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SOAP Presents: The SOAP 48th Annual Meeting

The 2016 SOAP 48th Annual Meeting May 18-22, 2016

Seaport Boston Hotel and World Trade Center Boston, Massachusetts

 

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Join us at the 2016 Annual Meeting at The Seaport Boston Hotel and World Trade Center in Boston, Massachusetts

On behalf of myself and Meeting Host, Phil Hess, I would like to enthusiastically invite you to the 48th Annual Meeting of SOAP this spring in Boston. The theme of this year’s meeting is care coordination and we have created a forum for discussing the management of obstetric problems from the perspective of multiple disciplines. The goal as always is to deliver the highest quality educational and scientific forum for anesthesiologists who practice obstetrics. Specifically we made an effort to highlight our society’s best speakers and incorporate more experts from other specialties and partners in the international obstetric anesthesiology community into the SOAP 2016 Annual Meeting program. Naturally, Boston provided a rich environment to recruit local speaking talent.

Several innovations are being employed this year in the program. This will be the first SOAP meeting using electronic versus paper posters. In addition, we would like to extend the discussion around abstracts beyond the meeting itself. SOAP members will be able to review and discuss abstracts in a blog format in the weeks preceding and following the annual meeting. We are once again providing Spanish language venues for some of international attendees including translation of the main program.

The SOAP Annual Meeting is the highlight of my professional year and I am proud to present
what I’m sure will be a wonderful program. On a personal note, this year’s meeting is particularly meaningful to me, as Boston is the city where I trained and where I was lucky enough to be introduced to obstetric anesthesia. I’m looking forward to seeing all of you in Boston.

Sincerely,

 
     
John T. Sullivan, M.D., M.B.A.
Chair, Scientific Program Committee
2016 SOAP Annual Meeting
  Philip E. Hess, M.D.
Meeting Host
2016 SOAP Annual Meeting

 


Jointly Provided by:

HOTEL & TRAVEL INFORMATION

Seaport Hotel Boston
1 Seaport Lane
Boston, MA 02210
Phone: (617) 385-4000

Book your guest room at the Seaport Hotel Boston. The Room Rate is $294 USD single/double plus taxes;
the cut-off date is April 15, 2016. In order to make reservations online, visit: https://bookings.ihotelier.com/Seaport-Boston-Hotel/bookings.jsp?hotelID=131437&groupID=1406490

You may also call the Seaport Reservations at 1 (877) 732-7678. You will need to mention SOAP16 when making reservations to ensure the special convention rate. Please be advised that a credit card is required to guarantee room reservations.

UPDATE: The SOAP room block at the Boston Seaport Hotel is now sold out.

Please call A Room With A View for information on the official designated SOAP overflow hotels. They will secure the lowest available rates at the best available hotels within a short distance of The Boston Seaport Hotel.

Should cancellations occur at The Boston Seaport Hotel, A Room With A View will contact attendees, in the order in which reservations were booked, to transfer attendees back to The Boston Seaport Hotel.

A Room With A View can be contacted at 1-800-780-4343, Monday- Friday, 8am – 5pm CST. International attendees can reach them at reservations@aroomwithaview.net. This is a Free Service for all SOAP conference attendees.


DIRECTIONS & TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS TO THE SEAPORT BOSTON HOTEL

FROM Points West via I-90:
Follow the Massachusetts Turnpike/Interstate 90 East to Exit 25 – South Boston. At the top of the ramp,
bear left towards Seaport Boulevard. At the first set of lights, proceed straight onto East Service Road. At the next set of lights, take a right onto Seaport Boulevard. The Seaport Boulevard entrance to the Seaport
Garage is located ahead on the right.

FROM Points South via I-93:
Heading northbound on I-93 towards Boston, take Exit 20, which will be immediately after Exit 18. Follow
the signs to “I-90 East.” Take the first tunnel exit to “South Boston.” At the first set of lights at the top of
the ramp, proceed straight onto East Service Road. At the next set of lights, take a right onto Seaport
Boulevard. The Seaport Boulevard entrance to the Seaport Garage will be ahead on the right.

FROM Points North via I-93:
Heading southbound on Interstate 93 Boston, take Exit 23, Purchase Street and move into the left lane.
At the top of the ramp, take a left turn onto the Evelyn Moakley Bridge/Seaport Boulevard. Follow Seaport
Boulevard for approximately .8 miles, the Seaport Boulevard entrance to the Seaport Garage will be on the right, after the Seaport Boulevard/B Street intersection.

FROM Logan International Airport and Route 1A South:
Follow the signs towards I-90 West - Ted Williams Tunnel. Take the Ted Williams Tunnel to Exit 25. At the
top of the ramp proceed straight onto B Street. Follow B Street to the end and take a right onto Seaport
Boulevard. The Seaport Boulevard entrance to the Seaport Garage will be on your right.

If you use GOOGLE MAPS for directions:
Please only enter the hotel’s address, 1 Seaport Lane, Boston, and not the name, Seaport Hotel.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
The MBTA Silver Line Waterfront (SL1) provides service from the WTC Station to Logan International
Airport terminals every 10 minutes during the weekday and every 15 minutes during the weekend.
The Silver Line station is located adjacent to the hotel.

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority:
http://www.mbta.com

TAXI
Seaport Boston is about 3 miles from Logan Airport, one of several hotels near the Boston Convention
Center and a quick ride away from all Boston attractions. Taxis are readily available from the lobby
of the hotel.

WATER TAXI
This scenic way to travel is a great way to avoid traffic. Hop on the water taxi shuttle at your terminal and
enjoy the ride. The stop for pick up and drop off is at the Seaport World Trade Center, directly across the
street from the Seaport hotel.

