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Monday, May 11, 2020
6:00am to 7:30am Registration and Breakfast

The Focus Is Improving Outcome

Moderator: Dr. Sundar

7:30am to 8:00am Influence of Sex and Gender on Perioperative Outcomes

Kate Leslie, MD

8:00am to 8:30am Protective Ventilation During General Anesthesia Improves Outcome

Paolo Pelosi, MD, FERS

8:30am to 9:00am Balanced Anesthesia Study

Kate Leslie, MD

9:00am to 9:15am Q&A

Drs. Leslie, Pelosi and Sundar

9:15am to 9:30am Break

Refreshments provided

Understanding the Central Nervous System

Moderator: Dr. Mason

9:30am to 10:10am Updates in Multimodal General Anesthesia: Principles and Practices

Emery Brown, MD, PhD

10:10am to 10:50am Perioperative Brain Failure 2020

Gregory Crosby, MD

10:50am to 11:30am Nociception Monitors During Anesthesia: Do They Help?

Philippe Richebé, MD, PhD, DESAR

11:30am to 11:45am Q&A

Drs. Brown, Crosby, Mason and Richebé

Lunch-and-Learn Roundtables (optional)

11:45am to 1:15pm Lunch-and-Learn Roundtables

(each roundtable limited to a maximum of 25 participants)

Acute and Persistent Pain after Orthopedic Trauma 
Kate Leslie, MD
Learn Intravenous Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics with the BWH Anesthesia Simulator iPad App
Christopher Connor, MD, PhD
Managing Postpartum Headaches: A Practical Review
Vesela P. Kovacheva, MD, PhD
Managing the Pregnant Patient for Non-Obstetric Surgery 
Richard Steinbrook, MD

Care of the Parturient

Moderator: Dr. Hess

1:15pm to 1:45pm Neuraxial Anesthesia for Pregnant Women with Back and Spine Abnormalities

Lisa Leffert, MD

1:45pm to 2:15pm Neurology and Obstetric Anesthesia

Philip Hess, MD

2:15pm to 2:45pm Clinical Conundrums in Obstetric Anesthesia

Lawrence Tsen, MD

2:45pm to 3:15pm The Opioid Crisis: What We Can Do as Obstetric Anesthesiologists

Brian Bateman, MD

3:15pm to 3:45pm Postpartum Hemorrhage: Triggers for Action and Evidence-Based Management

Michaela Farber, MD

3:45pm to 4:00pm Q&A

Drs. Bateman, Farber, Hess, Leffert, and Tsen

4:00pm to 4:15pm Break

Refreshments provided

Patient Safety in Ambulatory and Office-Based Surgery

Moderator: Dr. Mason

4:15pm to 4:45pm Ambulatory Patient Selection

Richard Urman, MD, MBA

4:45pm to 5:15pm Office-Based Anesthesia: New Guidelines and Patient Safety

Fred Shapiro, DO, FASA

5:15pm to 5:30pm Q&A

Drs. Mason, Urman and Shapiro

Reception and Scientific Posters

5:30pm to 7:30pm Reception and Scientific Posters

Join faculty and colleagues for refreshments and current research in anesthesiology.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
6:30am to 7:30am Breakfast

What Is New in Pharmacology

Moderator: Dr. Mason

7:30am to 8:00am The Enigma of Nitrous Oxide

Steven Shafer, MD

8:00am to 8:30am Anesthetic Care for Patients with Chronic Pain: Waking Up Happy

Pamela Flood, MD, MA

8:30am to 9:00am New Hypnotics: Ready for Prime Time

Michel Struys, MD, PhD, FRCA

9:00am to 9:15am Q&A

Drs. Flood, Mason, Shafer and Struys

9:15am to 9:30am Break

Refreshments provided

Hot Topics in 2020

Moderator: Dr. Mountjoy

9:30am to 10:00am Closed Loops, Advisory Systems and Artificial Intelligence in Anesthesia

Michel Struys, MD, PhD, FRCA

10:00am to 10:30am Pollution and Anesthesia Practice: Should We Care?

