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 (launching March 2018), 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 Associate Executive Director Matt Peralta at

Upcoming CSA Resident Sponsorship Opportunities

January 2018: ASA PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 2018: The application period for a sponsorship to attend ASA’s PRACTICE MANAGEMENT meeting is now closed. Congratulations to our four scholarship recipients: Claire Soria, CA-3 (UC San Diego); An La, CA-3 (Loma Linda University), Christopher Dinh, CA-3 (UCLA); and Mohamed Eloustaz, CA-3 (USC)!

February 2018: CSA Resident Advocacy Workshop in Sacramento:  On February 26, CSA will host a one-day workshop specifically designed to engage residents in advocacy and communications issues related to the anesthesia specialty in Sacramento, blocks away from the State Capitol. Those selected to attend were notified on January 3, 2018.

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 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.