • AUA Officers and Councilors-at-Large AUA Advisory Boards, Committees and Representatives
  • Perioperative Physician of the Future
Summer 2014

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • AUA President’s Panel at 2014 AUA Meeting
  • AUA 61st Annual Meeting and Award Winners
  • EAB Report: 2014 AUA Annual Meeting
  • SAB Report of 2014 AUA Annual Meeting
  • Report on SAB Plenary Panel
  • ASA President’s Update at 2014 AUA Annual Meeting
  • Host Program Summary 2014 AUA Annual Meeting
  • Call for Host Applications for the AUA 63rd Annual Meeting
  • Meet this Year’s AUA Council
  • New AUA Members for 2014
  • FAER Commits over $2.5M to Research Funding
  • SOAP: Update on Obstetric Anesthesia
  • AUA 61st Annual Meeting in Pictures
Spring 2014

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • ASA President: We’re All In This Together!
  • To the Editor
  • SNAAC Subspecialty News
  • SAB Report: Big Data Meets Big Pain
  • 2014 Candidate Nominations for the AUA Council Announced
  • AUA 61st Annual Meeting Program and Schedule
  • EAB Report: Changing the Education Paradigm for Residency: New Opportunities for Fostering Academic Careers
  • FAER: Imperatives for the Future of Anesthesiology
  • Distinguished AUA Member Interview: John Kampine, M.D., Ph.D
Winter 2013

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • AUA Member Runs for Congress
  • APSF 2014 Grant Application Information
  • Welcome to Stanford
  • EAB Report
  • SAB Report: Ventricular Assist Devices
  • AUA Call for Member Nominations
  • Opportunities from FAER
  • Margaret Wood Prize for Research Excellence
  • Interventional Pain
  • AUA 61st Annual Meeting
  • Mr Piano Man
Fall 2013

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • AUA President’s Message
  • Save the Date! AUA 61st Annual Meeting
  • SAB Call for Nominations
  • Jessica Meir, Ph.D., to join NASA
  • EAB Report
  • Academic Anesthesiology in the News
  • EAB Call for Nominations
  • FAER Conference 2014
  • SAB Report: ROC
  • SNACC Pre-Meeting Sessions
  • Suite Strife: Offing Older Anesthesiologists
Summer 2013

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • AUA President’s Panel
  • ASA President’s Update
  • SAB 2013 Meeting Report
  • Report on SAB Plenary Lecture
  • EAB 2013 Meeting Report
  • FAER Article
  • APSF Announcements
  • Papper Exhibit at 60th AUA Meeting in Miami
  • Obituary: Martin Helrich, M.D.
  • History of the SCA
Spring 2013

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • SAB Report
  • EAB Report
  • Oh, No!… Not Another Checklist!
  • Tom Hornbein: Just the ‘Doc’ Who Climbed Everest?
  • ‘Obama Seeking to Boost Study of Human Brain’
  • Anesthesia History Calendar
  • AUA 60th Annual Meeting Program
Winter 2012

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • Health Services Research Session Held at 2012 ASA
  • Post-election Challenges and Academic Anesthesiology
  • SAB Report
  • EAB Report
  • Insights about Needle Sticks and Health Care from a ‘Wounded Warrior’: David L. Brown, M.D.
Fall 2012

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • EAB Report
  • SAB Report
  • Ed Miller Retires as Dean and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • FAER Supports Pain Research
  • Association of University Anesthesiologists Meeting
  • International Partnerships – Potential Impact on Academic Anesthesia
  • Putting Technology Into Practice: Anesthesia Illustrated
  • The Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care–A Ruby Year!
Summer 2012

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • EAB Report
  • SAB Report
  • AUA President’s Panel: The Emergence of Consciousness
  • New FAER Programs Emerging, and 2012 Grant Announcement
  • Proposed AUA Bylaws Changes
Spring 2012

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • EAB Report
  • SAB Report
  • Advocacy Update
  • FAER: Funding Anesthesiology’s Future Through FAER,Then NIH Grants
  • Technology Review: Lecture Capture
  • AUA 59th Annual Meeting Program
Winter 2011

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • EAB Report: Academies of Medical Educators: An Organizational Structure That Returns the Spotlight to Education
  • SAB Report: Registry Research: The New ‘Frenemy’
  • Outcomes of Mentorship Highlighted at ASA
Fall 2011

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • Accountable Care Organizations Spur Perioperative Medicine
  • Wall Street Journal Publishes Article: ‘Mistakes in Scientific Studies Surge,’ August 10, 2011
  • SAB Call for Nominations
  • SAB Report: Optogenetics: An Innovative Approach for Studying Brain Function
  • EAB Report: Is Automation of Anesthesia Inevitable?
  • EAB Call for Nominations
  • FAER Report 10
Summer 2011

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • SAB Report: AUA 2011 Annual Meeting Highlights
  • EAB Panels: AUA 58th Annual Meeting
  • AUA President’s Panel
  • Announcing a New Regular Column From FAER
Spring 2011

