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#SOAPAM2019 Jointly provided by the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology

Jointly provided by the American Society of Anesthesiologists
and the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology
#SOAPAM2019 Jointly provided by the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology
Join Us! 
On behalf of the SOAP Board of Directors and the 2019             Visit the 28,000 square foot
Annual Meeting Planning Committee, we are delighted to            Revive Spa which boasts 41
invite you to the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and            treatment rooms, a private
Perinatology (SOAP) 51st Annual Meeting at the J.W.               outdoor bistro and sanctuary
Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort and Spa in sunny             pool area with a backdrop of
Phoenix, Arizona (May 1-5, 2019).                                 the majestic mountains of the
                                                                  Sonora Desert. A state-of-the-art
Educational Program:                                              fitness center hosts classes in
                                                                  cycling, yoga, strength training
This meeting is dedicated to Improving Maternal                   and Tai Chi that will help you stay
Outcomes: High Impact Strategies for Change, bringing             balanced and energized during
you the latest techniques, guidelines and research.                                                      Lisa R. Leffert, M.D.
                                                                  your stay. Enjoy outdoor tennis        Chair, Scientific Program Committee
                                                                  courts, jogging, fitness trails        2019 SOAP Annual Meeting
Our pre-meeting workshops offer great opportunities for                                                  SOAP President Elect
                                                                  and bike rentals or experience
skill building for any level of training. Hands on workshops
                                                                  Pickleball, a sport that combines
feature a wide array of ultrasound applications, professional
                                                                  badminton, tennis and table
development in leadership, and team training! Dr. Carolyn
                                                                  tennis. In addition, the property
Weiniger will deliver the annual, highly anticipated “Gerard
                                                                  has a JW Kids Camp daily that
W. Ostheimer - What’s New in Obstetric Anesthesia?”
                                                                  offers arts and crafts, desert
lecture and Dr. Jose Carvalho will be giving the always
                                                                  adventures, sports and trivia for
engaging Fred Hehre Lecture. Emerging research will be
                                                                  your little ones.
highlighted in our Gertie Marx Research Competition, Best
Paper Session and oral poster presentations. New this year,       Explore local attractions in
we present several multi-disciplinary panels to discuss           nearby Scottsdale or Cave
the coordination of care for some of the sickest patients.        Creek, where you can find
We will have a special guest appearance by Stephanie              western style goods with great        Heather C. Nixon, M.D.
Arnold, bestselling author of the book "37 Seconds” about         dining options. The Desert Ridge
                                                                                                        2019 SOAP Annual Meeting Host
her personal experience with a near fatal amniotic fluid          Marketplace is also within walking
embolism.                                                         distance from the hotel. Take some time to visit the amazing
                                                                  Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), which houses North
For those looking for brief, clinically focused, refresher
                                                                  America’s largest collection of musical instruments just five
lectures, join us Saturday, May 4th for the Clinical Track.
                                                                  minutes from the hotel.
These lectures feature 25-minute overviews of how to treat
pregnant patients with Maternal Hemorrhage, Substance             Of course, don’t miss our Opening Reception at the
Use Disorders, Postdural Puncture Headache and                    J.W. Marriott Ballroom Lawn on Wednesday, May 1st
Controversial Topics with Emerging Data.                          (admission is included in the registration fees). Then join
                                                                  friends again on the evening of Saturday, May 4th at the
Trainees can take advantage of our “Find a Mentor”
                                                                  local eatery High and Rye for a more relaxed and casual
program where residents can pair with more senior SOAP
                                                                  banquet featuring upscale comfort food, craft cocktails,
members to learn more about our wonderful specialty.
                                                                  beers and dancing with a DJ.
Lunch time offers several exciting options this year. Sign up
                                                                  Come for the meeting, but save time to enjoy Phoenix at its
for one of our Lunch and Learn sessions, where you can
                                                                  best! We look forward to welcoming you to the 51st Annual
have a meal while engaging in case-based learning. If you
                                                                  Meeting - one you won’t want to miss!
are interested in networking with SOAP Board members and
colleagues, sign up for the Lunch Around in the Stonegrill.       Sincerely,
Space is limited in these and the other organized lunch           Lisa R. Leffert, M.D. & Heather C. Nixon, M.D.
options, so be sure to sign up.
                                                                  Thank you to the 2019 SOAP Platinum, Gold, Silver and
Recreational Offerings:                                           Bronze Supporters:
There will be plenty of time to enjoy the luxurious amenities      •   Gauss Surgical, Inc.
of the J.W. Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort and Spa           •   Rivanna Medical, LLC
during our “free” (unscheduled) Friday afternoon and               •   CERUS Corporation
between sessions. There is something for everyone in the           •   Envision Physician Services
family! The hotel features five pools, including a lazy river      •   International Medical Development (IMD, Inc.)
and waterslide with food and drinks available within steps.        •   Universal Anesthesia Services
Golf enthusiasts will enjoy the Wildfire Golf Club with its two
professional golf courses (Palmer Signature Course and
the Faldo Championship) and mountain views. Be sure to
register for our Friday afternoon golf outing!

#SOAPAM2019 Jointly provided by the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology
Program Committee
Lisa R. Leffert, M.D.               Meredith A. Albrecht, M.D., Ph.D.    Philip E. Hess, M.D.                 Paloma Toledo, M.D., M.P.H.
Program Chair, SOAP 51st Annual     Associate Professor of               Associate Professor of Anaesthesia   Assistant Professor of
 Meeting                             Anesthesiology                      Harvard University Medical School     Anesthesiology
Associate Professor of Anesthesia   Medical College of Wisconsin         Beth Israel Deaconess Medical        Northwestern University Feinberg
Harvard University Medical School   Medical College of Wisconsin          Center                               School of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital       Affiliated Hospitals                Boston, MA                           Prentice Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA                          Milwaukee, WI                                                             Chicago, IL
                                                                         Ruth Landau, M.D.
Heather C. Nixon, M.D.              Brendan Carvalho, M.B.B.Ch.,         Professor of Anesthesiology          Mark I. Zakowski, M.D., FASA
Meeting Host, SOAP 51st Annual       F.R.C.A., M.D.C.H.                  Columbia University                  Associate Professor of
 Meeting                            Professor of Anesthesiology,         New York - Presbyterian Hospital      Anesthesiology
Associate Professor of Clinical      Perioperative and Pain Medicine     New York, NY                         Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
 Anesthesiology                     Stanford University School of                                             Los Angeles, CA
University of Illinois College of    Medicine                            May C.M. Pian-Smith, M.D., M.S.
 Medicine at Chicago                Stanford, CA                         Associate Professor of Anaesthesia
University of Illinois Health                                            Harvard University Medical School
Chicago, IL                                                              Massachusetts General Hospital
                                                                         Boston, MA

