For Medical Students
Welcome to the ASA Medical Student Component. We are a group of students dedicated to educating our peers about the field of anesthesiology and promoting the mission of the ASA. We seek to attract and assist high quality medical students to learn more about the field of anesthesiology and consider careers as anesthesiologists.
If you are a student interested in anesthesiology, find out what you need to know to get started on this exciting career path. If you already are committed to a career in anesthesiology, find out how being involved in ASA can benefit you and the profession.
WAYS TO GET INVOLVED:
Join ASA Now!
To access all the benefits of being a member of ASA and the Medical Student Component, join the ASA now.
Medical Student Component Leadership
If you are interested in getting involved in the ASA Medical Student Component or want to meet your current Governing Council, click above.
Medical Student Component Delegate
Get involved with the ASA as a student and represent your school in our House of Delegates. Every accredited medical school is entitled to one delegate and one alternate delegate to act as liaisons between the ASA Medical Student Component and their medical school. For information regarding the MSC and Governing Council positions click here.
Medical Student Newsletter and Optimize Your Match Series
The Medical Student Component publishes a periodic Newsletter to keep you informed on important events and topics in anesthesia. Newsletters dating back to 2010 are archived here. Also available in the Optimize Your Match series that walks you through the process to successfully match into anesthesia. You can access all articles here.
Guide to Anesthesiology Residency
To help you apply to anesthesiology residency programs, learn more about the training, and better prepare we have compiled information on anesthesiology residency programs.
Anesthesiology Student Interest Groups
For information on starting, running, or improving an AIG, we've compiled information to help you. Click to learn more.
Publications for Medical Students
For the list of publications and resources available to medical students, click here.
FAER Fellowship Opportunities
The Foundation for Anesthesia and Research offers exciting grant opportunities for students interested in anesthesiology research. Click to learn more.
The ASA Political Action Committee welcomes student membership and involvement. Click to join/contribute to this exciting organization and participate in this exciting aspect of ASA.