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • EAB Report: Conflict of Interest and the Academic Innovator
  • SAB Report: The Glycocalyx and Lung Mechano-transduction
  • 58th Annual Meeting Program Schedule
Winter 2010

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • SAB Report:The New NIH Grant and Scoring System
  • EAB Report: Education: How to Master One Component to the ‘Triple Threat’
  • Roger Johns, AUA Member, Elected to Institute of Medicine
  • New AUA Junior Faculty Program
Fall 2010

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • Advocacy 101
  • 2011 AUA Annual Meeting in Philadelphia
  • SAB Report: Metabolomics
  • SAB Call for Nominations
  • EAB Call for Nominations
Summer 2010

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • AUA 2010 Meeting Highlights: SAB
  • EAB Panels at AUA Annual Meeting
  • AUA President’s Panel: Mentorship in Anesthesia
Spring 2010

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • Academic Anesthesiologists Provide Medical Support in Haiti
  • DMTF-1 Anesthesia Report, Haiti, February 5-13, 2010
  • High-Impact AUA Articles
  • AUA 57th Annual Meeting Program Schedule
Winter 2009

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • We Need Your Help for Newsletter and Web Site Committee!
  • Data Exchange in the Information Age: Creation of the Anesthesia Quality Institute
  • Should Anesthesiologist Work Hours Be Limited?
  • Scientific Advisory Board Report: The Outcomes Research Consortium
Fall 2009

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • EAB Report – Competency- Based Education
  • SAB Report – Nanotechnology in Medicine
  • Conflict of Interest in Medical Research, Education and Practice
  • EAB Call for Nominations
  • SAB Call for Nominations
Summer 2009

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • AUA 2009 President’s Panel
  • EAB Panels – Galveston
  • SAB Report – Galveston
  • JoVE: The First Video Journal for Biological and Biomedical Research
  • AUA Is Developing A Strategic Plan
Spring 2009

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • What’s Old Is New: A Systems Biology Primer
  • Seeking Venture Capital for the Next Big Thing
  • From Bench to Clinic: Our Story With 21st Century Drug Development
  • 56th Annual Meeting Program Schedule
Winter 2008

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • Financial Crisis Will Impact Healthcare Heavily or What Is Alzheimer’s and Cancer Compared With Goldman Sachs?
  • Developing the Academic Anesthesiologist: The Virginia Apgar Scholars Program
  • Annual Meeting Program
  • Dr. Balser Named Dean of Vanderbilt School of Medicine
Fall 2008

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • Anesthesiology Research at Brookhaven National Laboratory and Stony Brook University
  • Update on Post-Katrina Recovery and Academic Anesthesia, July 2008
  • FAER MSARF
  • What Do You Want Your Society to Be?
  • 56th Annual Meeting Program
  • Call for 2009 Annual Meeting Abstracts
  • Resident Travel Awards
  • EAB and SAB Call for Nominations
  • AUA Member Tod Sloan Receives
  • ASNM Lifetime Achievement Award
  • AUA Membership Nominations Available Soon
Summer 2008

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • EAB Panels 2008 Annual Meeting
  • AUA President’s Panel
  • Medical Idiocracy
  • SAB 2008 Annual Meeting
  • Treasurer’s Report: 2008
  • UTMB to Host 56th AUA Annual Meeting
Spring 2008

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • Advocacy: Not for the Faint of Heart
  • Emeritus Faculty: An Underutilized Resource
  • Social Networking Sites
Winter 2007

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • Anesthesiology and Medical Simulation: Past Present and Future
  • California Nursing Board Policy on Nurse Anesthetist Supervision: A Status Report
  • Book Review: “Enduring Contributions of Henry K. Beecher, M.D., to Medicine Science and Society”
Fall 2007

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • The Future of Academic Anesthesiology: A Time for Action
  • Program for Accreditation of Education Institutes Becomes a Reality
  • Tech Tips: VPNs
  • Membership Nominations
  • Call for Abstracts
  • EAB and SAB Call for Nominations
Summer 2007

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • EAB Panels: 2007 Annual Meeting
  • Treasurer’s Update
  • SAB Annual Meeting Report
  • Member Opinion: Medicare Funding and Nurse Anesthesia
  • Duke to Host 55th AUA Annual Meeting
Spring 2007

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • Do You Have 3% to Give to Our Future?
  • ABA-ASA In-Training Examination: A Valuable Assessment Tool
  • When Did the Revolution Start? Winds of Change in Surgical Education
  • 54th Annual Meeting Program
Winter 2006

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • Compact Between Resident Physicians and Their Teachers
  • Would YOU Like to Influence the Educational and Scientific Content of the AUA Annual Meeting?
  • Membership Nominations
  • 54th Annual Meeting Program Information
  • Letter to the Editor
Fall 2006

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • Update on the Teaching Rule
  • ‘U.S. Plan to Lure Nurses May Hurt Poor Nations’
  • EAB Report: Other Issues of Education
  • ASCCA: A Crucial Subspecialty at a Critical Time
  • AUA Book Review: You’re Only Old Once!
Summer 2006

