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This schedule is from the 2017 program. 2018 schedule is not yet available.

Monday, May 08, 2017
6:00am to 7:30am Registration and Breakfast
7:30am to 7:40am Welcome

Transfusion Medicine at Its Best

Moderator: Sugantha Sundar, MD

7:40am to 8:15am Newer Anticoagulants: What the Anesthesia Provider Needs to Know

Kenneth Bauer, MD

8:15am to 8:45am Where Do We Stand with Point-of-Care Testing?

Lynne Uhl, MD

8:45am to 9:15am Appropriate Use of Factor Concentrates in the Perioperative Period

Adam Lerner, MD

9:15am to 9:30am Q&A
9:30am to 9:45am Break

Refreshments provided

Guidelines and Checklists

Moderator: Angela Bader, MD, MPH

9:45am to 10:30am Current Controversies in Ambulatory Anesthesia

Jeffrey Apfelbaum, MD

10:30am to 11:00am Preoperative Evaluation Clinic Visit and Perioperative Outcome

Angela Bader, MD, MPH

11:00am to 11:40am Emergency Manuals and Checklists: Do We Need Them?

Alexander Hannenberg, MD

11:40am to 12:15pm ASA Standards, Guidelines and Practice Parameters

Jeffrey Apfelbaum, MD

12:15pm to 12:30pm Q&A
12:30pm to 2:00pm Lunch-and-Learn Roundtables (optional)

(each roundtable limited to a maximum of 25 participants)

Interdisciplinary Challenges in the EP Laboratory: Thinking Beyond Speciality Lines  
Wendy Gross, MD and Agnieszka Trzcinka, MD
Perioperative Diagnostic Lung Ultrasound
Achikam Oren-Grinberg, MD and Dirk Varelmann, MD
Challenging Pediatric Airway Cases  
Jennifer Dearden, MD
Basics of Retirement Planning, Part 1: Getting Started and Ramping Up Savings
Jonathan D. Griswold, MS, MD

Optimizing Maternal Health

Moderator: Lawrence Tsen, MD

2:00pm to 2:30pm Dural Puncture Epidural Technique: The Optimal Labor Analgesic Method?

Lawrence Tsen, MD

2:30pm to 3:00pm Cardiovascular Disease in the Parturient

Philip Hess, MD

3:00pm to 3:30pm Pain Management in the Opioid-Dependent Parturient

Brinda Kamdar, MD

3:30pm to 4:00pm NPO Guidelines for the Parturient

Michaela Farber, MD

4:00pm to 4:15pm Q&A
4:15pm to 4:30pm Break

Refreshments provided

Special Guest Speaker

Moderator: Keira P. Mason, MD

4:30pm to 5:30pm "Eleven Seconds": Overcoming the Challenges That Choose Us

Travis Roy

Networking Reception

5:30pm to 7:30pm Networking Reception and Poster Session

Join us for refreshments, meet your colleagues and engage with their work

Tuesday, May 09, 2017
6:30am to 7:30am Breakfast

Hot off the Press

Moderator: Keira P. Mason, MD

7:30am to 8:15am Propofol: Murder, Mayhem and Mercy

Steven Shafer, MD

8:15am to 9:00am General Anesthesia in Patients with Chronic Pain

Pamela Flood, MD

9:00am to 9:45am Why Most Anesthesia Research Is False

Steven Shafer, MD

9:45am to 10:15am My Back Hurts: Management Strategies

Pamela Flood, MD

10:15am to 10:30am Q&A
10:30am to 10:45am Break

Refreshments provided

Pro/Con Debate

Moderator: Jeremi R. Mountjoy, MSc, MD, FRCPC

10:45am to 11:15am Inhalational Anesthetics Are Here to Stay

Robert Holzman, MD, FAAP

11:15am to 11:45am Total Intravenous Anesthesia Is the Way Forward

Keira P. Mason, MD

11:45am to 12:00pm Q&A
12:00pm to 1:30pm Lunch-and-Learn Roundtables (optional)

(each roundtable limited to a maximum of 25 participants)

Pick the Correct Upper Extremity Block for Your Patient  
Lisa Kunze, MD, PhD and Lane Crawford, MD
Simplify Your Lower Extremity Blocks
Jose Zeballos, MD and Rajiv Doshi, MD
Regional Anesthesia and Anticoagulants: What Really Matters  
Aurora Naa-Afoley Quaye. MD
My Patient Has Intractable Headaches: Strategies That Work 
John Pettinato, DO

