For Residents

Don’t Miss Out on CSA’s Upcoming Resident Opportunities

Want the Chance to Become an Advocate for the Anesthesia Specialty? Come Back Soon to Apply for CSA's Resident Advocacy Day.

For the third year, CSA will be hosting a group of select residents to learn what it means to be an advocate for your specialty. You’ll have the chance to meet with top lobbyists, key elected officials, and CSA academic and private practice leaders. CSA will be selecting two residents from each program around the state to attend at no cost for this one day program in Sacramento in February 2020. CLICK HERE to submit your application to attend.


Submit an entry to the Inaugural History of Anesthesia in California Essay Contest by February 1st!

CSA's Committee on the History of Anesthesia welcomes submissions from California residents, fellows, and medical students for the inaugural year of the History of Anesthesia in California Essay Contest. Essays should be less than 1000 words and use no more than five references. They will be judged in a blinded manner by the CSA history committee on the following criteria: content, style, organization, accuracy, and formatting.  

The winner of the contest will receive a CSA Foundation for Education prize of $1000, the honor of presenting during an Oral Abstract session of the 2020 CSA Annual Meeting (April 2-5 in San Diego), complimentary conference registration, and up to $500 for travel. Submissions are now being accepted until February 1st! CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS ON REQUIREMENTS, DEADLINES, AND WHAT YOU CAN WIN!

 




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