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. A leading authority on company strategy and strategic approaches to societal problems, Professor Porter’s work is renown in governments, corporations, non-profits and academic circles across the globe. A sought after teacher and the author of 19 books and more than 125 articles, his research has received numerous awards, and he is the most cited scholar today in economics and business. While Professor Porter is, at the core, a scholar, his work has also achieved remarkable acceptance by practitioners across multiple fields.

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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. This lecture examines factors that slow progression of new knowledge from bench to bedside — and how basic scientists, clinical investigators, and clinicians can speed the process.

John W. Severinghaus Lecture with Slide Presentation

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