Program Faculty
Jaime Aaronson, M.D.                Melissa E. Bauer, D.O.               William R. Camann, M.D.              Emily Dinges, M.D.
Weill Cornell Medicine              University of Michigan Health        Harvard University Medical School    University of Washington
New York Presbyterian Hospital       System                              Brigham and Women’s Hospital         Seattle, WA
New York, NY                        Ann Arbor, MI                        Boston, MA
                                                                                                              Thomas Drew, M.D.
Meredith A. Albrecht, M.D., Ph.D.   Alan D. Bedrick, M.D.                Brendan Carvalho, M.B.B.Ch.,         University of Toronto
Medical College of Wisconsin        University of Arizona College of      F.R.C.A., M.D.C.H.                  Mount Sinai Hospital
Medical College of Wisconsin         Medicine – Tucson                   Stanford University School of        Toronto, ON
 Affiliated Hospitals               Banner University Medical Center      Medicine
Milwaukee, WI                        Tucson                              Stanford, CA                         Guy Edelman, M.D.
                                    Tucson, AZ                                                                University of Illinois College of
Katherine W. Arendt, M.D.                                                Jose C.A. Carvalho, M.D., Ph.D.,      Medicine at Chicago
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine     Sumita Bhambani, M.D.                 FANZCA, FRCPC                       University of Illinois Health
Mayo Clinic                         Lewis Katz School of Medicine at     University of Toronto                Chicago, IL
Rochester, MN                        Temple University                   Mount Sinai Hospital
                                    Temple University Hospital           Toronto, ON                          Michaela K. Farber, M.D., M.S.
Stephanie Arnold                    Philadelphia, PA                                                          Harvard University Medical School
Chicago, IL                                                              Laurie A. Chalifoux, M.D.            Brigham and Women’s Hospital
                                    Ricardo Bittencourt, M.D., M.B.A.    Michigan State University College    Boston, MA
Cristian Arzola, M.D., M.Sc.        University of Alberta                 of Human Medicine
University of Toronto               University of Alberta Hospital       Anesthesia Practice Consultants,     Regina Y. Fragneto, M.D.
Mount Sinai Hospital                Edmonton, AB                          Spectrum Health                     University of Kentucky College of
Toronto, ON                                                              Grand Rapids, MI                      Medicine
                                    Laurent A. Bollag, M.D.                                                   University of Kentucky Chandler
Ami Y. Attali, D.O.                 University of Washington School of   Wei Chao, M.D.                        Medical Center
Wayne State School of Medicine       Medicine                            University of Hawaii School of       Georgetown, KY
Henry Ford Hospital                 University of Washington Medical      Medicine
Detroit, MI                          Center                              Honolulu, HI                         Robert R. Gaiser, M.D.
                                    Seattle, WA                                                               University of Kentucky College of
Mrinalini Balki, M.B., B.S., M.D.                                        Anthony Chau, B.Sc., M.D.,            Medicine
University of Toronto               Joan E. Briller, M.D.                 M.Sc., FRCPC                        University of Kentucky HealthCare
Mount Sinai Hospital                University of Illinois College of    B.C. Women's Hospital & Health       Lexington, KY
Toronto, ON                          Medicine at Chicago                  Centre
                                    University of Illinois Hospital &    Vancouver, BC                        Jacqueline M. Galvan, M.D.
Jennifer Banayan, M.D.               Clinics                                                                  University of Illinois College of
Pritzker School of Medicine,        Chicago, IL                          Erik M. Clinton, M.D.                 Medicine at Chicago
 University of Chicago                                                   Harvard University Medical School    University of Illinois Hospital &
University of Chicago Medicine      Alexander Butwick, M.B.B.S.,         Massachusetts General Hospital        Health Sciences
Chicago, IL                          M.S., F.R.C.A.                      Boston, MA                           Chicago, IL
                                    Stanford University School of
Brian T. Bateman, M.D., M.Sc.        Medicine                            Jaime Daly, M.D.                     Ronald B. George, M.D., FRCPC
Harvard University Medical School   Stanford, CA                         Harvard University Medical School    Dalhousie University
Massachusetts General Hospital                                           Massachusetts General Hospital       IWK Health Centre
Boston, MA                          Stephanie I. Byerly, M.D.            Boston, MA                           Haifax, NS
                                    University of Texas Southwestern
Jeanette R. Bauchat, M.D.            Medical School                      Mateja De Leonni Stanonik, M.D.,     Yehuda Ginosar, B.Sc., M.B., B.S.
Vanderbilt University School of     University of Texas Southwestern      M.A., Ph.D.                         Hadassah Hebrew University Ein
 Medicine                            Medical Center                      Vita Medica Institute                 Karem
Vanderbilt University Medical       Dallas, TX                           Tucson, AZ                           Jerusalem, Israel
 Center                                                                                                       Washington University School of
Nashville, TN                       Arthur L. Calimaran, M.D.            Carlos M. Delgado Upegui, M.D.        Medicine in St. Louis
                                    University of Mississippi Medical    University of Washington Medical     St. Louis, MO
                                     Center                               Center
                                    Jackson, MS                          Seattle, WA

