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Newsletter Committee:


Dr. Vivian Ip

Vivian Ip, MBChB, FRCA

Dr. Anthony Machi

Anthony Machi, MD
Vice Chair

Dr. Raj Gupta

Rajnish Gupta, MD
Board Liaison


Kwesi Kwofie, MD, FRCPC
Associate Editor, Regional

Dr. Priyanka Singla

Priyanka Singla, MBBS, MD
Associate Editor, Pain

Dr. Engy Said

Engy Said, MD
Associate Editor, Social Media

Dr. Marcelle Blessing

Marcelle Blessing, MD
Member-at-Large, Regional

Dr. Jeffrey Grzybowski

Jeffrey Grzybowski, MD
Member-at-Large, Regional

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James Krakowski, MD
Member-at-Large, Regional

Dr. Monika Nanda

Monika Nanda, MD
Member-at-Large, Regional

Howard Meng

Howard Meng, MD
Member-at-Large, Pain

Dr. Mohammad Rasouli

Mohammed Rasouli, MD
Member-at-Large, Pain

Dr. Harsha Shanthanna

Harsha Shanthanna, MD, MBBS
Member-at-Large, Pain

Dr. Vinita Singh

Vinita Singh, MD, MS
Member-at-Large, Pain

Dr. Kris Vermeylen

Kris Vermeylen, MD, PhD
Foreign Correspondent

Dr. Carlos Restrepo-Garces

Carlos Restrepo-Garces, MD
Foreign Correspondent

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Francois Retief, MBChB, MMed, Foreign Correspondent

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J. Balavenkat, MBBS
Foreign Correspondent

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Garrett Barry, MD, FRCPC
Foreign Correspondent

Dr. Dalia Elmofty

Dalia Elmofty, MD
Ad Hoc

Dr. Adeeb Oweidat

Adeeb Oweidat, MD
Ad Hoc

Anish Parkash

Anishinder Parkash, MD
RFC Chair


We welcome your contributions to the ASRA Pain Medicine News!

ASRA Pain Medicine welcomes submissions from members and others interested in the field of regional anesthesia and pain medicine. Our quarterly e-newsletter addresses society news and leadership updates, educational articles to advance the science and practice of regional anesthesia and pain medicine, point-counterpoint discussion relevant to clinical practice, and select literature reviews. All other content does not fall within the purview of ASRA Pain Medicine News. If you have an article idea you'd like to share, please submit it to asraeditor@asra.com for consideration.

If you are preparing an article for publication, please first review our Information for Authors, which includes our publication agreement, writing requirements, and reference style.


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Readers are invited to submit letters to the editor in response to specific articles or topics addressed in the ASRA Pain Medicine News. Letters must include the author's full name, credentials, city, state, telephone number, and email address. Anonymous letters will not be considered. Letters will be reviewed and responded to, if appropriate. Select letters may be considered for publication at the discretion of the editor; in such instances, letters may be edited for clarity and space. Email letters, along with comments and suggestions to ASRAEditor@asra.com.

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Articles that appear in the ASRA Pain Medicine News are the original work of the authors. Authors must attest that their institutions have approved the protocol for any investigation involving humans or animals and that all experimentation was conducted in conformity with ethical and human principles of research. Patient information, details, descriptions, or images are only used if express written consent has been provided by the patient, and all reasonable effort is used to prevent the identification of patients. 

Some issues may be produced with financial support from industry; however, all content is written, edited, and produced in complete independence of any financial support. Authors are required to disclose all commercial and non-commercial relationships, and relevant disclosures are presented within articles when appropriate.

ASRA Pain Medicine News is published quarterly in February, May, August, and November. Mention of specific products do not indicate or imply endorsement. Author opinions do not necessarily represent those of ASRA Pain Medicine.

ISSN: 2474-2864

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