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 $495
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.
Dual membership with both the CSA and the ASA is required.
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Don't Count on That Exclusive Contract by Keith Chamberlin, MD, MBA
We were warned.
California anesthesiologists should know by now that an exclusive contract to provide anesthesia services doesn’t provide the same level of job security as a tenured professorship or a seat on the Supreme Court. As CSA Legal Counsel Phillip Goldberg, Esq., has reminded us more than once, “hospital administrators have extremely broad discretion in selecting the group to staff the hospital’s anesthesia department...”
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