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CSA Sustainability in Today’s Healthcare

Treating patients and the environment

We are delighted to welcome you to the California Society of Anesthesiology’s Sustainability Site, where we bring together our collective commitment to creating a healthier and more sustainable future for our planet and healthcare practices.

About Us: The California Society of Anesthesiology (CSA) has long been dedicated to advancing the field of anesthesiology. Now, we’re equally committed to advancing sustainability within healthcare. Climate change poses the most significant threat to our patient’s health, and as healthcare providers, we have a unique responsibility to take action.

Through this platform, we aim to educate, inspire, and empower our members and the broader healthcare community to embrace sustainable practices. Here are some critical aspects of our sustainability initiatives:

  • Education: Access resources, webinars, and workshops highlighting the intersection of healthcare and sustainability. Stay informed about the latest developments and best practices for reducing our carbon footprint in the medical field.
  • Online Resources: Explore a wealth of information, guidelines, and tools to help healthcare professionals integrate sustainable practices into their daily work. Discover strategies for waste reduction, energy conservation, and more.
  • Newsletter: Stay updated with our regular newsletter, where we share success stories, interviews with sustainability champions, and news on CSA’s latest sustainability projects.
  • Member Profiles: Get inspired by the stories of our members leading the charge in sustainable healthcare. Learn about their experiences, insights, and how they’re making a positive impact in their institutions and communities.

Join us in this crucial journey toward a greener, healthier, more sustainable healthcare industry. Together, we can make a meaningful difference in the fight against climate change while continuing to provide top-notch care to our patients.

Thank you for being part of our sustainability community.


Carole Lin, MD, Co- Chair of the California Society of Anesthesiology Sustainability Champions

Victoria Fahranbach,MD, Co- Chair of the California Society of Anesthesiology Sustainability Champions



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