Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC)


SAMBA has two representatives on the AAAHC’s board to represent the field of Ambulatory Anesthesia in AAAHC activities. SAMBA’s delegates take part in various debates and discussions regarding accreditation in ambulatory health care and support the interests of ambulatory anesthesiologists at Accredited health centers across the country.

Click here to access AAAHC’s website

International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS)

IARS LogoSAMBA members receive a reduced membership rate to IARS. Membership to IARS includes access to our official journal Anesthesia and Analgesia. More information regarding the membership discount can be found here.

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Joint Commission Ambulatory Health Care PTAC

Joint Commission LogoSAMBA also has two representatives on the Joint Commission Ambulatory Health Care Professional and Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC). Through this role, SAMBA advocates for accreditation standards and policies that support the role of ambulatory anesthesiologists in their practices.

Click here to access the Joint Commission’s website.

Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States (MHAUS)


Our partner membership program with MHAUS provides SAMBA members with a discounted membership rate at $30 a year to join MHAUS. The partner membership does include the same benefits as an active MHAUS member including 30% off of most educational products. MHAUS sends SAMBA members alerts and announcements on malignant hyperthermia that impact ambulatory anesthesia. Click here to read more about our partner membership program with MHAUS.

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Sociedad Colombiana de Anestesiolgia y Reanimacion (SCARE)

SCAREThe Columbian Society of Anesthesia and Resuscitation (SCARE) and SAMBA work together to provide high-quality educational content to members of both organizations. This past year, SAMBA sent a group of members through our International Relations committee to give presentations at SCARE’s national congress in Barranquilla, Columbia. To read more about SAMBA’s involvement with SCARE check out our SAMBA Link article from International Relations Committee Chair Dr. Leopoldo Rodriguez here.

Click here to access SCARE’s website.