CAS offers members several opportunities for personal involvement, professional development and engagement.
By taking on a volunteer role in your Society, you join an enthusiastic team dedicated to advancing the profession of anesthesia. A role with CAS allows you to share your unique experiences with others, learn new skills, push forward innovative ideas, and develop key professional and personal networks. Your ongoing input is critical to CAS' accomplishments and to the development and empowerment of anesthesiologists across the country and internationally.
To apply, please send your notification of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org
, outlining the role you are applying for.
Updated: April 2022
Archives and Artifacts Committee
: Committee Vice-Chair, Committee Members, Residents Representatives (1)
The Archives and Artifacts (A&A) Committee is responsible for organizing and preserving printed documents, audiovisual recordings and pictures (archives) and objects (artifacts) of historical significance to CAS and to anesthesia in Canada. Among its numerous other responsibilities, the A&A Committee is in charge of the development, planning and organization of the History Section of CAS’ web page and of the History Symposium at the CAS Annual Meeting. Help preserve national anesthesia history by joining!
: Commitee Member
Would you like to help design the CAS awards program? Join the CAS Awards Committee (AC). The AC was established to adjudicate the CAS Honour Awards Program, ensuring that the awards are bestowed on those individuals who have distinguished themselves by the character of their contribution to CAS, the profession and/or the community. The AC reviews and sets the categories, the eligibility criteria, nomination rules and scoring guidelines, and selects the recipients having reviewed and considered the qualities, qualifications and contributions of all nominees.
COACT (Committee on Anesthesia Care Team)
- Committee Member, Resident Representative, ORNAC Representative
COACT is responsible for advising the CAS Board of Directors on matters pertaining to anesthesia regarding developments within the allied health fields and particularly with regard to Anesthesia Assistants.
- Committee Chair
The Ethics Committee is responsible for advising the CAS Board of Directors on matters pertaining to the protection of human rights and values in light of ethical, scientific and technological progress in anesthesia, medicine and society in general.
Scientific Affairs Committee
- Committee Members
The Scientific Affairs Sub-committee is responsible for reviewing abstracts and case reports/series that are submitted to CAS. The Sub-committee also is responsible for maintaining awareness of the Annual Meeting Abstracts in promoting Canadian anesthesia research.
- Committee Members
The Standards Committee provides expert advice and guidance on the standards of anesthesia practice and related matters to the CAS Board and society members.