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Registration Now Open for 11th Annual UPMC Regional Anesthesia & Ultrasound Guided Techniques Conference: Update in Acute & Chronic Pain and Liver Transplantation

 

Registration is now open for The 11th Annual UPMC Regional Anesthesia & Ultrasound Guided Techniques Conference: Update in Acute & Chronic Pain and Liver Transplantation, which will be held April 18-19, 2015 at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort. A conference brochure is attached. Please visit the online registration site to register (scroll down to the meeting and click).

Conference brochure (PDF)


MEDTASS 2015

 

The 4th Mediterranean Transplantation Anesthesiology and Simulation Symposium (MedTASS) will be held at the beautiful and historic Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa in Palermo, Sicily on May 8-9, 2015.

Local, national and international experts will present up-to-date reviews of current standards of practice in the perioperative anesthetic and intensive care management of solid organ transplantation and other major abdominal and thoracic surgeries. Pro/con debates on difficult case presentations will allow active audience participation with a panel of experts. Unique to this conference will be the use of medical simulation to teach and demonstrate critical scenarios encountered in the operating room and intensive care unit in our daily practice. Attendees will participate in interactive sessions dealing with intraoperative decisions in real-time crisis management scenarios.

Department faculty members Antonio Arcadipane, MD (Chief Anesthesiologist & Medical Director, Operating Room Services, IsMeTT) and Raymond M. Planinsic, MD (Professor and Director, Transplantation Anesthesiology, UPMC Presbyterian) will serve as the MedTASS Course Directors.

Many department members at IsMeTT and UPMC faculty Mark E. Hudson, MD, MBA (Associate Professor and Executive Vice Chairman) and Joseph J. Quinlan, MD (Professor and Chief Anesthesiologist, UPMC Presbyterian) will be joined with experts from the top Italian Medical Centers for this two day symposium.

Please visit the MedTass website, http://www.medtass2015.it, for more information.
Registration: http://www.medtass2015.it/iscrizioni
Hotel: http://www.piazzaborsa.it/index.php/en/


13th Annual Safar Symposium & Multi-Departmental Trainees’ Research Day

 

The Safar Symposium is a two-day multi-departmental research conference held jointly by the Safar Center for Resuscitation Research and the Peter M. Winter Institute for Simulation Education and Research (WISER) in the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. A morning session, “Cerebral Resuscitation: Hypothermia and Beyond,” will feature national authorities on hypothermia. At noon, the Peter & Eva Safar Annual Lectureship in Medical Sciences and Humanities will follow, presented by Hans Friberg MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Intensive Care at Lund University in Sweden. The first day of the symposium will close with the Multi-departmental Trainees’ Research Day, with abstract and poster presentations by trainees from the Departments of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. The second day of the Symposium will feature lectures and a state-of-the-art simulation program at WISER.

For more information, please visit http://www.safar.pitt.edu/13th-annual-safar-symposium
Registration deadline: May 11, 2015


3rd Annual UPMC Anesthesiology Symposium and the Society for the Advancement of Transplantation Anesthesiology Meeting

 

The 3rd Annual UPMC Anesthesiology Symposium and the Society for the Advancement of Transplantation Anesthesiology Meeting will be held September 26 - 27, 2015 at UPMC Herberman Conference Center on the UPMC Shadyside Campus, Pittsburgh, PA.

COURSE DIRECTORS:

  • Raymond M. Planinsic, MD
  • Kathirvel Subramaniam, MD, MPH
  • Stephen A. Esper, MD, MBA

Sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology and the Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences

Save the date flyer

For online registration, visit: https://ccehs.upmc.com/liveFormalCourses.jsf

Brochure will be available in April 2015.