Rowes Wharf Water Transport:
http://www.roweswharfwatertransport.com


PARKING

SEAPORT BOSTON PARKING GARAGE

OVER 2,300 UNDERGROUND SPACES FOR SAFE, CONVENIENT PARKING IN BOSTON

From valet to self-parking, the Seaport Boston Parking Garage is located beneath the Seaport Hotel, and
offers quick and convenient Boston parking for hotel guests and visitors to Boston’s Seaport District. With
access to our waterfront parking garage on D Street, B Street, Seaport Boulevard, and Congress Street,
the question of where to park in Boston, especially in South Boston, is an easy-to-answer question for those seeking Boston parking within the Seaport District, Liberty Wharf, Fort Point, and City Point areas. Direct elevator access is also available from the Seaport Boston Parking Garage to the lobbies of Seaport
Hotel, Seaport West, and Seaport East. Maximum garage height is 6’10”.

Don’t forget - Seaport Hotel guests who arrive for overnight parking in 2015 or 2016 in a hybrid or electric
vehicle receive a night of complimentary valet parking.

2016 Boston Parking Rates

Hotel Overnight Parking Rates* (Hotel Guests)
Self Park.......................... $36
Valet................................ $46
*Overnight parking includes unlimited exit and entry privileges.

Hourly Self-Parking Rates**
0-1 hours.......................... $13
1-2 hours.......................... $24
2-3 hours.......................... $29
3-6 hours.......................... $32
6-10 hours.........................$34
10-24 hours.......................$38
**Parking is available for visitors to the Seaport District, Liberty Wharf, City Point, and Fort Point areas.

Hourly Valet Parking Rates
0-1 hour............................ $17
1-2 hours........................... $27
2-3 hours...................;........$33
3-6 hours............................$35
6-10 hours..........................$38
10-24 hours....................... $49

Off-Hour Parking Rates***
$105

Monday - Friday - In after 3:30 pm, exit by 9:30 am


***Off-Hour parking includes all-day parking on Saturday & Sunday and 8 holidays.

Contact the Seaport at (617) 385-4530 for information on additional parking services offered by the Seaport Boston Parking Garage.


INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR TRIP

Printed documents will not be available at the meeting. Documents will be available on the website should you wish to print them beforehand or to download them to an iPad or other tablet device before the meeting.

Making a meeting paperless yields the benefit of considerably reducing the cost and the carbon footprint
of the meeting. A paperless meeting also makes it easier for meeting participants to locate and store documents and allows for faster preparation and distribution of conference materials.

To facilitate the paperless meeting, meeting attendees are requested to follow these suggestions:

• Meeting participants should bring their own computing devices – extra computers are not available for use during the meeting. Questions concerning rental of any computer equipment may be directed to the Seaport Hotel AV department. The Seaport Hotel also has a business center for printing documents.

• Wireless internet is available in the meeting rooms, and is available in guest rooms. Power sources (power strips) will NOT be available in the meeting rooms. Please be sure your portable devices are fully charged before coming to the meeting, or print your documents in advance of the meeting.

• Each meeting participant should include a current e-mail address when completing the meeting registration form in order to be able to receive correspondence about the meeting materials.


ATTENDEE ACTIVITIES

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Welcome Reception
(Included in your registration fee.)
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Seaport Hotel Lighthouse Ballroom
Come enjoy the view of the Boston Harbor, with ships on the water and the lights of the airport in the distance. Find old friends, meet new ones, and have a blast before the meeting starts.
 
Friday, May 20, 2016
5K Fun Run
($25 Donation to SOAP Endowment Fund)
7:00 a.m.  
Route will take place around the hotel and will showcase fun new Boston aspects in the Seaport, the group leader will also speak on Boston running.
 
Saturday, May 21, 2016
SOAP Banquet
(Banquet Tickets $125; Children $60)
6:00 – 10:00 p.m. World Trade Center Harborview Ballroom
Come and enjoy the wonderful food that Boston has to offer. Sit and relax at a table, or mingle with your friends. This is your chance to celebrate a great meeting and congratulate the SOAP award winners. You’ve earned it – enjoy.

OPTIONAL TOURS AND EXCURSIONS

Friday, May 20, 2016

“Mangia-Mangia” North End Market Tour
A great culinary adventure awaits you on this awardwinning walking tour through one of the oldest Italian communities in America. As you weave down narrow streets you’ll be privy to secret specialties and ingredients from 6 specialty food shops - from the best salumerias (delis) to the most tantalizing pastries. Learn the secrets of cooking in a healthy Mediterranean style. Sample authentic flavors and discover the traditions behind the food. Join us as we experience the colorful sights, chaotic sounds, and the tantalizing aromas of Boston’s historic North End.

Time:
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $90 per person
Attire: Casual, Comfortable Walking Shoes

Historic Boston Sightseeing Cruise
Discover the historic and contemporary milestones of Boston’s inner and outer harbors during this fun, informative, fully narrated 90-minute tour. From the hero tales of the Revolutionary War to the local legends of the sea, you’ll be entertained and enthralled. See how the harbor was transformed to one of the cleanest harbors in the country. Other highlights you’ll see include the nation’s oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park Area, Boston’s working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living.

