For CSA Residents


Welcome to CSA’s Resident Engagement Corner

Here, you’ll find important information on upcoming resident engagement opportunities, a link to CSA’s new anesthesia job board, and resources to help you through your early years as a physician anesthesiologist.

If you have any questions about how the CSA can better serve you, please email CSA Deputy Executive Director Megan MacNee at

Upcoming CSA Resident Sponsorship Opportunities

January 18, 2020: ASA PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 2020 in Vegas: CSA will select four residents to receive a $1,000 subsidy to four resident applicants to attend a conference where you can take your training outside of the OR and to next level! As an adjunct to practice management education taught in residency, the ASA offers a Resident Track as part of its annual Practice Management conference. Applications are now open! Apply by November 10thCLICK HERE TO APPLY TODAY!

Keep An Eye Out For the CSA Resident Advocacy Workshop in Sacramento:  This February, CSA will host its third annual one-day workshop specifically designed to engage residents in advocacy and communications issues related to the anesthesia specialty. This one-day workshop will include an advocacy discussion with CSA academic and private practice leaders; a roundtable discussion about leadership paths within the CSA; meetings with legislators followed by a tour at the State Capitol; and networking happy hour to end the day. Applications will be available in mid-November.

CSA Ask Me Anything (AMA) for Residents

Ask us anything—seriously!

Whether it’s about your residency training, practice management, your involvement in CSA, or you need help handling a difficult situation—we want to help you.

Anonymously submit any question you have, and we’ll find a CSA leader best positioned to answer it. Every month, we’ll post the answer to all the questions we receive on this page.

We don’t need any personal information—just use this simple form to submit your question, and we’ll do our best to answer it.

CSA's Career Center

As you explore your next steps in your career don't forget to check out CSA's Career Center as a resource. Explore opportunities around the state here

CSA Residents are on Facebook!

CSA recently launched a new Residents Facebook Group! A place where CSA residents can network and share ideas, experiences, and advice on making it through anesthesia residency. Join your peers and the conversation here.