This is the schedule from the 2022 program. 2023 schedule not yet available.





All times listed below are Eastern Daylight Time.

Monday, May 09, 2022

Lessons to Address Changes in Practice Post-COVID-19

Moderator: Keira P. Mason, MD

8:00am to 8:30am Perioperative Health Policy: Our Role in a Post-Pandemic World

Lee Fleisher, MD

8:30am to 9:00am Managing a Multigenerational Workforce through a Pandemic and Beyond

Michael Gropper, MD

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

Drs. Fleisher, Gropper, and Mason

9:15am to 9:30am Break

Cutting-Edge Subspecialty Updates

Moderator: Sugantha Sundar, MD

9:30am to 10:10am Neuroanesthesia Update: Principles and Practices

Christian Werner, MD

10:10am to 10:50am Current Advances and Controversies in Cardiac Anesthesia

Stefan Schraag, MD, PhD, FRCA, FFICM

10:50am to 11:30am Airway Management of Head and Neck Cases

Ellen O'Sullivan, MD

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

Drs. O'Sullivan, Schraag, Sundar,and Werner

11:45am to 12:45pm Break

Maternal Health in 2022

Moderator: Philip Hess, MD

12:45pm to 1:15pm Coagulation Disorders in Pregnancy

Philip Hess, MD

1:15pm to 1:45pm Epidural Equinox

Lawrence Tsen, MD

1:45pm to 2:15pm Airway in Pregnancy

Sharon Reale, MD

2:15pm to 2:45pm Peripartum Management and Escalation of Care in the High-Risk Parturient

Emily Naoum, MD

2:45pm to 3:15pm Crisis Management in the Obstetric Suite: Communication Strategies to Mitigate Risk

Rebecca Minehart, MD

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

Drs. Hess, Minehart, Naoum, Reale, and Tsen

3:30pm to 3:45pm Break

Evidence-Based Anesthesia Care

Moderator: Keira P. Mason, MD

3:45pm to 4:15pm TIVA and Cancer Patients: How Far Did We Get?

Daniela Ionescu, MD, PhD, DEAA

4:15pm to 4:45pm Are Opioids Indispensable for General Anesthesia?

Talmage Egan, MD

4:45pm to 5:15pm Living the DrEam: Drink, Eat, Move as a Simpler Enhanced Recovery Bundle

Monty Mythen, MBBS, MD, FRCA, FFICM, FCAI (Hon)

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

Drs. Egan, Ionescu, Mason, and Mythen

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Lung-Protective Strategies

Moderator: Jeremi Mountjoy, MD

8:00am to 8:30am Pulmonary Aspirations and Airway Management

Ellen O'Sullivan, MD

8:30am to 9:00am Protecting the Lungs from Harm in the OR and ICU

Michael Gropper, MD

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

Drs. Gropper, Mountjoy, and O'Sullivan

9:15am to 9:30am Break

Old Topics Revisited: New Insights

Moderator: Keira P. Mason, MD

9:30am to 10:00am NAP5: The Problem of Awareness during Anesthesia

Jaideep Pandit, MD

10:00am to 10:30am The Carbon Footprint of Volatile Anesthetic Agents: It's Time to Rethink the Application

Susanne Koch, MD, PhD

10:30am to 11:00am Developing an Ideal Monitor of Awareness

Jaideep Pandit, MD

11:00am to 11:30am Best Practices to Mitigate the Risk of Neurological Complications after General Anesthesia

Karen Domino, MD

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

Drs. Domino, Koch, Mason, and Pandit

11:45am to 12:45pm Break

Optimizing Patient Preparation

Moderator: Vesela Kovacheva, MD, PhD

12:45pm to 1:15pm Artificial Intelligence in Clinical Decision-Making

Vesela Kovacheva, MD, PhD

1:15pm to 1:45pm Non-Operating Room Anesthesia Challenges

Richard Urman, MD, MBA

1:45pm to 2:15pm Persistent Postsurgical Pain: Opportunities to Improve Care

Kristin Schreiber, MD, PhD

2:15pm to 2:45pm Hot Topics in Airway Emergencies

Stephanie Yacoubian, MD

2:45pm to 3:15pm Anesthetic Concerns for Patients Undergoing Hip Fracture Surgery

Susan Vassallo, MD

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

Drs. Kovacheva, Schreiber, Urman,Vassallo, and Yacoubian

3:30pm to 3:45pm Break

Care of the Elderly Patient

Moderator: Ruben Azocar, MD

3:45pm to 4:15pm Management of Trauma in the Elderly: Improve Your Outcome

Ruben Azocar, MD

4:15pm to 4:45pm Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction: Risk Mitigation

Balachundhar Subramaniam, MD, MPH

4:45pm to 5:15pm Value-Based Care for Geriatric Patients Having Surgery

Angela Bader, MD, MPH

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

Drs. Azocar, Bader, and Subramaniam

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Patient Safety and Professionalism

Moderator: Keira P. Mason, MD

8:00am to 8:45am Anesthesia Mortality: What Have We Learned in the Past 65 Years?