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $65 per person
Attire: Casual, Weather Appropriate

Boston Duck Tour
You’ve never toured Boston in anything that comes close to Boston Duck Tours. The fun begins as soon as you board your “DUCK”, a W.W.II style amphibious landing vehicle. First, you’ll be greeted by one of our
legendary tour ConDUCKtors®, who’ll be narrating your sightseeing tour of Boston. Then you’re off on a journey like you’ve never had before. You’ll cruise by all the places that make Boston the birthplace of
freedom and a city of firsts, from the golden-domed State House to Bunker Hill and the TD Banknorth
Garden, Boston Common and Copley Square to the Big Dig, Government Center to fashionable Newbury
Street, Quincy Market to the Prudential Tower, and more. And, as the best of Boston unfolds before your eyes, your ConDUCKtor® will be giving you lots of little known facts and interesting insights about our unique and wonderful city. And just when you think you’ve seen it all, there’s more. It’s time for “Splashdown” as your ConDUCKtor® splashes your DUCK right into the Charles River for a breathtaking view of the Boston and Cambridge skylines, the kind of view you just won’t get anywhere else. So take the ride of your life. Hop on a Boston Duck Tour!

Time:
1:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $75 per person
Attire: Casual, Weather Appropriate Clothing

Anesthesia History Tour
What would a trip to Boston be without a visit to sites that are so vital to the heritage of anesthesiology?
On Friday afternoon, May 20th, please join two OB anesthesiologists, Drs. William Camann and Andrew Miller, who have led many tours highlighting the deep and rich medical and anesthetic legacy of this historic city. The tour will feature a visit to the Ether Dome at Massachusetts General Hospital, where on October 16, 1846, surgical anesthesia was first demonstrated to the world. Every anesthesiologist must make a pilgrimage to this special site! Opportunities will exist for you to re-enact the famous scene and even take photos. We will then visit the Ether Monument, in the beautiful Boston Public Garden. This monument to the specialty of anesthesiology is unrivaled by any structure anywhere else in the world. We will visit the Mt. Auburn Cemetery, one of the most scenic and picturesque settings in the world. Here, we will visit the graves of Dr. William T.G. Morton, who delivered the anesthetic for the Ether Day event, Dr. Charles Jackson, the pioneering chemist who created the ether compound for Dr. Morton, and Fanny Longfellow, wife of the famed poet Henry Wadsorth Longfellow. Fanny was the first woman in the USA to receive inhalation anesthesia for childbirth, in 1847. Each of these sites will be accompanied by much discussion, education, amazement, and fun. Your tour will be in very comfortable luxury vans and there will be a gourmet (yes, real gourmet, catered by a fine Boston restaurant!) lunch for the road. Tour will leave from the headquarters hotel shortly after the SOAP events, approximately 1pm. We anticipate a roughly 4-hour tour, and you will be returned to the hotel in time for your evening plans, full of great knowledge of Boston’s important role in the development of our specialty. This is a once-in-alifetime opportunity, so please don’t miss out. Space is limited; please register early!

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $100 per person (boxed lunch included)
Attire: Casual, Comfortable Walking Shoes


GUEST ACTIVITIES

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Welcome Reception
(Included in your guest registration fee.)
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Seaport Hotel Lighthouse Ballroom
Come enjoy the view of the Boston Harbor, with ships on the water and the lights of the airport in the distance. Find old friends, meet new ones, and have a blast before the meeting starts.
 
Friday, May 20, 2016
Hospitality Suite
(Included in your guest registration fee.)
8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Join a Seaport Hotel concierge for coffee and sweets to get your day started! This is also a great opportunity to get tips on what to do and where to visit, shop and dine from locals!
 
5K Fun Run
($25 Donation to SOAP Endowment Fund)
7:00 a.m.
Route will take place around the hotel and will showcase fun new Boston aspects in the Seaport, the group leader will also speak on Boston running.
 
Saturday, May 21, 2016
SOAP Banquet
(Banquet Tickets $125; Children $60)
6:00 – 10:00 p.m. World Trade Center Harborview Ballroom
Come and enjoy the wonderful food that Boston has to offer. Sit and relax at a table, or mingle with your friends. This is your chance to celebrate a great meeting and congratulate the SOAP award winners. You’ve earned it – enjoy.


PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Registration Hours
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Focused Cardiac Ultrasound in the Management of the High Risk Parturient Workshop
Course Director:
Laurie A. Chalifoux, M.D.
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. The Use of Ultrasound in Obstetric Anesthesia: Vascular Access, Neuraxial Anesthesia, TAP Block and Gastric Assessment Workshop
Course Director: Jose C.A. Carvalho, M.D., Ph.D., FANZCA, FRCPC
1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

3rd Annual Latin American Symposium on Obstetric Anesthesia.
Please click here for more information and to register.
Translation from Spanish to English will be provided.

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Welcome Reception
   
Thursday, May 19, 2016
6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Hours
6:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast & View Posters - Exhibits Open
7:30 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Welcome to the 48th Annual Meeting
John T. Sullivan, M.D., M.B.A.; Philip E. Hess, M.D.; Manuel C. Vallejo, Jr., M.D., D.M.D.
7:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Gertie Marx Research Competition
Moderator:
Richard M. Smiley, M.D., Ph.D.
9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Distinguished Service Award
Recipient:
Joy L. Hawkins, M.D.
Presenter: Manuel C. Vallejo, Jr., M.D., D.M.D.
9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Coffee Break, Exhibits & Poster Viewing
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. What’s New in Obstetric Medicine?*
Introduction:
Philip E. Hess, M.D.
Speaker: Neel T. Shah, M.D., M.P.P.
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Poster Session 1
Moderator:
Brian T. Bateman, M.D., M.Sc.; Yaakov Beilin, M.D.; William R. Camann, M.D.; Michael A. Froelich, M.D., M.S.; Lisa R. Leffert, M.D.; Chawla LaToya Mason, M.D.; Jill M. Mhyre, M.D.; John A. Thomas, M.D.; Paloma Toledo, M.D., M.P.H.; Mark I. Zakowski, M.D.
12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. SOAP Business Meeting & Elections
Boxed lunch will be provided.
1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Oral Presentations 1
Moderator: Rebecca D. Minehart, M.D., M.S.H.P.Ed.
3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Coffee Break, Exhibits & Poster Viewing
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. New ACOG Thromboprophylaxis Guidelines*
Speaker:
Errol Norwitz, M.D., Ph.D.

