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American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Presidents

Linda J. Mason, M.D., FASA

2019

LINDA J. MASON, M.D., FASA

Professional Appointments: Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, Department of Anesthesiology, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, California.

ASA Involvements: President (2018-2019); President-Elect (2017-2018); First Vice President (2016-17); Secretary (2012-2016); Assistant Secretary (2009-2012); Board of Directors (2006-present); Delegate from California Society of Anesthesiologists (2001-09); Director from California (2006-09); Chair, Abstract Review Subcommittee on Pediatric Anesthesia (2007-09); Member, Educational Track Subcommittee on Pediatric Anesthesia (2005-present); Chair, Educational Track Subcommittee on Pediatric Anesthesia (2007-2010); Chair, Reference Committee on Scientific Affairs (2008); Chair, Section on Representation (2009-12); Member, Committee on Pediatric Anesthesia (2005-10); Chair, Ad Hoc Committee on Large Group Practice (2010-11); Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Society Management Contracting (2009); Chair, Committee on Membership (2012-2016); Secretary, Western Caucus (2007-09); Chair, Ad Hoc Committee on Geographic Component Societies (2015-2016).

Affiliations: President (2004-05), President-Elect (2003-04), Immediate Past President (2005-06), Executive Committee (2000-09), Board of Directors (2000-09), California Society of Anesthesiologists; President (2008-10), Association of Anesthesiology Subspecialty Program Directors; Member, Association of University Anesthesiologists (2005-present), Society for Pediatric Anesthesia (1997-present), and Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Residency Review Committee for Anesthesiology (2010-2016); Member; American Board of  Anesthesiology - Pediatric Anesthesiology Question Writer (2011-14);  Editor, American Board of Anesthesiology - Pediatric Anesthesiology Examination Committee (2015-17).

Education and Honors: M.D., Loma Linda University School of Medicine; Medicine Internship and Anesthesiology Residency, Loma Linda University Medical Center; Fellowship, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; Diplomate and Recertification, American Board of Anesthesiology; Certification, Pediatric Anesthesiology Boards; Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Society.  Distinguished Service Award from the California Society of Anesthesiologists in June 2016 and the Loma Linda University Medical Center Medical Staff Professional Recognition Award also in June 2016.

ASA Monitor. 2018;82(2).
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