Central Line is the official monthly podcast from the American Society of Anesthesiologists, edited by Dr. Adam Striker. We’ll bring together leaders in the field of anesthesiology for conversations that address challenges and opportunities vital to the field. Listen to learn more about how the anesthesiology community is working to advance patient safety, the quality of care, and the profession.
Early Career Membership Program
Dr. Kyle Robinson joins Dr. Adam Striker to discuss his first few years of practice and ASA’s Early Career Membership Program. From managing transitions to finding resources to how he has used ASA’s new program, listen in for insights into the challenges and opportunities facing young anesthesiologists today.
Inside the Monitor - E is for Equity
Dr. Keya Locke joins Dr. Brooke Trainer for a candid conversation about equity in health care and the specialty. The forthright conversation touches on steps anesthesiologists can take to advance equity, the intersection of equity and patient care, the import of equity in medical education and leadership, and more.
Generations of Anesthesiologists Live from ANESTHESIOLOGY 2023
Live from Center Stage at ASA’s annual meeting, Dr. Adam Striker hosts a panel of anesthesiologists at different career stages. He joins Dr. Abigail Schirmer, a CA1, along with late career anesthesiologist, Dr. Mark Singleton, and recent retiree, Dr. Richard Himes, in conversation about how the specialty has evolved, what they wish other generations understood better, their expectations for the future, and more. Recorded October 2023.
Postoperative Delirium and Patient Monitoring Take Center Stage with ASA and ACCRAC
Recorded in front of a live audience at ANESTHESIOLOGY 2023, Dr. Jed Wolpaw, host of the ACCRAC podcast, examines some of the specialty’s key advancements.
Inside the Monitor - Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in Anesthesia
Drs. Kumar Belani and Ronald Pearl, guest editors of November’s ASA Monitor, join Dr. Adam Striker to discuss artificial intelligence and machine learning. Learn how it all started, how the technology is being used in perioperative care today, and how it might impact the future of anesthesiology in this far-reaching episode.
Sarin Symptoms and Treatment
Dr. Russell K. McAllister, member of the ACE editorial board, joins Dr. Adam Striker to discuss the dangers of sarin. Learn about the risks associated with organophosphate pesticides and nerve gas and why it’s important for anesthesiologists to have a knowledge of sarin symptoms and treatment. Also discussed are sarin’s mechanism of action and how hospitals prepare for mass casualty events