Professional Organizations

American Academy of Anesthesiologist Assistants (AAAA)

The professional organization of anesthesiologist assistants is the American Academy of Anesthesiologist Assistants (AAAA). Established in 1975, AAAA is dedicated to establishing and maintaining the standards of the profession, supporting the anesthesia care team mode of practice, and providing continuing medical education, including CME programs at the annual AAAA Meeting.

The AAAA provides membership opportunities for AA students and for practicing anesthesiologist assistants. Membership benefits include subscription to the quarterly newsletter, The Anesthesia Record.

Additional information can be obtained from:

American Academy of Anesthesiologist Assistants
1231 Collier Road - Suite J
Atlanta, GA 30318
Telephone 678 222 4233
Fax 404 249 8831
Email info@www.anesthetist.org

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

The professional organization for anesthesiologists in the United States is the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), which was founded in 1905 as an educational, research, and scientific association of physicians organized to raise and maintain the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology and improve the care of the patient.

The ASA provides membership opportunities for AA students and for practicing anesthesiologist assistants. Membership benefits include subscriptions to the monthly journal, Anesthesiology, and the monthly ASA Newsletter.

Additional information can be obtained from the ASA website, www.asahq.org.