Featured and Plenary Lectures

Hear from thought leaders with big ideas to inspire you to invigorate your practice.


Left to right: Claude Brunson, MD, FASA and Guy Weinberg, MD
Left to right: Claude Brunson, MD, FASA and Guy Weinberg, MD

Keynote Session: AI For the Sake of Humanity – Jekyll Vs. Hyde
Presented by: Mick Ebeling Saturday, October 22 | 8:45 – 10 a.m.
As artificial intelligence expands into every aspect of our lives, including the OR, innovator and humanitarian Mick Ebeling looks closely at how we can harness its value for good.

Society for Airway Management Ovassapian Lecture: ASA Difficult Airway Guidelines | 2022 Update
Presented by: Carin Hagberg, MD, FASA Saturday, October 22 | 10:15 – 11:15 a.m.

APSF Panel: Challenges in Non-Operating Room Anesthesia
Moderated by: Richard D. Urman, MD, MBA, FASA Saturday, October 22 | 1:15 – 2:15 pm

Ellison Pierce Lecture: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Perioperative Patient Safety
Presented by: Karen Domino, MD, MPH Saturday, October 22 | 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Journal Symposium: Delirium
Presented by: Andrew J Davidson, MD, MBBS, FANZCA, FAHMS and Deborah J. Culley, MD Sunday, October 23 | 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology Lewis H. Wright Lecture: Culture Wars in Creole New Orleans – Effects on the Practice of Anesthesia and Surgery
Presented by: Doris K. Cope, MD, MS Sunday, October 23 | 8:45 – 9:45 a.m.

FAER-Helrich Research Lecture: The Central Importance of Patient Centeredness in Perioperative Research
Presented by: Michael S. Avidan, MBBCh, FCA SA Sunday, October 23 | 1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

History Panel: What If? Counterfactual Episodes in Anesthesiology History Part 1
Moderated by: Melissa L. Coleman, MD Sunday, October 23 | 1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

History Panel: What If? Counterfactual Episodes in Anesthesiology History Part 2
Moderated by: Douglas R. Bacon, MD, MA, FASA Sunday, October 23 | 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

FAER Panel: Promoting Conscious Choice Regarding Unconscious Preference
Moderated by: Michael S. Avidan, MBBCh, FCA SA Sunday, October 23 | 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Emery A. Rovenstine Memorial Lecture: Demonstrating ASA’s Leadership by Enhancing Our Relationships: How We can Do DEI Better
Presented by: Claude Brunson, MD, FASA Monday, October 24 | 8 – 9:15 a.m.

Celebration of Research
Presented by: Evan D. Kharasch, MD, PhD Monday, October 24 | 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

John W. Severinghaus Lecture: Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity: A Path to Innovation and Discovery
Presented by: Guy Weinberg, MD Tuesday, October 25 | 11 a.m. – Noon

Outcomes Research Consortium
Presented by: Daniel I. Sessler, MD Tuesday, October 25 | 12:15 – 3:15 p.m.

Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology Patrick Sim Forum on the History of Anesthesiology: 12 Years Later: Lessons from Patrick P. Sim, MLS
Presented by: David B. Waisel, MD Monday, October 24 | 1:15 – 3:15 p.m.

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