American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Presidents

Wilson C. Wilhite, Jr., M.D.*



Professional Appointments:
Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, University of California-Los Angeles
(UCLA) School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California; Director, Department of Operating
Room Services, UCLA Medical Center.

ASA Involvements:
President Elect (1993); First Vice President (1992); Treasurer (1985-91); Assistant Treasurer
(1980-85); Chair, Committee on Finance (1977-80); Member, Committees on Peer Review,
Planning, Building, Graduate Medical Education, and Anesthesia Care Team, and liaison to
American Society of Post Anesthesia Nurses (ASPAN).

Member, California Society of Anesthesiologists (1991-present); Member and Ex-Officio
Member of Board of Directors (1989-91),Texas Society of Anesthesiologists; President (1980-
81) and Member (1966-89), Alabama State Society of Anesthesiologists; Member, Society of
Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, American Medical Association, International Anesthesia
Research Society, and Medical Association of the State of Alabama; Life Member, Southern
Medical Association.

Education & Honors:
M.D., Medical College of the University of Alabama; Residency, Wilford Hall United States Air
Force Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas; Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology;
Fellow, American College of Anesthesiologists; Honorary Lifetime Member, ASPAN and
Alabama State Society of Recovery Room Nurses; Outstanding Clinical Professor (1990-91),
University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Department of Anesthesiology.

ASA Newsletter. 1994;58(2).
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Wilson C. Wilhite, Jr., M.D.*


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