Philippe Richebé, MD, PhD, DESAR

10:30am to 11:00am The Narcotic Crisis: Why the Problem; What Is the Solution?

Edward Michna, MD, JD, RPh

11:00am to 11:30am Electrical Safety in the Operating Room

Steven Shafer, MD

11:30am to 11:45am Q&A

Drs. Michna, Mountjoy, Richebé, Shafer and Struys

Lunch-and-Learn Roundtables (optional)

11:45am to 1:15pm Lunch-and-Learn Roundtables

(each roundtable limited to a maximum of 25 participants)

Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring: How, Why and When
Richard Pollard, MD, FASA
Not Just a Bronchoscopy: Anesthesia for Interventional Pulmonology Cases 
John Pawlowski, MD, PhD and Ameeka Pannu, MD
Please Check the CXR in the PACU: What Do I Need to Know? 
David Silver, MD
Prevention of Persistent Postamputation Pain with Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management  
Kristin Schreiber, MD, PhD
Saving for Retirement: Maximizing Savings for the Long Haul
Jonathan Griswold, MD
(This session not eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™)

Old Problems: New Solutions

Moderator: Dr. Valovska

1:15pm to 1:45pm Chronic Pain in Women Before, During and After Pregnancy

Pamela Flood, MD, MA

1:45pm to 2:15pm Value-Based Care for Geriatric Patients Having Surgery

Angela Bader, MD, MPH

2:15pm to 2:45pm The Healthy and the Frail: How to Live Long and Prosper

Susan Vassallo, MD

2:45pm to 3:15pm One Size Does Not Fit All: Pain Phenotyping and Its Importance to Treatment and Prevention of Chronic Postsurgical Pain

Kristin Schreiber, MD, PhD

3:15pm to 3:30pm Q&A

Drs. Bader, Flood, Schreiber, Valovska and Vassallo

3:30pm to 3:45pm Break

Refreshments provided

The Critically Ill Patient: Improving Outcome

Moderator: Dr. Mason

3:45pm to 4:15pm The Ten Magic Rules to Ventilate ARDS Patients

Paulo Pelosi, MD

4:15pm to 4:45pm The ICU Patient in Your Operating Room

David Silver, MD

4:45pm to 5:15pm Oxygen Administration: The Perioperative Sweet Spot

Shahzad Shaefi, MD, MPH

5:15pm to 5:30pm Q & A

Drs. Mason, Pelosi, Shaefi and Silver

Optional Workshop or Tour

5:30pm to 8:00pm Ether Dome Tour

Susan Vassallo, MD
(Limited to 50 attendees)
Includes transportation and refreshments

5:30pm to 10:00pm ACLS Workshop

Hovig Chitilian, MD
(Limited to 50 attendees)
Includes dinner
ACLS Workshop description

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
6:30am to 7:30am Breakfast

Clinically Relevant Topics in Pediatric Anesthesia

Moderator: Dr. Soriano

7:30am to 8:00am Preoperative Fasting: The European Guidelines and the Science Behind It

Laszlo Vutskits, MD, PhD

8:00am to 8:30am Enhanced Recovery After Surgery in Children

Santhanam Suresh, MD

8:30am to 9:00am Anesthesia and the Infant Brain: Is There a Cause for Concern?

