Agenda at a Glance

Friday, January 28
CT Session Speaker
Title

7 - 8 a.m. AAE Track Kevin Horan, MD
Stephen Comess, BSN, MHSA
Leadership - It Starts at the Bottom

7 - 9 a.m. Essentials of Anesthesiology Practice Track Jeffrey Plagenhoef, MD, FASA
Jeffery Vender, MD, FCCP
Randall Clark MD, FASA
Leadership and Professionalism

7:15 - 9:15 a.m. Touchpoint Series Cindy Roehr, CMPE, CPA - Moderator
Alexander Choi, MD, MPH, FASA
Mary Dale Peterson, MD, MSHCA, FACHE, FASA
Value Proposition

8:15 - 9:15 a.m. AAE Track James Lineberger, PHD, MHA, FACHE, FACMPE
Ronald Harter, MD, FASA
Corey Anderson, DO
John Herring, MD, MBA
Physicians in Transition – Pre-Retirement Options and Considerations

9:15 - 9:45 a.m. Exhibit Hall Refreshment Break

9:45 - 10:45 a.m. AAE Track Mira King, MBA, MHA 
Jack Dillon, MA, MBA
Anesthesia Techs as Part of Your Team: Improving Work-Life for Practitioners

9:45 - 11:45 a.m. Essentials of Anesthesiology Practice Track John Lawrence, MD, MEd
Michael Green, DO, MBA, FASA
OR Management 101

9:45 - 11:45 a.m. Touchpoint Series Jason Greenberg, MD
Shena Scott
James Mesrobian, MD, FASA
Responding to a Goliath RFP: How to Harness the Power of David

11 a.m. - Noon AAE Track Jeanette Werling, MBA Negotiating the Best Anesthesia Insurance Contract

Noon -1:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Lunch

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. AAE/ACHE Jake Poore

AAE/ACHE Lecture: Leading a Service Revolution!

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Small to Medium Group Practice Track Patrick Allaire MD, FASA
Loree Nelson, JD

Lawsuit? Board Investigation? What are Your Next Steps?


2:45 - 3:45 p.m. AAE/ACHE Jake Poore
Breakout Session: AAE/ACHE: Leading a Service Revolution!

2:45 - 3:45 p.m. Small to Medium Group Practice Track Eric Amador, MD Why Leadership in a Small to Medium Group Matters

2:45 - 3:45 p.m. AAE Track Brian Tschinkel Tactical Advantages for Healthcare Cyber Security

3:45 - 4:15 p.m. Exhibit Hall Refreshment Break

4:15 - 5:15 p.m. AAE Track Joseph Laden Data Visualization

5:15 - 6:15 p.m. Exhibit Hall Evening Reception in the Exhibit Hall
Saturday, January 29
CT Session Speaker
Title

7 - 8 a.m. Main Conference Edward Zajac, PhD Keynote: The Essence of Strategic Thinking and Doing

8 - 9 a.m. Main Conference Randall Clark, MD, FASA, ASA President
Michael Champeau, MD, FASA, President Elect
Jeff Mueller, MD, FASA, VP for Professional Affairs
Manual Bonilla, MS, Chief Advocacy and Practice Officer
Paul Pomerantz, CEP, ASA
Presidential Address

9 - 9:30 a.m. Ask the Expert(s)    

9:30 - 10 a.m. Exhibit Hall Refreshment Break

10 - 10:30 a.m. Ask the Expert(s)    

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Main Conference Sharon Merrick CCS-P, MS
Matthew Popovich, PhD
Manual Bonilla, MS
Payment, Quality, and Surprise Medical Billing: A Regulatory Primer for the Year Ahead

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Main Conference Shalini Shah, MD Compensation Benchmarking and Productivity: What is Missing in the Model?

