There will be two workshop breakout sessions throughout the day, where you can select which workshop you would like to attend at no additional cost. This format will allow you to focus on your clinical interests and choose the hands-on experience that best suits your education needs. You can choose to participate in two of the following four workshops:

Lung Isolation: The Normal and Challenging Airway

Moderator: Kenichi Ueda, MD

Critical Procedural Skills

Moderator: Lavinia Kolarczyk, MD

Regional Anesthesia 

Moderator: Rebecca Klinger, MD

Thoracic Ultrasound: Diagnosis and Management

Moderator: Massimiliano Meineri, MD

New in 2019

Thoracic Anesthesia Symposium attendees now have the opportunity to register for the Annual Meeting workshops that are held on Saturday, May 18th.

Separate paid registration is required.

9 am Noon


Advanced TEE - Incorporating Advanced Echo Concepts into Practice

Moderators: J. Mauricio Del Rio, MD and Kimberly Howard-Quijano, MD

9 am Noon


ERACS: Design the System, Tailor the Anesthesia, and Enhance Your Patient’s Recovery

Moderators: James Anton, MD and Michael Grant, MD

2:30  5:30 pm


Perioperative Ultrasound: POCUS - It Seems to be EVERYWHERE! Here’s How to Use It

Moderators: Megan Kostibas, MD and Shahzad Shaefi, MD

2:30  5:30 pm


Electrophysiology - Making Sense of Pacemakers, ICDs, and Lead Extractions

Moderators: Jonathan Ho, MD and Candice Montzingo, MD