Texas Society of Anesthesiologists

2021 ANNUAL MEETING SCHEDULE
Thursday, September 9 – Sunday, September 12

Friday, September 10

7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Women Anesthesiologists Breakfast
(Women Physicians Only - Meeting Registration RSVP Required. Limited to 40.
Once limit is reached, registrants will be waitlisted.)
7:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 28th Annual TSA Golf Tournament:
AT&T Canyons Course
Shotgun Start at 7:30 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. TSA and CME Registration
7:30 - 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. FRIDAY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM
6.0 CME credit hours
2.5 MOCA® / MOCA® 2.0 credits
1.0 Ethics credit

Welcome and Introductions
Vijaya Gottumukkala, MB BS, MD, FRCA
8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Friday Morning Session
Moderator: Charles W. Whitten, MD
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Leading Role of Anesthesiologists in Improving Safety and Enhancing Quality of Health Care Delivery: Past, Present, & Future
N. Martin Giesecke, MD
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Defining and Measuring Value in Perioperative Medicine: You, Too, Can Make a Difference
Brian J. Bravenec, MD
9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Fraud, Waste, and Abuse in Healthcare
Sylvia H. Kauffman, OIG of State of Texas
9:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Q & A
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 - 12:30 a.m. Late Friday Morning Session
Moderator: Sandeep Markan, MD, FCCP
10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
Management of Difficult Airway Patients Needing Lung Isolation
Piotr A. Kwater, MD
10:45 - 11:00 a.m.
Spino-dural Technique Is a Superior Technique for Labor Analgesia: What Is the Evidence?
Suman Rajagopalan, MD, FASA
11:00 - 11:15 a.m.
Covid in the Obstetric Population: What Have We Learned?
Mohamed A. Ibrahim, MD, PhD
11:15 - 11:30 a.m.
Truncal Blocks are Safer Analgesia Strategies than Neuraxial Technique After Major Surgical Procedures: Do We Have Enough Evidence?
Jaime Ortiz, MD, MBA, FASA
11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ultrasound-Guided Regional Analgesia Is Safer than Anatomical/Neurostimulation Approaches: Is There Strong Evidence?
Gulshan Doulatram, MD
11:45 a.m- 12:00 p.m.
Checklists and Protocols Improve Safety: What Is the Evidence?
Suman Rajagopalan, MD, FASA
12:00 - 12:30 p.m.
Q & A
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Friday Afternoon Session
Moderator: Frank A. Rosinia, MD
1:30 - 1:50 p.m. What Is New in Cardiac Surgery?
Craig J. Lilie, MD
1:50 - 2:20 p.m. Winners and Losers in Health Care Delivery: How Can You Make EHR Part of Your Winning Strategy?
David C. Mackey, MD
2:20 – 2:50 p.m. EMR-Based Decision Support Routines: What Works and What Doesn’t?
Peter V. Killoran, MD
2:50 - 3:20 p.m. Useful QI and OR Management Data From the EMR: Can We Make It Work?
Benjamin B. Vacula, MD, FASA
3:20 - 3:30 p.m. Q & A
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Break
4:00 - 6:00 p.m. TSA House of Delegates

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