The ASA Committee on Governmental Affairs has created numerous resources to assist ASA members in advocacy efforts.
Grassroots Network: The ASA Grassroots Network allows physician anesthesiologists to take action and engage with their elected officials.
Team 535: Build relationships with members of Congress, become a key contact and advocate for the specialty.
Advocacy Modules: These Modules will inform ASA members about how to be involved in a higher level of advocacy.
Congressional Overview: A one-stop resource on the composition, leadership, and key committees in the 116th (2019-2020) Congress.
ASA Anesthesiology Policy Research Rotation in Political Affairs: Residents can apply to spend four weeks with ASA's Advocacy Division.
ASA Grassroots Advocacy Guide (PDF): This grassroots advocacy guide provides all of the information ASA members need to be effective advocates for the specialty.
Guide to Hosting a Site Visit (PDF): This is a grassroots advocacy resource used by members who are interested in hosting an elected official or their staff for a site visit.
ASA State Governmental Affairs Handbook (PDF) (members only)