Mission: The purpose of this society is to associate & affiliate into one organization all the reputable physicians in the state of missouri who are engaged in the practice of, or are otherwise interested in the specialty of anesthesiology; to encourage specialization in this field & in other ways make available to more people the benefits to be derived from the services of qualified anestehsiologists; to raise the standards of the specialty by fostering & encouraging research & scientific progress in anesthesiology; to disseminate information in regard to anesthesiology; to protect the public against irresponsible & unqualified practitioners of anesthesiology; to edit & publish publications in the field of anesthesiology & related fields; to edit & publish publications in the field of anesthesiology & related fields; to safeguard the interest of its members; & in all ways to develop further the specialty of anesthesiology for the general elevation of the standards of medical practice.
Programs: Msa holds an annual meeting for education resulting in 12 cme hours available. Attendance in 2014 was 93 members. The meeting was held in st. Louis, mo on april 4-6, 2014.
msa sends 6 delegates & the executive director to the american society of anesthesiologists annual convention to represent missouri. The purpose of the meeting is to set standards, allocate funds, & conduct the business of asa.
the society contracted with pelopidas, llc to advise on legislative, administrative, legal, political & regulatory issues & matters that interest msa & affect local, state, or federal interests of its membership and disseminate information to the membership.