Deborah Lawson, AA-C
M e s s a g e f r o m t h e P r e s i d e n t
Welcome to the 33rd Annual Meeting o the AmericanAcademy o Anesthesiologist Assistants!Just as in years past, this week promises to be the big-gest annual meeting in our history. Interest in the AA pro-ession continues to grow more rapidly every year, and thebest place to connect with AAs, whether in practice or intraining, is at the biggest gathering o AAs in the nation,the AAAA Annual Meeting. Take advantage o the ollowing:
Inormative lectures on a variety o topics to meet yourCME needs.
Access to the leadership o the AAAA, the growing num-ber o your colleagues dedicated to getting AAs the rec-ognition they deserve.
Insights on the state o the specialty o anesthesia andthe development o the relationship between the ASAand AAAA, rom the perspective o keynote speakerAlex Hannenberg, ASA President-Elect.
Opportunities to meet with prospective employers
Inormation about the growing number o ways youcan make a dierence– Clinical instruction enrichment– Proession advocacy at the local, state, and ederallevel– Charitable donations– Committee involvement
Conversation with AAs rom student to near retirement,rom every corner o the AA map.Reach out and thank our supporters, without whom ourmeetings would not be nearly as rich an event. Meet theAAAA ofce and management team rom Ruggles. Join theeort to gain wider acceptance o your chosen proession. There’s no better place to do all o this than the AAAAAnnual Meeting. Together we can accomplish great things,and this is our best opportunity to become the team thatcan deliver. Welcome!