The Accreditation Review Committee for the Anesthesiologist Assistant (ARC-AA) serves, under the auspices of CAAHEP, to promote and advance the quality of educational programs for anesthesiologist assistants.
ARC-AA derives its identity from the policies of CAAHEP and its collaborating sponsors, the American Academy of Anesthesiologist Assistants (AAAA) and the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA). Together these organizations provide accreditation services for education programs producing entry-level allied health practitioners.
John Kimbell, CAA (AAAA), Chair
Matt Pinegar, MD (AA), Vice Chair
Jermaine Leclerc, MHSc, MHSA, CAA (AAAA), Treasurer
Sam Gumbert, MD (ASA), Immediate Past Chair
Lindsey Amerson, MHSc, CAA (AAAA)
Guarav Patel, MD (ASA)
John Scott, MD (ASA)
Ty Townsend, CAA (AAAA)
Jennifer Anderson Warwick, MA, Secretary/Executive Director
Catherine Carter, MA, CAAHEP Liaison
Request for Accreditation Services for Educational Programs for the Anesthesiologist Assistant
Personnel Change Form (Program Director, Medical Director, Dean (equivalent), and President/CEO) Please select the ‘File’ menu and 'Download a copy’. Complete the form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Annual Reports are due each year on September 15 for all accredited programs. Following are tools to support the completion of the annual report, which is found here: arms.caahep.org.
Site Visit Documents
documents to provide at the time of the site visit
Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda & Minutes template
January (2nd Tuesday) via web meeting
April (Saturday) @ AAAA Annual Meeting
July (2nd Tuesday) via web meeting
October (Friday) @ ASA Annual Meeting