ASC Medical Directors & Leaders Virtual Summit

This virtual meeting is tailored to physicians, AHPs, Medical Directors, and Administrative staff who practice in Ambulatory Surgery Centers. Please reach out to the SAMBA Executive Office at with any questions.

Registration Fees: 
$50 for SAMBA Members
$125 for Non-Members


10:30am – 11:00am
Duties of a Medical Director
Niraja Rajan, MD

11:00am – 11:30am
Controlled Substances Diversion – Is aYour ASC at Risk?
Lea Schilit, Pharm D., CPh, MS, RD

11:30am – 12:00pm
Medical Cannabis: HR Updates and Liability
Salvatore Puccio, Esq

12:00pm – 12:30pm

12:30pm – 1:00pm
Pediatric Outpatient Anesthesia: Current Issues
Rosalie Tassone, MD, MPH

1:00pm – 1:30pm
Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasties
Rena M. Courtay, MBA, BSN, RN, CASC, CPPM, CNOR(e)

1:30pm – 2:00pm
Obesity in Outpatient Surgery
Stanford R. Plavin, MD

2:00pm – 2:30pm
CMS and Accreditation Updates
Tess Poland, RN & Cheryl Pistone

2:30pm – 3:00pm
Status of the ASC Industry Update
Bill Prentice

3:00pm – 3:30pm
Relevant Evidence-Based Literature Review: Summary
BobbieJean Sweitzer, MD, FACP, SAMBA-F, FASA