For Residents

2020-hist-anes-525-200  residents in a room, and asa podcast

Deadline Extended to February 22, 2020!!

Learn more here about the opportunity and submit.

Residents in a Room is the ASAs' podcast series for residents, by residents, featuring anesthesiologists-in-training from across the country, putting it all out there, discussing their hopes, fears and expectations for residency and beyond.

Don’t Miss Out on CSA’s Upcoming Resident Opportunities

Submit an entry to the Inaugural History of Anesthesia in California Essay Contest by Extended Deadline February 22nd

CSA's Committee on the History of Anesthesia welcomes submissions from California residents, fellows, and medical students for the inaugural year of the History of Anesthesia in California Essay Contest. Essays should be less than 1000 words and use no more than five references. They will be judged in a blinded manner by the CSA history committee on the following criteria: content, style, organization, accuracy, and formatting.  

The winner of the contest will receive a CSA Foundation for Education prize of $1000, the honor of presenting during an Oral Abstract session of the 2020 CSA Annual Meeting (April 2-5 in San Diego), complimentary conference registration, and up to $500 for travel. Submissions are now being accepted until the extended deadline February 22nd! CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS ON REQUIREMENTS, DEADLINES, AND WHAT YOU CAN WIN!

Apply for Your Chance for a Paid Rotation in Washington DC with ASA's Advocacy Team

Each year the American Society of Anesthesiologists® (ASA) hosts a handful of residents throughout the year for a chance to experience hands-on what it means to advocate for your specialty with a paid ABA-approved rotation.

Applications for the 2020 - 2021 cycle of the Anesthesiology Policy Research Rotation in Political Affairs, also known as the “Resident Scholar Program” are now open for PGY-4/CA-3 year and fellows during the 2020 - 2021 academic year.

The rotation is a paid, four‐week, ABA-approved rotation, located in ASA’s Washington, D.C., office. The Rotation allows resident physician anesthesiologists to experience the political, legislative, and regulatory factors that affect the delivery of patient care. Applications must be submitted by February 14, 2020. Click here to learn more and apply.

Did you know? Residents get a reduced rate to attend the CSA Annual Meeting

Join CSA in April in San Diego for a unique opportunity to learn with the best of your specialty., network with leaders in the field, and engage in discussions and presentations including everything from emerging science impacting anaesthesiology to practice management. Plus, residents attend at a drastically reduced rate. Learn more about joining us in San Diego here




Employment Advice

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Practice Properties Comparison Checklist

Whether you are looking for your first job, or a change of location, it's always helpful to organize your thoughts before your start. This spreadsheet will help you to identify what you want, and what you don't want, so your questions about a prospective practice can be more focused and meaningful.

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Should I Incorporate? Pros and Cons of a Personal Medical Corporation

CSA Resident PM Subcommittee

Before we start, do not use this document as legal advice. I am sharing with you the knowledge I acquired when I was making a personal decision.

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Preparing Your Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Antonio Hernandez Conte, MD, MBA

The curriculum vitae (“life history”) serves as one of the most documents you will create related to your professional career.

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How Do I Choose the Type of Anesthesia Practice for Me?

CSA Resident PM Subcommittee

This question is as easy (or hard) as choosing a spouse….and just as important.

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How do I Find an Anesthesia Practice & Begin the Application Process

Antonio Hernandez Conte, MD, MBA

After you have decided what part of the United States you want to live in, and have also decided what type of practice you want to work in, you need to begin work on how to find job openings...

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Evaluating An Anesthesia Practice

CSA Resident PM Subcommittee

You've found the perfect practice, doing the cases you want to do, living where you want to live, what else do you need to know?

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Employment Status 101

CSA Resident PM Subcommittee

Anesthesiologists in California can be employed in multiple different ways. This document will attempt to simplify the different models into 3 categories.

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Applying for an Anesthesiologist Position – Making Initial Contact

Antonio Hernandez Conte, MD, MBA

After you have decided what specific groups and practices you want to work in, have completed your curriculum vitae, and have the accurate contact information, you are NOW READY to reach out...

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