Neuraxial Anesthesia & Anticoagulation*
Speaker:
Richard M. Smiley, M.D., Ph.D.

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Fellows’ Reception (By Invitation)
 
Friday, May 20, 2016
6:00 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Registration Hours
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. 5K Fun Run/Walk
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast & View Posters - Exhibits Open
7:55 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Opening Remarks
John T. Sullivan, M.D., M.B.A.; Philip E. Hess, M.D.; Manuel C. Vallejo, Jr., M.D., D.M.D.
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Best Paper Session
Moderator:
David H. Chestnut, M.D.
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Gertie Marx/FAER Education Lecture*
Introduction:
Richard M. Smiley, M.D., Ph.D.
Speaker: Mary E. D’Alton, M.D.
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Coffee Break, Exhibits & Poster Viewing
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. What’s New in Neonatology?*
Introduction:
William R. Camann, M.D.
Speaker: Terrie E. Inder, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.Ch.B.
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Poster Session 2
Moderators:
Katherine W. Arendt, M.D.; Arthur L. Calimaran, M.D.; Yehuda Ginosar, B.Sc., M.B., B.S.; Klaus Kjaer, M.D., M.B.A.;
Cathleen Peterson-Layne, M.D., Ph.D.; Kenneth E. Nelson, M.D.; Stephen Pratt, M.D.; Barbara M. Scavone, M.D.; Grace H. Shih, M.D.; Mohamed Tiouririne, M.D.
1:00 p.m. Open Afternoon & Poster Viewing
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Debriefing Workshop at the Center for Medical Simulation: Identifying and Addressing Performance Gaps
Course Director:
Toni Beth Walzer, M.D.
   
Saturday, May 21, 2016
6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Hours
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast & View Posters
7:55 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Opening Remarks
John T. Sullivan, M.D., M.B.A.; Philip E. Hess, M.D.; Manuel C. Vallejo, Jr., M.D.,
D.M.D.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Oral Presentations 2
Moderator:
Erica N. Grant, M.D., M.Sc.
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Coffee Break & Poster Viewing
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Obstetric Applications of Echocardiography*
Speaker:
Alicia Dennis, Ph.D., M.B.B.S, PGDipEcho, FANZCA

Echocardiography Education*
Speaker:
Feroze-Ud-Din Mahmood, M.D.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Gerard W. Ostheimer Lecture
What’s New in OB Anesthesia?*
Introduction:
Katherine W. Arendt, M.D.
Speaker: Philip E. Hess, M.D.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch On Your Own & Poster Viewing
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Fred Hehre Lecture*
Introduction:
Michaela K. Farber, M.D., M.S.
Speaker: Lawrence C. Tsen, M.D.
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Poster Session 3
Moderators:
Jeanette R. Bauchat, M.D.; Alexander Butwick, M.B.B.S., M.S.,
F.R.C.A.; Brendan Carvalho, M.B.B.Ch., F.R.C.A., M.D.C.H.; Michaela K. Farber,
M.D., M.S.; Ronald B. George, M.D., FRCPC; Ashraf S. Habib, M.B., B.Ch.,
M.H.Sc., F.R.C.A.; Ruth Landau, M.D.; Ellen M. Lockhart, M.D.; Mark D. Rollins,
M.D., Ph.D.; Vernon H. Ross, M.D.
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Blood Management in Obstetrics*
Speaker
: Walter H. Dzik, M.D.

Point of Care Coagulation Testing*
Speaker:
Roshan Fernando, M.B., Ch.B.
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Research Hour - Of Bacteria and Babies: Determinants and Impact of Infant Gut Microbiota
Moderator:
Richard M. Smiley, M.D., Ph.D.
Speaker: Caroline Mitchell, M.D., M.P.H.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. SOAP Awards Banquet
   
Sunday, May 22, 2016
6:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Registration Hours
6:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
7:55 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Opening Remarks
John T. Sullivan, M.D., M.B.A.; Philip E. Hess, M.D.; Manuel C. Vallejo, Jr., M.D.,
D.M.D.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Panel: Obstetric Anesthesia Quality Measures
Moderator: Jill M. Mhyre, M.D.
Panelists: Jill M. Mhyre, M.D.; Barbara M. Scavone, M.D.; B. Scott Segal, M.D., M.S.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Sepsis in the Parturient*
Speaker:
Nuala Lucas, M.D.

