Meeting Schedule

Saturday, February 5th, 2022

7:00 – 7:30 am Continental Breakfast/Visit Exhibitors
MODERATORS: Dr. Blitt (am) and Dr. Gentz, (pm)

  • 7:25-7:30 am Welcome – Dr. Tavel, AzSA Society President
  • 7:30-8:20 am Evolution of the Anesthesia Machine with a View to the Future – Dr. Loeb
  • 8:20-9:10 am Advances in Perioperative Nutrition – Dr. Williams
  • 9:10-9:40 am Panel Discussion: Drs. Loeb and Williams
  • 9:40-10:00 am Morning Break with Exhibitors
  • 10:00-10:50 am Perioperative Management of the Patient with Cardiac Stents – Dr. Hepner
  • 10:50-11:40 am Preventing Infection in the OR Workstation – Dr. Gentz
  • 11:40-12:10 pm Panel Discussion: Drs. Gentz and Hepner
  • 12:10-1:10 pm Luncheon: 38th Annual Howland Memorial Lecture: Update on ASA – Dr. Champeau
  • 1:10 – 1:30 pm Visit Exhibitors
  • 1:30 – 2:20 pm The Technology of Filtration in Face Masks and Respirators, Anesthesia Breathing Circuits, and OR HVAC Systems – Dr. Loeb
  • 2:20 – 3:10 pm Noninvasive Cardiac Output- Dr. Williams
  • 3:10 – 3:40 pm Break/ Visit Exhibitors
  • 3:40 – 4:30 pm Perioperative Cardiac Risk Assessment – Dr. Hepner
  • 4:30 – 5:00 pm Panel Discussion: Drs. Hepner, Loeb and Williams
  • 5:00 – 6:00 pm Society Reception and Annual AzSA Business Meeting – Members Only

Sunday, February 6th, 2022

7:00 – 7:30 am Continental Breakfast/Visit Exhibitors
MODERATOR: Dr. Tavel

  • 7:25-7:30 am Welcome – Dr. Tavel, AzSA Society President
  • 7:30-8:20 am Perioperative Management of ARDS – Dr. Williams
  • 8:20-9:10 am Perioperative anticoagulation update – Dr. Hepner
  • 9:10 – 9:40 am Panel with Drs. Hepner and Williams
  • 9:40-10:20 am Resident Poster Session/Dr. Kryc, Moderator/Break with Exhibitors

Sunday, February 6th, 2022 – Opioid Education Sessions *

(Included with member ticket purchase, but is available to purchase for members who prefer to only attend the Opioid Education Sessions) Purchase Opioid Sessions Only Here

Opioid Education Session – Part 1
MODERATORS: Amol Patwardhan, MD and Mohab Ibrahim, MD

  • 10:20 – 10:35 am How Can We Improve the Use of Opioids – Todd Vanderah, Ph.D.
  • 10:35 – 10:50 am Clinical Management of Pregnancy Complicated by Opioid Use Disorder – Heather Miller, MD
  • 10:50 – 11:00 am Using a Family Centered Treatment Model for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome – Lisa Grisham, RN
  • 11:00 – 11:25 am Assessment of Opioid Use Disorder – Elisa Gumm, MD
  • 11:25 – 11:50 am Panel – Drs. Vanderah, Miller, Gumm and nurse Grisham
  • 11:50 – 12:20 pm Boxed Lunches

Opioid Education Session – Part 2

  • 12:20 – 12:45 pm Regulatory Aspects of Opioid Prescribing and Monitoring – Michael O’Neil, PharmD
  • 12:45 – 1:10 pm The Epidemiology of Opioid Misuse – Alicia Allen, Ph.D.
  • 1:10 – 1:20 pm Opioids – Looking to the Future – Dr. Todd Vanderah, Ph.D.
  • 1:20 – 1:50 pm Panel with Drs. O’Neil, Allen, and Vanderah

*  The $100 Opioid Education Session only ticket does not include full meeting access. If you prefer to just attend the Opioid Education Session, and not the Saturday and Sunday morning portions of the meeting, you may purchase an individual Opioid Education Session ticket here (closed).