James Rathmell, MD
Department of Anesthesiology
Critical Care and Pain Medicine
Chief, Division of Pain Medicine
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA


  • Complications in Pain Medicine, December 14th, 2010 - 4:00 PM
  • Rational Use of New Modalities for the Treatment of Back Pain, December 15th, 2010 - 7:00 AM

Ronald Pearl, MD, Ph.D
Professor and Chair
Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine


  • Evidence-Based Transfusion Practice and Blood Component Therapy, January 11th, 2011 - 4:00 PM
  • Perioperative Management of the Patient With Pulmonary Hypertension, January 12th, 2011 - 7:00 AM

Joseph Mathew, MD
Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
Department of Anesthesiology
Duke University Medical Center


  • Perioperative Management of Atrial Fibrillation, January 18th, 2011 - 4:00 PM
  • Perioperative Cognition, January 19th, 2011 - 7:00 AM

Maxime Canneson, MD
Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care School of Medicine
HS/Associate Clinical Professor
University of California, Irvine


  • Perioperative Hemodynamic Monitoring and Optimization, February 23rd, 2011 - 7:00 AM

Susan Verghese, MD
Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics
George Washington University Medical Center


  • Anesthesia for surgical emergencies in the newborn, March 8th, 2011 - 4:00 PM
  • Anesthesia for Children with Cardiac Disease Scheduled for Non-cardiac Surgery, March 9th, 2011 - 7:00 AM

Linda Shore-Lesserson, MD
Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Department of Anesthesiology
Montefiore Medical Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University


  • Management of the Patient with Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia, May 31st, 2011 - 4:00 PM
  • Anesthesia and Surgery for the Patient Taking Anti-Thrombotic Drugs, June 1st, 2011 - 7:00 AM

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