Program Leadership
Wanda M. Popescu, MD - Chair
Alessia Pedoto, MD - Vice-Chair
Randal S. Blank, MD PhD - Workshop & PBLD Coordinator

Registration is Open!

The Thoracic Anesthesia Symposium has limited registration to maximize interaction between attendees and faculty - register today!

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8th Annual Thoracic Anesthesia Symposium Schedule

There have been many recent advances in anesthesia for noncardiac thoracic surgery - this year's meeting will cover topics such as dilemma with airway management, right heart failure, surgical innovations, and risk factors of geriatric patients.

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Hyatt Regency Chicago

151 East Wacker Drive

Chicago, Illinois 60601

This is an incredible venue that we were fortunate to secure for our 8th Annual Thoracic Anesthesia Symposium. Plan your trip to Chicago for an outstanding educational offering featuring world-class speakers and panels. Put your requests in now at work to secure your time off to attend!

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Faculty Information

If you are participating in the 8th Annual Thoracic Anesthesia Symposium as a speaker or a moderator, please click here to view more information about your roles.

Exhibits and Sponsorship Information

Exhibiting at these SCA meetings offers you concentrated exposure to more than 200 attendees who are specialized physicians and trainees in the research and treatment of patients undergoing thoracic procedures.

Click here to view the exhibit, sponsorship, and advertising opportunities at the 2019 Thoracic Anesthesia Symposium!