2024 Annual Meeting

SAMBA 2024 Annual Meeting
May 2-4, 2024
The DeSoto – Savannah, GA

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Registration

Registration Fees:
SAMBA Active or Affiliate Member - $850.00 ($750.00 before March 31, 2024) 
Non-Member - $1,050.00 ($950.00 before March 31, 2024)
Resident, Fellow or Medical Student Member/Non-Member - $50.00
One Day Registration Member/Non-Member - $375.00 ($325.00 before March 31, 2024)
Optional POCUS Workshop – $150.00

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Hotel Information

The DeSoto Savannah – Savannah, GA
There are the two options for hotel reservations:

Call 1-866-810-5325 to speak with a reservations agent – mention group code 2404SAMBAA
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Guest rooms begin at $309/night, plus taxes and fees. Credit Card required at the time of booking. Cancel your room 48 hours prior to arrival to avoid a one night's room and tax charge.

The cut-off date is April 9, 2024.

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Agenda

Day 1 - Thursday May 2, 2024

Time Topic Presenter(s)

7:00am-
8:00am

Sponsored Breakfast Symposium (Non-CME) by Mindray
Intraoperative Ventilation: Lung Protection and Beyond

Victor R. Davila, MD, FASA, SAMBA-F
7:00am-
8:00am
Welcome Breakfast  
8:00am-
8:05am
President's Welcome Steven Butz, MD, SAMBA-F, FASA
8:05am-
8:15am
Introductions & Housekeeping Basem B. Abdelmalak, MD, FASA, SAMBA-F 
Simon Lee, MD
8:15am-
9:15am

Panel: NORA Panel
Best Practice in NORA Operations
New ASA Statement on NORA Services
When Should NORA Become ORA

Moderator: Basem B. Abdelmalak, MD, FASA, SAMBA-F 
Justin Routman, MD, MSHA
Basem B. Abdelmalak, MD, FASA, SAMBA-F
Michael O'Rourke, MD, FASA 

9:15am-
10:15am
Panel: Emergencies at Your ASC
Active Shooter
Cardiac Arrest
Power Outage/Natural Disaster
Intoxicated/Out of Control Patient or Family Member
Moderator: Mark C. Phillips, MD
Michael Guertin, MD, MBA, CPE, FASA
Jamey E. Eklund, MD
Justin Routman, MD, MSHA 
Mark C. Phillips, MD
10:15am-
10:30am
Break  
10:30am-
11:45am
6 "P"'s of OBA
Patient Selection
Place
Personnel
Policies
Procedures
Practice Management
Moderator: Fred E. Shapiro, DO, FASA
BobbieJean Sweitzer, MD, FACP, SAMBA-F, FASA
Richard D. Urman, MD, MBA
Niraja Rajan, MD, SAMBA-F, FASA
Steven Butz, MD, SAMBA-F, FASA
Fred E. Shapiro, DO, FASA
Meghan C. Valach, MD
11:45am-
12:15pm

