The Society for Technology in Anesthesia (STA), founded in 1988, is an international organization of physicians, engineers, students and others with an interest in anesthesia-related technologies. Membership is open to all who are interested. The journal, Anesthesia & Analgesia is STA's official publication. A quarterly newsletter, Interface, is published and available online.
The Society's mission is to improve the quality of patient care by improving technology and its application. The Society promotes education and research, collaborates with local, national, and international organizations, sponsors meetings and exhibitions, awards grants, and recognizes achievement.
The Society holds a three-day Annual Meeting.
The Society also organizes a Breakfast Panel and Dinner lecture during the Annual October Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA).
The STA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, and all its scientific meetings are designed in accordance with ACCME essentials and guidelines.