Certificate in Business Administration - American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Certificate in Business Administration (CBA)

Online registration for the 2018 program is now closed. If you have any questions, please contact Anne Farace at a.farace@asahq.org.

Interested in tackling the business side of anesthesiology? ASA’s Certificate in Business Administration (CBA) program provides the tools needed to be a successful leader through a comprehensive curriculum that educates you on how to develop a business plan, evaluate compliance, navigate organizational issues within the health care industry and much more. 

2018 Program Dates and Location
ASA Headquarters, Schaumburg, IL

Session 1:      April 14-15     
Session 2:      June 2-3            
Session 3:      September 22-23        
Session 4:      November 3-4         

Who Should Attend:

This program is designed for participants who have had little or no formal business education. The CBA program provides the tools you need for a successful medical practice in areas that may not have been covered in medical school or during residency.

Featured Topics:

  • Leadership management and healthcare systems
  • Healthcare finance and accounting
  • Managed care
  • Organizational behavior
  • Legal aspects of healthcare
  • Business planning strategy and implementation
  • Healthcare reform and payment models

Here's what CBA Alumni are saying:

"The CBA program is an excellent source for anesthesiologists. I have learned basic knowledge and skills of business management. My career has been expedited significantly by the CBA program." - Jiapeng Huang M.D., Ph.D., FASE

"With the knowledge acquired through ASA's CBA program, I learned how to approach my administrative team with sound ideas, that before this learning experience, I would've not been able to do." - Carlos Omar Viesca, M.D.

“The CBA program helped me understand the business aspects of anesthesiology, my group's practice, and how to negotiate with the hospital.” - Dr. Kelly Lebak, M.D.

"I learned valuable insights into fiscal planning and negotiation that I have used at my institution.” - Dr. Sasha K. Schillcutt, M.D., FASE

"ASA's CBA program is an invaluable tool that helps meet the learning curve head on for business education that as physicians, we sometimes are lacking." - Dr. Scott Girar, M.D.

Accreditation and Designation Statements

The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 60 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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