Meeting Schedule

Saturday, February 8th, 2020

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

  • 7:25 – 7:30 am Welcome – Dr. Koshar, Society President
  • 7:30 – 8:20 am AHA/ACC Guidelines for Noncardiac Surgery – Dr. Kaplan
  • 8:20 – 9:10 am Is it Possible to Accurately Predict How Long Your Next Case Will Be? – Dr. Macario
  • 9:10 – 9:30 am Panel Discussion
  • 9:30 – 10:00 am Break/Visit Exhibitors
  • 10:00 – 12:00 pm Medical Malpractice Forum – Dr. Kryc
  • 12:00 – 1:30 pm Luncheon: Annual Howland Memorial Lecture: Update on ASA – Dr. Philip
  • 1:30 – 2:20 pm Terror at 35,000 Feet: Management of In-Flight Medical Emergencies Dr. Ruskin
  • 2:20 – 3:10 pm Patients with CIEDs & VADs for Noncardiac Surgery – Dr. Kaplan
  • 3:10 – 3:40 pm Break/ Visit Exhibitors
  • 3:40 – 4:30 pm Economics of the OR: What does a Minute of OR Time Really Cost? – Dr. Macario
  • 4:30 – 5:00 pm Panel Discussion
  • 5:00 – 6:00 pm Annual AzSA Business Meeting – Members Only
  • 6:00 – 7:30 pm Society Reception

Sunday, February 9th, 2020

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

  • 7:30 – 8:20 am Fatigue Risk Management: Making Overnight Call Safer – Dr. Ruskin
  • 8:20 – 8:45 am Patient Satisfaction with Anesthesia as a Hospital Quality Metric – Dr. Macario
  • 8:45 – 9:40 am Welcome to the Hybrid OR for Valve Surgery – Dr. Kaplan
  • 9:40 – 10:20 am Panel Discussion
  • 10:20 – 10:45 am Important and Recent Changes in Anesthesia Residency Training – Dr. Macario
  • 10:45 – 11:10 am Resident Poster Session/Dr. Kryc, Moderator/ Break/Visit Exhibitors
  • 11:10 – 12:00 pm Alarm Fatigue and Patient Safety – Dr. Ruskin
  • 12:00-12:50 pm A Terrible Reality on an Otherwise Beautiful Day – Dr. Gentz
  • 12:50 – 1:30 pm Panel Discussion