Archives and Artifacts

The Archives and Artifacts (A&A) Committee is responsible for organizing and preserving printed documents, audiovisual recordings and pictures (archives) and objects (artifacts) of historical significance to CAS and to anesthesia in Canada. Among its numerous other responsibilities, the A&A Committee is in charge of the development, planning and organization of the History Section of CAS’ web page and of the History Symposium at the CAS Annual Meeting.

Archives and Artifacts Chair(s)

Dr Daniel Chartrand
Chair | Montreal, QC


  • Dr Brendan Finucane, Past Chair
  • Dr Etienne de Medicis
  • Dr M. Joanne Douglas
  • Dr Karim Mukhida
  • Dr Michael Wong, Resident Representative
  • Dr David McKnight


Dr Earl Wynands speaks on Anesthesia Day 2020 (external link, YouTube)


For more information about CAS and to see a list of available archives, please visit our history page.