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American Society of Anesthesiologists - ASA

Organization URL(s)


Other Contact Information

520 N. Northwest Highway
Park Ridge, IL 60068-2573
202-289-2222 (Voice)
847-825-5586 (Voice)
202-371-0384 (FAX)
847-825-1692 (FAX)


The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) was founded in 1905 to advance the art and science of anesthesiology as a medical specialty and to raise standards through education and research. A nonprofit organization, ASA offers publications, a library and museum, meetings, and continuing education programs. ASA also monitors legislative affairs.

Print Resources

ASA publications include guidelines for the practice of anesthesiology, reports, directories, lectures, information packets, reprints, histories of anesthesiology, pamphlets, workbooks, and periodicals. Serial publications: Anesthesiology (journal), monthly--articles on theory and practice, abstracts; and Newsletter, monthly.

Review Date

Tuesday, Nov 02, 2010