CSA News

Why it’s time for more black men in medicine

This must be addressed with a concerted effort to recruit, admit, and train more black doctors – breaking down the barriers that directly or indirectly prevent black students from pursuing a medical degree, and thereby strengthening the ability of our healthcare system to deliver quality care by trusted providers to a diverse patient population.

In Harm’s Way

Health care workers around the world are risking their lives — and those of their families — to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The Times is collecting their reflections.

Advocacy Update: AB 72 “Fix” Heads to the Senate

CSA and your advocacy team of lobbyists and LPAD leadership have been hard at work fixing some of the inequities around the Independent Dispute Resolution Process (IDRP) created by AB 72 (Bonta).

COVID-19: bringing out the best in anesthesiologists and looking toward the future

Today, people around the world are thinking about anesthesiologists a lot more, and Time magazine even featured an Italian anesthesiologist in a special report on Heroes of the Frontlines. These recent months battling COVID-19 have been a “once-in-a-lifetime” event for all of us. Our hospitals have all been affected, and thousands of healthcare workers have been infected. Some of us have been deeply affected personally, those who have dealt with the disease themselves and those who have supported family members in quarantine.

Response to the tragic death of George Floyd

The California Society of Anesthesiologists denounces racism, both individual racist actions and systemic racism. The death of George Floyd has caused great pain for communities around the world as well as members of our society.