49th Annual Regional Anesthesiology
and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting

March 21-23, 2024 | San Diego, California


Special Events


Exhibit Hall Grand Opening 

Thursday • 5:15-7:15 pm • Exhibit Hall 
Free to all attendees • Guest tickets: $30 • 21 years and over only 

Cap off day one of the meeting with some wine or bubbly while enjoying light hors d’oeuvres with friends, colleagues, and exhibitors. Discover the exhibit hall and its vast array of products and services.


Morning Fun Run/Walk  Photo of people participating in the Fun Run/Walk in 2022

Friday • 6:30 am • Meet in the Main Lobby
$25 donation

The ASRA Pain Medicine Morning Fun Run will be Friday, March 22nd, at 6:30 am. The cost (donation) will be $25 per person benefiting the ASRA Pain Medicine Early-Stage Investigator/Graduate Student Award. Sign up and be one of the first to arrive so you can add to your ASRA Pain Medicine Fun Run T-shirt collection!

View the bayfront course map.

Membership Meet and Greet 

Friday • 3:45-4:30 pm • Exhibit Hall

Are you a member of ASRA Pain Medicine or interested in joining? Don’t miss this opportunity to network with peers, ask questions, and learn more about your ASRA Pain Medicine benefits. Make the most of your membership by learning about the latest resources and all ASRA Pain Medicine has to offer. ASRA Pain Medicine members can also pick up a small gift to thank you for your membership!


Resident/Fellow and Fellowship Directors Meet and Greet 

Friday • 6-7 pm • Indigo Terrace 
Free to all Residents and Fellows 
Jointly organized by: ASRA Pain Medicine and the Regional Anesthesiology Fellowship Directors Association (RAFDA) 

Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy a beverage while networking with fellow trainees and members of the Regional Anesthesiology Fellowship Directors Association (RAFDA); an independent organization committed to advancing postgraduate fellowship training in regional anesthesiology and acute pain medicine, promoting education-related scholarship, and developing the next generation of leaders in the subspecialty.

Generously supported by:  Pacira

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Diversity and Inclusion Breakfast

Saturday • 6:45-7:45 am • Sapphire 410  Preregistration required

This event is an opportunity for networking among ASRA Pain Medicine members at all levels, including medical students, residents, fellows, early-career, and mid- to late-career professionals, with a special focus on promoting diversity and inclusion.

Enjoy breakfast and discussion led by ASRA Pain Medicine leaders on a variety of topics. Share your ideas on promoting diversity and inclusion within ASRA Pain Medicine and/or regional anesthesia and pain medicine. Check out the discussion topics here.

Interested? Claim your seat now as spots are limited. Register here.

Excellence in ASRA Pain Medicine Awards Luncheon

Christopher Wu

Saturday • 12:00-1:30 pm • Indigo BCFG

Presentation: free • Lunch tickets: $20 member, $30 non-member

Celebrate cutting-edge research with an update from Research Vice-Chair Rebecca Johnson, MD, the Distinguished Service Award presentation to Colin McCartney, MBChB, PhD, FRCA, and the Gaston Labat lecture by award recipient Christopher Wu, MD. 



ASRA Pain Medicine Annual Meeting Celebration

Saturday • 6:00-9:00 pm • Sapphire Foyer 

Tickets: $75 member, $100 non-member, $30 children 9 and under 

The Saturday Celebration will bring attendees together one final time to network and commemorate the 49th Annual Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine meeting. The evening will feature what’s uniquely San Diego focusing on great eats and tasty drinks from the California region. Listen to live music as you enjoy an evening with your colleagues and friends, old and new, while making lasting memories. 


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