2017 Annual Meeting

SASM 7th Annual Meeting
October 19-20, 2017
Hilton Boston Logan Airport Hotel
Boston, Massachusetts
Perioperative and Sleep Medicine: Controversies and Challenges

#SASM17Boston

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Hotel Accommodations:

The SASM 7th Annual Meeting will be held at the Hilton Boston Logan Airport Hotel. Housing for the Annual Meeting is available through the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) online housing portal. CLICK HERE to make your reservations today!


Schedule of Events:

Thursday, October 19, 2017

  • 1:00 – 1:05 pm: Welcome – 7th Annual Meeting – Stavros Memtsoudis, MD, PhD

  • 1:05 – 3:00 pm: Research in Perioperative Sleep Medicine

    Moderator: Babak Mokhlesi, MD, MSc

  • 1:05 – 1:45 pm: Most Influential Publications in Perioperative Sleep Medicine in 2015-17 – Susana Vacas, MD, PhD
  • 1:45 – 2:45 pm: Designing Clinical Trials in Perioperative Sleep Medicine: A Rationale and Pragmatic Approach – Daniel J. Gottlieb, MD, MPH
  • 2:45 – 3:00pm: Panel Discussion
  • 3:00 – 3:15pm: Refreshment Break
  • 3:15 – 5:00 pm: Challenges in the Practice of Sleep Medicine
    Moderator: Peter Gay, MD
  • 3:15 – 3:45 pm: Sleep Labs are Obsolete for Perioperative Assessment of Sleep-Disordered Breathing: Pro – Lawrence J. Epstein, MD
  • 3:45 – 4:15 pm: Sleep Labs are Obsolete for Perioperative Assessment of Sleep-Disordered Breathing: Con – Susheel Patil, MD, PhD
  • 4:15 – 4:45 pm: Postoperative Monitoring for Patients with Sleep Apnea: The Good, The Bad and the Useless – Satya Krishna Ramachandran, MD, MBBS
  • 4:45 – 5:00pm: Panel Discussion

  • 5:00 – 6:00pm: Welcome Reception

  • 6:00 – 8:00pm: VIP Speaker Dinner

  • 6:00 – 6:30 pm: Welcome and Introductions – Girish P. Joshi, MBBS, MD, FFARCSI

  • 6:30 – 7:15 pm: Novel Ways of Diagnosing Sleep-Disordered Breathing – Koby Sheffy, PhD

Friday, October 20, 2017

  • 7:00 – 7:30 am: Continental Breakfast and Registration
  • 7:30 – 7:55 am: Annual General Meeting – Girish P. Joshi, MBBS, MD, FFARCSI
  • 8:00 – 9:45 am: Keynote Speakers and Special TopicsModerator:Babak Mokhlesi, MD, MSc
  • 8:00 – 8:05 am: Welcome – Overview – Babak Mokhlesi, MD, MSc
  • 8:05 – 8:50 am: KEYNOTE: The Opioid Epidemic, Chronic Pain Syndromes and the Patient with Sleep-Disordered Breathing – Chad Brummet, MD
  • 8:50 – 9:35 am: KEYNOTE: Traditional and Novel Ways to Monitor Patients in the Post- Operative Period – Dean R. Hess, PhD, RRT
  • 9:35 – 9:45 am: Panel Discussion
  • 9:45 – 10:30 am: Refreshment Break with Poster Viewing & Exhibits
  • 10:30 – 12:15pm: Sleep Apnea and Challenges in Pain ManagementModerator:Girish P. Joshi, MBBS, MD, FFARCSI
  • 10:30 – 11:00 am: The Influence of Sleep-Disordered Breathing on Pain Perception and Response to Pain Management – Making Sense of it All – Anthony Doufas, MD, PhD
  • 11:00 – 11:30 am: Postoperative Delirium and Sleep Apnea – Sakura Kinjo, MD
  • 11:30 – 12:00 pm: Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure in the Early Post- Operative Period – Toby Weingarten, MD
  • 12:00 – 12:15pm: Panel Discussion
  • 12:15 – 1:15 pm: Awards Presentation Luncheon & Poster Viewing
    Moderators: 
    Malin Jonsson Fagerlund & Toby Weingarten, MD
  • 12:30 – 1:00pm: 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Abstract Award Presentations
  • 1:00 – 1:15pm: Poster Viewing & Exhibits
  • 1:15 – 2:45 pm: Perioperative Sleep Medicine in the Era of Early Recovery After Surgery Programs
    Moderator: Michael Pilla, MD
  • 1:15 – 1:35 pm: Sleep-Disordered Breathing Influences Early Postoperative Recovery: Pro – Ellen Soffin, MD, PhD
  • 1:35 – 1:55 pm: Sleep-Disordered Breathing Influences Early Postoperative Recovery: Con – Meltem Yilmaz, MD
  • 1:55 – 2:25 pm: Legal Aspects of Perioperative Care of the Patient with Sleep Apnea – Gene Hong, MD, JD
  • 2:25 – 2:40pm: Panel Discussion
  • 2:40 – 3:20 pm: Refreshment Break with Poster Viewing & Exhibits
  • 3:20 – 5:00 pm: Report of the SASM Guidelines CommitteesModerator:Frances Chung
  • 3:20 – 3:45 pm: Perioperative Management of the Patient with Narcolepsy – Dennis Auckley, MD
  • 3:45 – 4:05 pm: Intraoperative Management of the Patient with Sleep Apnea: Airway Management – Mahesh Nagappa, MD
  • 4:05 – 4:30 pm: Intraoperative Management of the Patient with Sleep Apnea: Drug Responses – Jean Wong, MD
  • 4:30 – 4:45 pm: Intraoperative Management of the Patient with Sleep Apnea: Anesthesia Techniques – Crispiana Cozowicz, MD
  • 4:45 – 5:00pm: Panel Discussion
  • 5:00 pm: Closing Remarks & iPad Giveaway – Stavros Memtsoudis, MD, PhD