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Announcing Inaugural History of Anesthesia in California Essay Contest 

The CSA Committee on the History of Anesthesia is now accepting submissions for the 2020 History of Anesthesia in California Essay Contest.

All California residents, fellows and medical students are invited to submit an essay under 1000 words on one of the four eligible themes to be considered by the committee. 

The winner will not only receive a CSA Foundation for Education prize of $1000 but will also have the honor of presenting during an Oral Abstract session of the 2020 CSA Annual Meeting (April 2-5 in San Diego), including complimentary conference registration and up to $500 for travel.  

Click here to find detailed information on submission requirements and how to submit your entry.

Please find an initial resource for reference materials on our Committee on the History of Anesthesia "Articles" page here

Entries are now being accepted. You must submit your entry by 12:00 p.m. (PST) on February 1, 2020.

For any questions contact Merlin D. Larson, M.D. (Merlin.Larson@ucsf.edu) or Jane S. Moon, M.D. (JSMoon@mednet.ucla.edu).