With advances in medical care, patients are living longer and are presenting for surgery at later ages and with more co-morbidities. Anesthesiologists are facing the challenge of guiding increasingly elderly patients through surgery to the desired end-points of enhanced recovery and optimal quality of life.

The 2019 Anesthesiology Journal Symposium will feature plenary lectures by invited experts who will address current concepts and current research in the field to provide a better understanding of:

In addition to the plenary lectures, eight research abstracts will be presented orally during the second half of the symposium.

We invite research abstracts on this topic from all related fields: basic science, translational, clinical, quality improvement, and education research. The top eight abstracts will be presented orally during the second half of the symposium. All abstract submissions must meet deadlines and guidelines set by...

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