Elizabeth T. Drum, MD, FAAP, FCPP, FASA, Chair of the ASA Committee on Global Humanitarian Outreach (GHO), interviewed Professor Adrian W. Gelb, MBChB, FRCPC, ASA member and World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA) President, and Francis Peel, WFSA's Communications and Advocacy Manager, to discuss the WFSA and its links to ASA. Dr. Drum is Chair of the ASA Committee on Representation to WFSA, ASA Delegation Secretary, and a member of the WFSA Council.
What is the WFSA and what does it do?
The World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA) is the foremost global alliance of anesthesiologists, with 136 member national societies representing over 150 countries and hundreds of thousands of anesthesiologists.
WFSA aims to unite anesthesiologists around the world to improve patient care and access to safe anesthesia and perioperative medicine. WFSA's programs tackle the key barriers to access and are run in partnership with its member...