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From the ESA President

From the ESA President

Zeev Goldik
President
zeev.goldik@esahq.org

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

2017 is well on its way and so is the work of the new ESA Board. After several years of service on the Board, Daniela Filipescu (President 2014–2015), Walid Habre, and Andreas Sandner-Kiesling have finished their terms of office. I would like to thank them all for their tireless dedication to the society and our members. It is my pleasure to introduce the

ESA 2017 Membership – renew / join today so you don’t miss out!

ESA 2017 Membership – renew / join today so you don’t miss out!

European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA)
Susan De Bièvre

The ESA is the largest anaesthesiologist society in Europe, currently counting 33 568 members from 129 countries (*) from around the world.

The ESA interacts closely with our 38 European National Society and 10 Specialist Society members, is the European regional section of the WFSA and has established and long standing relationships with other leading anaesthesiology societies out of Europe as well as societies relevant to our speciality.

Heritage Days in Brussels

Heritage Days in Brussels

Alina Rotaru on behalf of ESA
communication@esahq.org

The ESA office located on 24 rue des Comédiens in Brussels was happy to be part of the Heritage Days of Brussels organized on the 17th and 18th of September.

We were pleased and honoured to accept the invitation of the City of Brussels to participate in this event, which was dedicated this year to the recycling of styles. Maybe many of our members are not aware of it, as it has been a while since we published articles related to this subject, but the ESA office in Brussels is located in a beautiful 19th century Maison de Maître, a historically-listed house, built in 1898 by architect Albert Dumont. A renowned architect of his time, Albert Dumont created several important buildings in Brussels and Belgium and

News from the Examination Committee

News from the Examination Committee

Sue Hill, Chairperson Examinations Committee
sue.hill@uhs.nhs.uk

With the elevation of our previous Chairman to the Presidency of ESA, there has been a change of order in the Examinations Committee.

What is SSC14 : Monitoring ultrasound equipment?

What is SSC14 : Monitoring ultrasound equipment?

Jan Hendrickx, Past chair SSC 14
Thomas Scheeren, Current chair SSC 14
jcnwahendrickx@yahoo.com
t.w.l.scheeren@umcg.nl

The Scientific Subcommittee (SSC) 14 on Monitoring, Ultrasound, and Equipment of the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA) has been chaired since January 2016 by Thomas Scheeren.

Stop Press

Stop Press

OLA: A great step towards harmonisation of training across the world

ESA organises the most extended and successful On-Line Assessment (OLA) in anaesthesiology ever. Read below.

Don’t miss Euroanaesthesia Pre-Congress Courses and Workshops

Enhance your practical knowledge and skills through the 4 hands-on training workshops and 13 pre-courses. Read below.

ESA – Society of Anaesthesiology of Sao Paulo-Brazil Cooperation – A Report from the President

ESA – Society of Anaesthesiology of Sao Paulo-Brazil Cooperation – A Report from the President

Zeev Goldik | ESA President
zeev.goldik@esahq.org

There are approximately 20,000 anaesthesiologists in Brazil, around 6,000 of them in Sao Paulo.

After a Memorandum of Understanding with SAESP (Society of Anaesthesiology of Sao Paulo – Brazil) and ESA was signed 17 November 2015 during the 62nd Congress of the SBA (Brazilian Society of Anesthesiology) in Florianopolis, Dr. Zeev Goldik met Dr. Oscar

Greetings from the President

Greetings from the President

Zeev Goldik | ESA President
zeev.goldik@esahq.org

This is the first time that I address you as ESA president, after chairing the Examinations Committee of the EDAIC (European Diploma in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care) for the last ten years.

Anaesthesiology is not a ‘manuality’. It’s a science. It’s not about intubating or putting in a central venous line. It is clinical practice, education, research.

Nine African Societies of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Sign the Helsinki Declaration

Nine African Societies of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Sign the Helsinki Declaration

Walid Habre | ESA Board Member
walid.habre@esahq.org

The dawn of 2016 celebrated another great step towards harmonising practices in healthcare globally. During the opening ceremony of the 29th congress of the Moroccan Society of Anaesthesia and Intensive care (SMAR) in Marrakech in January 2016, nine African societies signed and committed to implementing the Helsinki Declaration on Patient Safety in Anaesthesiology. The initiative and encouragement came from the

Guideline: A Tool to Streamline a Challenge?

Guideline: A Tool to Streamline a Challenge?

Edoardo De Robertis | Chair Guidelines Committee
ederober@unina.it

ESA strongly supports the development of guidelines, which represent a systematically developed body of information and instructions with the aim to assist health care providers in the appropriate diagnosis and treatment of specific clinical situations.

ESA, through the Guidelines Committee activities, aims at:

ESA Focus Meeting on Perioperative Medicine: The Ageing Patient
18-19 November 2016
Lisbon, Portugal

Live the experience of making connections!
With knowledge
With experience
With new trends
With network influence
With cutting-edge speakers
Let’s get updated, hear new concepts and participate in contemporary debates about maternal age & outcome; Old for old organ allocation for transplant; Recent evidence for

ESA Honorary Members

Daniela Filipescu
ESA President
daniela.filipescu@esahq.org

Prof Sellevold gained his PhD in 1990 and has been Professor of Anaesthesiology and Intensive care since 1996. He practiced mainly in Trondheim and Bergen where he was Director of Cardiac Anaesthesia and Intensive Care and Chairmen of the Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, respectively.

His fields of interest and research areas includecardiac anaesthesia, myocardial protection, regional anaesthesia, general anaesthesia, monitoring, intensive care and pain relief; clinical physiology of postoperative situation and cardiac echocardiography

One team to serve our members!

One team to serve our members!

Marc Gheeraert
ESA Executive Manager
marc.gheeraert@esahq.org

In 10 years, the ESA has grown to be a globally recognised authority in all fields of anaesthesiology and intensive care

Letter from the President

Letter from the President

Daniela Filipescu
ESA President
danielafilipescu@b.astral.ro

It was a great pleasure and honour to welcome many of you to the 2015 edition of Euroanaesthesia

Minutes of the General Assembly 2015

Minutes of the General Assembly 2015

The General Assembly of the ESA took place in the CityCube Berlin, Germany on Sunday 31 May 2015 during Euroanaesthesia 2015 congress of the Society. The meeting was chaired by Daniela Filipescu, ESA President. Welcome and approval of the minutes of the 2014 General Assembly

ESA Mentorship Programme

ESA Mentorship Programme

Wolfgang Buhre
ESA Research Committee Chairperson
wolfgang.buhre@mumc.nl

Claude Meistelman
ESA Mentorship Programme Leader
c.meistelman@chu-nancy.fr

Call for ESA Grants

Call for ESA Grants

The ESA promotes and supports anaesthesia-related research across Europe and has developed a range of grants to help fund ESA members in their research activities.

Since 2005, 78 grants and prizes, €2.430.000, have been awarded to support

ESA Trainee Network <br/> What can the ESA do for you?

ESA Trainee Network
What can the ESA do for you?

In 2014, the ESA By-laws were changed to give all trainees voting rights at the General Assembly and to allow 2 Trainee Representatives to sit on the ESA Council with full voting rights to represent all European trainees.

2014 ESA report presented to WFSA Council Meeting

2014 ESA report presented to WFSA Council Meeting

Daniela Filipescu
ESA President
daniela.filipescu@esahq.org

The ESA aims for the highest standards of practice and safety in anaesthesia, perioperative medicine, intensive care medicine, emergency medicine…