SAMBA Webinar Series

    The SAMBA Webinar Series is a quarterly web-based lecture series on topics in ambulatory anesthesia with Q&A. The Webinar Series is produced in association with the SAMBA Resident Section.

    Upcoming Webinars

    Patient Selection For Ambulatory Surgery: Can anypatient be an outpatient?
    December 2, 2015
    7:00 PM ET/6:00 PM CT
    Presenter: Girish Joshi, M.B., B.S., M.D., FFARCSI
    Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Management
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    Director of Perioperative Medicine and Ambulatory Anesthesia
    Parkland Health and Hospital Systems 
    Dallas, TX


    The Use of Multimodal Analgesia
    January 2015
    Presenter: Alberto Ardon, M.D.
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Anesthesiology 
    University of Florida College of Medicine 
    Jacksonville, FL

    Important Nerve Blocks for the Ambulatory Anesthesiologist
    February 2016
    Presenter: Meg Rosenblatt, M.D.
    Site Chair
    Department of Anesthesiology
    Mount Sinai Roosevelt and Mount Sinai St. Luke's
    Newark NJ 

    Airway Management in Ambulatory Surgery
    April  2016
    Presenter: David Wong, M.D. 
    Department of Anesthesiology
    Toronto Western Hospital
    University of Toronto
    Toronto, ON. Canada

    Past Webinars 

    Managing Patients with Special Needs in the Ambulatory Setting

    September 15, 2015
    7:30 pm EDT/6:30 pm CDT
    Presenter: Joseph Giovannitti, DMD
    Chair, Department of Dental Anesthesiology
    University of Pittsburgh School fo Dental Medicine
    Anesthesia Director, Center for Patients with Special Needs
    Pittsburgh, PA 

    SAMBA Members: To view a recording of the webinar, please follow this link: 

    Perioperative Management of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices (CIEDs): Interpretation, Pitfalls and Perioperative Strategies

    March 18th, 2015
    7:30 pm EDT/6:30 pm CDT
    Presenter: Rebecca Gerlach, MD
    Assistant Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care
    University of Chicago

    Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this learning activity, participants should be able to:
    -  Anticipate common CIED problems in ambulatory surgery and procedures
    -  Interpret CIED modes and predict intraoperative response
    -  Devise a perioperative management plan, including preoperative assessment, intraoperative management and postoperative care
    -  Perform emergency defibrillation or cardioversion with a CIED in place

     SAMBA Members: To view the slides, please follow this link: 

    SEDASYS-An Introduction

    February 17, 2015
    7:30 pm EST/4:30pm PST
    Presenter: Walter Maurer, MD
    Section Chief, Non-Operating Room Anesthesia (NORA)
    Anesthesiology Institute
    Cleveland Clinic
    Cleveland, OH 

    Description: This talk will cover the early implementation and potential impacts of SEDASYS.

    Slides not available. 

    TTE For Ambulatory Patients, You Can Do It!

    January 13, 2015
    7:30 pm EST/4:30 pm PST
    Presenter: Joshua Zimmerman, MD
    Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
    University of Utah 

    Description: This lecture will be on focused cardiac ultrasound. 

    Slides not available. 

    Past Webinars

    SAMBA Members: access a listing of past SAMBA webinars from 2011-2014 by CLICKING HERE. 

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