45th Annual Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting

When:  Apr 23, 2020

The Spring 2020 meeting in beautiful San Francisco is certain to be an unmatched educational experience and, of course, incredibly fun. We have a diverse group of faculty, including many of the experts in regional anesthesia and pain medicine and a number of fresh faces who are making an impact in our field. As we embrace the future of regional anesthesia and acute pain medicine, ASRA is focused on providing attendees a meeting full of novel ideas and principles for their practice. 

Acute Pain Medicine Session Highlights

  • Opioids: Past, Present and Future. What is the current role of opioids in light of the opioid epidemic? What is the future of next-generation opioids?
  • Renaming the Acute Pain Service as the Inpatient Pain Service
  • Focus on the Transitional Pain Service
  • Acute Pain Management in multiple joint revisions, the patient on opioid dependence treatment, the patient with chronic pain syndrome
  • Regional Anesthesia and Outcomes: What can we learn from Big Data?

Regional Anesthesia Technical Highlights

  • World expert faculty for lectures and workshops – Edward Mariano, Vincent Chan, Manoj Karmakar, Colin McCartney, Nabil Elkassabany, Karen Boretsky, Michael Barrington, Brian Sites, Ban Tsui, Sandra Kopp, Carlo Franco, Ki Jinn Chin, more
  • PoCUS with our experts Stephen Haskins, Anahi Perlas, and Jan Boublik
  • Open-Scanning sessions with our amazing faculty for participants looking to hone their skills
  • Master Classes with our expert faculty for those already proficient in regional anesthesia
  • New Blocks on the Block workshop with the latest concepts

Networking Opportunities

  • Wine and Bubbly Opening Networking Reception
  • Resident/Fellow and Fellowship Directors Meet and Greet
  • Saturday Celebration on the 46th floor overlooking beautiful San Francisco
  • Expansive exhibit hall located in the center of the lecture 


333 O’Farrell Street
San Francisco, CA 94102