Pro/Con Debate: Pre-Operative GLP1 Agonists
ASA Recommendations are Good Enough
ASA Recommendations are Not Good Enough
Moderator: Simon Lee, MD
Girish P. Joshi, MBBS, MD, FCAI, SAMBA-F
BobbieJean Sweitzer, MD, FACP, SAMBA-F, FASA
12:15pm-
1:15pm
Sponsored Lunch Symposium (Non-CME) by Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
High Flow Nasal Oxygen: Applications for the Ambulatory & NORA setting
 Thomas Durick, MD
12:15pm-
1:15pm
Lunch on Your Own  
1:30pm-
2:25pm
Panel: Caring for the Ambulatory Anesthesiologists
Lactation in the Workplace
Part Time vs Full Time?
Back to the Job After a Long Leave or Short-Lived Retirement
Workplace Psychology/ Engagement and the Multi Generational Workforce
Moderator: Kara M. Barnett, MD, FASA, SAMBA-F
Kara M. Barnett, MD, FASA, SAMBA-F
Jamey E. Eklund, MD
Anjana Kundu, MD, ABOIM, FAAP
Elizabeth W. Duggan, MD, MA
2:25pm-2:35pm Dr. Rebecca S. Twersky Research Award Presentation Moderator: Kara M. Barnett, MD, FASA, SAMBA-F
2:35pm-
3:00pm
Break  
3:00pm-
4:15pm
Former Presidents' Rapid Fire Topics
Second Victim
What is Kounis Syndrome?
Reflections on Preparation for Retirement vs TBD
AI and Ambulatory Anesthesia
Outpatient Total Joint Replacement
Moderator: Steven Butz, MD, SAMBA-F, FASA
Dawn J. Schell, MD, SAMBA-F
BobbieJean Sweitzer, MD, FACP, SAMBA-F, FASA
Alan P. Marco, MD, MMM, SAMBA-F
Kumar Belani, MBBS, MS, FACA, FAAP, SAMBA-F
John Dilger, MD, SAMBA-F
4:15pm-
5:00pm 
Infection Control Practices at Your ASC: The Evidence Behind the Recommendations  Arnaldo Valedon, MD, MBA, FASA, SAMBA-F
5:00pm-
7:00pm
Cocktail Reception with Sponsors & Exhibitors   
5:00pm-
7:00pm
Exhibit Hall Opens  
5:00pm-
7:00pm
Moderated Poster Session Kara M. Barnett, MD, FASA, SAMBA-F 


Day 2 - Friday May 3, 2024

Time Topic Presenter(s)
7:00am-8:00am Sponsored Breakfast Symposium (Non-CME)
TBD
 
7:00am-
8:00am
Breakfast with Exhibitors  
8:00am-
8:10am
Welcome & Morning Announcements Basem B. Abdelmalak, MD, FASA, SAMBA-F
Simon Lee, MD
8:10am-
9:15am

Regional Panel: The Ambulatory Orthopedic Patient from Pre-Op to Discharge to Home
Pre-Op Education and Multi-Modal Analgesics and Pre-Medications
Blocks for Orthopedic Patients with Focus on Joint Replacement and Spine Surgery
Intra-Operative Anesthetic Options
Strategies for Post-Op and Post-Discharge Management

Moderator: Ashley M. Shilling, MD
Matt Thames, MD, MBA
Jihye Ha, MD
Ashley M. Shilling, MD
JP Ouanes, DO

9:15am-
9:45am
Preoperative Management of Type 2 Diabetes Medications Elizabeth W. Duggan, MD, MA
9:45am-10:30am Break with Exhibitors  
10:30am-
11:30am
Frontier Lecture: Outpatient LAST and the Discovery of Lipid Resuscitation
Meet the Pioneer
Guy L. Weinberg, MD
11:30am-
12:00pm
Pro/Con: IV vs. PO Tylenol
IV Tylenol is Better than PO Tylenol
PO Tylenol is Better than IV Tylenol
Moderator: Simon Lee, MD
Michael V. Presta, DO
Steven Butz, MD, SAMBA-F

12:00pm-
1:00pm

Sponsored Lunch Symposium (Non-CME) by Eagle Pharmaceuticals
"Procedural Sedation With Byfavo® (remimazolam): a Focus on Medically Compromised Patients"

 TBD
12:00pm-
1:00pm
Lunch on Own  
1:00pm-
2:00pm
Ambulatory Anesthesia Literature; Year in Review  Girish P. Joshi, MBBS, MD, FACI, SAMBA-F
2:00pm-
2:45pm 
Break with Exhibitors   
2:30pm-
5:00pm
Sponsored Anesthesia Regional Workshop (Non-CME) by Pacira
"Getting to NO PAIN: Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks and Cryoneurolysis Techniques for Perioperative Analgesia"
More Information
 TBD
2:45pm-
4:30pm

PBLD Set 1
1 - Ambulatory Anesthetic Management of Gender Affirmation Surgery Patients: Who, What, Where, Why?
2 - Pediatric Tonsils and LMA for Tonsils?
3 - Patients on Chronic Methadone, Buprenorphine or Naltrexone in the ASC Setting
4 - Difficult Conversations
5 - ECT in 2023
6 - Cocaine
7 - Violence in Healthcare

Kelly Lebak, MD
Kumar Belani, MBBS, MD, FACA, FACP, SAMBA-F
Tyler S. Chernin, MD
Jarrett A. Heard, MD, MBA
Karlyn Powell, MD, FASA
Jamey E. Eklund, MD
Michael Guertin, MD, MBA, CPE, FASA
6:00pm-
9:00pm
SAMBA Members Annual Social Event
All members, sponsors, and exhibitors are invited.
 


