2016 Opening Session: Value-Based Health Care Delivery, An Agenda for Transforming Anesthesiology

Professor Michael E. Porterm Harvard Business School, October 22, 2016

Widely recognized as the father of modern business strategy, Professor Michael Porter is a renowned economist and according to Fortune the most famous and influential business professor who has ever lived. 

Slide handout


Ellison Pierce Lecture: Patient Safety Beyond Our Borders: Different and the Same

Alexander A. Hannenberg, M.D., Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA, USA., October 22, 2016, 10:45 - 11:45 AM     

The presentation discusses the risks of anesthesia and surgery in low resource settings, the opportunities to advance the safety of surgical patients in those settings and the ways in which they relate to safety initiatives, past and present, in the developed world.

Ellison Pierce Lecture with Slide Presentation

2016 ASA Annual Meeting Awards Presentation

October 24, 2016, 8:00 - 9:15 AM

Emery A. Rovenstine Lecture: On the Road to Professionalism

David Chestnut, M.D., Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA, October 24, 2016, 8:00 - 9:15 AM

In this lecture Dr. Chestnut will discuss challenges in defining, teaching, encouraging, and maintaining professionalism in the practice of anesthesiology. Personal attributes, commitments, behaviors, interactions, and influences that are important to the development and maintenance of physician professionalism will be discussed.

Emery A. Rovenstine Lecture with Slide Presentation

John W. Severinghaus Lecture: Lost in Translation

Daniel I. Sessler, M.D., Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA., October 25, 2016, 11:00 - 12:00 PM   

This lecture discusses things that matter. When surgical patients die, what kills them, and how anesthesia can reduce major complications and mortality. 

John W. Severinghaus Lecture with Slide Presentation

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