In 2013, we launched our Anesthesia Advisory Board. We invited top practitioners from around the nation to join our patient safety, claims, and underwriting leaders in discussing key issues to improve safety for all anesthesia professionals.
Ryan J. Grindstaff, MD, PhD, Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, Overland Park Regional Medical Center
Brent Lee, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, Fair Oaks Anesthesia Associates; Department of Anesthesia Chairman, INOVA Alexandria Hospital
Sheryl Marks, MD, Physicians Anesthesia Service
Susan Palmer, MD, Oregon Anesthesiology Group
Fred Shapiro, DO, Founder, Institute for Safety in Office-Based Surgery; Assistant Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School; Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Kevin Tremper, PhD, MD, Robert B. Sweet Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan
Steve Walsh, MD, President, North Fulton Anesthesia Associates PC
The guidelines suggested here are not rules, do not constitute legal advice, and do not ensure a successful outcome. The ultimate decision regarding the appropriateness of any treatment must be made by each healthcare provider in light of all circumstances prevailing in the individual situation and in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction in which the care is rendered.