Saturday, May 14, 2022
Presentations (9:00-10:00 AM)
What I Look for in Leaders: How to Choose the Right Person for the Right Task
David Reich, MD
In this presentation, a chair will discuss what qualities they look for during recruitment for leadership opportunities. Attendees will take away essential tips for future career development.
2. The Art of Saying No – Essential Time Management Skills
Lavinia Kolarcyk, MD, FASE
Cardiac anesthesiologists face a number of claims on their time, including clinical work, administrative responsibilities, and familial obligations. Effective time management is key to success. This lecture will provide helpful tips for the busy cardiac anesthesiologist to navigate his or her time, including goal setting, goal alignment, and “inbox” management. Lastly, this lecture will discuss the importance of the artful declination of tasks that do not align with personal goals.
3. How to Deliver a Mind-blowing Presentation
MaryBeth Brady, MD, FASE
What does it take to give a mind-blowing presentation? Whether attendees are in academic or private practice, speeches and presentations are a daily part of work life and are integral to continued success. This lecture will discuss innovative strategies to deliver a memorable presentation and the “do’s and don’ts” of being on stage.
4. How to Promote Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in your Practice
Maya Hastie, MD
Promotion of equity, diversity, and inclusion is essential for future leaders. In this talk, attendees will learn how to contribute to the promotion of an equitable and diverse workforce.
Workshop stations (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Attendees will be divided into four groups and rotate through the workshop stations.
Networking 101 – how to perfect your “elevator pitch”
Jonathan Leff, MD
Networking is a crucial component of career advancement. Prior to the session, attendees will draft an “elevator pitch”, which will be perfected during this practical session. Attendees will also practice essential networking skills.
Douglas Shook, MD, FASE and Tom McLoughlin, MD
This breakout session will focus on negotiation tips from experts in both private practice and academics. Attendees should have an idea about a future need or want and will have the opportunity to review negotiation techniques to achieve the desired result.
1:1 Mentoring for Career Development with SCA Leaders
Andy Shaw, MB, FRCA
Mark Taylor, MD, FASE
Gordon Morewood MD, MBA
Peter Panzica, MD
Kathryn Glas, MD
Stan Shernan, MD, FASE
Maxime Cannesson, MD
How to Transform your Leadership
Jake Abernathy, MD, MPH
Do you aspire to be a future leader, whether it is in your academic department, in your private practice group, or in your hospital executive suite? How can you transform your leadership style into what that serves you, your practice, and your organization? In this session, attendees will discuss essential and practical principles of being a “serving leader” that they can take back to their institution.
Sunday, May 15, 2022
Moderators: Jennifer Hargrave, DO and Jacques Neelankavil, MD
Straight Down the Middle—Approaching Median Sternotomy Pain with a Pectoral Intercostal Fascial Block vs. Transversus Thoracic Plane Blocks
Presenter: Michael Grant, MD
Choose Wisely: Appropriate Chest Wall Regional Anesthesia for Different Minimally Invasive Approaches (Anterior vs. Lateral Thoracotomies)
Presenter: Marta Kelava, MD
All for One and One For All: The Erector Spinae Plane Block
Presenter: Jessica Brodt, MD
Careful You Must Be: Do We Have Evidence for Regional Anesthesia in Cardiac Surgery?
Presenter: Tiffany Williams, MD
Change is Hard: Introducing Regional Techniques into Your Division
Presenter: Lavina Kolarczyk, MD, FASE
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