AWARD WINNER: The 1993 APSF Award for the best ASA Scientific Exhibit related to patient safety went to a group from Penn State University College of Medicine for a exhibit titled “Interactive Multimedia Displays in Anesthesia.’ Pictured here are Kirk Shelley, M.D. (right), first author, and co-author Mr. Steve Mentzer. Additional co-authors were Art Schneider, M.D. and Mr. Michael Halm. Two computer programs were displayed: a departmental index and directory and an information workstation designed to assist in management of anesthesia complications.
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APSF Executive Committee:
Ellison C. Pierce Jr., M.D., President; Burton A. Dole, Jr., Vice-President; David M. Gaba, M.D., Secretary; Casey D. Blitt, M.D., Treasurer; E.S Siker, M.D.; Executive Director; Robert C. Black; Robert A. Caplan, M.D.; Jeffrey B. Cooper, Ph.D.; Joachim S. Gravenstein, M.D.; W. Dekle Rountree, Jr.
Newsletter Editorial Board:
John H. Eichhom, M.D., Editor; David E. Lees, M.D. and Gerald L. Zeitlin, M.D., Associate Editors; Stanley 1. Aukburg, M.D. Jan Ehrenwerth, M.D., Nancy Gondringer, C.R.N.A.; Jeffrey S. Vender, M. D., Ralph A. Epstein, M.D., Mr. Mark D. Wood.
Editorial Assistant Nola Gibson, Ph.D.
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