The Iowa Society of Anesthesiologists is a statewide association for practicing anesthesiologists, providing membership information, links, legislative issues, newsletters and more. ISA is dedicated to the safety of Iowa's surgical patients.
ISA is a component society of the American Society of Anesthesiologists. ISA was incorporated in 1965 as a voluntary, non-profit association of physicians interested in the practice of anesthesiology.


Members Only

ISA 2018 Fall Meeting

Iowa City, IA

Friday & Saturday, October 5-6, 2018

Click here to download the program brochure.

Friday, October 5, 2018

Iowa Memorial Union - 125 N Madison St, Iowa City, IA 52242
Parking instructions – Click here 

6:00 pm   Registration and Reception - North Room

6:30 pm    Buffet Dinner - North Room

7:00 – 7:45 pm Malignant Hyperthermia: It's Not Just About Anesthesia Anymore 

John Capacchione, MD, University of Minnesota, Department of Anesthesiology

October 6 – Saturday

7th Floor Atrium - University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
200 Hawkins Dr., Iowa City, IA  52246
7th Floor , Roy Carver Pavilion

Registration and Meeting 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

8:00 - 8:15 am  Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:15 - 9:00 am  Anesthesia for Emergency Endovascular Thrombectomy for Acute Ischemic Stroke

Brad Hindman, MD

9:00 - 10:00 am  Malignant Hyperthermia: What's Old, What's New

John Capacchione, MD, University of Minnesota, Department of Anesthesiology 

10:00 – 10:15 am         Break

10:15 – 11:00 am  Neuroimaging and Neuromodulation Of The Human Arousal System

Aaron Boes, MD, PhD

11:00 - 11:45 am  Opioid Crisis and Alternatives to Narcotics

 Michelle Parra, MD

11:45 am - 1:00 pm  Lunch and ISA Panel Discussion for Residents

1:00 - 2:30 pm Rotating Simulations

    • Vascular access: Sung Kim, MD
    • TEE: Andrew Feider, MD and Sudhakar Subramani, MBBS, FASE
    • MOCA Sim: Clark Obr, MD

Attendees will be divided into three groups and will be spending 30 minutes rotating through each of these three simulations.

2:30 pm  Meeting Concludes

Meeting Registration

There is a meeting registration fee of $50 for ISA members and $150 for non-members. Residents and medical students are free but must preregister. Also, there is a $50 late fee if you register after September 21st and the registration deadline is Tuesday, October 2nd. To register online - Click Here

Hotel Information

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Iowa House (hotel attached to the Iowa Memorial Union). To reserve in this block: Mention that you are attending the Iowa Society of Anesthesiology meeting.The code for rooms is 9850. You can reserve a room in this block online or by calling 319-335-3513. The block will be released on Friday, September 14th.  

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