The ASA Committee on Governmental Affairs has created numerous resources to assist ASA members in advocacy efforts.
Physician Anesthesiologists Week: January 28 - February 3, 2018
Physician Anesthesiologists Week 2018 is an action-packed, week-long event to alert policymakers, the media and the public that when seconds count, physician anesthesiologists save lives. Check out the support materials, including the Webinar (mp4), Toolkit (doc), Poster, Table Tents, "Preparing for Surgery" Slide Deck, When Seconds Count® Policymaker Brochure (pdf), When Seconds Count® Training and Education Infographic(pdf), Podcast (mp3), Social Media Graphics (zip), Customizable Web Banner (zip) and State Proclamation Submission Guide (doc) and Template (doc). Learn more.
Grassroots Network: The ASA Grassroots Network allows physician anesthesiologists to take action and engage with their elected officials.
ASA Grassroots Advocacy Guide - This grassroots advocacy guide provides all of the information ASA members need to be effective advocates for the specialty.
Guide to Hosting a Site Visit
- This is a grassroots advocacy resource used by members who are interested in hosting an elected official or their staff for a site visit.