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The Minnesota Society of Anesthesiologists (MSA) is a physician organization committed to patient safety, educational advancement, and best possible anesthesia care. As a statewide organization of anesthesiologists, it serves patients, the public, lawmakers, physicians and other professionals by defining and advancing the standard of anesthesia care and supporting the practice of anesthesiology in the state of Minnesota.

Recent Updates

Letter From The President - October 2016

Dear colleagues, First of all, I am deeply honored and humbled to serve as the President of MSA. Despite my term starting prematurely, I will do my best to live up to the society’s expectations. I would like to thank the nomination committee and board of directors for electing me. I also would like to thank the committees’ chairs and their…
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After Life-Saving Call, Minnesota Doctors Looking At FaceTime Differently

CLICK HERE to read the full story.MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — What started as a standard procedure ended with a life-saving phone call.Bob Sandin went to his local hospital, Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby, to get a pacemaker this summer. But after the procedure, something didn’t look right.“There was something there that was not normal,”…
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Letter From The President - April 2016

Dear Colleagues,I am looking forward to seeing you at the spring meeting, which will be held April 23rd at the Intercontinental Riverfront Hotel in St. Paul. The meeting promises to be an excellent review of evidence-based regional anesthesia, with presentations from experts in the field including Dr. Joseph Neal, the previous…
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Letter From The President - March 2016

Dear Colleagues,As weather starts to warm and the snow melts in Minnesota, my thoughts turn naturally to the spring MSA meeting. I hope to see you in St. Paul at the Intercontinental hotel on Saturday, April 23rd. The meeting will feature excellent educational lectures about regional anesthesia, as well as ample opportunities to network with…
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Letter From The President - February 2016

Dear Colleagues,Happy Physician Anesthesiologists Week! This week marks the second annual event co-sponsored by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) and Minnesota Society of Anesthesiologists (MSA), which is designed to increase public awareness about the vital role that physician anesthesiologists play in the care of patients…
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