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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 - 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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Letter From The President - January 2016

Dear Colleagues,I hope that you enjoyed a restful holiday, and that 2016 is off to a good start! The MSA Advisory Board will be meeting on Tuesday, January 26th in Minneapolis. The Board consists of the executive committee (elected officers), ASA director and delegates, MSA committee chairs, and the resident representatives from the…
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Letter From The President - December 2015

Dear Colleagues,As of today, Minnesota has recorded 104 comments in support of physician anesthesiologist involvement for our veterans at need to do better. This represents only 18% of our membership. Out of 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, Minnesota ranks 46 in comments as a percentage of…
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