Congratulations to the New NMSA Officers!

Mike Gajewski, DO, Santa Fe (President-Elect)

Sally Vender, MD, Albuquerque (Secretary-Treasurer)

Laura Pinault, MD, Albuquerque (ASA Alternate Director New Mexico)

Jeffrey Trujillo, MD, Albuquerque (ASA Delegate)

Austin Oetken, MD, Albuquerque (ASA Alternate Delegate)

Lia Hoffner, MD, Albuquerque (ASA Alternate Delegate)

The New Mexico Society of Anesthesiologists


The New Mexico Society of Anesthesiologists is dedicated to promoting the highest standards of the profession of anesthesiology, to fostering excellence through continuing medical education, and to serving as an advocate for anesthesiologists and their patients.

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The New Mexico Society of Anesthesiologists (NMSA) exists to advance patient safety and the practice of anesthesiology in New Mexico through education, representation and advocacy. The NMSA remains deeply committed to upholding patient-centered, physician-led care to ensure all patients receive the highest quality anesthesia care in New Mexico. The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists’ plan to adopt the term “anesthesiology” in its name is misleading. Get the facts on how medical title misappropriation jeopardizes patient safety. Learn more

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