SAMBA Meeting Photo Gallery

SAMBA 2019 Annual Meeting

SAMBA’s Immediate Past President Dr. Kumar Belani after signing the memorandum of understanding regarding the collaborative relationship with the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) represented by Dr. Mary Dale Peterson, ASA First Vice President

Exhibit hall entrance at SAMBA Annual Meeting 2019

A sponsored lunch symposium at SAMBA 34th Annual Meeting

SAMBA Board of Directors discussing the society’s bright future at the 34th Annual Meeting

Dr. Bobbie Jean Sweitzer opening the 34th SAMBA Annual Meeting

Dr. Mary Dale Peterson (ASA first VP) presenting the ASA updates to the annual meeting attendees.

Engaged member and past president Dr. Walter Maurer asking the tough questions addressing current challenges in the ambulatory anesthesia world

Engaged member and SAMBA’s Secretary Dr. Ahmad challenging the presenter with some great questions

SAMBA past, current and coming two Presidents at the 34th Annual Meeting

Panel discussing the accreditation and regulatory issues at free-standing ASCs and office based practices

Panel discussing challenging real world ambulatory and NORA cases

Dr. Valedon, the Chair of SAMBA’s nomination committee leading the elections of the new officers while Dr. Belani is leading the business meeting

SAMBA recognizes its generous sponsor at the 2019 Annual Meeting

SAMBA Treasurer Dr. Dawn Schell presenting and celebrating SAMBA’s strong financial standing as Dr. Belani leads the business meeting

Election of SAMBA Officers at the business meeting 2019

SAMBA President Dr. Abdelmalak recognizes retiree and past president (2006-2007) Dr. Maurer

Dr. Belani recognizes and thanks outgoing SAMBA Executive Director Erin Butler

Outgoing SAMBA President Dr. Belani hands the gavel and the presidential medal to incoming President Dr. Abdelmalak

Incoming SAMBA President Dr. Abdelmalak recognizes the service of and thanks the outgoing SAMBA President Dr. Belani

SAMBA President Dr. Abdelmalak recognizes retiree and past president (1995-1996) Dr. Hanallah

SAMBA President Dr. Abdelmalak recognizes retiree and past president (1997-1998) Dr. Sujith Pandit

SAMBA President Dr. Abdelmalak recognizes retiree and past president (2004-2005) Dr. Kathryn McGoldrick

Dr. Srinivas Pyati (SAMBA Scientific Papers Committee Chair) and Dr. Belani (SAMBA President 2018-2019) with the three winners of the 2019 SAMBA Resident Travel Awards:
Dr. Jonathan Mazer, Brigham and Women Hospital
Dr. Mark Jones, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Dr. Saeyeon Kim, Seoul National University Bundang

Dr. Srinivas Pyati (SAMBA Scientific Papers Committee Chair) and Dr. Belani (SAMBA President 2018-2019) with the three winners of the 2019 SAMBA White Mountain Awards (sponsored by 1994-1995 SAMBA past president Dr. Paul White)

1st Place: Emily Barney, MD Duke University
2nd Place: Kapil Gupta, MD, Toronto General Hospital
3rd Place: Saeyeon Kim, MD, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital

Dr. Srinivas Pyati (SAMBA Scientific Papers Committee Chair) and Dr. Belani (SAMBA President 2018-2019) with the three winners of the 2019 SAMBA Research Excellence and Innovation Awards

Dr. Lynn Bichajian
Dr. Jonathan Mazer, Brigham and Women Hospital
Dr. Mark Jones, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

SAMBA 2018 Annual Meeting

Passing the recognition plaque from Dr. Belani to Dr. Valedone

Passing the gavel and presidential medal to Dr. Belani from Dr. Valedone

SAMBA Board of Directors 2018