Advances in Sepsis Treatment*
Speaker:
Andrea L. Ciaranello, M.D.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Best Practice Panel - Case Report Review with the Experts*
Moderator:
Katherine W. Arendt, M.D.
Panelists: Katherine W. Arendt, M.D.; Brendan Carvalho, M.B.B.Ch., F.R.C.A.,
M.D.C.H.; Robert D’Angelo, M.D.; Roshan
Fernando, M.B., Ch.B.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Poster Session 4
Moderators:
Gillian Abir, M.B., Ch.B., F.R.C.A.; Nicole Higgins, M.D.; Jennifer
E. Hofer, M.D.; Rachel M. Kacmar, M.D.; Ihab R. Kamel, M.D.; Thomas T. Klumpner, M.D.; Katherine G. Lim, M.D.; Jessica N. Rock, M.D.; Philip A. Rubin, M.D.; Anasuya Vasudevan, M.B., B.S., M.D., F.R.C.A.
12:00 p.m. Adjournment
* Translated into Spanish  
 

EXHIBITORS
SOAP appreciates the support of its Exhibitors. Please meet with the Exhibitors during the times listed below.

Thursday, May 19, 2016
6:00 - 7:30 a.m. Breakfast with Exhibitors
9:30 - 10:15 a.m. Break with Exhibitors
3:15 - 4:00 p.m. Break with Exhibitors
Friday, May 20, 2016
6:00 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast with Exhibitors
10:30 - 11:15 a.m. Break with Exhibitors

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

John T. Sullivan, M.D., M.B.A.
Scientific Chair, SOAP 48th Annual Meeting
Professor of Anesthesiology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Prentice Women’s Hospital
Chicago, IL
Philip E. Hess, M.D.
Meeting Host, SOAP 48th Annual Meeting
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Harvard University Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA
Katherine W. Arendt, M.D.
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
Brenda A. Bucklin, M.D.
Professor of Anesthesiology
University of Colorado School of
Medicine
Denver, CO
Alexander Butwick, M.B.B.S., M.S., F.R.C.A.
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine (OB)
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford University Medical Center
Stanford, CA
Brendan Carvalho, M.B.B.Ch., F.R.C.A., M.D.C.H.
Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
(Adult MSD)
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford University Medical Center
Stanford, CA
David R. Gambling, M.B., B.S., FRCPC
Anesthesiologist
Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns
San Diego, CA
Klaus Kjaer, M.D., M.B.A.
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medical School
New York - Presbyterian Hospital
New York, NY
B. Scott Segal, M.D., M.S.
Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Winston Salem, NC
Richard M. Smiley, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Columbia University
New York - Presbyterian Hospital
New York, NY
Manuel C. Vallejo, Jr., M.D., D.M.D
Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology
West Virginia University School of Medicine
Morgantown, WV
Mark I. Zakowski, M.D.
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

 


PROGRAM FACULTY

Gillian Abir, M.B., Ch.B., F.R.C.A.
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford University Medical Center
Stanford, CA
Katherine W. Arendt, M.D.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
Cristian Arzola, M.D., M.Sc.
University of Toronto
Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto, ON
Naola Austin, M.D.
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford University Medical Center
Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital
Stanford, CA
Mrinalini Balki, M.B., B.S., M.D.
University of Toronto
Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto, ON
Jennifer Banayan, M.D.
Pritzker School of Medicine,
University of Chicago
University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL
Brian T. Bateman, M.D., M.Sc.
Harvard University Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Jeanette R. Bauchat, M.D.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, IL
Yaakov Beilin, M.D.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
The Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, NY
Alexander Butwick, M.B.B.S., M.S., F.R.C.A.
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford University Medical Center
Stanford, CA
Arthur L. Calimaran, M.D.
University of Mississippi School of Medicine
University of Mississippi Medical
Center
Jackson, MS
William R. Camann, M.D.
Harvard University Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Brendan Carvalho, M.B.B.Ch., F.R.C.A., M.D.C.H.
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford University Medical Center
Stanford, CA
Jose C.A. Carvalho, M.D., Ph.D.,
FANZCA, FRCPC

University of Toronto
Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto, ON
Laurie A. Chalifoux, M.D.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, IL
David H. Chestnut, M.D.
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical
Center
Nashville, TN
Andrea L. Ciaranello, M.D.
Harvard University Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Javier Cubillos, M.D.
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
Hospital Universitario San Ignacio
Bogotá, Colombia
Mary E. D’Alton, M.D.
Columbia University
New York - Presbyterian Hospital
New York, NY
Robert D’Angelo, M.D.
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Winston Salem, NC
Alicia Dennis, M.B.B.S, Ph.D., PGDipEcho, FANZCA
The University of Melbourne
The Royal Womens Hospital
Victoria, Australia
Walter H. Dzik, M.D.
Harvard University Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Michaela K. Farber, M.D., M.S.
Harvard University Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Roshan Fernando, M.B., Ch.B.
University College London
University College London Hospitals
London, UK
Mary Fey, Ph.D., R.N.
Fellow, Center for Medical Simulation
University of Maryland School of Nursing
Boston, MA
Michael A. Froelich, M.D., M.S.
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
University of Alabama Hospital
Birmingham, AL
Grainne Garvey, M.B.Ch.B.(euro),
F.R.C.A.

Anaesthetic Registrar (ST7)
Addenbrookes Hospital
Cambridge, UK
Ronald B. George, M.D., FRCPC
Dalhousie University
IWK Health Centre
Haifax, NS
Yehuda Ginosar, B.Sc., M.B., B.S.
Washington University School of Medicine
Barnes - Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, MO
Eric Goldszmidt, M.D., FRCPC
University of Toronto
Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto, ON
Erica N. Grant, M.D., M.Sc.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Parkland Hospital
Dallas, TX
Ashraf S. Habib, M.B., B.Ch., M.H.Sc., F.R.C.A.
Duke University School of Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Philip E. Hess, M.D.
Harvard University Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA
Nicole Higgins, M.D.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, IL
Jennifer E. Hofer, M.D.
Pritzker School of Medicine,
University of Chicago
University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL
Terrie E. Inder, M.D., Ph.D.,
M.B.Ch.B.

