Plan to join us October. 22-26, 2016, in Chicago for the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2016 annual meeting. This five-day, everything anesthesiology event, attracts upwards of 15,000 attendees from around the world to grow, share and network. 

Learn about specialty’s latest science and technologies by participating in this year’s scientific program offering more than 500 sessions, special lectures and hands-on workshops. It’s an event you’re not going to want to miss.


Residents & Medical Students

Residents and medical students can participate in leading-edge academic and scientific sessions, get career development training and engage with established physician anesthesiologists and leaders in the specialty. 


International Resources

ASA assembles world-class presenters and notable physician anesthesiologists to educate and unite the specialty on a global scale.  Anesthesiologists from more than 90 countries attend the annual meeting to learn from more than 100 global presenters and experience five dedicated international sessions and panel discussions.

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About ASA

Founded in 1905, the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) is an educational, research and scientific society with more than 52,000 members organized to raise and maintain the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology. ASA is committed to ensuring physician anesthesiologists evaluate and supervise the medical care of patients before, during and after surgery to provide the highest quality and safest care every patient deserves.


Benefits of being a Member

ASA membership offers physician anesthesiologists from around the world numerous opportunities to engage with one another, share experiences and learn the latest research about the specialty. Supporting physician anesthesiologists around the world and advancing the specialty on a global scale are core to the Society's mission.
In fact, international membership with ASA is comprised of more than 5,500 physician anesthesiologists from more than 90 countries looking to enhance their professional status internationally.

There are good reasons why ASA's membership grows each and every year. Some of the most valued member benefits include state and federal advocacy, quality continuing education programs and practice management support. Explore the benefits and become a member.