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2020 Annual Conference

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Saturday, April 18th Event

Join the MSA at the Minnesota United game against FC Dallas on Saturday, April 18 at 7pm! The MSA has secured a block of tickets in Section 2 of Allianz Field. Transportation is on your own and will not be provided. Join us in the Brew Hall before the game!

Purchase tickets below for $20 each. Each ticket includes a concessions voucher worth $10. Families welcome! Limited tickets available - purchase today!

Event Details

Friday, April 17, 2020 - 7:00am
Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 12:00pm
Radisson Blu Mall of America

2100 Killebrew Dr Bloomington, Minnesota 55425 United States

Registration Deadline
Friday, April 17, 2020


Saturday April 18, 2020

7:00-7:55am: Registration & Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors

7:55-8:00am: Welcome Remarks
J. Kyle Bohman, MD, Mayo Clinic, Program Chair
Tae Kim, MD, University of Minnesota, Pediatric Program Chair

8:00-8:25am: Anesthesia and the Developing Brain
Chandra Castro, MD, University of Minnesota

8:25-8:50am: Conflict of Interest
David Martin, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic

8:50-9:05am: Question & Answer Panel

9:05-9:35am: Break with Exhibitors

9:35-10:15am: Safe Opioid Prescription Practices
Alaa Abd-Elsayed, MD, MPH, Medical Director UW Pain Clinic, University of Wisconsin-Madison

10:15-10:45am: Opioids: Regulations, Legislation and Education
Halena Gazelka, MD, Mayo Clinic

10:45-11:00am: Question & Answer Panel

11:00-11:30am: Break with Exhibitors

11:30-12:30pm: Luncheon & ASA Update
James Kelly, MD, ASA Board of Directors

12:30-12:50pm Break with Exhibitors

12:50-1:20pm Legislative Update
Nate Mussell, JD, Lockridge Grindal Nauen

1:20-1:50pm Anesthesia and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Brian Tolly, MD, Minneapolis VA Medical Center

1:50-2:20pm Challenges of Patients on Naltrexone or Buprenorphine
Dustin Palm, MD, Minneapolis VA Medical Center

2:20-2:35pm Question & Answer Panel

2:35-3:00pm Moderated Poster Session
Moderators: J. Kyle Bohman, MD, Mayo Clinic and Ioanna Apostolidou, MD, University of Minnesota

3:00-5:00pm: Problem Based Learning Discussions

Peds Unanticipated Difficult Airway
Martina Richtsfeld, MD, University of Minnesota
Devon Aganga, MD, Mayo Clinic

Kumar Belani, MD, University of Minnesota
Vinh Nguyen, DO, University of Minnesota

Anesthesia for Neonatal Surgical Emergencies
Anna Swenson, MD, University of Minnesota
Dawit Haile, MD, Mayo Clinic

Non-Cardiac Surgery Anesthesia for Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patients
Lisa Corbett, MD, University of Minnesota
Joch Jochman, MD, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

6:00 Minnesota United Game
Allianz Field, St. Paul (no transportation provided)

Sunday April 19, 2020

7:00-8:00am Continental Breakfast

8:05-8:30am Neurologic Devices for Non-Neurological Surgery
Tasha Welch, MD, Mayo Clinic

8:30-9:05am Neuroanesthesia – Year in Review
Jeff Pasternak, MD, Mayo Clinic

9:05-9:20am Question & Answer Panel

9:20-9:50am Ultrasound Primer
Gregory Schears, MD, Mayo Clinic

9:50-12:20pm Regional Anesthesia and Ultrasound Workshop

Paravertebral and ESB
Dawit Haile, MD, Mayo Clinic

Infraclavicular Block
Katie Handlogten, MD, Mayo Clinic

Knee Surgery Blocks
David Gruner, MD, University of Minnesota

Transversus Abdominis Plane Block
Tae Kim, MD, University of Minnesota

Ultrasound Peripheral IV Access
Gregory Schears, MD, Mayo Clinic
Mike Nemergut, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic

12:20-12:30pm Door Prize and Closing Remarks