SAMBA Abstract Award Winners

    Congratulations to all current and past SAMBA Annual Meeting Abstract Award Winners! To learn more about submitting an asbtract for presentation and award consideration at the next annual meeting, please visit the SAMBA website here. 

    SAMBA 32nd Annual Meeting Award Winners (2017)

    Excellence and Innovation Award Winners:

    • 1st Place: Katherine Duncan, MD,  Readmission Rate After Lumbar Discectomy:  A Retrospective Propensity-Matched Cohort Study Comparing Inpatients and Ambulatory Settings
    • 2nd Place: Airat Abimbola Agbetoba, MD,  Low Dose Perineural Dexamethasone Increases Analgesia Duration in Interscalene Brachial Plexus Block Compared to IV Dexamethasone
    • 3rd Place: Katherine Dobie, MD Sterile Gloves for Single Shot Peripheral Nerve Blocks - time to re-evaluate?

    Resident Travel Award Winners:

    • Katherine Duncan, MD,  Readmission Rate After Lumbar Discectomy:  A Retrospective Propensity-Matched Cohort Study Comparing Inpatients and Ambulatory Settings
    • Airat Abimbola Agbetoba, MD,  Low Dose Perineural Dexamethasone Increases Analgesia Duration in Interscalene Brachial Plexus Block Compared to IV Dexamethasone
    • Kapil Gupta, MD, Comparison of Ultrasound Guided Paravertebral Block with Serratus Plane Block for Modified Radical Mastectomy

    White Mountain Award Winners:

    • 1st Place: Matthew Hallman, MD, Optimizing Administration of Postoperative Oral Opioids in Ambulatory Surgery Patients
    • 2nd Place:  Rayhan Ahmed Tariq, MD, A Case of Non-lethal Air Embolism During Bone Marrow Harvesting
    • 3rd Place: Geoffrey Crandall, MDAnesthetic management of a patient with mitochondrial disease and severe chronic pain for ambulatory surgery