2020 CAS Annual Meeting


Many members of our department will be presenting at the 2020 CAS Annual Meeting. Learn more about their sessions below and make sure to come see the presentations on June 19-22, 2020 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Friday, June 19, 2020

POCUS Workshop - (Additional fee) Basic

PRE-CONFERENCE  Wilfredo Puentes Beltran, Instructor


Saturday, June 20, 2020

7:00 – 8:00

[AMBULATORY] - Case of Complex Medical Diseased Patient With Chronic Pain for Ambulatory Knee Replacement - How to Achieve the Same Day Discharge With Improved Patient Satisfaction and Preventing Readmission

Mahesh Nagappa, Facilitator Problem-Based Learning Discussion

9:30 am – 10:15 am

[STANDARDS] - Operating Room Narcotic Stewardship and the Opioid Crisis – We Can Do Better

Christopher Harle, Speaker 

10:45 – 12:15

[PERIOP] Airway Management: Problem Areas, Guidelines for Their Prevention and Reporting of Critical Incidents

Tim Turkstra, Speaker

[ACUDA] - Academic Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 2020-2030 - Where Are We Going?

Daniel Bainbridge, Speaker 

[REGIONAL] - WORKSHOP - (Additional fee) Essential Blocks for Upper Extremity

Shalini Dhir, Leader 

1:15 – 2:45

[PRESIDENT] - President's Symposium Professionalism, More Than Showing Up on Time and Smiling?

Daniel Bainbridge, Moderator 

4:15 – 5:30

[SESA] - Preventing and Recovering From Physical Injury in the Workplace; an Anesthesiologist's Perspective

Jennifer Vergel De Dios, Moderator 


Sunday, June 21, 2020

8:00 – 9:30

[AMBULATORY] - Transitioning to Ambulatory Hip and Knee Replacement Procedures: The Intersection of Strategy, People, and Process - How to Implement in Our Hospital?

Mahesh Nagappa, Speaker 

12:30 – 2:00

[NEURO] - Update in the Management of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Jason Chui, Moderator 

1:00 – 2:00

Fellowship Fair – come visit us and learn about our Fellowship opportunities!


Monday, June 22, 2020

12:30 – 3:45

CAS Awards Ceremony Luncheon and Closing Gold Medal Lecture


Achal Dhir