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1. ASA Annual Meeting Chicago 2011. WVSSA reception Saturday evening 7-9:30pm, Hyatt Regency Chicago.
2. Maryann Cater, DO, a WVSSA member from Wheeling, is now serving as President of the WV State Medical Association.
3. The WV Bureau for Public Health is offering free course…
4. The ASA Park Ridge office will take over dues billing and collecting for the WVSSA for 2012.
5. Record numbers WVSSA members giving to ASA PAC during 2011.
6. Find the WVSSA website at www.wvssahq.org.
7. 2012 WVSSA officers and their e-address…

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1. WVSSA held its Annual Education and Business meetings last weekend at The Greenbrier in White Sulfur Springs.
2. Report of the WVSSA Secretary
3. Report of the WVSSA Treasurer
4. Many WVSSA members are planning to attend the ASA Annual Meeting in Chicago in October
5. WV currently stands second in the competition for the highest rate of participation in the ASAPAC.
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1. West Virginia anesthesiologists recently held a site visit for Rep David McKinley at WVU Hospital.
2. WVSSA will hold its Annual Education and Business meetings in two weeks, on August 27 and 28, 2011
3. We are working with the ASA to bring our state society membership registry up to date.
4. We hope many WVSSA members will attend the ASA Annual Meeting in Chicago
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1. The Anesthesiology Department at West Virginia University recently celebrated its 50th anniversary
2. The Annual WVSSA Education and Business meetings will be August 27 and 28 in White Sulfur springs, WV, at The Greenbrier
3. WVSSA leaders have worked out an arrangement with the ASA for combined WVSSA/ASA dues notices and collections next year
4. Thanks to our 35 members who have contributed to the ASA Political Action Committee this year
5. WVU has five residents, all with WV connections, finishing their anesthesiology training this year.
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1. Seven West Virginia anesthesiologists attended the ASA Legislative Conference in Washington DC – visited our congressional delegates
The primary issues we discussed:
A. Expand access to anesthesiology medical care…
B. Ease drug shortages…
C. Ensure fair payments…
D. Empower patients…

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1. Drs Alex Skaff and Robert Johnstone report on interim meeting of the ASA Board of Directors…
2. ASA 2011 Legislative conference May 2-4 in Washington DC…
3. WVSSA 2011 annual meeting Greenbrier August 27 and 28…
4. ASA 2011 Annual Meeting Chicago, October 15-19…
5. First anesthesiologist elected to the US Congress…
6. WVSSA 2011 dues are now due…

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Inside – WVSSA Newsletter January 11, 2011

1. Congratulations to Ken Nanners, MD…
2. The WVSSA recently contributed $200 to the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation…
3. CMMS announced Medicare Conversion Factors for 2011…
4. 2011 ASA Legislative conference – May 2-4 in Washington DC…
5. Congratulations to the WVU anesthesiology residents…

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