Medical Students

Medical Students Program
Friday, October 20 – Sunday, October 22, 2017
Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA (unless otherwise noted below)

Each session during the Medical Students Program will target where you are in your professional or academic journey. Topics such as the life of a private practice versus academic anesthesiologist, applying for residency, care team model and humanitarian outreach will be discussed. Use the Educational Program Planner to view all session descriptions.

Friday, October 20
Opening Session: Professional Citizenship
7:30 – 8 p.m.
Dr. Jeffrey Plagenhoef, ASA President, and Dr. James Grant, ASA President-Elect, will join attendees and share why professional citizenship is crucial for your career and for the profession of anesthesiology.

Networking Reception
8 – 10 p.m.

Saturday, October 21
Medical Student Off-site Clinical Skills Workshops - Transportation to/from the workshop location is the responsibility of the attendee.

1) Boston University Medical Center (30 participant max.) 8 a.m. – Noon
2) Massachusetts General Hospital (45 participant max.) 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
3) Beth Israel Deaconess (20 participant max.) 8 a.m. – Noon
4) Brigham and Women’s Hospital (30 participant max.) 8 a.m. – Noon

Introduction to ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017
9:20 – 9:50 a.m.
Faculty: Amol Utrankar

A Day in the Life of a Physician Anesthesiologist – Private and Academic
10 – 10:50 a.m.
Faculty: Annemarie Thompson, M.D., Safwat Sharobeem, M.D.

Residency: Applying and Finding the Right Fit
11 – 11:50 a.m.
Faculty: David Zvara, M.D.

Care Team Model/Scope of Practice in Anesthesiology
1 – 1:50 p.m.
Faculty: Jeffrey Plagenhoef, M.D.

Global Anesthesiology 2017–2030: Opportunities for Humanitarian Outreach
2 – 2:50 p.m.
Faculty: Kelly McQueen, M.D., M.P.H.

Meet and Greet: Residency & Fellowship Programs 
3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel (near the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center)
Tips to make the most of it!
Map and list of programs

Sunday, October 22
Medical Student Delegate and Resident Delegate Awards and Networking Breakfast
7:30 – 9 a.m.
Faculty: D. Hale McMichael, M.D., Esi Dickson

Medical Student Component House of Delegates Meeting and Educational Session
9:30 a.m. – Noon
Faculty: Esi Dickson

FAER Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowship Symposium
2 - 5:30 p.m.
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Ballroom East

You are welcome to attend any and all parts of ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017. We'd like to highlight a few for you beyond the Residents & Fellows Program:

  • Opening Session for ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017, Saturday, October 21, 9:15-10:45 a.m., Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
    The Physician's Physician: The Definitive Voice on Improving Healthcare - Atul Gawande, M.D.
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