Sulpicio Soriano, MD

9:00am to 9:30am Organ Protection in Pediatric Anesthesia

Laszlo Vutskits, MD, PhD

9:30am to 10:00am Dispelling Myths in Pediatric Anesthesia

Lynne Ferrari, MD

10:00am to 10:15am Q&A

Drs. Ferrari, Soriano, Suresh and Vutskits

10:15am to 10:30am Break

Refreshments provided

Practical Solutions for Self-Care

Moderator: Dr. Mason

10:30am to 11:00am Clinician Wellness in Hospital Medicine: Thriving, Not Simply Surviving

Santhanam Suresh, MD

11:00am to 11:30am Becoming a More Resilient Clinician

Gregory Hammer, MD

11:30am to 11:45am Q&A

Drs. Hammer, Mason and Suresh

Lunch-and-Learn Roundtables (optional)

11:45am to 1:15pm Lunch-and-Learn Roundtables

(each roundtable limited to a maximum of 25 participants)

Anesthesia for the Child with Congenital Heart Disease Having Non-Cardiac Surgery
Gregory Hammer, MD
Hip Fracture Management: A Rising Societal Tsunami 
Donal Buggy, MD
Keeping the Child Comfortable: Pain Management in Pediatrics 
Karen Boretsky, MD
The Pediatric Airway: Challenging Cases
Jennifer Dearden, MD

Optional Lunch Session

11:45am to 1:15pm Mitigate Stress: Easy and Practical Meditation Strategies for the Busy Anesthesia Practitioner

Balachundhar Subramaniam, MD, MPH

Limited to first 100 registrants. No fee, lunch provided.

Hear the Experts Speak

Moderator: Dr. Mason

1:15pm to 1:45pm Could Perioperative Interventions During Cancer Resection Surgery of Curative Intent Influence Oncologic Outcomes?

Donal Buggy, MD

1:45pm to 2:15pm Application of Dexmedetomidine in 2020

Keira P. Mason, MD

2:15pm to 2:45pm How General Anaesthetics Work: For Busy Clinicians, By a Busy Clinician

Donal Buggy, MD

2:45pm to 3:00pm Q&A

Drs. Buggy and Mason

3:00pm to 3:15pm Break

Refreshments provided

Everyday Clinical Challenges

Moderator: Dr. Mountjoy

3:15pm to 3:45pm Perioperative Care of the Patient with Diabetes Mellitus: What Are Those New Medications and How Do You Manage Them?

Robert Peterfreund, MD

3:45pm to 4:15pm Perioperative Management of the Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator

Scott Streckenbach, MD

4:15pm to 4:45pm Perioperative Stroke Prevention: A Reality

Matthias Eikermann, MD, PhD

4:45pm to 5:15pm Anesthetic Management of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Hovig Chitilian, MD

5:15pm to 5:30pm Q&A

Drs. Chitilian, Eikermann, Mountjoy, Peterfreund and Streckenbach

Optional Skills Development Workshop

5:30pm to 10:00pm Difficult Airway Workshop

Andrew Miller, MD
(Limited to 50 attendees)
On site - Includes dinner
Difficult Airway Workshop description

Thursday, May 14, 2020
6:30am to 7:30am Breakfast

Optimizing Patient Care

Moderator: Dr. Sundar

7:30am to 8:00am Management of Catastrophic Bleeding in the Operating Room

Keyvan Karkouti, MD

8:00am to 8:30am Exercise Physiology Coming to a Heart Near You

James DiNardo, MD

8:30am to 9:00am Coagulation Management In Cardiac Surgery

Keyvan Karkouti, MD

9:00am to 9:15am Q&A

Drs. DiNardo, Karkouti and Sundar

9:15am to 9:30am Break

Refreshments provided

Potpourri

Moderator: Dr. Valovska

9:30am to 10:00am Patients in Endoscopy Suites - Challenging Cases: Patient Safety First

Eswar Sundar, MD

10:00am to 10:30am Perioperative Care of the Bariatric Patient

Roman Schumann, MD

10:30am to 11:00am My Patient Has Stridor, Now What? Managing the Airway with Laryngeal Abnormalities

Akiva Leibowitz, MD

11:00am to 11:30am Quality Metrics: Framework for Establishing Measures and Success

