CAS is celebrating 80 years in 2023! Since being founded in 1943, CAS has been a leader in the profession of anesthesia, both nationally and internationally.

Check out our history below, including timelines, important contributors, the Presidential Interviews Project and more.


Chronology of cas Events

Explore our history from 1940s to the present

Important Contributors

Read about prominent anesthesiologists

Archival resources

See what we have in our archives, including our NEW Presidential Interviews Project

Past Officers

View our list of Past Officers and Editors.