ASRA RAPP

ASRA RAPP

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The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine present our Regional Anesthesia and Pain Podcast (ASRA RAPP). This podcast is designed to bring you ongoing conversations in this exciting field of medicine throughout the year. The podcas…


Episode 44: Ketamine and Neuropathic Pain
Aug 20 • 47 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta), Gary Schwartz (@garyschwartzmd), and Ketan Chopra (@kchopraMD) discuss the value of ketamine and/or magnesium for outpatient management of chronic neuropathic pain. Recorded 08/09/2020. Guest:- Samer Narouze…
Episode 43: The Efficacy of Cannabinoids for Acute Pain Management
Jul 22 • 36 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta), Eric Schwenk (@eschwenkmd), and Gary Schwartz (@garyschwartzmd) discuss a meta-analysis on the value of cannabinoids for the management of acute pain. Recorded 07/12/2020. Guest: - Faraj Abdallah…
Episode 42: Pain Fellowship Question and Answers
Jul 10 • 47 min
Ketan Chopra (@kchopraMD) discusses some questions and answers regarding what new chronic pain fellows would like to know about their upcoming year. Recorded 06/28/2020. Guests:- Goodarz Golmirzaie- Shravani Durbhakula- Dawood Sayed- Rene…
Episode 41: ASRA Guidelines on Facet Pain Procedures
Jun 17 • 59 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta), Eric Schwenk (@eschwenkmd), Sandy Christiansen (@DrSandyC), Gary Schwartz (@garyschwartzmd), and Ketan Chopra (@kchopraMD) discuss the consensus guidelines for facet joint pain and the indications for RFA. Recorded 06/14/2020….
Episode 40: Recap of the ASRA Fall Pain Meeting
Dec 20, 2019 • 31 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta), Eric Schwenk (@eschwenkmd), Sandy Christiansen (@DrSandyC), and Gary Schwartz (@garyschwartzmd) discuss some of the highlights and exceptional moments from the Fall ASRA Meeting in New Orleans this November with the Chair of the…
Episode 39: Increasing Diversity and Outreach in Neuromodulation
Nov 12, 2019 • 35 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta), Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD), and Sandy Christiansen (@DrSandyC) discuss the need for expanding the diversity of physicians who provide neuromodulation for pain control and how more diversity in chronic pain physicians serves as a…
Episode 38: CSA/ASA Opioid Initiative
Oct 10, 2019 • 36 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta), Eric Schwenk (@eschwenkmd), and Gary Schwartz (@garyschwartzmd) discuss the innovative ways that the California Society of Anesthesiologists (@CSAHQ) and the American Society of Anesthesiologists (@ASALifeline) are working…
Episode 37: ASRA Fall 2019 Meeting Preview
Sep 3, 2019 • 37 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Eric Schwenk (@eschwenkmd) discuss the upcoming ASRA Fall 19 meeting (#ASRAFALL19) with the ASRA President and the Program Chair for the meeting!
Episode 36: Transitional Pain Service
Jul 22, 2019 • 42 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Eric Schwenk (@eschwenkmd) talk with our guests about the need for, implementation of, and results of creating a Transitional Pain Service to help patients with persistent post surgical pain. This episode is sponsored by the…
Episode 35: Facebook Live - Day 2 of the ASRA Spring Meeting
May 23, 2019 • 36 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Gary Schwartz (@garyschwartzmd) talk about the second day of the 2019 ASRA Spring Meeting #ASRASpring19 with multiple special guests! Recorded 04/12/2019.
Episode 34: Facebook Live - Day 1 of the ASRA Spring Meeting
Apr 16, 2019 • 30 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Gary Schwartz (@garyschwartzmd) talk about the first day of the 2019 ASRA Spring Meeting #ASRASpring19 with multiple special guests! Recorded 04/11/2019.
Episode 33: Updates to the ASRA News and the New ASRA News Podcast
Apr 1, 2019 • 40 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD) talk to Kris Schroeder (@KristopherSchr6), the editor of the ASRA News and ASRA News podcast, about some of the great changes in the works and already happening in ASRA publishing. Recorded…
Episode 32: Simulation in Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Education
Feb 28, 2019 • 39 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Sandy Christensen (@DrSandyC) talk to members of ASRA’s Education in Regional Anesthesia Special Interest Group regarding the value of simulation in training on ultrasound-guided procedures. Recorded 02/26/2019.
