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Section on Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the AAP Section on Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine 1965-2015
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Introduction | Membership | FAQS | Policy Statements
Executive Committee
2015-16


Members
Rita Agarwal, MD FAAP
Chairperson
Palo Alto, CA
Nina Guzzetta, MD FAAP
Atlanta, GA

Courtney A Hardy, MD FAAP
Wilmette, IL
Anita Honkanen, MD FAAP
Palo Alto, CA
Mary Landrigan-Ossar, MD
PhD FAAP

Boston, MA
Joseph D Tobias, MD FAAP
Immediate Past Chairperson
Columbus, OH


Liaisons/Representatives
Randall P Flick, MD MPH FAAP
Liaison, ASA Committee on
Pediatrics

Constance S Houck, MD FAAP
Liaison, AAP Committee on
Drugs


Staff
Jennifer Riefe, MEd
Manager
Div Hospital & Surgical Svcs
847/434-4082
jriefe@aap.org
book ps AAP Section on Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine releases NEW Manual on Procedural Sedation for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
View details about the Manual including a Promo Code for 15% off!
Purchase your copy!

Policy Statements Recently Published

Prevention and Management of Procedural Pain in the Neonate: An Update
Section on Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Pediatrics Volume 137, number 2, February 2016
Download

Critical Elements for the Pediatric Perioperative Anesthesia Environment
Section on Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Pediatrics Volume 136, number 6, December 2015
Download


Smart Tots
American Academy of Pediatrics Endorses 2015 SmartTots ConsensusStatement on the Use of Anesthetic and Sedative Drugs in Infants and Toddlers

View 2015 SmartTots Consensus Statement.

SmartTots has developed FAQs for Healthcare Providers and FAQs for Parents and Caregivers regarding the new statement.

Read the AAP News article (11/18/15) covering the release of the 2015 Consensus Statement!


Providers' Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies Grant
As part of work related to the Providers' Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies Grant from SAMHSA, our Section is working to develop a 6-part webinar series with the AAP Committee on Substance Abuse aimed at preventing, identifying, and treating opioid dependence. The first webinar, offered in July 2015, focused on the Neurobiology of Pain. The second webinar, offered in August 2015, focused on Strategies for Pain Management. Four additional webinars will be offered in the near future.
View Archived Webinars!


New Patient Education Handouts Available on Pediatric Anesthesia Care
Two NEW Section-authored patient education handouts are now available on Pediatric Patient Education™ online:
"Anesthesia and Your Child: Information for Parents" and
"Anesthesia and Your Child: The Day of the Procedure."
Information from the handouts has also been made available on HealthyChildren.org.



Advocacy

AAP Department of Federal Affairs WASHINGTON REPORTS
Academic and Subspecialty Advocacy PDF
October 2015
March 2015
October 2014
February 2014

October 2013

October 2012


PediaLink -- The AAP Online Learning Center

Procedural Pain Management in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Free Webinar / Online Course
Wednesday, December 3, 2015, 11:00 a.m. - 12 p.m. CT
Presenter: Stefan J. Friedrichsdorf, MD, FAAP
Medical Director, Department of Pain Medicine, Palliative Care & Integrative Medicine, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

Take a Look ...

>> Chair's Message

>> What is a Pediatric Anesthesiologist?

SOA Speakers Bureau
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Introduction pdf
>>
List of Speakers pdf

Your Membership Matters!
Here's how!


NEW!
>> SOA Newsletter Spring 2016 pdf


Upcoming Events

SPA-AAP Pediatric Anesthesiology 2016
April 1-3, 2016
The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, CO
Website



Items of Interest

AMA Encourages Expansion of Community
Access to and Physician Co-Prescribing of
Naloxone - With AAP Support

Handout

Educate Parents on Benefits of Smoking
Cessation Before Child’s Surgery

AAP News article

FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and
Older

AAP News article
 

 

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