The Staff and Associate Specialist (SAS) Committee

The SAS Committee considers all matters relating to SAS doctors in anaesthesia and aims to provide representation of their interests by promoting career progression, terms and conditions of service and helping serve educational needs. Membership of the committee comprises of the chairman, independent SAS Members, elected members of Council and representatives from both the RCoA and the BMA. Committee members can be contacted for advice through the AAGBI

Staff and Associate Specialist (SAS) Committee – vacancies

The Association is seeking individuals with interest, energy and commitment to join the SAS Committee. This is a great opportunity to contribute to developing an engagement strategy for SAS doctors. For more information read the full role description.


  • There are two vacancies on the committee
  • All appointments are for a one-year renewable term
  • Nominees must be a member of the Association, resident in the UK or Ireland
  • Nominees must be a specialty doctor, associate specialist or staff grade anaesthetist in good standing


  • Committee members will be required to attend three half day committee meetings per year either held in London or virtually, and devote sufficient time to the role
  • Committee members will be asked to represent the Committee at other internal or external meetings, e.g. committees or on the working parties that produce Association guidelines


Nominations should be submitted by email to no later than 24 August 2018. Your nomination should include a personal statement outlining your relevant experience and reasons for applying for the role (maximum 250 words). You should also include a copy of your CV.
Applications will be considered by a panel and candidates may be invited for an interview on 11 September 2018.

For further information about the role or for an informal  chat, please contact Ms Karin Pappenheim, Executive Director via the secretariat or call 020 7631 1650 (option 3).

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Dr Olivera PotparicDr Olivera Potparic
Chair of The SAS Committee