SAMBA ASC and OBA Medical Directors’ Meeting

Philadelphia, PA
Friday, October 18th, 2024

Registration Coming Soon!

The 2024 SAMBA ASC and OBA Medical Directors’ Meeting is open to both members and non-members. 



Your Host, SAMBA President: Niraja Rajan
Meeting Co-Chairs: Basem Abdelmalak, MD, FASA, SAMBA-F & Simon Lee, MD, MBA 

Friday, October 18th, 2024




8:00am-8:30am ASC Medical Director Job Description Jarrett A. Heard, MD, MBA
8:30am-9:30am Adding A New Service Line Niraja Rajan, MD SAMBA-F FASA
9:30am-10:15am AI and the ASC Medical Director
Getting Practical: How to go about Incorporating AI in your ASC Business?
Piyush Mathur, MD, FCCM
10:15am-10:45am Break  
10:45am-11:30am Recruitment and Retention:
Challenges in Hiring and Keeping the Right Team Members
Alan P. Marco, MD, MMM, SAMBA-F
11:30am-12:00pm  Legislative Update and CMS Inpatient List Kara Newbury, JD
12:00pm-1:30pm Lunch  
1:30pm-2:00pm Pro-Con: H and P Requirement Oliver D Schein MD, MPH
Alan P. Marco, MD, MMM, SAMBA-F
2:00pm-2:30pm Dealing with the Trouble Anesthesiologist  Moshen Shabahang, MD, PhD
2:30pm-3:30pm OBA Director Panel
OBA Practice Director Overview, and Current Challenges/Solutions
Policies and Practice Management
Documentation, and Quality Data at the OBA
Meghan Valach, MD
Penelope Duke, MD
Grace Lee Dorch, MD
3:30pm-3:45pm Break  
3:45pm-4:30pm TBD TBD
The Benefits of Advanced Business Degree
Jarrett Heard, MD, MBA