2020 Call for content-faculty

Online submission form  (submission deadline May 9, 2019)

Be Part of next year's 45th Annual Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting!


ASRA is looking for hot topics, innovative educational formats, and engaging content experts bringing fresh perspectives. Submit your ideas for inclusion in the annual meeting, noting that preference will go to:

  • Cutting-edge, innovative, and/or highly relevant content and topics of interest
  • Innovative formats that go beyond the traditional lecture to employ interactive methodologies, such as pro-con debates with audience interaction, round table discussions, gaming, role playing, case studies, etc.
  • Expert and motivated faculty which may include any members of the interprofessional/interdisciplinary care team, as relevant to the topic

Topic areas are restricted to the following

  • Incorporating new and innovative technology into your regional anesthesia and acute pain practice such as: telemedicine, wearables, smartphone applications as well as machine learning in predicting postoperative pain and chronic postsurgical pain
  • Integrating complementary and integrative medicine into acute pain management

Submission requirements

  • Submitted by Tuesday, May 9, 2019 (no extensions)
  • Completed online submission form
  • Disclosure information for all proposed faculty
  • Industry sponsored/organized sessions will not be considered 

Review and notifications

  • The primary contact will be notified of a decision September 30, 2019 
  • Submissions will be considered by the ASRA planning committee
  • Submissions may be accepted in full or with changes, as decided by the ASRA planning committee
  • Due to a limited number of session slots, not all submissions will be accepted

Selected faculty details

  • 50% off of main meeting registration
  • Complimentary registration to social events
  • Any additional paid sessions at full/own cost
  • Travel, lodging, and expenses at own cost
  • Faculty will be included in the meeting program
  • Participation does not guarantee invitation to any future meetings 

Questions: Contact the ASRA office at asrameetings@asra.com