Joseph D Tobias, MD FAAP
Rita Agarwal, MD FAAP
Corrie T M Anderson, MD FAAP
Courtney A Hardy, MD FAAP
Anita Honkanen, MD FAAP
Palo Alto, CA
Mohamed A Rehman, MD
Carolyn F Bannister, MD FAAP
Immediate Past Chairperson
Stone Mountain, GA
Randall P Flick, MD MPH FAAP
Liaison, ASA Committee on
Constance S Houck, MD FAAP
AAP Committee on
Jennifer Riefe, MEd
Div Hospital & Surgical Svcs
|Anesthesia Safety in Children
The FDA Releases a New Consumer Update on the Safety of
Anesthesia in Young Children–August 2013
When infants or young children need surgery, does anesthesia affect
their developing brains? SmartTots, an initiative started by FDA and the
International Anesthesia Research Society, is working to answer this
Anesthesia: Is it Safe for Young Brains?
American Academy of Pediatrics Endorses SmartTots Consensus
Statement Regarding Anesthesia Safety in Children
View SmartTots December 2012 Press Release HERE!
Read the January 2013 AAP News Article covering the release of
the consensus statement HERE!
AAP Department of Federal Affairs WASHINGTON REPORTS
Academic and Subspecialty Advocacy
Senate HELP Committee Passes Bill to Renew Vital Pediatric Drugs
& Devices Laws
>> Excerpted from Federal Legislative Update,
April 27, 2012
|Take a Look ...
>> Chair's Message
>> What is a Pediatric Anesthesiologist?
SOA Speakers Bureau
>> List of Speakers
Your Membership Matters!
>> SOA Newsletter Winter 2015
AAP National Conference & Exhibition
October 24-27, 2015
Pediatric Sedation Outside the ER
September 18-20, 2015
Items of Interest
Global Child Health Fact Sheet 03/04/14
Safe and Effective Drugs and Medical
AAP News: Workforce Survey for Sections