Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society
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Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society - 1980s


1980
  • Obstetric Anesthesia Section formed as first CAS special-interest section. It is followed by Regional Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesia, and Cardiovascular and Thoracic Sections between 1984 and 1992.
1982
  • CAS office relocated to 94 Cumberland Avenue in Toronto.
  • IARS proposes co-sponsorship with the CAS Annual Meeting.

1983
  • 1 January: DB Craig appointed Editor.
  • 1 February: F Teepell appointed as Executive Director in Society's first non-physician administrative position. He is succeeded by L Mayeda in 1985 and A Andrews in 1988.
  • Regional Anesthesia Section approved.
1985
  • CAS Research Award presented for the first time - awardee is H Nathan.
1987
  • CASJ renamed Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia.
  • CAS office relocates to 187 Gerrard Street East in Toronto.
1988
  • Dr Bevan appointed Editor.
  • Bid for World Congress of Anaesthesiologists in year 2000 to be held in Canada (Montreal) approved by WFSA.


Excerpted in part by DJ Doyle from Watching Closely Those Who Sleep, David AE Shephard, 1993






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