GSA Summer Meeting
July 13-15, 2018
Program & Agenda

*subject to change


Friday | Saturday | Sunday

Friday, July 13

3:00 - 7:00p


4:00 - 9:00p

Exhibit Assembly

5:00 - 7:00p

Board of Directors Meeting

7:00 - 8:30p

Welcome Hospitality with Exhibitors


Dinner on Your Own

Saturday, July 14


Exhibit Assembly

6:30 - 7:20a

Breakfast with Exhibitors

7:20 – 7:30a

Shvetank Agarwal, MD, FASE and Ed Foley, MD, GSA 2018 Activity Directors

7:30 - 8:30a

Updates from the ASA
James Grant, MD, MBA, FASA, ASA President

8:30 - 9:30a

History of GSA
William Hammonds, MD, MPH, Emeritus Professor of Anesthesiology, Emory University

9:30 - 10:00a

Break with Exhibitors

10:00 - 11:00a

Ketamine/Propofol Admixture:  Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial in the Critically Ill
Nathan J. Smischney, MD, Mayo Clinic

11:00a – 12:00p

Prescriptive Analytics and Pharmacogenomics – the new paradigm to perioperative opioid administration and pain management
Mark Ereth, MD, Mayo Clinic

12:00 - 1:00p

Poster Presentation Moderation
Shvetank Agarwal, MD, FASE and Ed Foley, MD, GSA 2018 Activity Directors


Meeting Adjourned/Family Fun Time

4:00p - 5:00p

Meeting Adjourned/Family Fun Timee Cream Social *Sponsored by GA-AAA

5:00p – 6:00p

Committee Meetings

  • Government Affairs 
  • Practice Management 
  • Membership 
  • Program and Education


Governance Assembly (Committee Reports)

6:00a - 6:30p

Residents, CAA, SAA Reception

6:30a - 7:30p

Awards Banquet
*This is a ticketed event.  Additional registration is required.

Sunday, July 15

6:30a - 7:30a 

Breakfast with Exhibitors

7:00a - 7:30a

General Business Meeting for GSA Members

7:30a - 8:30a

LVADs and Noncardiac Surgery: What to Do When They Come to Your OR             
Mark Ereth, MD, Mayo Clinic

8:30a - 9:30a

Perioperative Broken Heart Syndrome - Implications for the General Anesthesiologist
Manuel Castresana, MD, FCCM, FASA, Augusta University

9:30a – 10:00a

Break with Exhibitors

10:00a – 11:00a

Patient Blood Management: From the Status Quo to Best Practices
Travis J. Hamilton, DO, Augusta University Medical Center

11:00a - 12:00p

Shock Index and Modified Shock Index: here to stay or gone tomorrow?
Nathan J. Smischney, MD, Mayo Clinic