Program Faculty
Ashraf S. Habib, M.B., B.Ch.,        Klaus Kjaer, M.D., M.B.A.            Daria M. Moaveni, M.D., B.S.           Craig M. Palmer, M.D.
 M.H.Sc., F.R.C.A.                   Weill Cornell Medical College        University of Miami Miller School of   University of Arizona Healthcare
Duke University School of Medicine   New York Presbyterian Hospital        Medicine                               Network
Duke University Health System        New York, NY                         Jackson Memorial Hospital              Tuscon, AZ
Durham, NC                                                                Miami, FL
                                     Thomas T. Klumpner, M.D.                                                    Feyce M. Peralta, M.D.
Joy L. Hawkins, M.D.                 University of Michigan Health        Richard C. Month, M.D.                 Northwestern University Feinberg
University of Colorado School of      System                              University of Pennsylvania              School of Medicine
 Medicine                            Ann Arbor, MI                         Perelman School of Medicine           Northwestern Memorial Hospital
University of Colorado Hospital                                           Hospital of the University of          Chicago, IL
Aurora, CO                           Ruth Landau, M.D.                     Pennsylvania
                                     Columbia University                  Philadelphia, PA                       Cathleen Peterson-Layne, Ph.D.,
Philip E. Hess, M.D.                 New York - Presbyterian Hospital                                             M.D.
Harvard University Medical School    New York, NY                         Albert Moore, M.D., FRCPC              University of Nebraska Medical
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical                                             McGill University                       Center
 Center                              Elizabeth Lange, M.D.                Royal Victoria Hospital                Omaha, NE
Boston, MA                           Northwestern University              Montréal, QC
                                     Feinberg School of Medicine                                                 May C.M. Pian-Smith, M.D., M.S.
Nicole Higgins, M.D.                 Northwestern Memorial Hospital       Jamie D. Murphy, M.D.                  Harvard University Medical School
Northwestern University Feinberg     Chicago, IL                          Johns Hopkins University School of     Massachusetts General Hospital
 School of Medicine                                                        Medicine                              Boston, MA
Northwestern Memorial Hospital       Allison J. Lee, M.D., M.B., B.S.     Johns Hopkins Hospital
Chicago, IL                          Columbia University                  Baltimore, MD                          Felicity Plaat, M.D.
                                     Columbia University Medical                                                 Imperial College Healthcare NHS
Alexandria J. Hill, M.D.              Center                              Kenneth E. Nelson, M.D.                 Trust
University of Nevada Las Vegas       New York, NY                         Wake Forest University School of       Queen Charlotte’s Hospital, London
University of Arizona                                                      Medicine                              London, UK
High Risk Pregnancy Center           Lisa R. Leffert, M.D.                Forsyth Memorial Hospital
Texas A&M Health Science Center      Harvard University Medical School    Winston Salem, NC                      Malavika Prabhu, M.D.
Las Vegas, NV                        Massachusetts General Hospital                                              Women and Infants Hospital
                                     Boston, MA                           Hokuto Nishioka, M.D.                  Providence, RI
Jennifer E. Hofer, M.D.                                                   University of Illinois College of
Pritzker School of Medicine,         Grace Lim, M.D., M.Sc.                Medicine at Chicago                   Stephen Pratt, M.D.
 University of Chicago               University of Pittsburgh School of   University of Illinois Health          Harvard University Medical School
University of Chicago Medicine        Medicine                            Chicago, IL                            Beth Israel Deaconess Medical
Chicago, IL                          Magee-Women’s Hospital of UPMC                                               Center
                                     Pittsburgh, PA                       Heather C. Nixon, M.D.                 Boston, MA
Michael P. Hofkamp, M.D.                                                  University of Illinois College of
Baylor & Scott White Healthcare      James Lozada, D.O.                    Medicine at Chicago                   Britany L. Raymond, M.D., B.S.
Temple, TX                           Northwestern University Feinberg     University of Illinois Hospital        Vanderbilt University School of
                                      School of Medicine                  Chicago, IL                             Medicine
McCallum R. Hoyt, M.D., M.B.A.       Prentice Women’s Hospital                                                   Vanderbilt University Medical
Cleveland Clinic Foundation          Chicago, IL                          Barbara Orlando, M.D.                   Center
Hillcrest Hospital                                                        Icahn School of Medicine at Mount      Nashville, TN
Mayfield Heights, OH                 Grant C. Lynde, M.D., M.B.A.           Sinai
                                     Emory University School of           Mount Sinai West Hospital              Mark D. Rollins, M.D., Ph.D.
Alejandro Jankelevich, M.D.           Medicine                            New York, NY                           University of Utah
Hospital Fach and Clinica Las        Emory University Hospital                                                   Salt Lake City, UT
 Condes                              Atlanta, GA                          Vilma E. Ortiz, M.D.
Santiago, Chile                                                           Harvard University Medical School      Philip A. Rubin, M.D.
                                     Bryan P. Mahoney, M.D.               Massachusetts General Hospital         Yale University School of Medicine
Gayani Jayasooriya, M.B.,B.S.,       Mount Sinai West                     Boston, MA                             Yale New Haven Hospital
 B.Sc., F.R.C.A.                     New York, NY                                                                New Haven, CT
Imperial School of Anaesthesia                                            Clemens M. Ortner, M.D., M.S.
Hillingdon Hospital NHS Trust        Clarita B. Margarido, M.D., Ph.D.    Stanford University School of          Barbara M. Scavone, M.D.
London, United Kingdom               University of Toronto                 Medicine                              Pritzker School of Medicine,
                                     Sunnybrook Health Sciences           Stanford University Medical Center      University of Chicago
Ki Jinn Chin, M.B.B.S (Hons),         Centre                              Stanford, CA                           University of Chicago Medicine
 MMEd, FANZCA, FRCPC                 Toronto, ON                                                                 Chicago, IL
University of Toronto                                                     Cesar Padilla, M.D.
Toronto Western Hospital             Marie-Louise Meng, M.D.              Brigham and Women’s Hospital           Scott Segal, M.D., M.S.
Toronto, ON                          Columbia University                  Boston, MA                             Wake Forest University School of
                                     New York - Presbyterian Hospital                                             Medicine
Rachel M. Kacmar, M.D.               New York, NY                         Quisqueya T. Palacios, M.D.            Forsyth Memorial Hospital
University of Colorado School of                                          Baylor College of Medicine             Winston Salem, NC
 Medicine                            Jill M. Mhyre, M.D.                  Houston, TX
University of Colorado Hospital      University of Arkansas for Medical                                          Emily E. Sharpe, M.D.
Aurora, CO                            Sciences                            Arvind Palanisamy, M.B., B.S.,         Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
                                     Little Rock, AR                       M.D., F.R.C.A.                        Mayo Clinic
Brinda B. Kamdar, M.D.                                                    Washington University School of        Rochester, MN
Harvard University Medical School    Jean M. Miles, M.D.                   Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital       Memorial Healthcare System           Barnes Jewish Hospital                 Grace H. Shih, M.D.
Boston, MA                           Envision Physician Services          St. Louis, MO                          University of Kansas Health System
                                     Miami, FL                                                                   Kansas City, KS
Sarah J. Kilpatrick, M.D., Ph.D.                                          Greg Palleschi, M.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center          Rebecca D. Minehart, M.D.,           North Shore University Hospital        Naveed T. Siddiqui, M.D., M.Sc.
Los Angeles, CA                       M.S.H.P.Ed.                         Lattingtown, NY                        University of Toronto
                                     Harvard University Medical School                                           Mount Sinai Hospital
                                     Massachusetts General Hospital                                              Toronto, ON
                                     Boston, MA

Program Faculty
Richard M. Smiley, M.D., Ph.D.        Hans P. Sviggum, M.D.               Mahesh Vaidyanathan, M.D.,           Paul M. Wieczorek, M.D., FRCPC
Columbia University                   Mayo Clinic College of Medicine      M.B.A., B.S.                        McGill University
New York - Presbyterian Hospital      Mayo Clinic                         Northwestern University Feinberg     Jewish General Hospital
New York, NY                          Rochester, MD                        School of Medicine                  Montréal, QC
                                                                          Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Kathleen A. Smith, M.D., FASA         Chiraag Talati, M.B.B.S, B.Sc.      Chicago, IL                          Cynthia A. Wong, M.D.
University of North Carolina Chapel    (Hons), F.R.C.A.                                                        University of Iowa Carver College
 Hill School of Medicine              Homerton University Hospital NHS    Manuel C. Vallejo, Jr., M.D.,          of Medicine
University of North Carolina           Foundation Trust                    D.M.D.                              University of Iowa Hospitals and
 Hospitals                            London, United Kingdom              West Virginia University School of     Clinics
Chapel Hill, NC                                                            Medicine                            Iowa City, IA
                                      Mohamed Tiouririne, M.D.            Ruby Memorial Hospital
Eliane C S Soares, M.D.               University of Virginia Medical      Morgantown, WV                       Edward A. Yaghmour, M.D.
Universidade Federal de Minas          School                                                                  Northwestern University Feinberg
 Gerais                               University of Virginia Medical      Anasuya Vasudevan, M.B., B.S.,        School of Medicine
Mater Dei Hospital                     Center                              M.D., F.R.C.A.                      Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Belo Horizonte, Brazil                Charlottesville, VA                 Geisinger Commonwealth School        Chicago, IL
                                                                           of Medicine
Nicole Z. Spence, M.D.                Roulhac D. Toledano, M.D., Ph.D.    Scranton, PA                         Joshua Younger, M.D.
Harvard University Medical School     NYU Lange Medical Center                                                 Wayne State School of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital        Brooklyn, NY                        Tracey M. Vogel, M.D.                Henry Ford Health System
Boston, MA                                                                West Penn Allegheny Health           Detroit, MI
                                      Paloma Toledo, M.D., M.P.H.          System
David Stahl, M.D.                     Northwestern University Feinberg    Pittsburgh, PA                       Mark I. Zakowski, M.D.
The Ohio State University Wexner       School of Medicine                                                      Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
 Medical Center                       Prentice Women’s Hospital           Christine Warrick, M.D.              Los Angeles, CA
Columbus, OH                          Chicago, IL                         University of Utah
                                                                          Park City, UT                        Paul Zakus, M.D., FRCPC
John T. Sullivan, M.D., M.B.A.        Ashley M. Tonidandel, M.D., M.S.                                         University of Calgary
St. Clair Hospital                    Wake Forest University School of    Carolyn Weiniger, M.B., Ch. B.       Foothills Medical Centre
Pittsburgh, PA                         Medicine                           Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center     Calgary, AB
                                      Forsyth Memorial Hospital           Tel Aviv, Israel
Pervez Sultan, M.B., B.S.,            Winston Salem, NC                                                        Jie Zhou, M.D., M.S., M.B.A.
 F.R.C.A.                                                                 Corinne C. Weinstein, M.D.,          Brigham and Women’s Hospital
University College London             Lawrence C. Tsen, M.D.               B.S.N.                              Harvard University Medical School
University College London             Harvard University Medical School   University of Illinois College of    Boston, MA
 Hospitals                            Brigham and Women’s Hospital         Medicine at Chicago
London, UK                            Boston, MA                          University of Illinois Health
                                                                          Chicago, IL
Caitlin D. Sutton, M.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Children’s Hospital
Houston, TX

