Be part of the collective voice for the profession. Advocacy work is a key pillar of CAS; we promote patient health and safety, elevate the profession, and represent your interests. Our advocacy efforts include: 

  • Advocating for the interests of anesthesiologists, and the betterment of patient health and safety, including in the ongoing work with government to address the HHR crisis and surgical backlog. 

  • Supporting best practices and patient safety; members receive Medication Safety Bulletins to ensure you are up to date on supply shortages and new risks 

  • Updating and publishing annual revisions to the  Guidelines to Anesthesia  

  • Representing the profession’s interests on national and international committees focused on anesthesiology or medicine in general, extending CAS’ influence for the betterment of the profession on the global stage. 

  • Build sustainable training programs for anesthesiologists in low resource settings across the globe through the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society International Education Fund (CASIEF

  • Supporting the future of anesthesia in Canada with CAS membership offered to anesthesia residents nationwide on a complimentary basis for the entirety of their residency

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