The Latest and the Greatest

Moderator: Keira P. Mason, MD

1:30pm to 2:15pm All You Need to Know about Xenon

Mervyn Maze, MBChB (Hons.), FRCP, FRCA, FMedSci

2:15pm to 2:45pm Clinical Applications of Sugammadex: When, Why, and How Much

Matthias Eikermann, MD, PhD

2:45pm to 3:15pm Development of Dexmedetomidine: From Bench to Bedside

Mervyn Maze, MBChB (Hons.), FRCP, FRCA, FMedSci

3:15pm to 3:30pm Q&A
3:30pm to 3:45pm Break

Refreshments provided

Keeping the Pediatric Patient Safe and Happy

Moderator: Sujatha Pentakota, MD

3:45pm to 4:15pm Neonatal Anesthesia: Risky Business Made Less Risky

Santhanam Suresh, MD, FAAP

4:15pm to 4:45pm Fact versus Fiction: Dispelling Common Myths in Pediatric Patients

Lynne Ferrari, MD

4:45pm to 5:15pm Guidelines for Pediatric Regional Anesthesia from ASRA and ESRA

Santhanam Suresh, MD, FAAP

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

Add-On Workshop (Optional)

5:30pm to 9:30pm Regional Anesthesia Workshop (optional)

Anasuya Vasudevan, MD, FRCA and Santhanam Suresh, MD, FAAP
(Limited to 50 attendees)
Includes dinner

Dinner with Faculty (Optional)

6:30pm to 9:30pm Dinner with Mr. Travis Roy

(Limited to 15 attendees)

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
6:30am to 7:30am Breakfast

Challenging Cases in Your Thoracic Operating Room

Moderator: Sugantha Sundar, MD

7:30am to 8:15am Mediastinal Masses and Other Lower Airway Problems

Peter Slinger, MD, FRCPC

8:15am to 8:45am The Patient with Severe Pulmonary Hypertension

Hovig Chitilian, MD

8:45am to 9:30am Advances in One-Lung Ventilation

Peter Slinger, MD, FRCPC

9:30am to 9:45am Q&A
9:45am to 10:00am Break

Refreshments provided

Cerebral Protection: Is This a Reality?

Moderator: Jeremi R. Mountjoy, MSc, MD, FRCPC 

10:00am to 10:45am Perioperative Neuroprotection

Christian Werner, MD, PhD

10:45am to 11:15am Anesthetic Drugs in the Development Pipeline

Douglas Raines, MD

11:15am to 11:45am Anesthetic Neurotoxicity: Fact or Fiction?

Christian Werner, MD, PhD

11:45am to 12:00pm Q&A
12:00pm to 1:30pm Lunch-and-Learn Roundtables (optional)

(each roundtable limited to a maximum of 25 participants)

Cerebrovascular Emergencies: Be Prepared  
Ala Nozari, MD, PhD
Intraoperative Ventilation Challenges: Case Studies
Sujatha Pentakota, MD
Questionable Labor Epidural in Place: Now Stat Cesarean Section 
Meredith Albrecht, MD, PhD

12:00pm to 1:30pm Mitigate Stress: Practical Meditation Strategy for the Anesthesia Provider (optional - no fee)

(Limited to 100 participants; lunch provided after session)

Balachundhar Subramaniam, MD, MPH

The Experts Speak

Moderator: Sujatha Pentakota, MD

1:30pm to 2:00pm Autonomy, Substituted Judgment, Futility, and Withholding CPR

Nicholas Sadovnikoff, MD

2:00pm to 2:30pm Evidence-Based Blood Transfusion Triggers in the Operating Room

Gyorgy Frendl, MD, PhD, FCCM

2:30pm to 3:15pm Enhanced Recovery after Surgery

Matthias Stopfkuchen-Evans, MD

3:15pm to 3:30pm Q&A
3:30pm to 3:45pm Break

Refreshments provided

Clinical Pearls

Moderator: Jeremi R. Mountjoy, MSc, MD, FRCPC 

3:45pm to 4:15pm The Morbidly Obese Patient: Minimize Risk, Improve Safety

Stephanie Jones, MD

4:15pm to 4:45pm Pediatric Advanced Life Support in 2017

Monica Kleinman, MD

4:45pm to 5:15pm Obstructive Sleep Apnea: What to Do in 2017

Satya Krishna Ramachandran, MD

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

Add-On Workshop (Optional)

5:30pm to 10:00pm ACLS Workshop

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

Dinner with Faculty (Optional)

6:30pm to 9:30pm Dinner with Dr. Paul Barash

(Limited to 15 attendees)

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Thursday, May 11, 2017
6:30am to 7:30am Breakfast

The Current Climate

Moderator: Sugantha Sundar, MD

7:30am to 8:15am What Are You Reading?

Paul Barash, MD

8:15am to 8:45am Preparation for Bundled Payments: Are We Ready?

Michael Fitzsimons, MD

8:45am to 9:15am Physiology of Exercise

James DiNardo, MD

9:15am to 9:30am Q&A
9:30am to 9:45am Break

Refreshments provided

Neuroscience Made Easy

Moderator: Keira P. Mason, MD

9:45am to 10:30am Opioid-Sparing and Opioid-Free Anesthesia Management: Theory

Emery Brown, MD, PhD

10:30am to 11:00am Opioid-Sparing and Opioid-Free Anesthesia Management: Clinical Practice

Marusa Naranjo González, MD

11:00am to 11:45am Have You Scheduled Your Neurocognitive Examination Yet?

