Vision Statement

AOCA is the professional home for physician anesthesiologists, advancing and promoting the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic anesthesiology. 

Mission Statement

AOCA is the primary resource for clinical education and professional development for physician anesthesiologists, and facilitates networking, advocates, and promotes the practice of osteopathic anesthesiology. 

Membership Goal
AOCA builds a dynamic, engaged, and inclusive membership which sustains the growth and reflects the values of the College 

Education Goal
AOCA equips physician anesthesiologists with evidence-based content and professional development tools to grow, enhance, and advance their careers 

Advocacy Goal

AOCA is a community of key and emerging leaders who advance osteopathic anesthesiology and advocate on behalf of physician anesthesiologists and their patients 

Leadership & Governance Goal

AOCA develops the culture and leadership of the College’s board and volunteer members to become strategic, innovative, and diverse 


AOCA Bylaws

The revised bylaws were approved during the 2020 Business Meeting during the 68th Annual Conference - Vital Anesthesia Practice Optimization Review. View the bylaws here.