(Updated Sept 2018)

Are you planning on attending any Anesthesia Conferences 2019? As 2018 comes to a close, you should start thinking about which conferences you want to work into your schedule for next year. Here’s our round-up of the top anesthesia conferences in 2019*. (If you want to attend some seminars, complete your MOCA requirements, or want a specific certification check out this post.):


Conferences and Meetings

Practice Management 2019

Interact with anesthesia leaders to share insights, critical skills, and strategies to optimize the performance of your practice. Designed for both physicians and practice administrators the 2019 theme “Defining the Future” hopes to help individuals gain knowledge and a deeper understanding on how to implement best practices in the ever-changing environment of managed care, compliance, third-party payers, regulators, and declining reimbursements.

Date: January 18-20, 2019
Location: Las Vegas, NV
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The 37TH Annual International Symposium

This International conference provides clinical updates in anesthesiology, surgery, and perioperative medicine. It allows busy professionals to advance their knowledge and skills with the ability to attend a complimentary workshop on lung ventilation, regional blocks, difficult airways, or ECHO.

Date: January 20-25, 2019
Location: Oranjestad, Aruba – Jamaica
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UAB Winter Course

Rev up your skills and knowledge regarding patients who are undergoing invasive procedures, those who require critical care medical management or pain management.

Date: January 20-25, 2019
Location: University of Alabama at Birmingham – Birmingham, AL
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22nd Annual Practice Updates in Anesthesiology

Presented by the University of Michigan, this course is designed to provide anesthesiologists with an overview of the most recent information on how to run a successful anesthesia practice.

Date: February 3-8, 2019
Location: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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64th Annual Update in Anesthesia

Get the latest information on practicing anesthesia from the University of Utah Department of Anesthesiology.

Date: February 3-7, 2019
Location: Park City, UT
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Perioperative Medicine – In Its 35th Year

Join John Hopkins Medicine for four and a half days of interactive sessions and consultations on the most updated anesthesia knowledge. Learn to deliver effective, evidence-based care by affecting healthcare practices for individual patients and the larger health system.

Date: February 17-20, 2019
Location: Marco Island, FL
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CRASH 2019

A week-long anesthesia crash course including lectures, workshops, and panels that cover a variety of topics with the University of Colorado, Denver.

Date: February 24 – March 1, 2019
Location: Vail, CO
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9th Annual UBC Whistler Anesthesiology Summit

Using a variety of educational formats, the Whistler Anesthesiology Summit hopes to provide the highest standard of educational updates in all areas of anesthesia care.

Date: February 28 – March 3, 2019
Location: Whistler, BC, Canada
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2019 Sol Shnider, M.D. Obstetric Anesthesia Meeting

This annual meeting provides a forum exclusively devoted to obstetric anesthesia. It is specifically designed for obstetric anesthesia specialists as well as pediatricians, neonatologists, perinatologists, obstetricians, general practitioners, delivery room nurses, nurse midwives, and clinical pharmacologists.

Date: March 14-17, 2019
Location: San Francisco, CA
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Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (SOAP) 51st Annual Meeting

The SOAP annual meeting focuses on collaborating and working with peers to share novel and ongoing research in the field of Obstetric Anesthesia include the issues of importance to the delivery of anesthetic care to pregnant women and their newborns.

Date: May 1-5, 2019
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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45th Annual Gulf Atlantic Anesthesia Residents’ Research Conference (GAARRC)

Have an opportunity to network with peers, discuss your personal research interests and activities, and review presentations all in a low-key atmosphere.

Date: May 3-5, 2019
Location: Clearwater Beach, FL
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Legislative Conference 2019

Get all the latest information regarding federal and state legislation around anesthesia including an overview of regulatory and political issues. You will also have the opportunity to gain insight from policymakers about the latest developments in general healthcare legislation and regulation. Plus, as an ASA member exclusive conference you will gain insight from their leaders about their own legislative, political, grassroots, and regulatory agenda for 2019.

Date: May 13-15, 2019
Location: Washington, D.C.
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This is an advanced EMS conference designed to be comprehensive and collaborative to achieve accreditation. Learn best practices, network with peers, and get answers to your most pressing questions.

Date: May 29 – June 2, 2019
Location: Louisville, KY
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International Forum on Perioperative Safety & Quality

This forum brings together thought leaders from around the globe to support and energize the movement of healthcare improvement. It also hopes to bring together practitioners and individuals committed to improving outcomes for patients and their respective communities.

Date: May 31, 2019
Location: Vienna, Austria
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Date: October 2019 (TBA)
Location: San Francisco
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Professional Development: The Practice of Anesthesiology

This conference is for all associated anesthesia nonclinical professionals including sales, marketing, product development, and clinical research workers. The event hopes to strengthen these individual’s knowledge of the practice and business of anesthesiology to advance their own skills within the specialty.

Date: June 2019 (TBA)
Location: American Society of Anesthesiologists HQ – Schaumburg, IL
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Anesthesia Quality Meeting 2019

Learn to improve the quality of your practice and improve measurement programs within your practice.

Date: November 2019 (TBA)
Location: American Society of Anesthesiologists HQ – Schaumburg, IL
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*note: Some annual events have not yet released their dates/locations for events next year. Unknown dates/locations were predicted based on 2018’s dates and locations. We will continue updating this post as more information becomes available.

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