Lunch and Learn Roundtables


Tailor your education at Anesthesiology Update 2019 with the optional buffet Lunch-and-Learn Roundtables listed below. Each luncheon session focuses in depth on one important topic, with insights provided and interactive discussion led by a master clinician or subject matter expert. Participation is limited to 25 attendees per session to ensure all participants get their questions answered. 

Monday, May 13, 12:45  pm - 2:15 pm

  • Saving for Retirement: Getting Started, Understanding the Options, and Maximizing Savings for the Long Haul Jonathan Griswold, MD  (This session not eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™)
  • Risk Mitigation: Apology and Disclosure—Support for the Second Victim Patricia H. Folcarelli, RN, MA, PhD and Stephen D. Pratt, MD
  • Simple, Effective Solutions for the Management of the Narcotic-Tolerant Patient  Paragi Rana, MD
  • The Witches' Brew: Street Drugs in 2019  Assia Valovska, MD

Tuesday, May 14, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

  • Perioperative Lung Ultrasound Achikam Oren-Grinberg, MD
  • Financial Considerations for Those Nearing or Entering Retirement: Approaches for Asset Utilization, Social Security, and RMDs Jonathan Griswold, MD (This session not eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™)
  • Managing the Obese Parturient  Vilma E. Ortiz, MD
  • Challenging Cases from the Thoracic Operating Room Qi Ott, MD and Nelson Thaemert, MD

Wednesday, May 15, 12:45 pm - 2:15 pm

  • Becoming More Resilient in the Most Stressful Jobs of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine (How to Thrive, Not Just Survive, in the OR and ICU)  Gregory Hammer, MD
  • Strategies for Saving for College Jonathan Griswold, MD (This session not eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™)
  • Tracheostomy Placement: Not Merely Plug and Play Stephanie Yacoubian, MD
  • Acupuncture Workshop Yuan-Chi Lin, MD, MPH and Cynthia Tung, MD
  • The CRNA Perspective: Academic versus Private Practice Janet Valicenti, CRNA and Nelson Aquino, CRNA

Thursday, May 16, 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm

  • Corporate Structure and Financial Implications for Private Anesthesia Practice Anh Ngo, MD
  • Anesthetic Implications for Mechanical Thrombectomy after Embolic Stroke Lauren Buhl, MD, PhD and Ala Nozari, MD, PhD
  • Managing the Pregnant Patient for Non-Obstetric Surgery Jamie L. Daly, MD and Richard Steinbrook, MD
  • Blocks Beyond the Sciatic Nerve: When and How Ivan Valovski, MD
  • The Everyday and the Rare: Anesthesia for Interventional Pulmonology Procedures Ameeka Pannu, MD and John Pawlowski, MD, PhD