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Main Conference Molly Kraus, MD, FASA
Mark Deshur MD, MBA, FASA
Karl Poterack, MD
Natalie Strand, MD
Nudge Theory in Anesthesiology: Harnessing a Behavioral Sciences Concept to Improve Patient Care

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Residents & Fellows Track Stephen Hoang, MD
LyTorre Vidaurri, MD, MBA
Chris Glover, MD, MBA
Becoming an Asset to Your Practice, Hospital, & Beyond

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Essentials of Anesthesiology Practice Track Donald Arnold MD, FASA The Devil's in the Details-Part I

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Lunch

1- 2 p.m. Main Conference Katie Wochos, MPPA Anesthesia Quality Institute's Vision for the Future and Quality Tools for your Practice's Toolbox

1- 2 p.m. Main Conference Grant Lynde, MD, MBA
Craig Jabaley, MD
Matthew Klopman, MD, FASA
Resilient Supply Chain Strategy in a COVID World

1 - 2 p.m. Essentials of Anesthesiology Practice Track Sharon Merrick, CCS-P, MS The Devil's in the Details-Part II

1 - 2 p.m. Residents & Fellows Track Mark Deshur, MD, MBA, FASA Using Information Technology to Improve Quality

2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Main Conference Sunil Eappen, MBA, MD
Workplace Incivility - Why Does It Matter?

2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Main Conference Jonathan Gal, MD, MBA, MS, FASA
Robert Shakar, MD,FASA
Chris Steel, MD
The Path to PSH Success: How to Collaborate with Key Stakeholders

2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Main Conference Grant Lynde, MD, MBA
Mahesh Vaidyanathan, MD
Grace Lim, MD, MSC
Practice Management on Labor and Delivery

2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Residents & Fellows Track Judith Semo, Esq., JD Reviewing and Negotiating Employment Agreements

2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Essentials of Anesthesiology Practice Track Richard Dutton, MD, MBA, FASA Quality in Your Practice-Part I

3:15 - 3:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Refreshment Break

3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Main Conference Jonathan Gal, MD, FASA, MBA, MS
Steven Schulman, MD, MHA, FASA
Brian Rothman, MD
The APM Journey: Where Are You Heading, and How Will You Get There?

3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Main Conference Samuel Wald, MBA, MD, FASA
Laura Diaz-Berenstain, MD, FASA
Chris Glover, MD
Are You a Committee Member, Chair, or Leader? Everything You Need to Know to Succeed!

3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Main Conference Sunil Eappen, MD, MBA
Workplace Incivility: Why Does it Matter?

3:45 - 4:45 p.m.
Residents & Fellows Track Cale Kassel, MD, FASA Learning How to Manage Your Money When You Feel Like You Have None

3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Essentials of Anesthesiology Practice Track Mark Deshur MD, MBA, FASA Quality in Your Practice-Part II

4:45 - 5:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Evening Reception in the Exhibit Hall

Sunday, January 30
CT Session Speaker
Title

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Main Conference Moeed Azam, MD, MBA, FASA The End is Nigh: The Demise of the Legacy Model of Anesthesia Reimbursement Negotiations with Payors, Starting January 2022

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Small to Medium Group Practice Track Judith Semo, JD, ESQ Planning Ahead: Using HR Documents to Protect Your Practice

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Residents & Fellows Track Christopher Troianos, MD, FASE, FASA Billing and Coding an Anesthesia Service

7:30 - 9:30 a.m. Touchpoint Series Jason Farrer, MD
Grant Lynde, MD, MBA
Mahesh Vaidyanathan, MD
Business Cases in Anesthesiology

8:45 - 9:45 a.m. Main Conference Tong Gan, MD, MBA, MHS, FRCA, FASA
Christopher Troianos, MD, FASA, FASE
BobbieJean Sweitzer, MD, FASA
Richard Urman MD, MBA, FASA
Perioperative Medicine: Opportunities and Challenges

8:45 - 9:45 a.m. Small to Medium Group Practice Track Shena Scott, MBA, FACMPE
Genie Blough, MBA, FACMPE
Top Ten Governance Mistakes Your Group Does Not Want to Make

8:45 - 9:45 a.m.
Residents & Fellows Track Molly Kraus, MD, FASA
William Sumrall, MD, FASA
CV Interviewing for Residents

10 - 11 a.m. Main Conference Howard Greenfield, MD
Judith Semo, JD, ESQ
Michael Simon, MD, MBA, FASA
Consolidation in Health Care: Implications for Anesthesiologists

10 - 11 a.m.
Residents & Fellows Track Adeel Faruki, MD Optimizing Perioperative Operations through Research