The New York State Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc.


NYSSA Membership

NYSSA is a medical specialty society, dedicated to providing continuing medical education to its members and advancing the practice of anesthesiology. We are a component society of The American Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc. (ASA).

By becoming an NYSSA member, you join a community of approximately 3,500+ New York State anesthesiologists and more than 35,000 anesthesiologists nationwide. They advocate on behalf of both patients and physicians in formulating standards and guidelines, to advance the practice of anesthesiology. Together, NYSSA members provide a powerful and effective voice for our specialty, both in New York State and nationally.


Membership provides opportunities to:

  • Voice your opinion about changes affecting the practice of anesthesiology;
  • Attend the internationally acclaimed PostGraduate Assembly (PGA) meeting, at no additional fee;
  • Stay informed about the latest legal, governmental, and regulatory developments;
  • Lobby and voice your views to your legislative representatives on issues of critical importance to the practice of anesthesiology;
  • Serve on committees.


    Member Benefits

  • PGA Registration – Prepaid with NYSSA dues (Provides up to 54.75 hours of category 1 CME Credits)
  • Legislative and Legal Representation in Albany
  • Legal Resources – Kern Augustine, P.C.
  • Speakers Bureau Spokespersons
  • NYSSA Sphere Publication
  • Public Relations Media Outreach
  • Liaison with other Medical and Specialty Societies
  • Headquarters Staff Information and Support

    NYSSA Categories

    Active: Anesthesiologists practicing in New York State – $595.00 plus district fee
    Retired: Active members of NYSSA who have been in good standing for 10 years or more, qualify for NYSSA Retired membership – No fee
    Affiliate: Physicians or other scientists who are not engaged in the clinical practice of Anesthesiology – $297.50
    Resident: Physician in training for anesthesiology residency in New York State – $50.00
    Medical Student: No fee