Clinical Practice Guidelines
SAMBA members have access to guidelines on PONV and more. These are only available via our member portal.
SAMBA members receive discounts on the meetings throughout the year as well as other special pricing for other opportunities.
Industry Recognition Opportunities
Industry Recognition Opportunities – SAMBA members have the opportunity to be nominated for the Distinguished Service Award and submit research for annual poster awards.
SAMBA Fellows Designation
SAMBA Fellows Designation – Qualified members are provided the opportunity to be recognized for their service and dedication to the ambulatory anesthesia field.
SAMBA offers its members exclusive access to archived editions of the SAMBA Webinar Series, SAMBA’s monthly web-based lectures on topics in ambulatory anesthesia with Q&A.
Research Grant Opportunities – Members qualify to apply for a prestigious research grant to support their independent research projects.
Leadership Opportunities – SAMBA members have the ability to get involved in specialty committee work, as well as serve on the SAMBA Board of Directors.
Technological Advances – SAMBA members have access to online discussion forums, SAMBA’s mobile app and a full member directory for networking purposes.
SAMBA board members have extensive professional and leadership experience that can help foster the development and growth of others members both in academic and private practice. They very willingly mentor their junior colleagues. In addition to advice and guidance, they offer practical tools such as membership to committees, letters of recommendations, opportunities to participate as faculty in workshops, PBLD’s, webinars, discussions and poster presentations at annual meetings. These opportunities help towards the achievement of both short and long-term goals of our members.
SAMBA is developing a video library for members that includes content produced by experts in the field of ambulatory, office-based, or non-operating room anesthesia.
Discounted IARS Membership
As a SAMBA member, you are eligible to receive a discount on an IARS membership. IARS membership benefits include a subscription to Anesthesia & Analgesia, SAMBA’s official journal, A&A Practice e-journal, free journal CME, and discounted registration to the IARS Annual Meeting.
Category 1 Membership
Membership which confers the right to vote, hold office and serve on committees. All memberships in this category require that the member possess a degree of Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathy, Bachelor of Medicine or an equivalent degree. Additionally, members in these categories must have completed a residency training program in anesthesia accredited by the American Council for Graduate Medical Education, the Committee on Postdoctoral Training of the American Osteopathic Association, or the equivalent of such accrediting bodies of other countries.
Category 2 Membership
Membership which confers the right to serve on committees, but which do not have the right to vote or hold office.
Category 3 Membership
Memberships which do not confer the right to vote, hold office or serve on committees.