3rd European Day of Regional Anesthesia 2020

Dear Colleagues and Regional Anaesthesia Enthusiasts 

For the third time, the European Society of Regional Anaesthesia & Pain Therapy (ESRA) organizes the European Day of Regional Anaesthesia on Saturday, January 25th 2020. 

The same program takes place in more than 30 European cities. International speakers are providing podcasts transmitted in all cities. Local speakers are giving lectures and are teaching in hands-on ultrasound workshops. 

The event takes place for the second time in Switzerland at Balgrist University Hospital in Zurich and is endorsed by the Swiss Association of Regional Anaesthesia and Analgesia (SARA).

Registration and Welcome-Coffee from 07.45, Program starts at 08.15. 

Program (lectures & workshops): see attached flyer

 The main ideas behind the European Day of Regional Anaesthesia are to spread Regional Anaesthesia knowledge inexpensive to a lot of anaesthetists and to give them the possibility to connect with other enthusiasts in the field of Regional Anaesthesia.

If you are an ESRA Member you pay only 100 CHF for a 9h event!!! If you’re not yet an ESRA Member - apply for Membership and profit from this low price event and from different other advantages offered by ESRA. Beside the possibility to complete the European Diploma in Regional Anaesthesia & Acute Pain Management you will profit from reduced congress fees and the journal RAPM included in the membership fee (see: https://esraeurope.org/join-esra/)




Prices for Zurich:


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8 SGAR Credits, 4 SGUM Credits requested.

We offer 8 hands on ultrasound workshops!

Workshop places are limited. Please send your 6 workshop preferences in descending order (example: 1. Interscalene block & other blocks for shoulder surgery (= preferred workshop), 2. Spinal sonography etc.), you will be able to visit 4 of them, depending on request. 

First come, first served.

Register now with an e-mail to: Claudia.gasser[at]balgrist.ch & jose.aguirre@balgrist.ch 

We extend a very warm welcome to you and we look forward to see you in Zürich.




Prof. Dr. med. U. Eichenberger                              PD Dr. med. J. A. Aguirre, MSc


General assembly at the SGAR Congress. All Members are kindly invited