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Join the OAA and advance your knowledge

The OAA provides education and professional guidance for anaesthetists, and other health professionals involved in caring for pregnant women in the UK and overseas.

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Access exclusive learning for obstetric anaesthetic practice

Become an OAA member and gain access to a wide range of specialist resources and benefits, including: 

  • Free access to the International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia (IJOA), the only journal publishing original articles devoted exclusively to obstetric anesthesia.
  • Reduced registration fees for internationally-acclaimed OAA meetings and events.
  • Access to the In-Training hub for information, exam resources, fellowships competitions and more, for anaesthetists in training
  • Free access to CPD accredited courses to learn in your own time and at your own pace.
  • Access to the Learning Zone for useful resources on a range of topics relevant to obstetric anaesthesia for trainees and practicing anaesthetists.
  • Eligibility for OAA research grants, travel grants and bursaries.
  • Early notification and access to reports and an extensive library of webinars and podcasts.
  • Reduced registration fees for the SOAP annual meeting in North America.

All of our training resources and educational materials are updated regularly to ensure that they are at the forefront of obstetric anaesthesia research and recommendations.

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"I have been very grateful for the superb support throughout my professional life from the OAA and the excellent variety of meetings which I have invariably found stimulating and thought provoking."

OAA Member

Reduced registration fees for meetings and events

Members enjoy reduced registration fees for internationally-acclaimed meetings run by the OAA, as well as discounted fees for the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology annual meeting in North America.

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Eligibility for grants and bursaries

Apply for grants for research, innovation or quality improvement funded by the OAA. We also offer members financial assistance for travel to educational meetings for professional development.

More about grants and bursaries

Trainee mentorship opportunities

Trainees can discover mentorships with other OAA members to assist with their career. Members can also access details of departments in the UK and overseas with research or fellowships in obstetric anaesthesia.

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"The OAA is a tremendous organisation with the best range of educational meetings, be it scientific controversies or updates. Also the guides are a particularly useful resource. Thank you!"

OAA Member

Subscription to the IJOA

All members receive the official journal of the OAA: the International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia (IJOA) in print and/or free online access.

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Become part of the OAA

Join over 2,500 members from around the world and get specialist support with education, information and guidance for obstetric anaesthetists.

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