Spring 2015 Conferences

Dr. Lauren Lobaugh at the 2015 SEA conference
Dr. Lauren Lobaugh at the SEA conference

Society for Education in Anesthesia Annual Conference, April 2015

     Several members of our department participated in the annual conference this April in Seattle.

     Residents Dr. Lauren Lobaugh and Dr. Chris Potestio presented their findings on developing a Simulation curriculum for incoming Anesthesia residents during orientation.  The study is titled “High fidelity simulation of basic clinical dilemmas enhances Anesthesia trainee orientation.”  Attendings Dr. Joseph Mueller and Dr. Alan Kim were also critical researchers in this study. The residents also participated in educational OR simulations.  Take a look at the conference moments below.

ASA Legislative Conference, May 2015

      Advocacy is empowerment.  At the ASA Legislative Conference, Dr. Jen Pukish, Chris Potestio, and Candice Cody learned about the proposed legislation and policies that will shape the future of the field of Anesthesiology.  See them in action in the pictures below.

SAMBA Conference, May 2015

      Dr. Brent Yeung attended the Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia 31st Annual Meeting.  He presented a Myotonic Dystrophy Case as well as discussed Propofol Infusion Smart Pump errors.

ASRA Conference, May 2015

     Dr. James Kim, Dr. Alex Pitts-Kiefer, and Dr. Hiep Dao travelled to sunny Las Vegas for the 40th Annual Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting. The presentations included:

      “Post-Dural Puncture Headache or Meningitis” – James K. Kim, MD, Russell Wall, MD, Hiep Dao, MD.

CRASH Conference, March 2015

    Dr. Patrick Laughlin attended the Colorado Review of Anesthesia for Surgicenters and Hospitals Conference. The conference including several seminars on the new anesthetic techniques and for our changing patient population.