Program Information
Mission Statement                                                             Annual Meeting Objectives
The Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (SOAP) was              At the completion of this conference the participants should be able to:
founded in 1968 to provide a forum for discussion of problems unique
                                                                              1. Assess the risk factors, racial disparities and preemptive care
to the peripartum period. SOAP is comprised of anesthesiologists,
                                                                                 related to pregnant women with major co-morbid cardiac,
obstetricians, pediatricians, and basic scientists who share an interest
                                                                                 neurologic, and hematologic disease to design optimal
in the care of the pregnant patient and the newborn.
                                                                                 peridelivery anesthetic care
The mission of this Society is to improve the pregnancy-related
                                                                              2. Utilize the latest evidence on patient outcomes and novel
outcomes of women and neonates through the support of obstetric
                                                                                 regional anesthesia techniques to optimize the perioperative pain
anesthesiology research, the provision of education to its members,
                                                                                 management after cesarean delivery
other providers, and pregnant women, and the promotion of
excellence in clinical anesthetic care.                                       3. Analyze case management strategies of high risk parturients to
                                                                                 develop optimal labor analgesia care strategies
A membership in SOAP is an opportunity to meet people who share
your interests, and to stimulate improvements in health care for              4. Model interdisciplinary team approaches to the care of complex
pregnant patients.                                                               pregnant and postpartum patients that can be utilized in a variety
                                                                                 of care settings
ACCME Accreditation and Designation Statements
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance                  5. Elevate readiness of one’s home institution to undertake the
with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation            broadest reasonable range of maternal and perinatal care given
Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint               available resources and personell.
providership of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the
                                                                              Special Needs Statement
Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology. The American
                                                                              The American Society of Anesthesiologists and the Society for
Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the ACCME to provide
                                                                              Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology are committed to making its
continuing medical education for physicians.
                                                                              activities accessible to all individuals and fully comply with the legal
The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this live                requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the rules and
activity for a maximum of 34.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™*.                  regulations thereof. If you are in need of an accommodation, please
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent          do not hesitate to call the SOAP office at (414) 389-8611 and/or
of their participation in the activity.                                       submit a description of your needs in writing to info@soap.org.
*This amount includes the optional workshops.                                 Commercial Support Acknowledgement
                                                                              This activity is supported by in-kind donations. A complete list of
Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® and
                                                                              supporters will be available in the course syllabus.
MOCA® are registered certification marks of The American Board of
Anesthesiology®                                                               Disclosure Policy
                                                                              The American Society of Anesthesiologists remains strongly
                        The Maintenance of Certification in
                                                                              committed to providing the best available evidence-based clinical
                        Anesthesiology Program® logo is a trademark
                                                                              information to participants of this educational activity and requires
                        of the American Board of Anesthesiology.
                                                                              an open disclosure of any potential conflict of interest identified by
This patient safety activity helps fulfill the patient safety CME             our faculty members. It is not the intent of the American Society
requirement for Part II of the Maintenance of Certification in                of Anesthesiologists to eliminate all situations of potential conflict
Anesthesiology Program (MOCA) of The American Board of                        of interest, but rather to enable those who are working with the
Anesthesiology (ABA). Please consult the ABA website,                         American Society of Anesthesiologists to recognize situations that
www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA requirements.                          may be subject to question by others. All disclosed conflicts of
                                                                              interest are reviewed by the educational activity course director/
Statement of Need
                                                                              chair to ensure that such situations are properly evaluated and, if
The SOAP Annual Meeting provides a forum devoted exclusively to
                                                                              necessary, resolved. The American Society of Anesthesiologists
obstetric anesthesia at which leaders in the field present the most current
                                                                              educational standards pertaining to conflict of interest are intended
research, recent clinical updates and other relevant clinical information.
                                                                              to maintain the professional autonomy of the clinical experts inherent
Target Audience                                                               in promoting a balanced presentation of science. Through our review
The SOAP 51st Annual Meeting is intended for anesthesiologists,               process, all American Society of Anesthesiologists CME activities
obstetricians, neonatologists, obstetric medicine specialists,                are ensured of independent, objective, scientifically balanced
maternal-fetal medicine specialists, residents, fellows, medical              presentations of information. Disclosure of any or no relationships will
students, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) and                  be made available for all educational activities.
Certified Anesthesiologist Assistants (CAA). The Society supports the
                                                                              Instructions on How to Receive Credit
attendance by associate members in the educational sessions of the
                                                                              In order to receive credit, participants must sign-in to the ASA
annual meeting. The program is generated from member requests
                                                                              Education Center, review the meeting information and complete the
and an assessment of need by the Program Committee. Attendance
                                                                              evaluation. Further instructions will be emailed to each participant
at this meeting does not guarantee competency or proficiency in the
                                                                              immediately prior to and after the activity.
performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught
during the course.                                                            Disclaimer Statement
                                                                              The information provided at this accredited activity is for continuing
Mission of SOAP Program Committee
                                                                              education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the
The mission of the Society’s Program Committee is to provide
                                                                              independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative
anesthesiologists, obstetricians, and other physicians and members
                                                                              to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical
of related allied health specialties with the knowledge that will
reinforce past learning as well as disseminate new concepts,
practices, and skills involving anesthesia and analgesia for the              Anti-Harassment Policy
pregnant woman.                                                               To abide by our new anti-harassment policy in all venues at the SOAP
                                                                              Annual Meeting, including ancillary events and official and unofficial
Participation in the SOAP 51st Annual Meeting
                                                                              social gatherings:
Attendance shall be open to all health practitioners, provided that
they have registered for the meeting. CME credit will only be offered         • Exercise consideration and respect in your speech and actions.
to M.D.s, D.O.s or equivalent.
                                                                              • Refrain from demeaning, discriminatory, or harassing behavior and
Educational Format                                                              speech.
CME activities may include the following formats: plenary sessions,
                                                                              • Be mindful of your surroundings and of your fellow participants.
debates, lectures, poster discussions, oral abstracts, problem-based
learning, and skill-set workshops.
Session Descriptions
Panel - The Role of Truncal Blocks to Optimize Cesarean                It’s All in Her Head: Approaches to the Anesthetic
Delivery Analgesia                                                     Management of Pregnant Women with Intracranial Disease
A multi-modal approach to treat pain and reduce opioid use             This multidisciplinary panel will utilize a case-based approach
following cesarean delivery is important. The session will             to discuss intracranial disease in the parturient. Panelists will
describe and outline truncal blocks that could be utilized             discuss how the physiologic changes of intracranial disease
to provide analgesia in the cesarean setting. Terminology,             interact with pregnancy with specific considerations for anesthetic
anatomy, indications and limitations of truncal blocks, as well        planning for both obstetric and neurologic care.
as the evidence for improved cesarean delivery analgesia with
                                                                       Oral Presentations
transversus abdominis plane and quadratus lumborum blocks will
                                                                       Oral presentations of high quality peer-reviewed scientific
be discussed.
                                                                       research related to obstetric anesthesia will be presented,
Best Case Reports - You Did What?                                      followed by a question and answer session.
This will be a presentation of 10 of the most highly ranked
                                                                       Research Hour - Defining, Evaluating and Influencing
abstracts as determined by the SOAP Education Committee
                                                                       Recovery After Cesarean Delivery
scoring process. It will be representative of a wide range of
                                                                       There has been increased interest in qualitative and quantitative
topics from various institutions. There will be author and audience
                                                                       measurements of recovery following surgery. The panel will
                                                                       discuss key metrics and available recovery scores that can be
Best Paper Session                                                     used to evaluate and track recovery after cesarean delivery.
Presentation of obstetric anesthesia research judged by peers          A recently developed obstetric-specific recovery tool, the
as the best quality research currently taking place, moderated by      ObsQoR-10, will be presented. Maternal and neonatal factors that
Dr. Jill Mhyre and Dr. Arvind Palanisamy. A question and answer        can improve recovery after cesarean delivery will also be outlined
period will be included. This is a judged competition.                 in this session.
Faculty Case Report Posters                                            Resident/Fellow Case Presentations
This Sunday session will feature some of the most challenging          This evening session is designed to give our trainees an
and captivating case presentations of difficult clinical situations.   opportunity to participate in the annual meeting by presenting
You are sure to learn as our presenters describe how they              interesting cases from their home institutions. Come support our
approached the care of these unique parturients.                       junior members during this exciting question and answer session
                                                                       regarding some challenging clinical scenarios. Each session will
Fred Hehre Lecture: Dogmas in Obstetric Anesthesia: The
                                                                       be judged and top presenters will be given awards.
Balance Between Evidence, Common Sense, Habit and Fear
Some practices in Obstetric Anesthesia lack sufficient evidence to     Scientific Poster Summaries
support them. They are based on a mix of insufficient evidence (or     This session will highlight the most impactful abstracts relevant to
lack thereof), common sense, habit and fear. Some of them, while       obstetric anesthesia practice.
meant to preserve patient safety, may unnecessarily prevent ideal
                                                                       Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) - What’s New in
patient care. The identification of such practices and a pragmatic
discussion of their roots and assessment of their risk/benefit may
                                                                       Maternal mortality is on the rise, and sepsis remains a major
offer opportunities to revisit them and eventually promote changes
                                                                       contributor. The pregnant patient poses many challenges that
that may benefit patients.
                                                                       can be managed with a better understanding of the physiologic
Gerard W. Ostheimer Lecture - What’s New in Obstetric                  changes seen in both the mother and the feto-materal interface.
Anesthesia?                                                            We will discuss how pregnancy impacts the diagnosis and
Always a highlight of the meeting, the Gerard W. Ostheimer             management of sepsis and a step-wise approach to treating the
lecture is a review of important, relevant, and/or practice-           dyad of mother and fetus. We will also focus on potential issues
changing literature related to obstetric anesthesia, obstetrics,       and complications that can present with this particular population. ​
perinatology, and allied medical disciplines that was published
                                                                       Special Lecture: Patient Perspectives
in calendar year 2018. This year's Ostheimer lecturer will be
                                                                       This session will highlight patient perspectives on the labor
Dr. Carolyn Weiniger. This presentation will bring you up to
                                                                       and delivery experience. A highlight will be the participation of
date on the latest evidence-based advances in the anesthetic
                                                                       Stephanie Arnold, the author of "37 Seconds", her personal account
management of pregnant women.
                                                                       of a near fatal amniotic fluid embolus. The impact of intrapartum
Gertie Marx Research Competition                                       and childhood trauma on the birth experience and beyond will be
In memory of Gertie Marx, this session is a presentation of            addressed with guidance on strategies for optimal care.
obstetric anesthesia research judged by peers as the best quality
                                                                       What’s New in Neonatology?
research done by medical students, residents, and fellows. This is
                                                                       Dr. Alan Bedrick, professor and division chief of neonatology
a judged competition, moderated by Dr. Philip Hess.
                                                                       at the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arizona
Interdisciplinary Panel - Cardiac Disease                              College of Medicine – Tucson, will present an update on recent
In the care of pregnant women with cardiac disease, the                developments in neonatal medicine.
importance of seamless multidisciplinary management cannot
                                                                       Why Should You Care About Maternal Levels of Care?
be overemphasized. This highly interactive and entertaining
                                                                       This session will focus on two important initiatives aimed at
panel of experts in cardiac disease in pregnancy will share the
                                                                       improving obstetrical care in the US: the designation of ACOG
perspectives of the cardiologist, the maternal fetal medicine
                                                                       levels of maternal care and of SOAP Centers of Excellence
specialist and the cardiovascular and obstetric anesthesiologist
                                                                       for Anesthesia Care of Obstetric Patients. Both efforts will be
as we work through the challenges of caring for pregnant women
                                                                       described in detail, with particular focus on elements of relevance
with cardiac disease.
                                                                       to practicing obstetric anesthesiologist.