Episode 31: The Role of Perioperative Pain Management on Cancer Recurrence Risk
Feb 7, 2019 • 34 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta), Eric Schwenk (@ESCHWENKMD), Gary Schwartz(@garyschwartzmd), and Sandy Christensen (@DrSandyC) discuss the impact that choices Anesthesiologists make regarding the anesthetic and pain management have on the risk of cancer…
Episode 30: Preview of the #ASRASPRING19 Meeting
Dec 18, 2018 • 30 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Gary Schwartz(@garyschwartzmd) go over many of the sessions, workshops, faculty, and social events for the 44th Annual Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada at Caesars Palace. Recorded…
Episode 29: Facebook Live - Day 2 of ASRA Fall 18 Pain Meeting
Dec 3, 2018 • 45 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta), Gary Schwartz (@garyschwartzmd) recap some of the days activities, lectures, and workshops with a collection of friends that come by the Internet Chat Room Booth in the Exhibit Hall. Recorded live from the ASRA Fall 2018 Pain…
Episode 27: Ketamine for Refractory Headache
Nov 9, 2018 • 31 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD) discuss the value of IV ketamine infusion for the management of chronic refractory migraine headaches. This podcast is a joint effort with the ASRA Headache Special Interest Group (SIG). Recorded…
Episode 26: Revisiting Ketamine in Perioperative Care
Sep 28, 2018 • 37 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD) discuss how ketamine has made a resurgence in acute and chronic pain medicine. They also discuss the recent guidelines published by ASRA on ketamine use. Recorded 09/28/2018.
Episode 25: ASRA 17th Annual Pain Medicine Meeting Preview
Aug 1, 2018 • 32 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) discusses the exciting lecture and workshop program for ASRA’s 17th Annual Pain Medicine Meeting being held November 15-17, 2018, in San Antonio, TX. He is joined by Asokumar Buvanendran (@Kumar_asra), Max Eckmann (@eckmann_max),…
Episode 24: Education in Ultrasound Regional Anesthesia
May 29, 2018 • 39 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD) discuss the role of ASRA’s Education in Regional Anesthesia Special Interest Group (SIG) and the current state of education in regional anesthesia. Recorded 05/29/2018.
Episode 23: Live from ASRA World Congress 2018 - Part 2
May 8, 2018 • 44 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta), Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD), Gary Schwartz (@garyschwartzmd), and many of our friends from around the globe stop by the Exhibit Hall to discuss their second day experience at the ASRA World Congress 2018. There’s definitely a lot…
Episode 22: Live from ASRA World Congress 2018 - Part 1
Apr 24, 2018 • 30 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta), Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD), Gary Schwartz (@garyschwartzmd), and many of our friends from around the globe stop by the Exhibit Hall to discuss their first day experience at the ASRA World Congress. There’s definitely a lot of…
Episode 21: Social Media For #ASRAWorld18
Apr 4, 2018 • 14 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta), Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD), and Anne Snively (@ASRA_Society) discuss all of the plans for Social Media, online meeting streaming, and in-person get togethers for the ASRA World Congress meeting starting April 18, 2018 in New York…
Episode 20: Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity Update - LAST
Feb 22, 2018 • 42 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD) discuss management of LAST with the authors of the 2018 updated checklist and guidelines. We are joined by Guy Weinberg (@lipidguy) and Joe Neal (@josephmnealmd). Recorded 02/20/2018.
Episode 19: Women in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
Jan 8, 2018 • 35 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD) are joined by Tina Doshi (@dr_tinadoshi), Andrea Nicol (@andreanicolmd), and Dan Warren (@DanWarrenMD). Recorded 01/07/2018.
Episode 18: World Congress 2018 Preview Pt 2 - Acute and Regional
Dec 17, 2017 • 43 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD) discuss the innovative and exciting Acute Pain and Regional Program during the upcoming 2018 ASRA World Congress. Recorded 12/17/2017.