Harvard University Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Rachel M. Kacmar, M.D.
University of Colorado School of Medicine
University of Colorado Hospital
Aurora, CO
Ihab R. Kamel, M.D.
Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA
Klaus Kjaer, M.D., M.B.A.
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York Presbyterian Weill
Cornell
New York, NY
Thomas T. Klumpner, M.D.
University of Michigan School of Medicine
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI
Ruth Landau, M.D.
Columbia University
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY
Lisa R. Leffert, M.D.
Harvard University Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Katherine G. Lim, M.D.
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Pittsburgh, PA
Ellen M. Lockhart, M.D.
Washington University School of Medicine
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, MO
Nuala Lucas, M.B., B.S., F.R.C.A.
Northwick Park Hospital
Bucks, UK
Feroze-Ud-Din Mahmood, M.D.
Harvard University Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA
Clarita Margarido, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Toronto
Women’s College and Sunnybrook
Health Sciences Center
Toronto, ON
Chawla LaToya Mason, M.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
Ben Taub General Hospital
Houston, TX
Jill M. Mhyre, M.D.
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, AR
Rebecca D. Minehart, M.D., M.S.H.P.Ed.
Harvard University Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Caroline Mitchell, M.D., M.P.H.
Harvard University Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Albert Moore, M.D., FRCPC
McGill University
Royal Victoria Hospital
Montreal, QC
Kate Morse, Ph.D., M.S.N.
Center for Medical Simulation
Harvard University Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Kenneth E. Nelson, M.D.
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Winston Salem, NC
Hokuto Nishioka, M.D.
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Chicago, IL
Errol Norwitz, M.D., Ph.D.
Tufts University School of Medicine
Tufts Medical Center
Boston, MA
Feyce M. Peralta, M.D.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Prentice Women’s Hospital
Chicago, IL
Cathleen Peterson-Layne, M.D., Ph.D.
Duke University School of Medicine
Duke University Health System
Durham, NC
May C.M. Pian-Smith, M.D., M.S.
Harvard University Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Stephen Pratt, M.D.
Harvard University Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA
Jessica N. Rock, M.D.
Medical College of Wisconsin
Froedtert Hospital and WFH - St. Joseph Hospital
Milwaukee, WI
Mark D. Rollins, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
University of California San Francisco Medical Center
San Francisco, CA
Vernon H. Ross, M.D.
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Forsyth Medical Center
Winston Salem, NC
Philip A. Rubin, M.D.
Yale School of Medicine
Yale Medical Group
New Haven, CT
Jenny Rudolph, Ph.D.
Center for Medical Simulation
Harvard University Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Barbara M. Scavone, M.D.
Pritzker School of Medicine,
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
B. Scott Segal, M.D.
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Winston Salem, NC
Neel T. Shah, M.D., M.P.P.
Harvard University Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical
Center
Boston, MA
Grace H. Shih, M.D.
Kansas University School of Medicine
Kansas University Medical Center
Kansas City, KS
Naveed T. Siddiqui, M.D., M.Sc.
University of Toronto
Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto, ON
Robert Simon, Ed.D.
Center for Medical Simulation
Harvard University Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Richard M. Smiley, M.D., Ph.D.
Columbia University
New York - Presbyterian Hospital
New York, NY
John T. Sullivan, M.D., M.B.A.
Northwestern University Feinberg
School of Medicine
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, IL
Chiraag Talati, M.B.B.S., B.Sc. (Hons), F.R.C.A.
University of Toronto
Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto, ON
John A. Thomas, M.D.
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Winston Salem, NC
Mohamed Tiouririne, M.D.
University of Virginia School of Medicine
University of Virginia Medical Center
Charlottesville, VA
Paloma Toledo, M.D., M.P.H.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Prentice Women’s Hospital
Chicago, IL
Lawrence C. Tsen, M.D.
Harvard University Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Manuel C. Vallejo, Jr., M.D., D.M.D.
West Virginia University School of Medicine
Morgantown, WV
Anasuya Vasudevan, M.B., B.S., M.D., F.R.C.A.
Harvard University Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical
Center
Boston, MA
Toni Beth Walzer, M.D.
Center for Medical Simulation
Harvard University Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Paul M. Wieczorek, M.D., FRCPC
McGill University
Jewish General Hospital
Montréal, QC
Mark I. Zakowski, M.D.
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Mission Statement
The Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (SOAP) was founded in 1968 to provide a forum for discussion of problems unique to the peripartum period. SOAP is comprised of anesthesiologists, obstetricians, pediatricians, and basic scientists who share an interest in the care of the pregnant patient and the newborn.

The mission of this Society is to improve the pregnancy-related outcomes of women and neonates through the support of obstetric anesthesiology research, the provision of education to its members, other providers, and pregnant women, and the promotion of excellence in clinical anesthetic care.

A membership in SOAP is an opportunity to meet people who share your interests, and to stimulate improvements in health care for pregnant patients.

ACCME Accreditation and Designation Statements
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology. The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 31.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™*. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

*This amount includes the optional workshops.

Target Audience
The SOAP 48th Annual Meeting is intended for anesthesiologists, obstetricians, neonatologists, obstetric medicine specialists, maternal-fetal medicine specialists, residents, fellows and medical students. The Society supports the attendance by associate members in the educational sessions of the annual meeting. The program is generated from member requests and an assessment of need by the Program Committee. Attendance at this meeting does not guarantee competency or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught during the course.

