This course will be held again on 

May 5 – 9, 2025.

Information contained in this site is for the 2024 program.

Information for the 2025 course not yet available.







The Comprehensive 2024 Anesthesiology Update

Cardiac, Regional, Office-Based, Thoracic, Obstetric, Neuro, and Pediatric

Anesthesiology Update will be held on May 6–10, 2024. You have the option to attend either online as the course is live streamed or in person in Boston, MA.

In the past year, there have been a number of very significant clinical changes that affect the practice of anesthesiology. This comprehensive CME program provides a special and timely opportunity for anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists and others with interest in the field to hear directly from world-renowned specialists and master clinicians about these changes.

The curriculum at Anesthesiology Update 2024 ensures not only that attendees leave with a comprehensive understanding of the latest advances, risk mitigation strategies and anesthesiology guidelines, but also with specific recommendations to incorporate these updates into practice.

The format is engaging and attendees are encouraged to pose questions of the national and international experts who will be delivering the updates and education at this event. 

Updates, best practices and new guidelines cover:

  • Analysis of never events
  • Advances in transfusion practices
  • The aging anesthesia practitioner
  • Anesthesia and cancer recurrence
  • Artificial intelligence in anesthesia delivery
  • Brain health: pediatrics and adults
  • Coagulation monitoring during surgery
  • End-of-life care
  • Informed consent: minimizing malpractice risk
  • Maternal cardiac arrest
  • Mechanical circulatory support
  • New developments in anesthetic pharmacology: hypnotics and analgesics
  • Nerve blocks outside the operating room
  • NORA / office based anesthesia / ambulatory anesthesia: patient safety
  • Integrating technology for postpartum hemorrhage management
  • Recent advances in airway management: pediatrics and adults
  • Total intravenous anesthesia: theoretical foundation and practical considerations
  • The agony of GLP1 agonists
  • Virtual reality tools

Participants will take away important guidelines and checklists that they can put to immediate use in their anesthesia practice.


2024 Guidelines, New Innovations, Challenging Cases, and State-of-the-Art Clinical and Patient Safety Updates in the Areas of:

  • Regional anesthesia
  • Cardiac anesthesia
  • Critical care medicine
  • Ambulatory anesthesia, office-based anesthesia, NORA
  • Pediatric anesthesia
  • Obstetric anesthesia
  • Thoracic anesthesia
  • Perioperative transfusion medicine
  • Neuroanesthesia
  • Clinician wellness
  • Pain management
  • Patient safety and risk reduction 
  • Enhanced recovery after surgery


  • Anesthetic drugs in the development pipeline 
  • Anesthetic neurotoxicity
  • GLP1 agonists
  • Total intravenous anesthesia
  • Inhalational anesthetics
  • New hypnotics


The 2024 program has been enhanced for both in-person and distance learning. In addition to being held live in Boston, all sessions of the core course will be live streamed and recorded. The recordings will be made available to participants for online viewing for 60 days after the end of the course.