TAS Annual Meeting 2018

Venue: Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center
Date: October 12, 2018
The TAS Meeting Conveners & UCSF Department of Anesthesia are proud to introduce a new format for the TAS Annual PreASA Meeting. This year we are expanding the scientific content, focusing the program and the meeting will be eligible for CME. We will be launching at our PreASA meeting in San Francisco with the theme of Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, and Acute Stroke.

Full Registration

  • Academic Program
  • Refreshments
  • Roof Top Social Function
  • AMA 4.5 CME
  • Cost $200USD

Trainee Registration

  • Academic Program
  • Refreshments
  • Roof Top Social Function
  • Proof of Status required
  • Cost $25USD
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Join Us in San Francisco

TAS will be hosting our TAS Con Disability meeting at the new Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. ZSFG is the only Level 1 Trauma Center in San Francisco, as well as providing care to the socially disadvantaged members of our community. On the edge of the city, located in Potrero Hill, ZSFG provides an inspiring backdrop where the history and the future of care combine.

Sign Up For The Meeting

Accreditation: The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Meeting Schedule

Welcome from the Conveners

TAS – State of the Union – Outgoing President Dr Michael Murray

Prognostication in TBI

Professor J Claude III Hemphill MD MAS

Dr. Hemphill is Co-Director of the UCSF Brain and Spinal Injury Center. His clinical and research interests have included (1) intracerebral hemorrhage and (2) advanced neuromonitoring in neurocritical care. His NIH-funded research has focused on secondary brain injury in intracerebral hemorrhage and the new NETT (Neurological Emergency Treatment Trials network) in which he is PI of SF-NET (the San Francisco site). Additionally he is a founding director and current officer (secretary) of the Neurocritical Care Society. He serves on the editorial board of the journal Neurocritical Care. He regular lectures at national and international meetings on advances in neurocritical care, brain injury, and stroke, with an emphasis on practical clinical implementation.

Three clinical streams will run simultaneously – Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, and Acute Stroke.

Each clinical domain will have a session focused on

a) State of the art RESEARCH


c) CONTROVERSIES and challenges

Light refreshments

“What should a trauma anesthesia department look like?”

Moderator – Dr Richard Dutton MD MBA

Dr. Dutton received his B.A. from Harvard in 1983, an M.D. from Tufts University School of Medicine in 1987 and an M.B.A. from the University of Maryland in 2001. He completed his residency in anesthesiology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston in 1991 and then served as an attending anesthesiologist at the National Naval Medical Center, while on active duty in the United States Navy. In 1994, Dr. Dutton joined the Faculty at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center of the University of Maryland, where he served as Director of Trauma Anesthesiology and Director of Clinical Operations. Dr. Dutton was promoted to the rank of Professor in 2009, based on his work in trauma system design.

Closing statements from the Trauma Anesthesiology Society

Drinks and light snacks served on the ZSFG Rooftop garden overlooking Potrero Hill and the City of San Francisco