Day 3 - Saturday May 4, 2024

Time Topic Presenter(s)
7:00am-
8:00am
Sponsored Breakfast Symposium (Non-CME)
TBD
 
7:00am-
8:00am
Breakfast with Exhibitors  
8:00am-
8:10am
Welcome Basem B. Abdelmalak, MD, FASA, SAMBA-F
Simon Lee, MD
8:10am-
9:15am
Research Award Nominee Presentations Moderator: Kara M. Barnett, MD, FASA, SAMBA-F
9:15am-
10:00am
Cases from the Real World Moderator: Michael Walsh, MD, SAMBA-F
Kara M. Barnett, MD, FASA, SAMBA-F
Jaime B. Hyman, MD
Victor Davila, MD, SAMBA-F
10:00am-
10:45am
Networking Break & Exhibitors  
10:45am-
12:00pm

Panel: Patient Selection at the ASCs
BMI and OSA
What are the Adult Redlines for ASCs?
AICDs, Pacemaker Battery Life and More
What are the Pediatric Redlines for ASCs?

Moderator: Niraja Rajan, MD, SAMBA-F, FASA
Niraja Rajan, MD, SAMBA-F, FASA
Sonia Pyne, MD, MS, FASA
Melissa Kreso, MD, MsBA, FASA
Victor Davila, MD, SAMBA-F
Marjorie P. Brennen, MD, MPH
12:00pm-
1:00pm
SAMBA Annual Updates and Awards Luncheon Steven Butz, MD, SAMBA-F, FASA
1:00pm-
2:00pm
ASA Update Donald Arnold, MD, FACHE, FASA
2:00pm-
3:15pm
Busting Perioperative Common Myths
Hypercarbia vs. Hypocarbia, the Perfect Co2?
Pre-Op Evaluation Does Not Improve Outcomes
MAC is "Better for ASC Practice
Allergies: PCN Allergy No Ancef, Peanut Allergy and No Propofol, etc.
Moderator: Dawn J. Schell, MD, SAMBA-F
Victor Davila, MD, SAMBA-F
Kenneth Cummings, III, MD, MS, FASA
Thomas Durick, MD
Jaime B. Hyman, MD
3:15pm-
3:30pm
Networking Break  
3:30pm-
5:15pm
Pediatric Panel
Teen Topics for Ambulatory Surgery - Vaping and Assent/Consent
Ambulatory Dentistry and the Neurodivergent Child
Moderator: Marjorie P. Brennan, MD, MPH
Audra Webber, MD, FASA
Vidya Yalamanchili, MD
3:30pm-
5:15pm

POCUS Workshop (Additional $150.00 Fee – Limited to 30 attendees)
Airway & Lung Ultrasound
Cardiac (FATE)
Gastric Ultrasound
Subcostal Cardiac & DVT
FAST

Thomas Durick, MD
Hari Kalagara, MD
Alberto Ardon, MD, MPH, SAMBA-F
Sindhuja R. Nimma, MD
Olga C. Nin, MD
Siva Arumugam, MD, FASA
Heather A. Ozga, MD, MBA

6:00pm-
9:00pm
VIP Dinner
By Invitation Only
 

Exhibitors and Sponsors

Platinum

Exhibitors/Supporters

  • Anesthesiology News
  • Ambulatory Anesthesia Care
  • Blink Device Company
  • CRH Anesthesia
  • Halozyme
  • Hikama Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.
  • Intersurgical
  • Pajunk Medical Systems
  • Par Pharmaceutical
  • QUAD A
  • Shareable FORMS