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Why join SAMBA?
SAMBA’s mission is to advance the practice of ambulatory anesthesia in all ambulatory venues, to encourage high ethical and professional standards by fostering and encouraging education and research, and to provide professional guidance for the practice of ambulatory anesthesia.

Be a part of the fastest growing sub-specialty in clinical anesthesia practice, network with your peers and expand your expertise.

SAMBA is dedicated to providing value to members through:

Ambulatory Anesthesia Education and Clinical Practice

  • Access to world class ambulatory (outpatient, office-based, and NORA) anesthesia focused national meeting including hands-on workshops and small focus group discussions
  • Registration discounts to SAMBA’s educational meetings
  • Being part of creating and having access to SAMBA guidelines
  • Use of discussion forums to share ideas, ask questions, and connect with colleagues including experts in the world of ambulatory anesthesia
  • Exclusive access to archived editions of the SAMBA Webinar Series
  • Ambulatory Anesthesia Research competition and awards offered annually
  • Special pricing on various ambulatory anesthesia books

Professional Development

  • Leadership and service opportunities in society committees and Board of Directors
  • Opportunity to be recognized for society awards such as the SAMBA Distinguished Service Award
  • Receive discounts on membership with MHAUS and IARS


  • Connect with other SAMBA members at the annual meeting
  • Access to a searchable, online member directory

Are you working as an ambulatory or office-based anesthesiologist in the US or Canada? Active members of SAMBA can vote, hold office, and serve on the Board of Directors.

Active Member Rates:
$250 (one year membership)
$470 (two year membership)
$690 (three year membership)

Join today as an active member!
Affiliate Membership
Are you active in the field of ambulatory or office-based anesthesiology but not a practicing anesthesiologist (CRNA, practice administrator, nurse, teacher, scientist)? Affiliate members cannot vote, hold office, or serve on the Board of Directors, but can be appointed as adjunct members of SAMBA’s committees.

Affiliate Member Rates:
$250 (one year membership)
$470 (two year membership)
$690 (three year membership)

Join today as an affiliate member! 

Resident Member

Are you in full-time training in an anesthesiology residency program? No member may be classified in this category for more than a total of four (4) years but is granted the same privileges as Active Members for the duration of their membership

Resident Member Rates:
$25 (one year membership)
$50 (two year membership)
$75 (three year membership)

Join today as a resident member! 

International Member

Are you a practicing anesthesiologist outside the United States and Canada? An International member does not hold voting privileges nor is eligible to hold office unless the physician is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists.

International Member Rates:
$75 (one year membership)
$150 (two year membership)
$225 (three year membership)

Join today as a international member! 

Retired Member
Have you retired from the field of Ambulatory Anesthesia? Contact the SAMBA Executive Office at [email protected] today to learn more about membership.

NEW Ambulatory Surgical Center Group Membership!
Are you part of an ambulatory surgery center that may be interested in having a group of their members join SAMBA? SAMBA's ASC Group Membership is designed to provide surgical centers a cost-effective way to keep all medical staff and allied health providers that work in an ASC, Endoscopy Center or office-based setting up-to-date on the latest industry knowledge. 

Ambulatory Surgical Center Rates:
$525 (3 Employees)
$750 (4-5 Employees)
$1,200 (6-10 Employees)
$1,500 (11-15 Employees)