Session Descriptions
Clinical Track
Drug Shortages: What Can I Do For My Patients?                           Obstetric Hemorrhage
This drug shortage overview will address recent increases in             This lecture will summarize current clinical approaches to the
shortages and potential alternative dosing strategies for obstetric      prevention and management of postpartum hemorrhage.
patients. In addition, AHSP guidelines for mitigating impact of
                                                                         Post Dural Puncture Headache
drug shortages and partnering with pharmacy will be reviewed.
                                                                         A review of post dural puncture headache risk factors,
Management of Neuraxial Labor Analgesia                                  pathophysiology, and treatment as relates to the obstetric patient
This lecture will describe useful updates for management                 in a refresher course lecture format.
of neuraxial labor analgesia including various procedural
                                                                         Substance Use Disorder
techniques, maintenance of analgesia with infusion pumps, and
                                                                         This lecture summarizes evolving knowledge regarding adverse
options for labor analgesia after accidental dural puncture occurs.
                                                                         maternal, fetal, and neonatal effects of opioid exposure during
My Two Cents - Controversial Topics                                      pregnancy, and current treatment options for opioid use disorder
Robust differences exist in clinical analgesia management! Does          (OUD). Maternal and fetal implications of maternal opioid
a dural puncture (i.e., CSE or dural puncture epidural) add worthy       maintenance with methadone and buprenorphine are described.
value or unjustified risk to a labor epidural technique? Similarly, in   Finally, acute and chronic pain management strategies in opioid-
a fully dilated parturient in pain, what should be given through the     tolerant parturients are reviewed.
existing epidural catheter? Nothing? Local Anesthetic? Opioid?
What’s the evidence?