Mission of SOAP Program Committee
The mission of the Society’s Program Committee is to provide anesthesiologists, obstetricians, and other physicians and members of related allied health specialties with the knowledge that will reinforce past learning as well as disseminate new concepts, practices, and skills involving anesthesia and analgesia for the pregnant woman.

Participation in the SOAP 48th Annual Meeting
Attendance shall be open to all health practitioners, provided that they have registered for the meeting. CME credit will only be offered to M.D.s, D.O.s or equivalent.

Educational Format
CME activities may include the following formats: plenary sessions, debates, lectures, poster discussions, oral abstracts, problem-based learning, and skill-set workshops.

Annual Meeting Objectives
At the completion of this conference the participants should be able to:

  1. Identify and critically evaluate current research related to obstetric anesthesia, obstetrics, perinatology, and related medical disciplines;
  2. Design and implement research investigations related to obstetric anesthesia that are built upon the foundations of current research;
  3. Compare recent findings related to obstetric anesthesia to the prevailing standard of care, and adjust patient care plans accordingly;
  4. Learn the details of new obstetric guidelines for thromboembolic prophylaxis and their impact on administering neuraxial anesthesia;
  5. Review the applications of the discipline of blood management to obstetric practice and the use of point of care coagulation testing;
  6. Identify the benefits and consequences of utilizing various obstetric anesthesia quality measures;
  7. Formulate appropriate anesthetic care plans for parturients with sepsis with the goal of reducing related mortality;
  8. Recognize the applications of focused cardiac ultrasound in the management of obstetric patients;
  9. Determine if investigations in the human biome has a role in improving obstetric outcomes;
  10. Review changes in the health care policy and their impact on practice and outcomes in obstetrics.

Special Needs Statement
The American Society of Anesthesiologists and the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology are committed to making its activities accessible to all individuals and fully comply with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the rules and regulations thereof. If you are in need of an accommodation, please do not hesitate to call the SOAP office at (414) 389-8611 and/or submit a description of your needs in writing to soap@soap.org.

Commercial Support Acknowledgement
This CME activity is supported by educational grants. A complete list of supporters will be published in the course syllabus.

Disclosure Policy
The American Society of Anesthesiologists remains strongly committed to providing the best available evidence-based clinical information to participants of this educational activity and requires an open disclosure of any potential conflict of interest identified by our faculty members. It is not the intent of the American Society of Anesthesiologists to eliminate all situations of potential conflict of interest, but rather to enable those who are working with the American Society of Anesthesiologists to recognize situations that may be subject to question by others. All disclosed conflicts of interest are reviewed by the educational activity course director/chair to ensure that such situations are properly evaluated and, if necessary, resolved. The American Society of Anesthesiologists educational standards pertaining to conflict of interest are intended to maintain the professional autonomy of the clinical experts inherent in promoting a balanced presentation of science. Through our review process, all American Society of Anesthesiologists CME activities are ensured of independent, objective, scientifically balanced presentations of information. Disclosure of any or no relationships will be made available for all educational activities.


SESSION DESCRIPTIONS

Oral and Poster Sessions:

Oral Presentation 1

These are our first oral presentations, a sampling of peer-reviewed scientific research related to obstetric anesthesia, followed by a question and answer session.

Oral Presentation 2
Oral presentations of peer-reviewed scientific research related to obstetric anesthesia continue in this second session. A short question and answer period follows.

Poster Sessions 1 - 4

These are electronic poster reviews. Designated moderators will highlight several poster presentations of peerreviewed scientific research.

General Sessions/Other:

Best Paper Session
Presentation of obstetric anesthesia research judged by peers as the best quality research currently taking place, moderated by a leader in the field. A question and answer period will be included. This is a judged competition.

Best Practice Panel - Case Report Review with the Experts

Dr. Katie Arendt will moderate a panel including Drs. Robert D’Angelo, Brendan Carvalho and Roshan Fernando discussing common clinical dilemmas in obstetric anesthesia. Dr. Arendt will use questions
prompted by submitted case reports for this session.

Fred Hehre Lecture
This is an honorary lecture, in memory of Fred Hehre, and awarded to that person judged by his peers to have made significant contributions to the field of obstetric anesthesia.

Gertie Marx/FAER Lecture

Dr. Mary D’Alton, the Chair of Obstetrics at Columbia University, will provide this keynote lecture on the value of coordinating high risk obstetric care between maternal fetal medicine physicians, anesthesiologists, nurses and other specialists.

Gertie Marx Research Competition

In memory of Gertie Marx, this session is a presentation obstetric anesthesia research judged by peers as the best quality research done by medical students, residents, and fellows, moderated by Dr. Richard Smiley. This is a judged competition.

Gerard W. Ostheimer Lecture - What’s New in Obstetric Anesthesia?

Always a highlight of the meeting, the Gerard W. Ostheimer lecture is a review of important, relevant, and/or practicechanging literature related to obstetric anesthesia, obstetrics, perinatology, and allied medical disciplines that was published in calendar year 2015. This presentation will bring you up to date on the latest evidence-based advances in the anesthetic management of pregnant women.

Obstetric Anesthesia Quality Measures Panel

Dr. Jill Mhyre will moderate a panel including Drs. Scott Segal and Barbara Scavone who will review three clinical metrics being considered as quality measures in obstetric anesthesia. The metrics include unintended dural puncture/epidural blood patch, maternal satisfaction, and neuraxial anesthetic replacement/conversion to general anesthesia in cesarean delivery.

