SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Wednesday is officially Neil Swissman Day in Las Vegas as proclaimed by Las Vegas Mayor Oscar B. Goodman to honor the long-time Las Vegas anesthesiologist. On that day, Dr. Swissman will be sworn in as the 65th President of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) during the organization's annual meeting in San Francisco, California. ASA is the largest organization of anesthesiologists in the world with more than 36,000 members. Dr. Swissman has been in private practice for many years in Las Vegas. He is also associate professor of anesthesiology, University of Nevada-Reno College Medical School, Reno, Nevada. He received his medical degree from Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, and completed his residency at Milwaukee County General Hospital, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology. Dr. Swissman was president of the Clark County (Nevada) Medical Society in 1976 and was president of the Nevada State Medical Association in 1978-79. He is a member of the American Medical Association and the International Anesthesia Research Society. Dr. Swissman and his wife, Debbie, reside in Las Vegas, Nevada. Founded in 1905, the American Society of Anesthesiologists is a scientific and educational association of anesthesiologists that was organized to advance the practice of anesthesiology and to improve the quality of care of the anesthetized patient.
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