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American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Presidents

Jane C.K. Fitch, M.D., FASA

2014

JANE C.K. FITCH, M.D., FASA

Professional Appointments:
Tenured Professor and Chair, John L. Plewes Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, University of
Oklahoma.

ASA Involvements:
President Elect (2013), First Vice President (2012); Director (2007-2011) and Alternate Director (2006-
07) for Oklahoma; Chair, Committee on Professional Affairs Review (2010-11), Committee on
Governmental Affairs (2006-11), Committee on Anesthesia Care Team (1999-2003); Member,
Committee on Board of Directors Orientation (2011), Committee on Economics (2003-11), Ad Hoc
Committee on Health Policy (2010-11), Advisory Group on Health Policy (2011); Delegation Vice Chair
(2008-10), Delegation Secretary/Treasurer (2004-08) and Delegate (2005-11), Committee on
Representation to the AMA; Vice Chair (2009-10), Secretary/Treasurer (2008-09), Member (2001-11),
Southern Caucus.

Affiliations:
President (2004), Chair of Legislative Affairs (2004-07), Oklahoma Society of Anesthesiologists;
President (2012-14), President Elect (2010-11), Secretary-Treasurer (2009-10), Member (2008-present),
Society of Academic Anesthesiology Associations/Association of Academic Anesthesiology Chairs;
Member, Texas Society of Anesthesiologists; Secretary (1998), Executive Committee Member (1994-98),
Connecticut State Society of Anesthesiologists; Member, Washington State Society of Anesthesiologists.

Education & Honors:
M.D., AOA, University of Texas, Houston; Residency, Department of Anesthesiology, University of
Washington Medical Center (UWMC), Seattle; Fellowship, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesiology,
UWMC; Fellowship, Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine, MCP Hahnemann University,
Philadelphia; Harvard School of Public Health Program for Chiefs of Clinical Services (2003); Harvard
Medical School/AAMC Executive Development Seminar for Associate Deans and Department Chairs
(2004).

ASA Newsletter. 2014;78(2).
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