SAMBA Membership

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.

Get an idea of the many advantages of joining SAMBA by viewing SAMBA's Member Center!

What is SAMBA?

Founded in 1985, the Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia (SAMBA) has a membership of over 1,600 physicians, other health professionals, and residents in training. SAMBA strives to offer members the professional guidance that will benefit your ambulatory and office-based anesthesia practice.

New Members: My Professional Status 

Please note: 2019 Membership is Now Open

Active Member
$250 (through 2019)
$470 (through 2020)
$690 (through 2021)

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Are you working as an ambulatory or office-based anesthesiologist in the US or Canada?

Join SAMBA as an Active Member

Active members of SAMBA can vote, hold office, and serve on the Board of Directors.

Affiliate Member
$250 (through 2019)
$470 (through 2020)
$690 (through 2021)

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Are you active in the field of ambulatory or office-based anesthesiology but not a practicing anesthesiologist (CRNA, practice administrator, nurse, teacher, scientist)?

Join SAMBA as an Affiliate Member

Affiliate members cannot vote, hold office, or serve on the Board of Directors, but can be appointed as adjunct members of SAMBA's committees.

Resident Member
$25 (through 2019)
$50 (through 2020)
$75 (through 2021)

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Are you in full-time training in an anesthesiology residency program?

Join SAMBA as a Resident Member

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

International Member
$75 (through 2019)
$150 (through 2020)
$225 (through 2021)

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Are you a practicing anesthesiologist outside the United States and Canada?

Join SAMBA as an International Member

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

Retired Member

Have you retired from the field of Ambulatory Anesthesia? 

Contact the SAMBA Executive Office at today to learn more about membership. 

International Group Membership

Are you part of an international anesthesiology society or association that may be interested in having a group of their members join SAMBA?

Contact the SAMBA Executive Office at today to learn more.

Guest Account

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Are you looking to register for a SAMBA event or just want to preview the website as a Guest?  Once you establish a Guest Account, you can always add membership at any time.

Register for a Guest Account

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Please note: SAMBA membership is non-refundable. 

SAMBA is dedicated to providing value to members through:

Professional Development

  • CME Customized Ambulatory Workshops and Real World Ambulatory Case Studies at SAMBA's Meetings
  • Dedicated Mentorship Program
  • Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research Grants
  • ACGME Ambulatory Fellowship
  • Post Operative Nausea Vomiting and other Consensus Guidelines
  • Educational and Innovative Information for the Office-Based Anesthesiologist


  • Annual, Office-Based Anesthesia and Mid Year Meetings
  • Members Only Online Directory Access
  • Members Only Question and Answer Forum
  • Committee Participation Opportunities


  • Quarterly Ambulatory Anesthesia Newsletter
  • SAMBA Clinical Outcomes Registry Project (SCOR)