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Professional Societies & Conferences

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

  • Medical student membership in the ASA is only $10 annually.
  • The largest meeting of anesthesiologists internationally that takes place in a different United States (U.S.) city each fall.
  • Medical students from OSU have presented their research at the ASA annual meeting in the past.
  • The MSD meeting occurs the Saturday of the ASA annual meeting each year. Medical students from every school in the U.S. are encouraged to attend.

The Ohio Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc. (OSA)

  • Medical student membership in OSA is free for medical student members of ASA.  
  • Medical students in Ohio are encouraged to attend this meeting, which alternates locations between Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Columbus each fall.
  • Registration is free for medical students, whether or not they are members of OSA.

Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference (MARC)

  • A large conference consisting predominantly of research and clinical case presentations that takes place in a midwestern city early each spring.