Lauren Berkow, MD, Appointed to ASA Committees

Dr. Lauren Berkow has been appointed to the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Committee on Neuroanesthesia and the ASA Committee on Equipment and Facilities.

Through their committees, the American Society of Anesthesiologists endeavor to further their mission of enhancing anesthesia education world wide; supporting clinical anesthesia needs globally through direct patient care; supporting and educating in safe anesthetic equipment use, maintenance and development; educating ASA members on safe, ethical and effective ways to advance anesthesia care world wide; representing the ASA in the international forums on anesthesia and surgical care; and collaborating on international initiatives in setting standards for safe anesthesia practice.

This year the ASA received over 1,000 applicants for their different committees. Dr. Berkow will be appointed for a two-year term on both committees beginning in October of 2017. Congratulations on your appointments, Dr. Berkow!