Optional Lunch Sessions
Problem-Based Learning Discussion - Management of the Obese                      NEW THIS YEAR - Lunch Around
                                                                                 Thursday, May 2, 2019 • 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
(limited to 30 attendees)
                                                                                 Join some of the SOAP Board of Directors and other SOAP
Additional fee: $90
                                                                                 members at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge’s own Stonegrill
Thursday, May 2, 2019 • 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. (Lunch Included)                  restaurant for a networking opportunity. This will provide a
                                                                                 great opportunity to talk about how to get more involved in
Speakers: Jaime Daly, M.D.; Vilma E. Ortiz, M.D.
                                                                                 SOAP! Space is limited and attendees will be able to sign up
The goal of this session is to summarize recent findings on the physiologic      at the SOAP Registration Desk during the Annual Meeting.
alterations posed by maternal obesity and implications for the anesthetic        Lunch will be purchased by each individual, if they are
care of mother and infant. Understanding the association between obesity         interested.
and maternal morbidity and mortality is critically important especially as
                                                                                 Lunch Lesson: Adjuncts in Postpartum Hemorrhage -
obesity rates continue to rise nationally and globally.
                                                                                 How Do We Use Them?
Rivanna Lunch Session: Neuraxial Placements in Challenging                       (limited to 30 attendees)
Patient Populations Using the Accuro® Handheld Spinal
                                                                                 Additional fee: $90
Navigation Device
(limited to 100 attendees) Non-CME Session                                       Saturday, May 4, 2019
                                                                                 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. (Lunch Included)
Thursday, May 2, 2019 • 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
                                                                                 Speakers: Alexander Butwick, M.B.B.S., M.S., F.R.C.A.; Jennifer E.
Speakers: Brendan Carvalho, M.B.B.Ch., F.R.C.A., M.D.C.H.; Peter Pan,
                                                                                 Hofer, M.D.
M.D., M.S.E.E.; Rebecca Minehart, M.D., M.S.H.P.Ed.
                                                                                 Despite increased knowledge of post-partum hemorrhage,
This sponsored lunch session is intended for anesthesia providers
                                                                                 the incidence is rising. The risk of severe PPH increases as
interested in new techniques for placement of neuraxial anesthesia in
                                                                                 the fibrinogen concentration decreases. Early recognition
challenging patient populations. The distinguished panel of speakers will
                                                                                 of hemorrhage through quantification of blood loss and
review clinical trial results and first-hand experiences with a new handheld
                                                                                 laboratory testing can facilitate early therapeutic intervention to
neuraxial guidance product, called Accuro. Live human model scanning
                                                                                 minimize maternal morbidity. Administration of utertonic agents
with Accuro will be available in the exhibitor hall throughout the meeting.
                                                                                 and other pharmacologic adjuncts, in addition to adherence
Registration must be completed through Rivanna:                                  to a protocol-based approach to managing hemorrhage, can
https://rivannamedical.com/soap-session/.                                        decrease blood product utilization and improve outcomes.

    Save the Date
    2020 SOAP 52nd Annual Meeting
    May 13-17, 2020
    Halifax Convention Centre
    Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

     Room Blocks Arranged at:
     • The Sutton Place Hotel Halifax (Headquarters Hotel)
     • Prince George Hotel

Session Descriptions
Morning Optional Workshops
The Use of Ultrasound in Obstetric Anesthesia Workshop: Vascular                          Make or Break Leadership Lessons for
Access, Neuraxial Anesthesia, TAP Block, Airway and Gastric Assessment                    Labor and Delivery Workshop
(limited to 45 attendees)
                                                                                          Additional fee: $195
Additional fee: $295
                                                                                          Wednesday, May 1, 2019 • 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 • 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
                                                                                          Course Directors: Grant C. Lynde, M.D., M.B.A.;
Course Director: Jose C.A. Carvalho, M.D., Ph.D., FANZCA, FRCPC                           Robert R. Gaiser, M.D.; McCallum R. Hoyt, M.D.,
                                                                                          M.B.A.; Mahesh Vaidyanathan, M.D., M.B.A., B.S.
Faculty: Cristian Arzola, M.D., M.Sc.; Mrinalini Balki, M.B., B.S., M.D.; Ricardo
Bittencourt, M.D., M.B.A.; Thomas Drew, M.D.; Alejandro Jankelevich, M.D.;                What are some of the most challenging
Gayani Jayasooriya, M.B., B.S., B.Sc., F.R.C.A.; Brinda Kamdar, M.D.; Clarita B.          leadership decisions that have been made by
Margarido, M.D., Ph.D.; Albert Moore, M.D., FRCPC; Naveed T. Siddiqui, M.D.,              your leaders? Whether it’s understanding the
M.Sc.; Eliane C S Soares, M.D.; Chiraag Talati, M.B.B.S, B.Sc. (Hons), F.R.C.A.;          financial impact of staffing, ways to improve a
Paul M. Wieczorek, M.D., FRCPC; Paul Zakus, M.D., FRCPC                                   division’s quality of care, or making the difficult
                                                                                          choices when the buck stops with you, we all
Our popular ultrasound workshop is back! This session consists of five mini-
                                                                                          benefit from learning from other’s experiences.
lectures followed by five stations for hands-on experience on human volunteers.
                                                                                          Come to the Make or Break Leadership Lessons
This workshop will teach the participants ultrasound skills that may significantly
                                                                                          for L&D workshop to hear from four SOAP
impact their clinical practice. Again this year, we are including a station for airway
                                                                                          members about how they tackled these difficult
assessment focusing on the identification of the cricothyroid membrane by
ultrasound, which is critically important in patients with difficult airway landmarks.

Afternoon Optional Workshops
Focused Cardiac Ultrasound in the Management                         Obstetric Anesthesia Crisis Resource Management Course
of the High Risk Parturient Workshop                                 (limited to 20 attendees)
(limited to 32 attendees)
                                                                     Additional fee: $295
Additional fee: $295
                                                                     Wednesday, May 1, 2019 • 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 • 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
                                                                     Course Directors: Rebecca D. Minehart, M.D., M.S.H.P.Ed.; Erik M.
Course Director: Laurie Chalifoux, M.D.                              Clinton, M.D.
Faculty: Jennifer Banayan, M.D.; Jacqueline M. Galvan,               The focus of this simulation course will be on improving crisis
M.D.; Rachel M. Kacmar, M.D.; Hokuto Nishioka, M.D.;                 resource management team and leadership skills in the obstetric
Clemens M. Ortner, M.D., M.S.; Cesar Padilla, M.D.;                  setting, including event management, improved communication
Mahesh Vaidyanathan, M.D., M.B.A., B.S.; Anasuya                     (directed, closed-loop and encouraging/inviting speaking-up), and
Vasudevan, M.B., B.S., M.D., F.R.C.A.                                clinical management of three uncommon but challenging obstetric
                                                                     emergencies. Experienced simulation instructors will facilitate deeper
Specifically tailored to the anesthesiologist with little or no
                                                                     conversations focusing on both medical management and best
prior experience, this workshop consists of a short didactic
                                                                     teamwork principles. Participants will learn a new crisis management
session followed by a hands-on workshop with volunteers
                                                                     paradigm to bring forward into their practices for effective and
to familiarize the participant with the use of bedside
                                                                     efficient team organization.
transthoracic echocardiography to assess volume status
and cardiac function.
                                                                     3rd Annual Chinese Symposium on Obstetric Anesthesia
Becoming the Best Version of Ourselves: Overcoming                   Complimentary
Challenges with Resilience and Connection Workshop
                                                                     Wednesday, May 1, 2019 • 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Additional fee: $195
                                                                     Course Director: Jie Zhou, M.D., M.S., M.B.A.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 • 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
                                                                     Once again, the Chinese American Symposium 2019 on Obstetric
Course Director: Grace H. Shih, M.D.                                 Anesthesia (CASOA 2019) will be hosted within the SOAP 2019
                                                                     program. The program features the cultural and historical reviews of
Faculty: Sumita Bhambani, M.D.; Stephanie I. Byerly, M.D.;
                                                                     the labor analgesia and anesthesia practice in both China and the
Barbara Orlando, M.D.; Stephen Pratt, M.D.; Lawrence C.
                                                                     United States. The guest speakers will enlighten you with the what
Tsen, M.D.
                                                                     Chinese anesthesiologists are faced with a drastically changing
This workshop will focus on wellness in the healthcare               society. The abandonment of the one-child policy gives hope to many
provider to improve quality and safety. How do we                    families who wish to have a second child. However, it also challenges
navigate the landscape when there is an adverse                      the anesthesiologists and obstetricians with surprising increased
outcome? How do we conduct briefings around critical                 numbers of morbidly adherent placentas. Despite the remarkable
events? How do we take care of ourselves as the second               improvement of its country’s economic development, medical
victim? What are some techniques for us to become more               disparity largely exists, given the extensive geographical area and
resilient so that we can be the best version of ourselves for        cultural variance. Speakers will bring you up to date on the innovative
ourselves, our families and our patients.                            approaches that Chinese anesthesiologists and obstetricians have
                                                                     achieved, as well as the new opportunities. Presentations will be in
                                                                     both English and Chinese to accommodate participants from different
                                                                     countries. CASOA 2019 will be held in the afternoon of Wednesday
                                                                     May 1, 2019 at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort.

