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 transformative patient care, with its mission to serve members and advance the specialty through leadership, advocacy, education, and research. CAS represents 3,000 members (anesthesiologists, GP anesthetists, residents, Anesthesia Assistants, etc.) across Canada and around the world.

Vision Statement

Transformative patient care.

Mission Statement

Serving members and advancing the specialty through leadership, advocacy, education, and research.

CAS and ACUDA Joint Statement on Diversity and Inclusion

The CAS and ACUDA Joint Statement on Diversity and Inclusion acknowledges that both organizations recognize and value diversity in all aspects of our work and the profession. Diversity is a source of strength that can only be fully realized through equitable and inclusive involvement of all. The statement promotes that every person has the right to be accepted and treated with respect and dignity. It is expected that all society and ACUDA Board and committee members, staff, society members and volunteers will model, promote, and comply with these principles.
Read the full statement here.