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • Why Invent New Medical Devices?
  • The Ultimate Determination of Right or Wrong Is a Judicial Function
  • In the News…
  • EAB Report
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • AUA Book Synopsis
  • Call for Abstracts
Spring 2006

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • NIH Grants: Why Bother?
  • EAB Report: The Resident With ADHD
  • Neurocritical Care Society: A Critical Link in Neurological Care
  • Back It Up!
  • AUA 53rd Annual Meeting Program
  • Nominees for 2006 Membership
  • EAB, SAB Call for New Board Members
  • What Is MedEdPORTAL?
Winter 2005

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • Hurricane Katrina Affects Nearly 20,000 Physicians
  • Katrina: A Different Perspective
  • Rethinking the Role of Civilian Anesthesiologists
  • EAB Report
  • Tribute to Richard Austin Elwyn, M.D. (1930-2004)
  • UCNS Approves Neuro-Intensive Care for Membership
  • International TraumaCare Today
  • UPDATED Membership Information
  • David E. Longnecker, M.D., Appointed to NASA Advisory Council
  • Ralph Lydic, Ph.D., Named to NSBRI External Advisory Council
  • 53rd Annual Meeting Program
Fall 2005

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • President’s Corner
  • ACGME Policies and Procedures
  • The Hand-held Internet: Never Out of Touch
  • University of Arizona Department of Anesthesiology
Summer 2005

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • Why Invent New Medical Devices?
  • The Ultimate Determination of Right or Wrong Is a Judicial Function 4
  • In the News…
  • EAB Report
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • AUA Book Synopsis
  • Call for Abstracts
Spring 2005

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • Simulation in Oregon: A Local and Statewide Effort
  • Simulation at UNM: BATCAVE
  • Nicholas M. Greene, M.D. (1922-2004): A Man on a Mission
  • EAB Report: National Resident Matching Program: Do Not Become a Match Violator
  • RRC and Dialectic Struggle
  • The Team Approach to Fix the Medicare Teaching Rule
Winter 2004

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • Focus On: Robert M. Epstein, M.D.
  • EAB Report: Watching the Watchers
  • SOAP: 1,000-Strong and Growing
  • Anesthesia in the News
Fall 2004

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • STA Offers Opportunities for Faculty and Residents
  • SAB Report Proteomics: What It Is and Where It’s Going
  • Tech Tips: Confessions of a Convert: The New Apple of My Eye
  • Anesthesia in the News
  • Call for Abstracts
  • AUA 2005 Annual Meeting Preview
Summer 2004

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • SAB Report
  • EAB Report
  • 2004 Treasurer’s Report
  • ASRA-PM: Here to Stay
  • Lessons From B School — Strategic Planning
Spring 2004

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • New Medicare Payment Rules for Teaching Anesthesiologists
  • Educational Advisory Board Report
  • AUA 2004 Annual Meeting
  • 2004 Annual Meeting Program
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Council of Academic Societies Report
  • Scientific Advisory Board Report
  • Anesthesia Foundation Book/Multimedia Award
Winter 2003

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • SAMBA: Advancing the Study of Anesthesiology
  • SCA Celebrates 25 Years
  • EAB Report
  • Letter to the Editor
  • New Chairs
  • Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research: 400 and Growing!
Fall 2003

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • POINT: I’m Unhappy Where I Am — Should I Send Out My CV?
  • COUNTERPOINT: So You’re Unhappy Where You Are, and You’ve Sent Me Your CV?
  • SAB Report from AUA Annual Meeting
  • Jeffrey Cooper, Ph.D., Receives National Award
  • Letter to Dr. Kofke From CMS
Summer 2003

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • AUA-EAB Newsletter Report
  • AUA Treasurer’s Report 2003
  • Inventor of the Year Award Goes to AUA Member
  • New Penn Anesthesia Research Laboratory Dedicated
  • Call for Abstracts
  • Council Elections
  • Election of New Members
Spring 2003

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • Some Thoughts About AUA
  • The Presidential Scholar Award
  • The New Genomics: Microarrays
  • AUA-RRC Update
  • Future AUA Annual Meetings
  • AUA 50th Anniversary Meeting Program
  • AUA Book Review: This Is No Humbug!
Winter 2002

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • An Interview With Peter Safar, M.D.
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Subspecialty Report: SPA
  • The RRC Site Surveyor: Questions Always Asked About Resident Work Hours
Fall 2002

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • Subspecialty Report
  • Reclaiming the Web
  • AUA 50th Anniversary Meeting
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Call for Abstracts
  • Specifications for Abstracts
  • Abstract Submission Form
  • Abstract Disclosure Form
  • Election of New Members
Summer 2002

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • EAB Report: 2002 AUA Meeting
  • AUA Treasurer’s Report
  • Call for Abstracts
  • Council Elections
  • Specifications for Abstracts
  • Election of New Members
  • Call for Annual Meeting Hosts