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Physician anesthesiologists provide patients with relief from pain and the highest quality and safest care before, during and after surgery. Patient safety is our top priority. Learn the risks associated with anesthesia and surgery and the steps you can take to make sure you receive the highest quality care.
Visit When Seconds Count to learn more about anesthesia, preparing for surgery and pain management. Click here to get an Anesthesia Checklist to help you prepare for surgery.
Dr. Dan Campos serves on the Board of Directors for the American Society of Anesthesiologists. The Board met recently and during that meeting Dr. Campos served in several important capacities. Dr. Campos was appointed to the Reference Committee on Professional Affairs. This Committee reviews and comments on the work product of 25 standing committees for the ASA.
Dr. Campos also is Chair of the Anesthesia Care Team Committee for the ASA. As Chair he presented several important issues to the Board that have broad reaching ramifications for our professions future.
Members of the MeSA spent a few days bringing their message of patient safety and physician-directed anesthesiology care to our Congressional Delegation. Attendees included President Eric Tweedie, MD, ASA Director Daniel Campos, MD, ASA Delegate Allen Hayman, MD, Christopher Cary, MD, Kevin Morneault, DO, Resident Adam O’Brien, DO, and Richard Flowerdew, MD.
MeSA represents your interests as a Maine-licensed anesthesiologist. In today’s health care environment, it is very important to be informed and to be involved.
As a member of MeSA, you join a group of committed professionals who have united to effect change.
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Please join your colleagues on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 from 9-3 p.m. at the State House, Hall of Flags (2nd floor) for Physicians' Day at the Legislature.
This is your opportunity to speak with your legislators about issues important to your profession and patients. You will also be able to participate in the legislative process.
Be sure to secure your place at this year's program by clicking on the Register Now link below. or if you prefer, click here for a paper copy.
Kymberlee Royals, MD and Michael Henry, MD were Doctors of the Day at the Maine State Legislature on January 30, 2019.
Back Row: Winsor Wesson, MD, Aaron Tebbs, MD, Ben Levin, MD, Mike Henry, MD, Anne Hicks, MD, Walter Blackburn, DO, Dylan Wingfield, MD, Neal Oberg, DO.
Front Row: Dave Warters, MD, Kimberlee Royals, MD, Olga Diomede, MD, Taylor Eldridge, DO, Russell Kizor, MD, Heather Turcotte, DO, Giselle Mani, MD, Johanna Cobb, MD, Lisa Montagna, Executive Director, MeSA.
Anesthesiology residents and attending physician anesthesiologists attended sessions at the Maine House of Representatives and Senate to bring attention to physician-led, patient centered anesthesiology care teams. Physician anesthesiologists ensure the safe, high-quality care patients deserve. Learn more at asahq.org/WhenSecondsCount.
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