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2021 Annual Conference

November 13-14, 2021
Radisson Blu, Mall of America
Bloomington, MN

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Schedule of Events

Saturday November 13, 2021

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

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:
Pediatric Fluid Management
Jakob Guenther, MD, University of Minnesota

10:15-10:45am:
Neurologic Devices for Non-Neurological Surgery
Tasha Welch, MD, Mayo Clinic

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

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

11:30-12:30pm:
Luncheon & ASA Update
Randall Clark, MD, ASA President-Elect

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

1:50-2:35pm:
Quantitative Neuromuscular Monitoring
Mike Todd, MD, University of Minnesota

2:35-2:50pm:
Question & Answer Panel

2:50-4:50pm:
Problem Based Learning Discussions

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

Pediatric NORA/MRI
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
Susanne Rupert, MD, University of Minnesota

4:50-5:00pm: Closing Remarks and Door Prizes

Sunday November 14, 2021

7:00-8:00am Continental Breakfast

8:00-8:30am Ultrasound Primer
Gregory Schears, MD, Mayo Clinic

8:30-11:00am
Regional Anesthesia and Ultrasound Workshop

  • Paravertebral and ESB
    • Dawit Haile, MD, Mayo Clinic
  • Infraclavicular Block
    • Katie Handlogten, MD, Mayo Clinic
  • Knee Surgery Blocks
    • Roberto Blanco, 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

Gastric Ultrasound
Setty Sudarshan, MD, University of Minnesota

11:00-11:10am Closing Remarks