The CSA is the California state component society to the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA). Dual membership with both the CSA and the ASA is required.

With nearly 4000 members, the CSA is the ASA's largest component society. Join the CSA today!

The CSA offers several categories of membership: Active, Affiliate, Resident, Retired, Life and Honorary.

Dues are as follows:


Active-1st year out of Residency or Fellowship $95

Active-2nd year out of Residency or Fellowship $450


 The CSA's fiscal year begins July 1 and runs through June 30. 

"Without unity, anesthesiologists cannot protect the public from those who endeavor to limit patient access to an anesthesiologist's care or compromise patient safety with cost-cutting measures designed by those who stand to profit most."

Linda B. Hertzberg, M.D.
CSA President 2009-10

The CSA's online application is available for Active and Affiliate member categories. (Residents must complete the ASA application and pay the $25 fee.)

Dual membership with both the CSA and the ASA is required.

For more information on ASA membership, please click here. If you have any questions, please contact the CSA Office at or 650-345-3020.





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The ASA Annual Board of Directors Meeting: Building for the Future by Michael W. Champeau, MD

Nine days ago, as the highlight of the American Society of Anesthesiologists’ annual August Board of Directors (BOD) meeting in suburban Chicago, officers of the society cut the ribbon to open the ASA’s new headquarters in Schaumburg, Ill. Accompanied by local Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth, the society’s elected and administrative leaders officially opened the magnificent, state-of-the-art, 70,000-square-foot facility on a clear and relatively cool late summer afternoon... 

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Upcoming CME Meetings

Sep 12 - Sep 13, 2014
CSA 2014 Fall Board of Directors Meeting

Oct 27 - Oct 31, 2014
CSA 2014 Fall Anesthesia Conference

Jan 12 - Jan 16, 2015
CSA 2015 Winter Anesthesia Conference

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