ASA News: A Message From Governance: ASA Solicits ABA Directorate Nominations

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February 1, 2014 Volume 78, Number 2
ASA News: A Message From Governance: ASA Solicits ABA Directorate Nominations


The American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) met in July 2013 and re-elected J. Jeffrey Andrews, M.D., Deborah J. Culley, M.D., and James P. Rathmell, M.D. to terms that commenced at the conclusion of the ABA Board meeting in fall 2013. The ABA Board of Directors also elected Thomas M. McLoughlin, Jr., M.D., and his initial term commenced at the conclusion of the fall 2013 ABA Board meeting. 


The current terms of Santhanam Suresh, M.D. and David O. Warner, M.D. as ABA Directors conclude in fall 2014.Dr. Suresh and Dr. Warner are eligible for re-election. In accordance with the policy of the Joint Committee of the ABA-ASA-AMA, any ABA Diplomate who is currently an ABA Associate Examiner may be nominated for an ABA directorate. The nominee should be able to complete a potential 12 years of service (i.e., three four-year terms) on the board prior to his or her 65th birthday.


Nominations, accompanied by the candidate’s curriculum vitae, should be mailed to: 

Attn: Governance
ASA Executive Office
520 N. Northwest Highway
Park Ridge, IL 60068 


The mailing must bear a postmark prior to March 1, 2014. E-mails are preferred and may be emailed to 


governance@asahq.org by March 1, 2014; the subject line “ABA Directorate” should be used.