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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...

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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

Let me begin my term as your new President by first acknowledging the inspiring job that Dr. David Martin has done this past year as our outgoing President. Dr. Martin has spent countless hours of his time advocating for our specialty both here, at the ASA meetings and in Washington, D.C. He has been a levelheaded inspiration for those of us on the Executive Board as we’ve dealt with legislative issues and voiced frustrations. Dr. Martin has also led the charge for the restructuring of our website and the ability to pay dues online through the ASA website.... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
Dear Colleagues, As of today, Minnesota has recorded 104 comments in support of physician anesthesiologist involvement for our veterans at www.SafeVACare.org. We need to do better.  This represents only 18% of our... Read More
Dear Colleagues,   For those who were able to attend the Fall Meeting last weekend, I hope you enjoyed the program as much as I did.  We had over 80 attendees and exhibitors, and the networking opportunities were excellent.  I would like to thank Adam Niesen and the... Read More