AANA Press Releases

Official news from the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.

Hot Topics

Current issues affecting the nurse anesthesia profession.

CRNA News Coverage

Recent news items about CRNAs, AANA, and nurse anesthesia that were published, posted, or broadcast after dissemination by AANA and other sources.

Press Room

Information and resources for the press.

Anesthesia News Roundup

Anesthesia News Roundup is a collection of news items pertaining to the clinical side of anesthesia, the business of anesthesia, professional ethics, and items of interest.

Public Education Campaign

CRNAs The Future of Anesthesia Care Today

Important Nurse Anesthesia Studies

The value and importance of the nurse anesthesia profession cannot be overstated. Important studies from Health Affairs, Nursing Economic$ and the Institute of Medicine prove that nurse anesthesia is vital to healthcare access.

Current Events and Natural Disaster Preparedness

Here you will find resources and information for when a natural disaster strikes.

AANA Public Relations

Melissa Ramirez Cooper
Director of Public Relations 
and Communications

Patti Flesher
Public Relations Manager


Julie Ciaramella
Public Relations Specialist

Karen Sutkus
Administrative Associate