The New York State Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc.

 

What is the PGA?

The PostGraduate Assembly in Anesthesiology (PGA) is a five-day event, sponsored by the New York State Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc., and takes place each December in New York City. The PGA attracts upwards of 4,000 attendees from around the world, and is a global platform for networking and presenting anesthesia’s latest science and technologies. The PGA’s scientific program offers more than 200 sessions, special lectures and hands-on workshops. Attendees have the opportunity to share innovating ideas in perioperative medicine, intensive care, emergency medicine and pain management, as well as evidence-based knowledge of primary clinical relevance.

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Continuing Medical Education

  • The New York State Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc., is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
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  • The American Medical Association has determined that physicians not licensed in the United States, who participate in the PGA are eligible for AMA Physician’s Recognition Award Category 1 CreditsTM. For additional details visit: ama-assn.org.
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  • The Royal College of Anaesthetists dictates that UK anaesthetists, who attend this meeting, can claim CEPD points at the rate of 1 point per hour, up to a maximum of 5 points per day, and a grand total of no more than 15 points for the PGA.
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  • The American Osteopathic Association will award Category 2 credits of the AOA CME program to DOs, upon receipt of verification of attendance.
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  • CRNAs must apply to the AANA for post-meeting CE Credits.  Certificates of Attendance will be provided, upon request.
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