History of Anaesthesia SIG

As its name suggests, the History of Anaesthesia SIG is primarily concerned with researching and presenting the history of anaesthesia. If you have an interest in history and would like to participate, please feel welcome to join us.

The History SIG is managed by the ASA. Please visit the History of Anaesthesia webpage on the ACE website for further information.

Executive committee

Position

Name

Region

Chair

Dr Andrew Walpole

Vic

Member

Dr Christine Ball

Vic

Member

Dr John Crowhurst

SA

Member

Dr Robert Harrison

WA

Member

Dr Di Khursandi

Qld

Member

Dr Anthony Newson

NZ

Member

Dr Rod Westhorpe

Vic

 

Contact us

For further information, please visit the ACE website.

Apply to join a SIG

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Upcoming ACE events

From multi-day special interest group conferences to evening lectures at the local pub, there's an ACE event for everyone.
17 June 2023 | Alice Springs Convention Centre

Join us for the 2023 NT ACE Conference "Towards zero" at the Alice Springs Convention Centre.

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3 May 2023 - 4 May 2023 | ICC Sydney

Save the date to join us for Challenges and Choices in Obstetric Anaesthesia from 3-4 May 2023, a...

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15 July 2023 - 16 July 2023 | Shangri-la the Marina

Save the date for the 2023 Queensland ACE meeting to be held in Cairns on 15-16 July, 2023.

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25 February 2023 - 26 February 2023 | Hotel Grand Chancellor

Join us for the 2023 Tasmanian ASM "Making connections"

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1 August 2024 - 3 August 2024 | Thredbo Alpine Hotel, Thredbo

Save the date for the 2024 Scan and Ski Workshop in Thredbo, NSW.

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What's new

Explore the latest history of anaesthesia news

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Other special interest groups

ANZCA, the ASA, and the NZSA jointly manage 17 SIGs as part of the ACE partnership.

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Last updated 16:32 21.09.2021