Articles  |   August 2017
House of Delegates Sessions at ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017
Author Affiliations
  • Ronald L. Harter, M.D.
    ASA House of Delegates
  • Patrick Y. Giam, M.D.
    ASA House of Delegates
    Vice Speaker
Article Information
Articles   |   August 2017
House of Delegates Sessions at ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017
ASA Monitor 08 2017, Vol.81, 30.
ASA Monitor 08 2017, Vol.81, 30.
The first session of the House of Delegates (HOD) will convene at 8 a.m. on Sunday, October 22, 2017. ASA President Jeffrey Plagenhoef, M.D., and President-Elect James D. Grant, M.D., will present their remarks at this session. This opening session will also include the presentation of awards, an ASA Political Action Committee update, and the nomination of officers and candidate speeches to the HOD.
The second session of the HOD will convene promptly at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, October 25. Election of officers will be one of the first agenda items. The House will then consider the reports of the four reference committees using formal parliamentary procedure to dispose of the recommendations and any motions, amendments, referrals or other such actions of the House. The time of adjournment cannot be anticipated. Members are strongly urged to consider the volume, nature and potential amount of debate that may occur on Wednesday when making their departure reservations. The ASA Board of Directors will meet immediately after the adjournment of the House.
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