Mission Statement

The California Society of Anesthesiologists is a physician organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of the profession of anesthesiology, to fostering excellence through continuing medical education, and to serving as an advocate for anesthesiologists and their patients.

CSA Then

The California Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc. is the recognized component society of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc., in the state of California. CSA was founded in 1948 and incorporated in 1953 as a voluntary, non-profit association of physicians interested in the practice of anesthesiology.

CSA Today

Today, CSA’s members, elected officers, and Board of Directors are volunteer physician anesthesiologists dedicated to the unique specialty of anesthesiology—advocating on behalf patients, patient safety, and the highest standards of anesthesiology. The CSA works closely with the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) to advocate for these interests at the state, local, and national levels.

CSA Bylaws

The CSA is the recognized component society of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, in the state of California.

Please contact the CSA Office at ​916-​290-5830 with any questions or comments.