SAMBA 2021 Schedule

Full Schedule

Thursday, May 13, 2021

All times listed are in Eastern Time Zone.

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM :: Moderated Poster Session
Moderated by the Scientific Committee

6:00 PM – 6:15 PM :: Welcome / Housekeeping
Steven Butz, MD
Leopoldo V. Rodriguez, MD, MBA, FAAP, FASA, SAMBA-F

6:15 PM – 7:30 PM :: COVID & Anesthesia Panel
Moderator: Steven Butz, MD

6:15 PM – 6:35 PM :: COVID and Anesthesia – Therapeutics/ICU Experience/Other COVID
Victor Davila, MD

6:35 PM – 6:55 PM :: COVID and Anesthesia – Impact to Ambulatory/OBA Surgery
Alvaro Andres Macias, MD, FASA

6:55 PM – 7:15 PM :: COVID and Anesthesia – Testing Strategies
Jason A. Jarzembowski, MD, PhD

7:15 PM – 7:30 PM :: Q&A

7:30 PM – 8:30 PM History of Cocktails Program and Cocktail Hour
Eric Rzepka

Friday, May 14, 2021

All times listed are in Eastern Time Zone.

9:45 AM – 10:00 AM :: Welcome / Housekeeping
Steven Butz, MD
Leopoldo V. Rodriguez, MD, MBA, FAAP, FASA, SAMBA-F

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM :: COVID-19 Panel
Moderator: Steven Butz, MD

10:00 AM – 10:25 AM :: Disease Update, What is Known?
Alan J. Taege, MD

10:25 AM – 10:50 AM :: Caring for “Long Haulers”
BobbieJean Sweitzer, FACP, SAMBA-F

10:50 AM – 11:00 AM :: Q&A

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM :: Virtual Exhibits

11:30 AM – 12:45 PM :: Death in Ambulatory Surgery Panel
Moderator: Basem B. Abdelmalak, MD, FASA, SAMBA-F

11:30 AM – 11:50 AM :: What are the Most Common Reasons?
BobbieJean Sweitzer, FACP, SAMBA-F

11:50 AM – 12:10 PM :: How Does a Team Rebound?
Victor Davila, MD

12:10 PM – 12:30 PM :: How to Be Proactive in Prevention?
Matthew Vogt, MD – Mayo Clinic

12:30 PM – 12:45 PM :: Q&A

12:45 PM – 2:00 PM :: Accreditation Hot Topics Panel
Moderator: Simon Lee

12:45 PM – 1:05 PM :: COVID Accommodations
Meghan Valach, MD

1:05 PM – 1:25 PM :: Most Common “Fouls”
Steven Butz, MD

1:25 PM – 1:45 PM :: What Can Accreditation Organizations Do for You?
Arnaldo Valedon,

1:45 PM – 2:00 PM :: Q&A

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM :: Lunch and Virtual Exhibits

2:45 PM – 4:15 PM :: Rapid Fire Panel
Moderator: Steven Butz, MD

2:45 PM – 2:55 PM :: CBD Oil
Rahel Selassie, MD

2:55 PM – 3:05 PM :: MH Susceptible Patients
Girish P. Joshi, MBBS, MD, FCAI

3:05 PM – 3:15 PM :: Practical NPO Guidelines
Michael V. Presta, DO

3:15 PM – 3:25 PM :: Consent/Assent
Brian Parker, MD

3:25 PM – 3:35 PM :: Ambulatory ENT Cases
Jaime B. Hyman, MD

3:35 PM – 3:45 PM :: Navigating COVID-19 In the Office-Based World
Meghan Valach, MD

3:45 PM – 3:55 PM :: Rapid Fire Topic TBD
Brian Bravenec, MD

3:55 PM – 4:05 PM :: L.A.S.T.
Tom Epperson, III, MD

4:05 PM – 4:15 PM :: Q&A

4:15 PM – 6:10 PM :: How to Thrive (Not Just Survive) in an Ambulatory Surgery Center
Moderator: Alberto Ardon, MD MPH

4:15 PM – 4:35 PM :: Patient Selection
Ashley M Shilling, MD

4:35 PM – 4:55 PM :: Patient Education
Tina Tran, MD

4:55 PM – 5:15 PM :: On-Time Starts
Brett Elmore, MD

5:15 PM – 5:35 PM :: Regional Panel
Karen Nielsen, MD

5:35 PM – 5:55 PM :: Pain, Nausea, & Putting It All Together
Hanae K. Tokita, MD, FASA

5:55 PM – 6:10 PM :: Q&A

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM :: Virtual Exhibits & Cocktail Hour

Saturday, May 15, 2021

All times listed are in Eastern Time Zone.

