Plans are underway to bring you another year of premier educational events. Enjoy:

  • robust agendas that include a variety of topics focused on advances in the field
  • a mix of teaching and hands-on learning environments
  • the opportunity to enhance your clinical knowledge, competence and performance
  • an ideal venue that provides many amenities and leisure time activities.

Registration Now Open.

Registration Information

Register today and enter to win a round-trip airfare to Phoenix; a round-trip airport transfer from the Phoenix airport to the headquarters hotel; or a $300 gift card, redeemable at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge.

How To Enter:

  • Share your excitement about past or current SCA activities by posting a comment on the Society’s Facebook, or via a tweet on Twitter that includes the hashtag #SCA2018AM and/or #SCA2018TAS
  • You must also like SCA’s Facebook page, or follow @scahq on Twitter, to enter via the corresponding type of post.

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This Is Your Career

Join over 1,200 of your colleagues and peers for opportunities to learn the latest updates and advancements from subject matter experts and leaders in the field. Come a day early for the 7th Annual Thoracic Anesthesia Symposium. Gain critical knowledge from the breadth of education, treatment and research discoveries shared at the meetings in a mix of didactic and hands-on learning environments. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, the Annual Meeting has educational content for you!

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At the SCA Annual Meeting you can:

  • Earn over 30 hours of continuing medical education
  • Attend more than 20 sessions to help you discover new research and innovations in the field
  • Register for up to 4 hands-on workshops and 5 PBLDs for a conference experience tailored to YOUR educational needs
  • Network with 1,200 other professionals in anesthesiology to help you gain insight into your practice and career
  • Connect with nearly 40 exhibiting companies to learn about new products and programs

Plan Your Trip


JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
5350 East Marriott Drive
Phoenix, Arizona 85054
Phone: 480.293.5000

Click Here to book your reservation. 

This is an incredible venue that we were fortunate to secure for our 40th Anniversary celebration. Plan your family trip to this sophisticated venue, complete with championship golf, a rejuvenating spa, multiple outdoor pools, a lazy river, and water slides. All of this with an outstanding educational offering featuring world-class speakers and panels. Put your requests in now at work to secure your time off to attend!

SCA attendees will receive a 15% discount on spa services (excluding salon services an any posted discounted specials) as well as a 20% discount on golf. Mention that you are an SCA attendee when making your reservation, and bring your badge when you check in.

Exhibitor & Sponsor Information

For more information about exhibiting at the Annual Meeting, visit the Corporate Sponsorship Information page.