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The MSA is proud to be honoring Dr. Alexander Hannenberg, a former Chair of the MSA, a former President of the ASA, and the 2015 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award, in such a way and have his name used for this award.

As part of its mission, the MSA focuses on education and developing the next generation of anesthesiologists.

Each year, the Alexander Hannenberg Scholarship is awarded to a resident member who is actively engaged and passionate regarding advocacy issues and who wishes to attend the annual Legislative Conference of the American Society of Anesthesiologists.

Scholarship Information 

Any member currently enrolled in a Massachusetts Residency program may apply for a scholarship when applications are open. There is no limit on the number of times a resident may apply for funding.

The $1,500 scholarship is intended to help reduce out-of-pocket expenses (registration, travel, lodging, meals) to attend Legislative Conference.

The scholarship check is awarded concluding the Conference. If you are unable to attend the Conference, your scholarship will be forfeited.

Dates to Remember

April 10, 2023  |  Application Deadline

April 14, 2023  |  Notification to applicants

May 15-17, 2023  |  ASA Legislative Conference

Eligibility requirements

  • You must be a member of the Massachusetts Society of Anesthesiologists. 
  • Scholarships are based on your status during the 2022-23 academic year. 
  • You must be able to attend the entire Legislative Conference including scheduled capitol hill visits. 
  • You must agree to the MSA Scholarship Agreement


Residents who wish to apply for this scholarship must submit the following information to

1. Contact information including a copy of your resume/CV. 

2. Letter of intent. (3-4 paragraphs stating your qualifications, why you wish to attend the conference, what you hope to gain by going, and how this will help with your future plans.)

The required documentation must be submitted to the MSA by April 10, 2023.  Winners will be notified by April 14. 


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