Latest News from DCSA

  • Semi-annual ACLS and BLS

    Our fall ACLS and BLS courses are scheduled for Friday November 11, 2022. As in recent sessions, they will be held at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center CT Education Center from 5:00 - 9:00 PM on that Friday.  The registration link will be posted here and emailed out once available. As usual, spaces are first-come, first-served. registration costs are paid by members upfront, and then reimbursed by DCSA upon successful completion of the course.

About DCSA

The DC Society of Anesthesiologists (DCSA) represents more than 300 physicians and AA’s practicing in the District of Columbia.

The principal goal of the DCSA is to promote the practice of anesthesiology in the District of Columbia.

Our mission is to communicate the scope and value of the anesthesiologist to the public, to monitor and promote public policy to enhance patient care, and to serve as an advocate for anesthesiologists and their patients.

Podcast: World Patient Safety Day

Dr. Jannicke Mellin-Olsen, past president of the World Federation of Societies of Anesthesiologists, joins Dr. Striker to talk about World Patient Safety Day and patient safety more broadly. Dr. Mellin-Olsen shares her story, thoughts on how anesthesiologists can make a difference, medication safety tips, information about World Patient Safety Day’s background and plans, and more. Recorded September 2022.