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Recent American Society of Anesthesiologists highlights include:

  •  The preservation of physician-led, team-based anesthesia care in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in 2016/2017 was a huge success for the Society and victory for patients.
  • In 2017 ASA continued its Brain Health Initiative to address the challenge of postoperative delirium.
  • The ANESTHESIOLOGY 2017 annual meeting in Boston featured over 14,000 total registrants, 25% of whom were international and nearly 300 exhibitors.

Member Information

American Society of Anesthesiologists
1061 American Lane
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4973
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Email: info@asahq.org
Website: http://www.asahq.or
Phone: +1 847 825 5586
Fax: +1 847 825 1692

President: Dr  Mary Dale Peterson
President Elect: Dr Beverly K. Philip
Immediate Past President: Dr Linda Mason
First Vice President: Dr Randy Clark

Members: 31,687
AGM Date: 3rd-7th October 2020, Washington, D.C. 
AGM website:
http://www.asahq.org/annual%20meeting
Preferred Language: English
Year Joined: 1960

Anaesthesia Workforce Data

  • PAP Density: 20.82
  • Population: 321,774,000
  • Physicians: 767,782
  • Physician anaesthesia providers: 67,000
  • Surgeons: 114,679
  • Nurse anaesthesia providers: 33,914
  • Other anaesthesia providers: 1,960
  • No. of physician providers that have an anaesthetic qualification: 55,000
  • Minimum duration of training (years) for physician anaesthesia providers: 4
  • Typical duration of training (years) for nurse anaesthesia providers: 2
  • Typical duration of training (years) for non physician / non-nurse anaesthesia providers: 0
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