Randall Clark, MD, FASA


American Society of Anesthesiologists

Randall M. Clark, MD, FASA, professor of anesthesiology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and pediatric cardiac anesthesiologist at Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora, Colorado, is president of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA). He was elected for a one-year term in October 2021.
Dr. Clark has served ASA in numerous roles, most recently as President Elect, First Vice President and Chair of the ASA Section on Clinical Care. He is also a member of ASA’s Committee on Innovation, Committee on Professional Education Oversight, Committee on Governance Effectiveness and Efficiencies, Committee on Quality Management and Department Administration, and Committee on Pediatric Anesthesia. Dr. Clark has been on the ASA Board of Directors since 1995.
Dr. Clark is a long-serving member of the Board of Directors of the Colorado Society of Anesthesiologists and is part of the ASA Delegation to the American Medical Association. He also serves on the Anesthesia Quality Institute’s Board of Directors and has held leadership positions with the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesia Leadership Council, and Denver Medical Society.
Dr. Clark received his Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering Sciences, with honors, from the University of Colorado in Boulder before graduating from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver. He completed his anesthesiology residency and fellowships in pediatric and cardiac anesthesiology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and is board-certified in anesthesiology and pediatric anesthesiology.
He resides in Denver with his wife Joy. L. Hawkins, M.D., FASA, who is an obstetric anesthesiologist. They have two daughters, Catherine and Victoria.