Panel on Applications of Echocardiography and Echocardiography Education
Dr. Alicia Dennis, an anesthesiologist from the University of Melbourne in Australia, and a widely published
author on the use of transthoracic echocardiography in obstetrics, will present clinical applications of this
technique. Dr. Feroze Mahmood, a cardiac anesthesiologist at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston and an experienced instructor in transthoracic echocardiography, will review educational methodology for
teaching anesthesiologists transthoracic echocardiography.

Panel on Blood Management and Point of Care Coagulation Testing
Blood management refers to the broad medical and surgical discipline with the goals of maintaining hemoglobin concentration, optimizing hemostasis, and minimizing blood loss, in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Dr. Walter Dzik, a pathologist specializing in transfusion medicine from Massachusetts General Hospital, will review applications of blood management in the obstetric population. Dr. Roshan Fernando, anesthesiologist and President of the Obstetric Anesthetists’ Association in the United Kingdom,
will discuss the role of point of care coagulation testing in obstetrics.

Panel on New Thromoboprophylxais Guidelines and Neuraxial Anesthesia and Anticoagulation

Dr. Errol Norwitz, Chair of Obstetrics at Tufts University will provide a review of newly released obstetric guidelines for the prevention of thromboembolism. Dr. Richard Smiley will discuss the impact of these guidelines on the administration of neuraxial anesthesia in obstetrics.

Panel on Sepsis and Advances in Sepsis Treatment
Sepsis represents one of the increasing causes of maternal mortality. Dr. Nuala Lucas, an anesthesiologist from London and Honorary Secretary of the Obstetric Anesthetists’ Association will present a review of peripartum sepsis. Dr. Andrea Ciaranello, an infectious disease specialist from Massachusetts General Hospital, will present an update on new developments in the treatment of sepsis.

Research Hour
Dr. Rich Smiley will moderate the research hour with guest speaker Dr. Caroline Mitchell, an obstetrician and clinical scientist at Massachusetts General Hospital. The focus of the session will be an area of increasing research interest, specifically, the relationships of the human microbiome, the population of bacteria in our bodies, to disease states including those affecting obstetric and neonatal outcomes.

What’s New in Neonatology?
Dr. Terrie Inder, a dual boarded neonatologist and neurologist, originally from New Zeeland and currently Chair of Pediatric Newborn Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, will present an update on recent developments in neonatal medicine.

What’s New in Obstetric Medicine?
Neel Shah, M.D., MPP, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecologyand Reproductive Biology at Harvard
Medical School, and associate faculty at the Ariadne Labs for Health Systems Innovation, will provide an update and discuss the most current relevant topics in obstetric medicine.


OPTIONAL WORKSHOPS

Focused Cardiac Ultrasound in the Management of the High Risk Parturient Workshop
(limited to 24 attendees)
Additional fee: $295

  • Wednesday, May 18, 2016,
    8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Course Director: Laurie A. Chalifoux, M.D.
Faculty:
Jennifer Banayan, M.D.; Rachel M. Kacmar, M.D.; Hokuto Nishioka, M.D.; Feyce M. Peralta, M.D.; Anasuya Vasudevan, M.B., B.S., M.D., F.R.C.A.

Specifically tailored to the anesthesiologist with little or no prior experience, this workshop consists of a short didactic session followed by a hands-on workshop with volunteers to familiarize the participant with the use of bedside transthoracic echocardiography to assess volume status and cardiac function.

The Use of Ultrasound in Obstetric Anesthesia: Vascular Access, Neuraxial Anesthesia, TAP Block and Gastric Assessment Workshop
(limited to 36 attendees)
Additional fee: $295

  • Wednesday, May 18, 2016,
    1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Course Director: Jose C.A. Carvalho, M.D., Ph.D., FANZCA, FRCPC
Faculty:
Cristian Arzola, M.D., M.Sc.; Mrinalini Balki, M.B., B.S., M.D.; Javier Cubillos, M.D.; Grainne Garvey, M.B., Ch.B. (euro), F.R.C.A.; Ronald George, M.D., FRCPC; Eric Goldszmidt, M.D., FRCPC; Clarita Margarido, M.D., Ph.D.; Albert Moore, M.D., FRCPC; Naveed T. Siddiqui, M.D., M.Sc.; Chiraag Talati, M.B.B.S., B.Sc. (Hons), F.R.C.A.; Paul M. Wieczorek, M.D., FRCPC

Our popular ultrasound workshop is back! This session consists of four mini-lectures and hands-on experience with human volunteers to give the participant the necessary practical skills for the use of
ultrasound for vascular access, transverse abdominis plane blocks, neuraxial anesthesia and gastric assessment.

Debriefing Workshop at the Center for Medical Simulation: Identifying and Addressing Performance Gaps*
(limited to 50 attendees**)
Additional fee: $220

  • Friday, May 20, 2016,
    2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Course Director: Toni Beth Walzer, M.D.
Faculty: Mary Fey, Ph.D., R.N.; Kate Morse, Ph.D., M.S.N.; May C.M. Pian-Smith, M.D., M.S.; Jenny Rudolph, Ph.D.; Robert Simon, Ed.D.

This workshop familiarizes participants with the theory and practice of conducting formative assessments in debriefings. These steps include identifying a performance gap, providing feedback, investigating the
basis for the gap, and closing the gap. The workshop blends didactic and experiential approaches to provide participants the concepts and experience to conduct formative assessments using debriefing.
The workshop builds on published articles that participants can use to utilize for learning or teaching debriefing in their own contexts. This workshop will be followed by a tour of the Center for Medical Simulation.

*Please note, this workshop will take place offsite at the Center for Medical Simulation. Water taxi transportation will be provided for all attendees.

**A minimum of 15 attendees must be met for the workshop to take place.


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