Grassroots Advocacy at the State Level

MeSA represents your interests as a Maine-licensed anesthesiologist.  In today’s healthcare environment, it is very important to be informed and to be involved.  As a member of MeSA, you join a group of committed professionals who have united to effect change. 

Celebrating Physician Anesthesiologists 2023

Patient-Centered, Physician-Led Care

On March 28, 2024, residents from Maine Medical Center, along with MeSA's Medical Student Liaison will meet with legislators, have a tour of the Maine State Capitol, and be recognized by the House of Representatives.  Following the State House tour, the group will meet for lunch and a Problem-Based Learning Discussion.  Learn more at

Back Row:  Travis Barker, MD, Gasper Gasperlin, DO, Michael Finke, DO, Christopher Abruzzese, DO, Associate Program Director, Talitha Budi, MD, Jay Kellegrew, MD, and J. Patrick McAuley, MBBS.

Front Row:  Daria Ivenitsky, Medical Student Liaison, Lisa Montagna, Executive Director, Danielle Kerr, DO, Josie Watczak, MD, Margaret Carroll, MD, Meredith Peck, DO, and James Flowerdew, MD, Program Director.

Residents Day at the Legislature.
2023 Residents' Day at the Legislature.

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