Philippine Board of Anesthesiology

Member Board of the Philippine Medical Association

On May 18, 1967, at the Second National Convention of the Philippine Society of Anesthesiologists (PSA) held in Manila, the PSA Constitution was amended to allow the creation of an independent body that would certify specialists in the art and science of Anesthesiology. This specialist would be known as a "Fellow" of the Philippine Board of Anesthesiology (PBA).

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Our Mission

The mission of the PBA is to improve the quality of anesthesia healthcare in the Philippines by ensuring and improving the quality of graduate medical education for physicians in anesthesiology training.

Our Vision

  • Be a source of inspiration, encouragement, support and assistance to all who strive for educational excellence in the field of Anesthesiology;
  • Be data and evidence-driven;
  • Lead in setting high standards of core competencies;
  • Maintain ethical relationships with other professional organizations;
  • Be the spokesperson for the standards and quality of anesthesia practice in the Philippines.