ASA recently published a perioperative brain health initiative that was chaired by SAGA members Lee Fischer, MD; Stacie Deiner MD; Roderic Eckenhoff, MD. This is a multidisciplinary approach to optimizing the cognitive recovery and perioperative care of older patients undergoing surgical treatment. For more information, you can visit: https://www.asahq.org/brainhealthinitiative.
Geriatric Anesthesiology was recently published, which was edited by J.G. Reves, Sheila Ryan Barnett, Julie R. McSwain, and G. Alec Rooke.
Perioperative Care of the Elderly Patient, edited by Sheila Ryan Barnett and Sara E. Neves, was recently published.
New quality reporting metrics developed for geriatric patients’ perioperative cognitive function testing in elderly patients (MiraMed QCDR).
The Journal of Anesthesia and Analgesia has a geriatric section edited by Robert A. Whittington, MD, SAGA Member.
The 2018 IARS meeting will feature a combined IARS/SAGA session at the annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois on April 28th – May 1st, 2018.
SAGA Symposia: Perioperative Care of the Frail or High-Risk Older Patient: Current and Future Directions
Interactive Boot Camp for Brief Perioperative Cognitive Assessment
Your Patient has Memory Problems: Now What?
SAGA Refresher Course Lecture: The Dementia Brain: Considerations for Anesthesiology
SAGA donated $2000 to the Foundation of Anesthesia Education and Research.