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American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Presidents

Jeffrey L. Apfelbaum, M.D.

2008

JEFFREY L. APFELBAUM, M.D.

Professional Appointments:
Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, University of Chicago;
Member, Executive Committees of Pritzker School of Medicine and Medical Staff, University of
Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois.

ASA Involvements:
President Elect (2007); First Vice President (2006); Delegate, (2003-present), AMA Section
Council on Anesthesiology; Chair, Committees on Ambulatory Surgical Care (1992-95), Quality
Management and Departmental Administration (2001-05), Refresher Courses (2001-02); Chair,
Task Force on Intraoperative Awareness and Brain Function Monitoring (2005); Member,
Committees on Ambulatory Surgical Care, Information Management, Practice Management,
Representation to AMA, Local Arrangements, and the Ad Hoc Committee on Sedation
Credentialing Guidelines.

Affiliations:
President Elect (2007-08), Society of Academic Anesthesiology Chairs (SAAC); President
(2000-01), President Elect (1999-2000), First Vice President (1998-99), Illinois Society of
Anesthesiologists; Member, SAAC (2004-present) and President Elect, Association of
Anesthesiology Program Directors (AAPD) (2006-07); Member, SAAC/AAPD Council (2003-
present); President (1993-94), President Elect (1992-93), and First Vice President (1991-92),
Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia.

Education & Honors:
M.D., Northwestern University School of Medicine; Intern (Medicine), Hahnemann Medical
College and Hospital, Philadelphia; Residency, University of Pennsylvania; Fellowship
(Anesthesiology), University of Pennsylvania; Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology.

ASA Newsletter. 2008;72(2).
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