The TopMedTalk team are live from Anesthesiology 2019 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. With over 14,000 delegates, clinicians, thought leaders and professionals, it’s the largest gathering of Anesthesiologists and Anesthesia providers in the world.

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Alongside some reflections on the American Society of Anesthesiologists this piece is focused upon a fascinating foundation, Lifebox, the only NGO devoted to safer surgery and anesthesia in low-resource countries.

Find out more here: https://www.lifebox.org

Presented by Desiree Chappell with Sol Aronson and their guest Alexander Hannenberg, M.D. Senior Research Scientist, Ariadne Labs; Principal Consultant, ORDx&Rx Surgical Safety Solutions, 2010 president of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and recently served as its Chief Quality Officer. They are joined also by Kris Torgeson, Global CEO, Lifebox Foundation.