About CAS

The Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society (CAS) is the national specialty society for anesthesiology in Canada. The CAS was founded in 1943 as a not-for-profit, voluntary organization and is guided by its vision of innovative leadership and excellence in anesthesiology, perioperative care, and patient safety.

The CAS represents 3,000 members (anesthesiologists, GP anesthetists, residents, Anesthesia Assistants, etc.) across Canada and around the world and is dedicated to promoting excellence in patient care through research, education and advocacy. Our Annual Meeting is the largest anesthesia meeting in Canada with over 1,000 attendees. In 2011 the Society proudly received the Royal College Accredited CPD Provider Award.

Vision Statement

Innovative leadership and excellence in anesthesiology, perioperative care, and patient safety.

Mission Statement

The Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society enables anesthesiologists to excel in patient care through research, education and advocacy.