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Pediatric Anesthesiology 2011 is co-sponsored by the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia and the
American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine.

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The Program

  • Thursday, March 31
  • Friday, April 1
  • Saturday, April 2
  • Sunday, April 3

Special Interest Group - Pediatric Pain Medicine

Session 1

Moderator: Rita Agarwal, MD, FAAP

10:00-10:45 am
Integrative techniques in the Treatment of Chronic Pain
Anjana Kundu, MBBS, MD

Regional Anesthesia Techniques for Palliative Care
Charles Berde, MD, PhD; Sara Page Mayo, MD

11-30-11:45 am
Questions and Discussion

11:45 am-12:45 pm

Session 2

Moderator: Petra Meier-Haran, MD, DEAA

12:45-1:30 pm
Chronic Abdominal Pain in Children
Robin Slover, MD

1:30-2:30 pm
Case Based Discussion on Managing the Complex Acute Pain Consults
Thomas Vetter, MD, MPH; Kenneth R. Goldschneider, MD, FAAP

2:30-2:45 pm
Questions and Discussion

2:45-3:00 pm
Coffee Break

Session 3

Moderator: Rosalie Tassone, MD, MPH

3:00-3:45 pm
The Ethical Design of Analgesic Trials in Pediatrics: A blueprint for the future
Myron Yaster, MD

3:45-4:45 pm
Pro/Con: Regional should be first line treatment for CRPS
Stephen Hays, MD, FAAP; Brenda C. McClain, MD, FAAP

4:45-5:00 pm
Questions and Discussion

5:00 pm
Adjourn/Closing Remarks
Sabine Kost Byerly, MD, FAAP

5:30-7:00 pm
Business Meeting
Sabine Kost Byerly, MD, FAAP

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6:30-7:30 am

6:30-7:00 am

6:30-7:30 am
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors and Posters

7:30-7:45 am
Welcome and Outline of Educational Program
Mary Ellen McCann, MD

Neurotoxicity in the OR-Are We Harming our Patients’ Brains

Moderator: Randall P. Flick, MD, MPH, FAAP

7:45-8:15 am
Basic Science of Neurotoxicity
Sulpicio G. Soriano, MD, FAAP

8:15-8:45 am
Update on the Clinical Evidence of Anesthetic Neurotoxicity
Lena S. Sun, MD

8:45-9:15 am
Thoughts on Alternatives Techniques from a Survivor of Neonatal Anesthesia
Adrian T. Bosenberg, FFA (SA)

9:15-9:30 am
Questions and Discussion

9:30-10:00 am
Coffee Break with Exhibitors and Posters

Controversies Surrounding Other Common Therapies in the OR

Moderator: Rolland Brusseau, MD

10:00-10:25 am
Oxygen and Other Toxins
Julie J. Niezgoda, MD

10:25-10:50 am
The Myth of the Third Space
Peggy P. McNaull, MD

10:50-11:05 am
Questions and Discussion

Health Care Reform: The impact on healthcare delivery

Moderator: Nancy L. Glass, MD, MBA, FAAP

11:05-11:30 am
The Massachusetts Experience
Michael L. McManus, MD

11:30-11:55 am
Unfunded Federal Mandates
Stan Stead, MD, MBA

11:55 am-12:05 pm
Questions and Discussion

12:05-12:15 pm
Coffee Break with Exhibitors and Posters

12:15-12:30 pm
AAP Robert M. Smith Presentation
Moderator: Constance S. Houck, MD

12:30-1:30 pm
AAP Advocacy Lunch
The Affordable Care Act at Year One: Tracking the Law’s Progress for Children
Mark Del Monte, JD

1:30-3:30 pm
Special Workshops

1:30-2:30 pm
Refresher Course - Muscular Dystrophy
Philip G. Morgan, MD

2:30-3:30 pm
Refresher Course - Update on Pediatric Pain
Charles B. Berde, MD, PhD

3:30-4:00 pm
Coffee Break with Exhibitors and Posters

4:00-5:30 pm
Sim Wars: A Pediatric Anesthesia Simulation Scenario with Audience Participation
Moderators: Samuel Wald, MD; Randolph H. Steadman, MD;
Anita Honkanen, MD

4:00-6:00 pm

6:30-7:30 pm
Reception with Exhibitors

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6:30-8:00 am

7:00-8:00 am
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors and Posters

Core Lectures-The Pediatric Patient with Endocrine Disorders

Moderator: Kirk Lalwani, MD, FRCA, MCR

8:00-8:25 am
Update on Stress Response to Surgery
Zeev N. Kain, MD, MBA

8:25-8:50 am
Michael Gottschalk, MD

8:50-9:15 am
Steven Waguespack, MD

9:15-9:30 am
Questions and Discussion

9:30-10:00 am
Coffee Break with Exhibitors and Posters

10:00-10:45 am
Oral Presentations and Abstract Awards

10:45-11:00 am
Questions and Discussion

11:00 am-12:30 pm
Walk around Posters/Discussion Session

12:30-1:30 pm
AAP Ask the Experts Panel and Lunch
Anesthetic Management for Patients with Endocrine Disease
Sponsored By Monroe Careel Jr. Children’s Hospital, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital & Children’s Healthcare Of Atlanta

Moderator: Carolyn Bannister, MD, FAAP

  • Diabetes/Hyperglycemia Management
    Daniel Roke, MD
  • Thuroid Disease & Anesthesia
    Akiko Ando, MD
  • Adrenal Insufficiency in Pediatric Anesthesia: To stress or not to stress
    Julie Williamson, MD

1:30-2:30 pm
Refresher Course: Updates on Cardiac Anesthesia
Chandra Ramamoorthy, MBBS, FRCA

2:30-3:30 pm
Refresher Course: Review of Neonatal Anesthetic Management
Charles M. Haberkern, MD, MPH

1:30-4:30 pm

3:30-4:00 pm
Coffee Break with Exhibitors

4:00-5:00 pm
Keynote Lecture: Wellness and Physicians
Michael F. Roizen, MD

5:00-6:30 pm
Evening Activity Wellness Cocktail Party

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6:30-8:00 am

7:00-8:00 am
Continental Breakfast

8:00-9:00 am
Pro/Con: Current Anesthesia Practices - A Family Feud Fest
Myron Yaster, MD, FAAP; Francis X. McGowan, Jr., MD; Lynn D. Martin, MD, FAAP, FCCM; Linda J. Mason, MD; Anne M. Lynn, MD; Lynn R. Ferrari, MD, FAAP; Lynda J. Means, MD; Lynne Gerson Maxwell, MD, FAAP

Editors’ Best Picks

Moderator: Lynne Maxwell, MD, FAAP

9:00-9:20 am
J. Lance Lichtor, MD

9:20-9:40 am
Anesthesia and Analgesia
Peter J. Davis, MD

10:00-10:20 am
Pediatric Anesthesia
Charles J. Coté, MD, FAAP

10:20-10:40 am
Questions and Discussion

10:40-11:00 am
Educational Summary

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