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.

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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.
9 September 2022 - 11 September 2022 | Cairns

Join the Wellbeing, Communication, Medical Education and Leadership & Management Special Interest...

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30 July 2022 - 31 July 2022 | Sofitel Melbourne on Collins

Join us for the 2022 Melbourne Winter Anaesthetic Meeting on 30-31 July, 2022.

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20 October 2022 | Te Papa, Wellington, NZ

Please join us for the 2022 Neuroanaesthesia SIG meeting to be held on Thursday October 20 at Te...

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26 November 2022 | University of Sydney

Save the date for the NSW ACE Anatomy Workshop to be held 26 November, 2022.

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12 November 2022 - 13 November 2022 | Crowne Plaza Terrigal Pacific

Save the date for the NSW ACE Spring Meeting to be held on 12-13 November, 2022 at the Crowne...

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24 November 2022 - 26 November 2022 | Noosa

The Perioperative Medicine SIG meeting will take place from 24-26 November at Peppers Noosa...

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16 July 2022 - 17 July 2022 | Peppers Noosa

Join us at the 2022 Queensland ACE meeting "Making waves", to be held in Noosa on 16-17 July, 2022.

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11 August 2022 - 13 August 2022 | Thredbo Alpine Hotel, Thredbo

Join us at the 2022 Scan and Ski Workshop "Regional ultrasound scanning workshop for peripheral...

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20 August 2022 | Relbia, Tasmania

Join us for the 2022 Tasmanian ACE Winter Meeting at Josef Chromy Winery, Tasmania.

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28 October 2022 - 30 October 2022 | Pullman Resort, Bunker Bay

Save the date for the 2022 WA ACE Country Conference to be held at the Pullman Resort, Bunker Bay...

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8 October 2022 - 9 October 2022 | Hotel Realm

After a two year hiatus, the organising team is very excited to host this face-to-face meeting...

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24 September 2022 | Sanctuary, Adelaide Zoo

Join us at the Sanctuary, Adelaide Zoo for the 2022 SA ACE Conference

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25 July 2022 | The Lion Hotel, North Adelaide

Join us for the SA evening meeting on Malignant Hyperthermia

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What's new

Explore the latest history of anaesthesia news

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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