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.

Emily Methangkool, MD  


Emily Methangkool

Rita Agarwal

Richard Applegate

Eugenia Ayrian

Odmara Barreto Chang

Christian Bohringer

John Brock-Utne

Brendan Carvalho

Cheryl Chen

Ana Crawford

Alimorad Djalali

Victoria Fahrenbach

Ryan Field

Reihaneh Forghany

Kenneth Furukawa

Ronald George

Henry Gonzalez

Anita Gupta

Tara Humphrey

Calvin Johnson

Michael Leong

Philip Levin

Ludwig Lin

Carole Lin

Misty Montoya

Jane Moon

Negar Motayagheni

Jennifer Noerenberg

Cesar Padilla

John Patton

Felipe Perez

Sophia Poorsattar

Chunyuan (Chu) Qiu

Forrest Kip Sawyer

Christopher Tirce

Becky Wong

Mark Zakowski