9:45 AM – 10:00 AM :: Welcome / Housekeeping
Steven Butz, MD
Leopoldo V. Rodriguez, MD, MBA, FAAP, FASA, SAMBA-F

10:00 AM – 11:15 AM :: Dental Practice in the ASC Panel
Moderator: Grace Lee Dorsch, MD

10:00 AM – 10:20 AM :: What Do You Need for a Successful Dental Practice?
Phil Yen, DDS

10:20 AM – 10:40 AM :: Infection Control Practices in Dental Surgery
Zak Messieha, DDS

10:40 AM – 11:00 AM :: ASC vs OBA Considerations
Viola Devany, MD

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM :: Q&A

11:15 AM – 11:45 AM :: Virtual Exhibits

11:45 AM – 1:00 PM :: Pediatrics in the 20’s Panel
Moderator: Kumar Belani, MBBS, MS, FACA, SAMBA-F

11:45 AM – 12:05 PM :: Latest in Neuro Development
Niraja Rajan, MD

12:05 PM – 12:25 PM :: Is Narcotic-Free Practice a Real Goal?
Chhaya Patel

12:25 PM – 12:45 PM :: How to Identify Child Abuse and What to Do About It?
Julia Magana

12:45 PM – 1:00 PM :: Q&A

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM :: Lunch and Virtual Exhibits

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM :: PONV Guidelines Panel
Moderator: Steven Butz, MD
Panelist: TJ Gan, MD, MHS, FRCA
Panelist: Kumar Belani, MBBS, MS, FACA, SAMBA-F
Panelist: Ashraf S. Habib, MBBCh, MSc, MHSc, FRCA

2:30 PM – 2:45 PM :: Ask the Expert / PBLD Introduction
Moderator: Basem B. Abdelmalak, MD, FASA, SAMBA-F

2:45 PM – 3:15 PM Ask the Expert / PBLD Session 1 (Pick 1)
How Sick Is Too Sick? Interventional Radiology in a Freestanding Ambulatory Center
Kara M. Barnett, MD, FASA

Pediatrics
Kumar Belani, MBBS, MS, FACA, SAMBA-F

Special Needs Children
Fatima Ahmad, MD

Venture Capital and Practice
Simon Lee

3:15 PM – 3:45 PM Ask the Expert / PBLD Session 2 (Pick 1)
Dental
Grace Lee Dorsch, MD

Diabetes
Basem B. Abdelmalak, MD, FASA, SAMBA-F

Pediatrics
Chhaya Patel

3:45 PM – 4:15 PM :: Ask the Expert / PBLD Session 3 (Pick 1)
How Sick Is Too Sick? Interventional Radiology in a Freestanding Ambulatory Center
Kara M. Barnett, MD, FASA

Pediatrics
Kumar Belani, MBBS, MS, FACA, SAMBA-F

Special Needs Children
Fatima Ahmad, MD

Venture Capital and Practice
Simon Lee

4:15 PM – 4:45 PM Ask the Expert / PBLD Session 4 (Pick 1)
Dental
Grace Lee Dorsch, MD

Diabetes
Basem B. Abdelmalak, MD, FASA, SAMBA-F

Pediatrics
Chhaya Patel

Sunday, May 16, 2021

All times listed are in Eastern Time Zone.

10:45 AM – 11:00 AM Welcome / Housekeeping
Steven Butz, MD
Leopoldo V. Rodriguez, MD, MBA, FAAP, FASA, SAMBA-F

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM Cases from the Real World Panel
Moderator: Mike Walsh, MD
Presenters: Kara M. Barnett, MD, FASA; Anuradha Mann, MD; BobbieJean Sweitzer, FACP, SAMBA-F; Tina Tran, MD

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM ASA Update
Beverly K. Philip, MD, FACA, FASA

1:15 PM – 2:15 PM Business Meeting
White Mountain Awards
Research Awards
Moderator: Leopoldo V. Rodriguez, MD, MBA, FAAP, FASA, SAMBA-F

2:15 PM – 3:15 PM Latest from the Literature
Girish P. Joshi, MBBS, MD, FCAI

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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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