Society for the Advancement of Geriatric Anesthesia


Minutes of all SAGA Meetings

Click here for the minutes of all SAGA meetings from from 2000 to the present.



SAGA Meeting - October 24, 2016


The annual SAGA meeting was on Monday, October 24, 2016, from 6-10PM, at Francesca's on Chestnut in Chicago, IL.  See flyer for details..

Minutes can be found in the above link. 

Surgery and Cognition: Delirium, Cognitive Decline, and Opportunities to Protect the Brain

June 21, 2016 in New York City.  Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences.  This one-day meeting will convene leading scientists to discuss the challenges and opportunities to create biomarkers and therapeutics for these vulnerable patients.  The meeting features as speakers SAGA members Zhongcong Xie, Stacie Deiner, Marek Brzezinksi and Miles Berger.  Visit the meeting website for details.


Inaugural Global Conference on
Perioperative Medicine:
Care of the Elderly and the Cancer Patient


This brand new meeting was held Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2012 at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX.  The 4.5 day meeting addressed many topics relevant to the care of the cancer patient; this meeting had a specific emphasis on the older patient.  Speaking at the meeting were SAGA officers Zhongcong Xie, Shamsuddin Akhtar and Alec Rooke. See flyer for details.