Paul Barash, MD

11:45am to 12:00pm Q&A
12:00pm to 1:30pm Lunch-and-Learn Roundtables (optional)

(each roundtable limited to a maximum of 25 participants)

Clinical Challenges in the Advanced Endoscopy Suite  
Rodger White, MD and Eswar Sundar, MD
Aortic Transection Coming to an Operating Room Near You
Megan Krajewski, MD and Michael Fitzsimons, MD
Acupuncture Workshop 
Yuan-Chi Lin, MD
Respiratory Distress after Bronchoscopy  
Ameeka Pannu, MD and John Pawlowski, MD, PhD
Basics of Retirement Planning, Part 2: Organizing and Utilizing Your Retirement Assets 
Jonathan D. Griswold, MS, MD

Potpourri

Moderator: Sujatha Pentakota, MD

1:30pm to 2:00pm Anaphylaxis: Diagnosis and Interventions

Susan Vassallo, MD

2:00pm to 2:30pm Preoperative Cognitive Screening in the Elderly: Why Do It ?

Deborah Culley, MD

2:30pm to 3:00pm Disaster Preparedness: Role of the Anesthesia Provider

Wilton Levine, MD

3:00pm to 3:15pm Q&A
3:15pm to 3:30pm Break

Refreshments provided

The Cardiovascular Anesthesia Panel

Moderator: Jeremi R. Mountjoy, MSc, MD, FRCPC 

3:30pm to 4:15pm Perioperative Ultrasound: The Key to Success

Feroze Mahmood, MD

4:15pm to 4:45pm Management of AICDs in the Perioperative Period

Scott Streckenbach, MD

4:45pm to 5:15pm Anesthesia and Perioperative Stroke Risk in Patients with Carotid Disease: Current Evidence

Abraham Sonny, MD

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

Add-On Workshops (Optional)

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

Susan Vassallo, MD
(Limited to 50 attendees)
(Off site) Transportation and refreshments provided

5:30pm to 9:30pm Difficult Airway Workshop

Bhavani Shankar Kodali, MD and Andrew Miller, MD
(Limited to 50 attendees)
(Off site) Transportation and dinner provided

Dinner with Faculty (Optional)

6:30pm to 9:30pm Dinner with Dr. Emery Brown

(Limited to 15 attendees)

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Friday, May 12, 2017
6:30am to 7:30am Breakfast

Operating Room Efficiency and Patient Safety Can Coexist

Moderator: Sugantha Sundar, MD

7:30am to 8:15am Five Great Myths about OR Efficiency: Case Durations, Turnover Times and OR Allocations

Franklin Dexter, MD, PhD

8:15am to 9:00am Traversing the Patient Safety Arena

Stephen Pratt, MD

9:00am to 9:45am Five Great Myths about OR Efficiency: Faster Durations, Block Times and Diversity of Practice

Franklin Dexter, MD, PhD

9:45am to 10:00am Q&A
10:00am to 10:15am Break

Refreshments provided

Pain Management for Non-Pain Specialists

Moderator: Keira P. Mason, MD 

10:15am to 10:45am The Opioid Crisis: Why Should Anesthesia Providers Care?

James Rathmell, MD

10:45am to 11:15am Medical Marijuana: Opportunities and Challenges

Brian E. McGeeney, MD, MPH, MBA

11:15am to 11:45am New Innovations in the Management of Post-Mastectomy Pain

Kristin Schreiber, MD, PhD

11:45am to 12:15pm Interventional Techniques for Cancer Pain Management

Musa Aner, MD

12:15pm to 12:45pm Complementary and Alternative Approaches to Pain Medicine

Joseph Audette, MA, MD

12:45pm to 1:00pm Q&A
1:00pm to 1:15pm Closing remarks

Friday, May 12: Simulation for MOCA (off site)

Course Director: John Pawlowski, MD, PhD
Separate fee and registration required.

2:00pm to 2:30pm Introduction

Conference Room
• MOCA requirements
• Tour of facility
• Orientation Slides/Expectations for the day

2:30pm to 3:00pm Scenario 1

ICU Room

3:00pm to 3:30pm Review CRM Principles

Debrief Room

3:30pm to 4:00pm Debrief Scenario 1

Debrief Room

4:00pm to 4:15pm Break / Questions and Answers
4:15pm to 4:45pm Scenario 2

OR

4:45pm to 5:15pm Debrief Scenario 2

Debrief Room

5:15pm to 5:45pm Scenario 3

ICU

5:45pm to 6:15pm Dinner/Debrief Scenario 3

Debrief Room

6:15pm to 6:45pm Scenario 4

OR

6:45pm to 7:15pm Debrief Scenario 4

Debrief Room

7:15pm to 8:00pm Wrap-Up/ Next Steps