COVID-19 Resource Center


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COVID-19 Risk Mitigation for Return to Practice for Chronic Pain Physicians: Risk Stratification Guidelines and Practice Management Tools

Shalini Shah, MD; Sudhir A. Diwan; Amol Soin, MD; Kartic Rajput, MD, PhD ; Christopher G. Gharibo


The Masks, the Myths, the Controversy

Jennifer Noerenberg, MD


IntubateCOVID: Rapidly Launching an International Data Registry for Tracking COVID-19 Airway Procedures

Danny J.N. Wong, MBBS, BSc, AKC, MRCP, FRCA, AFHEA, MFCI; Kariem El-Boghdadly, MBBS, BSc, FRCA, EDRA, MSc; Mark D. Neuman, MD, MSc; Craig Johnstone, MBCHB, BSc, MRCP, FRCA; Imran Ahmad, MBBS, FRCA


Oxygenation Strategies in COVID-19

Allison Dalton, MD


COVID-19 and Obstetric Anesthesia

David E. Arnolds, MD, PHD


COVID-19 DEA Guidance

Sudheer Potru, DO; Emily Graham, RHIA, CCS-P


Maintaining Your Wellbeing during the New Normal

Sasha K. Shillcut, MD, MS, FASE


Personal Experiences with COVID-19

Amit Pawa, BSC(HONS), MB BS(HONS), FRCA, EDRA; Rahul Guha, MD; Albert Kam Ming Chan, MBBS, FHKCA, FANZCA, FHKAM; Manoj K. Karmakar, MD, FRCA


Fact Sheet: COVID-19 and Virtual Care Services (Updated May 12, 2020)

CMS has expanded access to virtual services/telehealth. A fact sheet and FAQ discuss these changes in detail.

Medicare and Medicaid Programs, Basic Health Program, and Exchanges

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Interim Final Rule: This document provides a summary of the second interim final rule with comment addressing COVID-19 that CMS issued on April 30, which is intended to provide additional flexibilities to healthcare providers to respond to the public health threats posed by COVID-19 spread. Read more.

Practice Recommendations on Neuraxial Anesthesia and Peripheral Nerve Blocks during the COVID-19 Pandemic (March 31, 2020)

A Joint Statement by American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) and European Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Therapy (ESRA)

 Recommendations on Chronic Pain Practice during the COVID-19 Pandemic (March 27, 2020)

A Joint Statement by American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) and European Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Therapy (ESRA)


ASRA Health and Wellness Resources for Practitioners

Resources to help you take care of your own health during the crisis


Dr. Raj Gupta's Periscope Broadcasts - Discussing COVID-19 with ASRA Members

Live stream and recorded discussions as your colleagues share their challenges and solutions

Special Interest Group (SIG) Updates

Headache SIG: Tips for Helping Patients during COVID-19

Green Anesthesia SIG:  COVID-19 Pandemic: Is Sustainability the Answer to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Shortages?

Pain and Substance Use Disorder SIG: Guidance on Buprenorphine and Methadone Treatment during COVID-19

Resident and Medical Student Education SIG: CME Resource Suggestions during COVID-19

News Updates

ASRA endorses COVID chronic pain best practice guidelines (April 7, 2020)

The ABA has waived MOCA® requirements for 2020 (March 25, 2020)

USabcd makes basic and advanced lung ultrasound modules open access

Resource Centers 

American Medical Association

American Society of Anesthesiologists

Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation

ASRA Members: Please share your thoughts, experiences, and solutions on the ASRA Connect Community to support each other and remind one another that we are not alone.

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A note from ASRA: During this challenging time, ASRA's highest priority is providing you with tools and resources to help you take care of your patients, your practice, and yourself. We respectfully ask that you consider supporting ASRA by maintaining your membership and considering a donation of any size to ASRA's research grants. These measures will help to ensure that ASRA continues to have the resources needed to serve our important mission of providing education, research, and advocacy to improve patient outcomes. Thank you for all you are doing to keep patients safe.