34th Annual Meeting Program

Thursday, May 9 

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
General Session 1: Enhancing Enhanced Recovery: Transitioning from 23 Hour Stay to Same Day Discharge
Moderator: Girish Joshi, MD 

10:15 AM – 12:00 PM
General Session 2: Advances in Airway Management in the ASC and NORA
Moderator: Basem Abdelmalak, MD

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
General Session 3: SAMBA ASC Practice Management Panel: Not as Easy as it Sounds
Moderator: Leopoldo Rodriguez, MD, FAAP, FASA 

3:15 PM- 5:00 PM 
General Session 4: Practicing Beyond the SAMBA Guidelines
Moderator: Mary Ann Vann, MD, FASA 

Friday, May 10 


8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
General Session 5: Opioid Problems in Your Own Backyard
Moderator: Ruchir Gupta, MD

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Ask the Experts

  • Preparing for Disasters—Michael Guertin, MD, MBA, CPE, FASA
  • Regional Anesthesia—Roy Greengrass, MD

PBLDs

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Ask the Experts

  • Discussing Risks of Surgery with Parents —Constance Houck, MD, FAAP
  • Diabetes—Mary Ann Vann, MD, FASA

PBLDs

  • Pain—Meghan Rodes, MD
  • OSA—Meltem Yilmaz, MD
  • Differences in Anesthetic Considerations in Office Based vs Ambulatory—Ruchir Gupta, MD/Sher-Lu Pai, MD
  • Caring for the Opatient Cancer Patient—Hanae Tokita, MD, FASA

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Ask the Experts

  • Preparing for Disasters–Michael Guertin, MD, MBA, CPE, FASA
  • Regional Anesthesia,–Roy Greengrass, MD

PBLDs

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Ask the Experts

  • Discussing Risks of Surgery with Parents —Constance Houck, MD, FAAP
  • Diabetes—Mary Ann Vann, MD, FASA

PBLDs

  • Pain—Meghan Rodes, MD
  • OSA—Meltem Yilmaz, MD
  • Differences in Anesthetic Considerations in Office Based vs Ambulatory-Ruchir Gupta, MD, Sher-Lu Pai, MD
  • Caring for the Opatient Cancer Patient—Hanae Tokita, MD, FASA

Saturday, May 11


8:00 AM – 9:45 AM
General Session 6: Ambulatory Anesthesia and Surgery: Accreditation and Industry Trends – A Panel Discussion
Moderator: Michael Walsh, MD

  • Joint Commission—Natalie Holt, MD, MPH
  • AAAASF—Hector Vila, Jr, MD
  • AAAHC—Arnaldo Valedon, MD
  • ASCA—William Prentice, JD


10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

General Session 7: Cases from the Real World
Moderator: Barbara Gold, MD
Presenters: Basem Abdelmalak, MD; E. Jane Brock, DO; Michael Walsh, MD
Slides

1:30 PM – 5:30 PM
OBA Symposium
Moderator: Rosalind Ritchie, MD

1:30 PM – 3:15 PM
General Session 8: They Are Not Just Little Adults
Moderator: Kumar Belani, MBBS, FACA, FAAP

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
General Session 9: Regional Anesthesia: Common Blocks, Common Problems
Moderator: Roy Greengrass, MD

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Basem B. Abdelmalak, MD, FASA

Basem B. Abdelmalak, MD, FASA is a professor of anesthesiology at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. He has served in the Department of General Anesthesiology as a Staff Anesthesiologist since 2001. Currently he leads Anesthesia Services for Bronchoscopic Surgery as a NORA service and is the Director of the Center for Sedation implementing the anesthesiology oversight for procedural sedation. He frequently performs the Therapeutic Whole Lung Lavage procedure to treat pulmonary alveolar proteinosis patients.

Dr. Abdelmalak is board-certified in Anesthesiology and fellowship trained in Critical Care medicine. His many clinical interests include anesthesia for ENT and bronchoscopic surgery, difficult airway management.

He served the Ohio Society of Anesthesiologists as its president in 2015 and currently serves the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) as the Vice-chair of the educational track subcommittee on Ambulatory Anesthesia, the Society for Head and Neck Anesthesia (SHANA), as a founding member, and its president

At the Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia (SAMBA) he served in many roles and capacities; as a member of the committees on the Annual meeting, NORA, and Finance, and chair of the Development committee for the past 7 years leading SAMBA’s relationships with corporate sponsors, and pharmaceutical and industrial supporters. He then served on the Board of Directors, as a director, Vice President, President –elect, and now as its President.

He is also a part of the Anesthesiology Outcomes Research Department. His research interest is focused on the study of perioperative glycemic management, and he has been the primary investigator of many research projects investigating this and other topics.

He has received numerous honors and awards, including being named one of America’s Top Anesthesiologists according to the Consumers’ Research Council of America and Safety Champion by the Cleveland Clinic Quality Institute. A frequently invited lecturer at national and international conferences, Dr. Abdelmalak authored many scientific articles and book chapters in his field, and recently co-edited two textbooks titled Anesthesia for Otolaryngologic Surgery and Clinical Airway Management; An Illustrated Case Based Approach by Cambridge University Press.  He continues to be heavily involved with the education and training of medical students and residents and recently received the Scholarship in Teaching Award from Case Western Reserve University.

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