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American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Presidents

Jerry A. Cohen, M.D.

2012

JERRY A. COHEN, M.D.

Professional Appointments:
Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Florida College of Medicine,
Gainesville.

ASA Involvements:
President Elect (2011); First Vice President (2010); Director (2005-09) and Alternate Director
(2001-05) for Florida; Delegate (1996-present), Alternate Delegate (1990-96) House of
Delegates; Board of Directors (2001-present); Chair, Division of Administrative Affairs (2009-
10); Chair, Section on Professional Standards (2003-09); Joint Commission Hospital
Professional Technical Advisory Committee (2002-08), Vice Chair (2006-08); Member,
Standards and Survey Procedures Committee (2006-08); ASA Representative (2002); Member,
Committee on Information Management (1998-2009), Committee on Patient Safety and
Education (1999-2009), Committee on Quality Management and Departmental Administration
(1999-2009).

Affiliations:
President (1995-96), First Vice President (1994-95), Second Vice President (1993-94), Florida
Society of Anesthesiologists; NASA Medical Support Team (1983-88); Board of Trustees,
Quality Assurance Committee of the Board (1993-2000), Shands Hospital at the University of
Florida; Dean's Quality Board (2007-present), University of Florida.

Education & Honors:
M.D., University of Miami School of Medicine; Rotating Internship, Anesthesiology Continuum,
Emory University Affiliated Hospitals; Anesthesiology Residency, Emory University Affiliated
Hospitals; Fellowship, NIH Research, Division of Anesthesia Research, Department of
Anesthesiology, Emory University; Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology; American
Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians; National Board of Medical
Examiners.

ASA Newsletter. 2012;76(2).
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