The Annual Congress of Anaesthesiology 2021

The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland and Faculty of Pain Medicine are pleased to announce that the next Congress of Anaesthesiology will take place on Thursday and Friday, 20th and 21st May 2021. The Congress will be delivered virtually and will be jointly hosted by the CAI and its Faculty of Pain Medicine. More information to follow soon. For further information contact:

The theme of the Congress 2021 is the safety and well-being of patients and health professionals. The Congress 2021 programme can be accessed on the following link: The Congress 2021 Poster can be viewed here

We are currently accepting abstract submissions to be presented at the College’s Annual Congress of Anaesthesiology 2021 which will be held remotely on Thursday 20th & Friday 21st May 2021. All abstracts must be submitted on the attached abstract form, also attached is the submission guidelines. The closing date for submission of abstracts is by Monday 15th March 2021. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to present their E-Poster at Congress.  The deadline to submit your Final E-Poster is strictly by Monday 26th April. All submissions must be emailed to E-Posters Abstract Form [word] E-Posters Guidelines 2021 [PDF]

We are currently accepting abstract submissions for the Delaney Medal Competition 2021. You are required to submit two abstract forms for the Delaney Medal, the nom de plume form and the standard abstract form. Please find the attached Regulations, please ensure you read them before submitting your abstracts. The deadline for submission is by Friday 26th March 2021. Presentations will be held during the Annual Congress 2021, on Friday 21st May between 08:30 – 10:00. Congress 2021 will be held online.

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Annual CAT Fun Run 2019 Download Report  on CAT Fun Run 2019 (pdf). The CAT Fun Run took place on 10 May 2019 on the beautiful Clontarf seafront. This year’s run was held in memory of Dr Mark Owens and Dr James Close, two trainees who passed away in the last year. The Mark Owens Trophy is awarded to the overall winner of the fun run, this year being awarded to Dr Pierce Geoghegan who crossed the line with an impressive time of 17:07. The James Close Trophy is awarded to the best dressed participant in the fun run. The trophy this year was awarded to Dr Emer Ryan. Congratulations to all participants and our deserving winners. As with previous years the run was in aid of a worthy charitable cause. The chosen charity this year is the Practitioner Health Matters Programme. The programme supports doctors at times of significant stress both personal and professional . If you would like to support the Programme the donation link for the run remains active at: CAT team.

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