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    Submissions to the SCA Newsletter are encouraged. All content should be submitted via e-mail to bodonnell@scahq.org as a Microsoft Word document, with images and videos provided as attachments (minimum 72 dpi resolution, but 96 dpi is preferred). Please do not insert images into the Word document because that results in reduction of quality. Any other assets, such as videos, must be provided as attachments or external links. Please use a byline that includes credentials, affiliations, and the city and state of those affiliations. SCA adheres to AMA style when possible, including citations and references.

    Please see the dropdowns below for section guidelines.

    SCA Newsletter Editor in Chief
    Dalia Banks 

  • Thoracic Corner

    Editors: Archer Martin

    Sherif Assaad

    There is a maximum of 1200 words. Include up to 10 references.

  • Literature Review

    Editor: Jessica Spellman

    Summarize and review articles published in the past 6–12 months in journals related to cardiac anesthesiology (other than A&A and Anesthesiology). Content for the Literature Review includes

    • an abstract in your own words
    • a paragraph at the end with your comments
    • citation of the original article
    • a maximum of 800 words
  • Echo Corner

    Editor: Kathrivel Subramaniam

    Content for the Echo Corner includes

    • an echo case scenario (maximum 300 words)
    • a question with multiple-choice answers
    • the answer and its explanation (maximum 300 words)
    • videos (please submit an .mp4 file)
    • up to 10 references
    • a maximum of 1000 words
  • Pro/Con


    Send your topic suggestions to the section editor and include up to 10 references. There is a maximum of 1000 words.

  • Best Practice Corner

    Editor: Dalia Banks

    There is a maximum of 1200 words. Include up to 10 references.

  • Innovation Corner

    Editor: Dalia Banks

    Share what you are doing or working on that is innovative or new in the cardiac anesthesia world. Send us a big-picture article about new ideas you have implemented and ways they are making an impact in your hospital and can make an impact in others. Content for the Innovation Corner should include

    • a title
    • an explanation of how the idea was implemented
    • the results of its implementation
    • any benefits to your department or hospital
    • a maximum of 1200 words
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