Committee on Professional and Public Communication

[Bylaws Section 11.033]

A chair appointed by the President, the Editorial Board Chair, the Chair of Electronic Media, a CSA staff liaison, and at least eight other members, three of whom shall be members of the CSA Board of Directors. The President shall attempt to achieve some geographic balance within the membership of this committee. 


  1. To develop and maintain effective communication with the membership, with other medical specialties, the media (print, radio, television and electronic), with patients, and with the public to promote the medical specialty of anesthesiology and to educate the public on issues of importance to the CSA.

  2. To establish and maintain effective electronic communications including the CSA electronic mailing list and the CSA website and appropriate linkages as well as other electronic media.

  3. To provide media spokesperson training opportunities to officers, to elected and appointed CSA representatives, and to members, including the maintenance and updating of a media spokesperson list.

  4. To facilitate the communications objectives of the CSA/ASA.

Rita Agarwal, MD, FASA, FAAP

Emily Methangkool, MD, MPH


Rita Agarwal, MD, FASA

Susan Alaei, MD

Eugenia Ayrian, MD

Jenni Bartlotti Telesz, MD

Christian Bohringer, MBBS

Brendan Carvalho, MBBCh, FRCA, MD

Harrison Chow, MD, MS

Ana Crawford, MD, MSc, FASA

Odinakachukwu Ehie, MD

Robert Field, MD

Nell Forman, MD

Ronald  George, MD, FRCPC

Henry Gonzalez, MD

Anita Gupta, DO, MPP, PharmD, FASA

Vanessa Henke, MD

Tara Humphrey, DO

Sachin Jha, MD

Angela Ji, MD

Calvin Johnson, MD

Andrew Kadar, MD, FASA

Philip Levin, MD

Ludwig Lin, MD

Christopher Little, MD

Jure Marijic, MD

Emily Methangkool, MD, MPH

Jane Moon, MD

Debra Morrison, MD

Lawrence Ong, MD

Govind Rajan, MD

Jorge Ruiz, MD

Forrest Kip Sawyer, MD

Shalini Shah, MD

Karen Sibert, MD, FASA

Mark Singleton, MD, FASA

Becky Wong, MD