ASA Divisions and Sections

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ASA divisions, sections and committees are an integral part in the Society’s governance. They are represented at the annual House of Delegates meeting, and throughout the year to establish programming and make recommendations that support the best interest of their members and the ASA as a whole.

House of Delegates
Committee on Credentials

 

Board of Directors

Judicial Council

Section on Board Administrative Affairs
 Committee on Professional Affairs
Committee on Scientific Affairs
Committee on Finance
Special Board on Expert Witness Testimony
Committee on Administrative Affairs

 

President
Jeffrey Plagenhoef, M.D.

 

Administrative Council

Section on Fiscal Affairs
Mary Dale Peterson, M.D., Chair
Michael Champeau, M.D., Vice Chair

Executive Committee




Division of Administrative Affairs
First Vice President
Linda J. Mason, M.D.

 

Section on Administration
John F. Dombrowski, M.D.

Section on Representation
Kenneth Elmassian, D.O.

 

Committees
Bylaws
Communications
Distinguished Service Award
Electronic Media and Information Technology
Governance Effectiveness and Efficiencies
Membership
Newsletter

Committees
Representation to AMA
Anesthesia Care Team
Anesthesiologist Asst. Education and Practice
Global Humanitarian Outreach
International Collaboration
Professional Diversity
Residents and Medical Students
Specialty Societies
Uniformed Services & Veterans' Affairs
Representation to WFSA
Young Physicians




Division of Professional Affairs
Vice President for Professional Affairs
Stanley W. Stead, M.D., M.B.A.

 

Section on Professional Standards
Randall M. Clark, M.D., Chair

Section on Professional Practice
Neal H. Cohen, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., Chair

 

Committees
Ethics
Expert Witness Testimony Review
Patient Safety & Education
Performance and Outcomes Measurement
Professional Liability
Quality Management & Departmental Administration
Standards and Practice Parameters

Committees
Academic Anesthesiology
Economics
Future Models of Anesthesia Practice
Governmental Affairs
Health and Public Policy
Large Group Practice
Practice Management
Rural Access to Anesthesia Care




Division of Scientific Affairs
Vice President for Scientific Affairs
Beverly K. Philip, M.D.

 

Committee on Professional Education Oversight
Beverly K. Philip, M.D., Chair

 

Section on Clinical Care
Scott B. Groudine, M.D., Chair

Section on Subspecialties
Michael C. Lewis, M.D., Chair

 

Committees
Equipment and Facilities
Occupational Health
Patient Blood Management
Respiratory Care
Surgical Anesthesia
Trauma and Emergency Preparedness

Committees
Ambulatory Surgical Care
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesia
Critical Care Medicine
Geriatric Anesthesia
Neuroanesthesia
Obstetric Anesthesia
Pain Medicine
Palliative Care
Pediatric Anesthesia
Regional Anesthesia
Transplant Anesthesia

 

Section on Annual Meeting
David J. Wlody, M.D., Chair
Sulpicio G. Soriano, M.D., First Vice Chair
Joy Hawkins, M.D., Second Vice Chair
Meg Rosenblatt, M.D., Third Vice Chair

Section on Education & Research
David Martin, M.D.

 

Committees
Annual Meeting Oversight
Problem-Based Learning Discussions
Scientific Advisory
Scientific and Educational Exhibits

Abstract Review Subcommittees
Ambulatory Anesthesia
Anesthetic Action and Biochemistry
Chronic and Cancer Pain
Clinical Circulation
Clinical Neurosciences
Critical Care
Drug Disposition, Metabolism and Elimination
Equipment, Monitoring & Eng. Tech.
Experimental Circulation
Experimental Neurosciences
History and Education
Geriatric Anesthesia
Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology
Outcomes and Database Research
Patient Safety and Practice Management
Pediatric Anesthesia
Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain
Respiration

Educational Track Subcommittees
Ambulatory Anesthesia
Cardiac Anesthesia
Critical Care
Fundamentals of Anesthesiology
Geriatric Anesthesia
Neuro Anesthesia
Obstetric Anesthesia
Pain Medicine
Pediatric Anesthesia
Professional Issues
Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain

Committees
Excellence in Research
Research           

Editorial Boards
Anesthesiology Continuing Education Program (ACE)
Anesthesia Patient Safety Program (APS)
Interactive Computer-Based Education    
Refresher Course Publication
Self-Education and Evaluation Program (SEE)
Simulation-Based Training


            
           

 

Section on Publications
Mark Warner, M.D., Chair

 
Committee  

Publications and Digital Oversight
Newsletter

 Editorial Boards
 
 ANESTHESIOLOGY