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 Care of the Parturient with COVID-19 and Sepsis

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 5:00pm Q & A

Drs. Egan and Ionescu

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 Neurological Complications after General Surgery

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 Trauma in the Elderly

Ruben Azocar, MD

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

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 Risk Mitigation in Regional Anesthesia

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

Rami Burstein, PhD

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

Drs. Boretsky, Burstein, 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 Factor Concentrates in Catastrophic Bleeding

Adam Dalia, MD

4:15pm to 4:45pm ECMO during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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

Stephen Pratt, MD

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

Drs. Hammer, Pratt, 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

Monica Kleinman, 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, Kleinman, Mason, and Soriano

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 Cardio Pulmonary 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: How to Handle This in Pandemic Times

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