Satya Krishna Ramachandran, MD

11:30am to 11:45am Q&A

Drs. Leibowitz, Ramachandran, Schumann, Sundar and Valovska

Lunch-and-Learn Roundtables (optional)

11:45am to 1:15pm Lunch-and-Learn Roundtables

(each roundtable limited to a maximum of 25 participants)

Acupuncture Workshop 
Yuan-Chi Lin, MD, MPH
Evidence-Based Pain Management for Thoracic Surgery Patients
Sheldon Bao, MD
Lower Extremity Blocks Revisted 
Ivan Valovski, MD
The Yup, the Nope and the Maybe in Regional Anesthesia 
Anasuya Vasudevan, MD, FRCA
Upper Extremity Blocks in Patients with Challenging Anatomy
Lisa Kunze, MD, PhD

Perioperative Care of the Patient in Heart Failure

Moderator: Dr. Lai

1:15pm to 1:45pm Chronic Heart Failure: Understanding Epidemiology and Instituting Therapy

Yvonne Lai, MD

1:45pm to 2:15pm Acute Cardiogenic Shock in the Operating Room

Jerome Crowley, MD

2:15pm to 2:45pm Anesthesia Stat for ECMO Cannulation

Gaston Cudemus, MD

2:45pm to 3:15pm Putting a Team Together for a State-of-the-Art Heart Center

Kenneth Shelton, MD

3:15pm to 3:30pm Q&A

Drs. Crowley, Cudemus, Lai and Shelton

3:30pm to 3:45pm Break

Refreshments provided

Medicolegal Implications for the Anesthesia Practitioner

Moderator: Dr. Mountjoy

3:45pm to 4:15pm Physician Assistance in the Death Penalty

David Waisel, MD

4:15pm to 4:45pm What Makes for an Effective Expert Witness

Mazen Maktabi, MD

4:45pm to 5:15pm Apology and Disclosure: Getting It Right

Stephen Pratt, MD

5:15pm to 5:30pm Q&A

Drs. Maktabi, Mountjoy, Pratt and Waisel

Optional Skills Development Workshop

5:30pm to 10:00pm Regional Anesthesia Workshop

Hyun Kee Chung, MD
(Limited to 50 attendees)
Includes dinner
Regional Anesthesia Workshop description

Friday, May 15, 2020
6:30am to 7:30am Breakfast

Innovations in Anesthesia Care

Moderator: Dr. Mountjoy

7:30am to 8:00am Point-of-Care Ultrasound and the Anesthesia Practitioner

Aidan Sharkey, MD

8:00am to 8:30am Management of Intraoperative Vasoplegia

Adam A. Dalia, MD, MBA, FASE

8:30am to 9:00am Update on Lung Isolation and One-Lung Ventilation

Jeremi Mountjoy, MD

9:00am to 9:30am Pulmonary Embolectomy: Implications for the Anesthesia Practitioner

Michael Fitzsimons, MD

9:30am to 10:00am Use of Nanotechnology in Anesthesia

Omir C. Farokhzad, MD

10:00am to 10:15am Q&A

Drs. Dalia, Farokhzad, Fitzsimons, Mountjoy and Sharkey

10:15am to 10:30am Break

Refreshments provided

End-of-Life Care

Moderator: Dr. Lin

10:30am to 11:00am Medical Marijuana: Clinical Applications

Brian E. McGeeney, MD, MPH, MBA

11:00am to 11:30am Comfort: Symptom Management for Patients and Their Families at the End of Life

Kathleen Lee, MD

11:30am to 12:00pm Communication Needs of Patients and Their Families at the End of Life

Rachelle Bernacki, MD

12:00pm to 12:30pm Continuity: Hospice Care and Care of the Bereaved

Sue E. Morris, PsyD

12:30pm to 12:45pm Q&A

Drs. Bernacki, Lee, Lin, McGeeney, and Morris

12:45pm to 1:00pm Closing Remarks

Sugantha Sundar MD