Lisa R. Leffert, M.D.
SOAP President

SOAP President’s Message

2019-2020 Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (SOAP) President, Lisa R. Leffert, M.D.

Welcome to the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia & Perinatology (SOAP), the premiere North American professional organization devoted to the safety and comfort of obstetric patients! SOAP brings together physician obstetric anesthesiologists, CRNAs, maternal fetal medicine experts and perinatologists to develop best practices for clinical care and cutting-edge research. More>

The SOAP Endowment Fund

The primary purpose of the SOAP Endowment Fund (formerly OAPEF) is to create funding for educational endeavors in obstetric anesthesia.

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ALERT – Almost 30% of Women May Be Using CBD in Pregnancy and Labor
CBD use during pregnancy may be more common than you think. Yet, the effects of CBD on mom and baby remain unknown. SOAP Past President, Mark Zakowski, MD, FASA, discusses CBD use during pregnancy in this 2-minute story aired on Fox 35 Orlando. Click HERE for the Interview
2020 SOAP 52nd Annual Meeting
May 13-17, 2020
Halifax Convention Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
2021 SOAP 53rd Annual Meeting
May 12-16, 2021
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
New Orleans, Louisiana
2022 SOAP 54th Annual Meeting
May 11-15, 2022
Hilton Chicago Hotel
Chicago, Illinois

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