Episode 17: World Congress 2018 Preview Pt 1 - Chronic Pain
Nov 19, 2017 • 29 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD) discuss all of the amazing lectures, workshops and experiences for chronic pain physicians during the upcoming 2018 ASRA World Congress. We are joined by Asokumar Buvanendran (@Kumar_asra), Vincent…
Episode 16: Acute Pain Management for Patients on Buprenorphine
Oct 2, 2017 • 35 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD) discuss the challenges and management strategies for patients on buprenorphine in the perioperative period. Our guests for this show are Eugene Viscusi (@EugeneViscusiMD) from the Jefferson…
Episode 15: Preview of the ASRA Pain Medicine Meeting
Aug 25, 2017 • 37 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD) have a wonderful conversation with Kevin Vorenkamp (@kevinvorenkamp), chair of the 16th Annual Pain Medicine Meeting, and Kumar Buvanendran (@kumar_ASRA), president of ASRA, about the exciting…
Episode 14: Additives for Peripheral Nerve Blocks
Aug 14, 2017 • 38 min
Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD) discuss the value and risks of additives used to extended analgesia with peripheral nerve blocks. Our guests for this show are Chad Brummett (@drchadb) from the University of Michigan and Brian…
Episode 13: Accreditation of the Regional Anesthesia Fellowship
Jun 20, 2017 • 34 min
In this episode, Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD) discuss the origins and implications of the new ACGME accredited Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship with Ed Mariano (@EMARIANOMD) from the VA Palo Alto and…
Episode 12: Recap of the 2017 ASRA Spring Meeting
May 1, 2017 • 32 min
In this episode, Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD) recap some of the highlights from the 2017 ASRA Spring Meeting with Colin McCartney (@colinjmccartney) and Sandy Kopp.
Episode 11: Live from the ASRA Spring 2017 Meeting in San Francisco
Apr 12, 2017 • 73 min
In this episode, Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD), have face-to-face interviews with a lot of friends regarding their experience at the ASRA Spring Meeting. This is an audio re-broadcast from Facebook Live on three separate days.…
Episode 10: Practice Management Portfolio
Feb 24, 2017 • 41 min
Raj, Eric, and Alex describe the tremendous value of the practice management lectures, PBLDs, and workshops at the upcoming ASRA Spring Meeting. Recorded Date: 2/22/2017
Episode 9: Phrenic Nerve-Sparing Regional Anesthesia for Shoulder Surgery
Feb 1, 2017 • 40 min
Raj, Eric, and Nabil discuss the variety of regional anesthesia options for shoulder surgery to avoid phrenic nerve block. Recorded Date: 1/31/2017
Episode 8: DRG Stimulation and HF10 Spinal Cord Stimulation
Dec 7, 2016 • 36 min
Raj, Eric, Gary, and Larry discuss the differences between spinal cord stimulator, high-frequency SCS, and DRG stimulation. Recorded Date: 12/06/2016
Episode 7: Education in Regional Anesthesia
Oct 28, 2016 • 38 min
Recorded Date: 10/27/2016 Raj, Eric, Ed, and Colin discuss the state of education in regional anesthesia and the role of simulation in this training.
Episode 6: Does Regional Anesthesia Affect Outcomes After Joint Surgery?
Sep 27, 2016 • 32 min
Recorded Date: 9/27/2016 Raj, Eric, Chris, Laura, and Mark discuss the impact of regional anesthesia to surgical site infections and mortality after joint surgery.
Episode 5: Point-of-Care Ultrasound
Aug 18, 2016 • 34 min
Recorded: 08/10/2016 Raj Gupta, Eric Schwenk, Anahi Perlas, Jan Boublik, Stephen Haskins discuss Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) and where its place is in modern anesthesiology practice.
Episode 4: Perioperative Ketamine
Jul 28, 2016 • 37 min
Episode 4: Perioperative Ketamine Recorded: 07/26/2016 Raj Gupta, Eric Schwenk, Chris Sobey, and Jaime Baratta discuss the pros and cons of using ketamine for analgesia and with the hope to reduce perioperative opioid consumption.
Episode 3: The Opioid Epidemic
Jun 28, 2016 • 36 min
Raj and Eric discuss the current status of the opioid epidemic with their guests Dr. Ed Mariano and Dr. Anita Gupta. What is the significance of the American Medical Association’s decision to no longer have pain as the 5th vital sign? Where did this…
Episode 2: ACB Versus FNB for Knee Surgery
May 13, 2016 • 37 min
Both adductor canal block (ACB) and femoral nerve block (FNB) are frequently used for knee surgery (i.e., ACL, TKA). In this episode of RAPP, physicians discuss “Adductor Canal Blocks Versus Femoral Nerve Blocks for Knee Surgery.” Which is better? Is one…
Episode 1: Recap of ASRA Spring Meeting 2016
Apr 20, 2016 • 50 min
Hosts Rajnish Gupta, MD, and Eric Schwenk, MD, are joined by Drs Jeff Gadsden, Rosie Hogg, Ankeet Udani, and Nabil Elkassabany for a recap of some of the highlights from the 41st Annual Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting held March…