Michael Irwin, MD

8:45am to 9:30am What Is Old Is New: Expertise as a Subset of Professional Values

Robert Holzman, MD

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

Drs. Holzman, Irwin, and Mason

9:45am to 10:00am Break

Planning for the Future

Moderator: Keira P. Mason, MD

10:00am to 10:30am Rethinking Anesthesia

Emery Brown, MD, PhD

10:30am to 11:00am From Rehabilitation to Prehabilitation: What Is New for 2022

Claudia Spies, MD

11:00am to 11:30am The Future of Anaesthesia

Michael Irwin, MD

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

Drs. Brown, Irwin, Mason, and Spies

11:45am to 12:45pm Break

Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management

Moderator: Lisa Kunze, MD, PhD

12:45pm to 1:15pm Challenging Upper Extremity Blocks

Lisa Kunze, MD, PhD

1:15pm to 1:45pm Ultrasound-Guided Neuraxial Blocks

Brinda Kamdar, MD

1:45pm to 2:15pm Point-of-Care Ultrasound for Ambulatory Surgery

Karen Boretsky, MD

2:15pm to 2:45pm Novel Therapies in Headache Management

Sait Ashina, MD

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

Drs. Ashina, Boretsky, Kamdar, and Kunze

3:00pm to 3:15pm Break

Critical Care Medicine

Moderator: Jeremi Mountjoy, MD

3:15pm to 3:45pm Update in Management of Patients with LVAD Coming for Non-Cardiac Surgery

Daniela Lazea, MD

3:45pm to 4:15pm Intraoperative Vasoplegia

Adam Dalia, MD

4:15pm to 4:45pm Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for COVID -19

Jerome Crowley, MD

4:45pm to 5:15pm Anesthetic Management of Patients with Mediastinal Masses

Jeremi Mountjoy, MD

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

Drs. Crowley, Dalia, Lazea and Mountjoy

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Clinician Wellness

Moderator: Sugantha Sundar, MD

8:00am to 8:30am Clinician Self-Care Measures to Effectively Battle Burnout and Achieve Skills for Becoming a More Resilient Healthcare Professional

Gregory Hammer, MD

8:30am to 9:00am Acute Emotional Distress in Healthcare

Lauge Sokol-Hessner, MD

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

Drs. Hammer, Sokol-Hessner, and Sundar

9:15am to 9:30am Break

Innovations in the Perioperative Arena

Moderator: Sheila Barnett, MD

9:30am to 10:00am Perioperative Management of Diabetes Mellitus: Getting It Right

Aubrey Samost-Williams, MD, MS

10:00am to 10:30am Perioperative Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Screening and Patient Safety

Eswar Sundar, MD

10:30am to 11:00am Perioperative Acute Kidney Injury: Can It Be Prevented?


11:00am to 11:30am Quality Measures and Metrics: CMS, Anesthesiology and the Hospital Interface

Sheila Barnett, MD

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

Drs. Barnett, Mythen, Samost-Williams, and Sundar

11:45am to 12:45pm Break

Pediatric Anesthesia Pearls

 Moderator: Keira P. Mason, MD

12:45pm to 1:15pm Perioperative Risk Assessment and the American Association of Anesthesiologists Physical Status Classification in Pediatric Patients

Lynne Ferrari, MD

1:15pm to 1:45pm Neurotoxity in Infants: Current Status

Sulpicio Soriano, MD

1:45pm to 2:15pm Perioperative Issues for Gender-Diverse Youth

Nelson Aquino, MS, CRNA

2:15pm to 2:45pm Pediatric Advanced Life Support: Update for 2022

Jue Teresa Wang, MD

2:45pm to 3:15pm Risk Reduction and Mitigation in Office-Based Anesthesia

Keira P. Mason, MD

3:15pm to 3:45pm Is There Still a Place for Direct Laryngoscopy?

John Fiadjoe, MD

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

Mr. Aquino and Drs. Ferrari, Fiadjoe, Mason, Soriano, and Wang

4:00pm to 4:15pm Break

Mastering Imaging: Bedside Skills to the Rescue

Moderator: Sugantha Sundar, MD

4:15pm to 4:45pm Role of Sonography during Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Douglas Shook, MD

4:45pm to 5:15pm Gastric and Pulmonary Ultrasound: Why, When, and How

Aidan Sharkey, MD

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

Drs. Sharkey, Shook, and Sundar

Friday, May 13, 2022

Guidance for Complex Clinical Challenges

Moderator: Jeremi Mountjoy, MD

8:00am to 8:30am Right Heart Failure

Anastasia Katsiampoura,MD and Sankalp Sehgal, MD

8:30am to 9:00am Tracheal Resection and Reconstruction

Jamie Sparling MD

9:00am to 9:30am Medical Marijuana: Clinical Applications

Brian McGeeney, MD, MPH, MBA

9:30am to 10:00am The Complex Patient for Major Vascular Surgery

Hovig Chitilian, MD

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

Drs. Chitilian, Katsiampoura, McGeeney, Mountjoy, Sehgal, and Sparling

10:15am to 10:30am Break

Compassion and End-of-Life Care

Moderator: Yuan Chi Lin, MD

10:30am to 11:00am The History and Future of Compassion

Shahla Siddiqui, MD

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: How Did COVID-19 Change the Way We Do This?

Kate Lally, MD

12:00pm to 12:30pm Continuity: Hospice Care and Care of the Bereaved in 2022

Sue Morris, PsyD

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

Drs. Lally, Lee, Lin, Morris, and Siddiqui

12:45pm to 1:00pm Closing Remarks

Sugantha Sundar, MD