Residency: Strong preference for DC residents from all 8 wards
Paid board: No (all roles are voluntary)
3 members as follows:
(1) The Director of the Department of Health, or his or her designee
(2) An anesthesiologist licensed in the District with experience working with anesthesiologist assistants
(3) An anesthesiologist assistant licensed in the District
The Advisory Committee on Anesthesiologist Assistants shall develop and submit to the Board of Medicine guidelines for licensing and regulating anesthesiologist assistants in the District. The guidelines shall set forth the actions that anesthesiologist assistants may perform under the direct supervision of a licensed anesthesiologist, who shall be responsible for the overall medical direction of the care and treatment of patients.
The Advisory Committee on Anesthesiologist Assistants shall meet at least annually to review the guidelines and make necessary revisions for submission to the Board of Medicine.