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American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

ASRA News is the official newsletter of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA). Published quarterly online ( in February, May, August, and November, newsletter articles address hot topics in the field and provide an opportunity for regional anesthesiology and pain medicine physicians and healthcare providers to share their experiences and recommendations for various aspects of practice. The publication also includes organization news, updates, and meeting information. Note: Mention of specific products do not indicate or imply endorsement. Author opinions do not necessarily represent those of ASRA.

Recent Episodes

2020: Embracing Tradition and Visions of the Future: The 45th Annual Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting, April 23-25, San FranciscoFebruary 12, 2020 Episode artwork Giving Feedback to TraineesFebruary 05, 2020 Episode artwork Curriculum Design in Regional Anesthesia Education: Survey of United States Residency ProgramsJanuary 29, 2020 Episode artwork How to Start an Outpatient Pain PracticeJanuary 22, 2020 Episode artwork Welcome to the Electronic Era for Regional AnesthesiaJanuary 15, 2020 Episode artwork A Growing Demand for Cancer Pain SpecialistsJanuary 08, 2020 Episode artwork Regional Anesthesia for Subcutaneous ICD PlacementJanuary 01, 2020 Episode artwork Neuromodulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee Guidelines Related to Dorsal Root Ganglion StimulationDecember 25, 2019 Episode artwork From the Editor's Desk: This Fall, Have a HeartDecember 18, 2019 Episode artwork President's Message: Inclusivity, Diversity, and ASRA’s Celebration of the Year of Women in ASRADecember 11, 2019 Episode artwork Stellate Ganglion Blockade for Ventricular Arrythmias: An Effective Tool for an Ineffective RhythmDecember 04, 2019 Episode artwork Transversus Thoracic Plane Block: How I Do ItNovember 27, 2019 Episode artwork Curb Your Enthusiasm: Erector Spinae Plane Block—‘Because It Is Easy’ Is Not a Good Reason to Do It!November 20, 2019 Episode artwork Regenerative Medicine in the United States: The Current State and Future OutlookNovember 13, 2019 Episode artwork Regional Anesthesia Cardiothoracic Enhanced Recovery (RACER): A New EraNovember 06, 2019 Episode artwork Informed Consent: A Form or a Conversation?October 30, 2019 Episode artwork Review of Transversus Abdominis Plane Blocks and Their Application to Chronic Abdominal PainOctober 23, 2019 Episode artwork How I Used to Do It: Anesthesia and Analgesia for Total Knee Arthroplasty: Four Decades of EvolutionOctober 16, 2019 Episode artwork PBLD: Neuraxial Blockade and Issues Around Consent, Coagulation ConundrumOctober 09, 2019 Episode artwork Updates to the ASRA Guidelines for Interventional Pain ProceduresOctober 02, 2019 Episode artwork From the Editor's Desk: We Will Block YouSeptember 25, 2019 Episode artwork President's Message: A Public Health Call to Action: What You Need to Do Now to Help End the Opioid EpidemicSeptember 18, 2019 Episode artwork Transversus Abdominis Plane Versus Quadratus Lumborum Blocks for Abdominal Surgery: Where Are We Now?September 11, 2019 Episode artwork Overview of Occipital Neuralgia and Greater Occipital Nerve BlocksSeptember 04, 2019 Episode artwork Let the Good Times Roll with ASRA in the Big Easy!August 28, 2019 Episode artwork