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About the California Society of Anesthesiologists

With over 3,000 members, the CSA is one of the largest and most influential medical professional societies in California and the nation.

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CSA 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 and Now.

The California Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc. is the recognized component society of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc. The CSA was founded in 1948 and incorporated in 1953 as a voluntary, non-profit association of physicians interested in the practice of anesthesiology. Today, CSA’s members, elected officers, and Board of Directors are volunteer anesthesiologists advocating on behalf patients, patient safety, and the highest standards of anesthesiology. The CSA works closely with the ASA to advocate for these interests at the state, local, and national levels.

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Supporting Our Specialty’s Future

Greater Anesthesia Services PAC

GASPAC is the Political Action Committee of the California Society of Anesthesiologists.

Foundation for Education

The CSA Foundation for Education is a California nonprofit dedicated to the future of anesthesiology through the support of scientific education in highschools.

Legal Defense Fund

The CSA Legal Defense Fund provides funding for court challenges on issues that affect anesthesiologists and their patients.

How Can We Help?

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

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