The Distinguished Service Award (DSA) may be given to an ASA member for outstanding clinical, educational or scientific achievement, or contribution to the specialty and/or exemplary service to the Society. The House of Delegates (HOD) has established policies governing the selection of a recipient. Procedures for the submission of nominations and selection of a candidate for 2019 will be as follows:

Any member of ASA or a component society may submit the names of individuals for consideration for this award. No ASA officer shall be eligible for selection. Nominations must be submitted on the nomination form, which is available for download at

Completed nomination forms and a current curriculum vitae for the nominee should be submitted by May 15 to (to the attention of Jeffrey Plagenhoef, M.D., FASA, chair of the Committee on Distinguished Service Award)....

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