Program Schedule
Wednesday, May 1, 2019                      9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.                              Friday, May 3, 2019
                                             Distinguished Service Award
7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.                        Recipient: Richard M. Smiley, M.D., Ph.D.          6:15 a.m. - 7:15 a.m.
Registration Hours                           Presenter: Ruth Landau, M.D.                       Fitness Activity: Boot Camp

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.                       9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.                             6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Make or Break Leadership Lessons for         Coffee Break & Exhibits                            Registration Hours
Labor and Delivery Workshop
Course Directors: Grant C. Lynde,            9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.                             6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
M.D., M.B.A.; Robert R. Gaiser, M.D.;        Scientific Poster Session #1                       Continental Breakfast & Exhibits Open
McCallum R. Hoyt, M.D., M.B.A.; Mahesh       Moderator Leader: Meredith A. Albrecht,
Vaidyanathan, M.D., M.B.A., B.S.             M.D., Ph.D.                                        6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
                                                                                                Poster Viewing
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.                       10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
The Use of Ultrasound in Obstetric           Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine                7:25 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
Anesthesia Workshop: Vascular                (SMFM) - What’s New in Obstetrics?                 Opening Remarks
Access, Neuraxial Anesthesia, TAP            Introduction: Lisa R. Leffert, M.D.                Lisa R. Leffert, M.D.
Block, Airway and Gastric Assessment         Speaker: Alexandria J. Hill, M.D.
Course Director: Jose C.A. Carvalho,                                                            7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
M.D., Ph.D., FANZCA, FRCPC                   11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.                            Best Paper Session
                                             Panel - The Role of Truncal Blocks to              Moderators: Jill M. Mhyre, M.D.; Arvind
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.                        Optimize Cesarean Delivery Analgesia               Palanisamy, M.B., B.S., M.D., FRCA
Focused Cardiac Ultrasound in the            Moderator: Ruth Landau, M.D.
Management of the High Risk Parturient       Speakers: Brendan Carvalho, M.B.B.Ch.,             9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Workshop                                     FRCA, M.D.C.H.; Ki Jinn Chin, FRCPC                Scientific Poster Session #3
Course Director: Laurie A. Chalifoux, M.D.                                                      Moderator Leaders: Melissa E. Bauer,
                                             12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.                             D.O.; Allison J. Lee, M.D., M.B., B.S.
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.                        Lunch On Your Own
Becoming the Best Version of                                                                    9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Ourselves: Overcoming Challenges             12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.                             Coffee Break & Exhibits
with Resilience and Connection               Problem-Based Learning Discussion -
Workshop                                     Management of the Obese Parturient                 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Course Director: Grace H. Shih, M.D.         Speakers: Jaime Daly, M.D.; Vilma E. Ortiz, M.D.   Interdisciplinary Panel - Cardiac
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.                        12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.                             Moderator: Katherine W. Arendt, M.D.
Obstetric Anesthesia Crisis Resource         Rivanna Lunch Session: Neuraxial                   Speakers: Joan E. Briller, M.D.; Alexandria
Management Course                            Placements in Challenging Patient                  J. Hill, M.D.; Marie-Louise Meng, M.D.
Course Directors: Rebecca D. Minehart,       Populations Using the Accuro®
M.D., M.S.H.P.Ed.; Erik M. Clinton, M.D.     Handheld Spinal Navigation Device                  12:00 p.m. - 12:15 p.m.
                                             (Non-CME Session)                                  American Society of Anesthesiologists
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.                        Speakers:Brendan Carvalho, M.B.B.Ch.,              (ASA) Update
Chinese Symposium on Obstetric               F.R.C.A., M.D.C.H.; Peter Pan, M.D.,               Introduction: Mark I. Zakowski, M.D., FASA
Anesthesia                                   M.S.E.E.; Rebecca Minehart, M.D.,                  Speaker: Linda J. Mason, M.D., FASA,
Course Director: Jie Zhou, M.D., M.S.,       M.S.H.P.Ed.                                        ASA President
                                             12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.                             12:20 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.                        Lunch Around - Sign up at Registration             SOAP Annual Business Meeting and
Welcome Reception                            Desk, Space Limited to 20.                         Elections
                                                                                                Lunch will be provided.
                                             1:15 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.
Thursday, May 2, 2019                       Scientific Poster Session #2                       1:30 p.m.
                                             Moderator Leaders: Rachel M. Kacmar,               Free Afternoon
6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.                        M.D.; Elizabeth Lange, M.D.
Registration Hours
                                                                                                5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
                                             1:15 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.                              Resident/Fellow Case Presentations
6:30 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.                        Visit Exhibits                                     Moderator Leader: Jacqueline M. Galvan,
Continental Breakfast & Exhibits Open
                                             3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.                        Research Hour - Defining, Evaluating               7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Poster Viewing                               and Influencing Recovery After                     Fellows’ and Residents’ Reception
                                             Cesarean Delivery                                  (By Invitation Only, Offsite Location)
7:30 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.                        Moderator: Brendan Carvalho, M.B.B.Ch.,
Welcome to the 51st Annual Meeting           FRCA, M.D.C.H.
Lisa R. Leffert, M.D.; Heather C. Nixon,     Speakers: Ashraf S. Habib, M.B.,B.Ch.,
M.D.; Mark I. Zakowski, M.D., FASA           M.Sc., M.S.N., FRCA; Pervez Sultan, M.D.,
                                             M.B.,Ch.B., FRCA
7:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Gertie Marx Research Competition             4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Moderator: Philip E. Hess, M.D.              Oral Presentations I
                                             Moderator: Michaela K. Farber, M.D.,
                                             M.S.; Grace Lim, M.D., M.Sc.
Program Schedule
Saturday, May 4, 2019                        11:30 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.                      Sunday, May 5, 2019
                                              Management of Neuraxial Labor
6:45 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.                         Analgesia                                    7:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Fitness Activity: Foam Rolling/Stretch        Speaker: Kenneth E. Nelson, M.D.             Registration Hours

7:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.                         12:00 p.m. - 12:25 p.m.                      7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Registration Hours                            Substance Use Disorder                       Continental Breakfast
                                              Speaker: Britany L. Raymond, M.D., B.S.
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.                                                                      7:55 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast & Exhibits              12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.                       Opening Remarks
                                              Lunch Lesson: Adjuncts in Postpartum         Lisa R. Leffert, M.D.
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.                         Hemorrhage - How Do We Use Them?
Poster Viewing                                Speakers: Alexander Butwick, M.B.B.S.,       8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
                                              M.S., F.R.C.A.; Jennifer E. Hofer, M.D.      Best Case Reports - You Did What?
7:55 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.                                                                      Moderator: Klaus Kjaer, M.D., M.B.A.
Opening Remarks                               1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.                        Panelists: Jeanette R. Bauchat, M.D., M.S.;
Lisa R. Leffert, M.D.                         Fred Hehre Lecture - Dogmas in               Laurent A. Bollag, M.D.; Jean M. Miles,
                                              Obstetric Anesthesia: The Balance            M.D.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.                         Between Evidence, Common Sense,
Scientific Poster Summaries                   Habit and Fear                               9:30 a.m. - 9:35 a.m.
Moderators: Paloma Toledo, M.D., M.P.H.;      Introduction: Cristian Arzola, M.D., M.Sc.   2020 Annual Meeting Preview
Hans P. Sviggum, M.D.                         Speaker: Jose C.A. Carvalho, M.D., Ph.D.,    Speakers: Ruth Landau, M.D., 2020
                                              FANZCA, FRCPC                                Program Chair; Ronald B. George, M.D.,
8:00 a.m. - 8:25 a.m.                                                                      FRCPC, 2020 Meeting Host
Obstetric Hemorrhage                          2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Speaker: Alexander Butwick, M.B.B.S.,         Coffee Break & Exhibits                      9:35 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
M.S., F.R.C.A.                                                                             Coffee Break
                                              2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 8:55 a.m.                         Poster Viewing                               10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Drug Shortages: What Can I Do For My                                                       It’s All in Her Head: Approaches to the
Patients?                                     3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.                        Anesthetic Management of Pregnant
Speaker: Heather C. Nixon, M.D.               Oral Presentations II                        Women with Intracranial Disease
                                              Moderators: Emily E. Sharpe, M.D.;           Moderator: Heather C. Nixon, M.D.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.                        Cynthia A. Wong, M.D.                        Speakers: Mateja De Leonni Stanonik,
Special Lecture: Patient Perspectives                                                      M.D., M.A., Ph.D.; Guy Edelman, M.D.;
Moderator: May C. Pian-Smith, M.D., M.S.      3:00 p.m. - 3:25 p.m.                        Lisa R. Leffert, M.D.;
Speakers: Stephanie Arnold, Author and        Post Dural Puncture Headache
Amniotic Fluid Embolism Survivor; Tracey      Speaker: Barbara M. Scavone, M.D.            11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
M. Vogel, M.D.                                                                             Faculty Case Report Posters
                                              3:35 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.                        Moderator Leader: Roulhac D. Toledano,
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.                       My Two Cents - Controversial Topics          M.D., Ph.D.
Coffee Break & Exhibits                       Speaker: Lawrence C. Tsen, M.D.
                                                                                           12:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.                       4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.                        Adjournment
Poster Viewing                                Why Should You Care About Maternal
                                              Levels of Care?
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.                       Moderator: Brian T. Bateman, M.D., M.Sc.
Gerard W. Ostheimer Lecture                   Speakers: Brendan Carvalho, M.B.B.Ch.,
What’s New in Obstetric Anesthesia?           FRCA, M.D.C.H.; Sarah J. Kilpatrick, M.D.,
Introduction: Ashraf S. Habib, M.B., B.Ch.,   Ph.D.; Jamie D. Murphy, M.D.
Speaker: Carolyn Weiniger, M.B., Ch.B.        6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.                       (Offsite Location)
What’s New in Neonatology?
Introduction: Joy L. Hawkins, M.D.               High & Rye
Speaker: Alan D. Bedrick, M.D.                   5310 E. High St. #100
                                                 Phoenix, AZ 85054

Thursday, May 2, 2019                         Friday, May 3, 2019                              Saturday, May 4, 2019
6:30 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.                          6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.                             7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Breakfast with Exhibitors                      Breakfast with Exhibitors                         Breakfast with Exhibitors
9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.                         9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.                            10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Break with Exhibitors                          Break with Exhibitors                             Break with Exhibitors
1:15 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.                                                                            2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Break with Exhibitors                                                                            Break with Exhibitors

Participating Exhibitors Include:
AlertWatch, Inc.                  International Medical              Progressive Medical, Inc.
CERUS Corporation                  Development (IMD, Inc.)           Rivanna Medical, LLC
Elsevier, Inc.                    Mallinckrodt                       The American Society of
                                   Pharmaceuticals                    Anesthesiologists
Envision Physician Services
                                  Milestone Scientific               Wolters Kluwer Health
Epimed International, Inc.
                                  Pacira Pharmaceuticals             Universal Anesthesia
Flat Medical
                                  Pajunk Medical Systems              Services
Gauss Surgical, Inc.

Hotel & Travel Information
JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort and Spa                         If arriving at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)
5350 East Marriott Drive                                                Airport Phone: +1 602-273-3300
Phoenix, Arizona 85054                                                  Hotel direction: 22 miles NE
                                                                        • Alternate transportation: Transtyle: 1-800-410-5479 or www.
JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort and Spa                            Transtyle.com; fee: 65 USD (one way) ;reservation required
Reservations Center: 1-800-835-6206                                     • Estimated taxi fare: $65 USD (one way)
                                                                        • Bus service, fee: $2 USD (one way)
Guestrooms are available at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert
Ridge Resort and Spa at a reduced rate of $299.00 USD (plus             Visit PHX airport website: https://skyharbor.com/
fees and taxes). This room rate is guaranteed until April 19, 2019
or until the guestroom block is full. Reservations can be made at       Driving Directions from Phoenix Sky Harbor International
this reduced rate via the dedicated reservation link:                   Airport (PHX)
                                                                        Take the 24th Street exit from the airport and follow signs to 51
https://book.passkey.com/go/2019SOAP                                    North. Stay on 51 North until it ends at Loop 101 and take the
                                                                        exit for 101 East. Stay in the right lane and exit left onto Tatum
If making your reservation by phone, please reference the “SOAP         Boulevard. Travel past Desert Ridge Marketplace on the right and
51st Annual Meeting”.                                                   at Deer Valley Road turn right. Continue on Deer Valley Road to
                                                                        Marriott Drive and turn left.

Attendee & Guest Activities
Wednesday, May 1, 2019                                                 Saturday, May 4, 2019
Welcome Reception                                                       Banquet
(Included in attendee and guest registration fee.)
                                                                        6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
                                                                        Fees: $75 for Adults, $25 for Children Under 18 Years Old
Start the 51st Annual Meeting off right by reconnecting with
                                                                        On Saturday evening, make your way over to High & Rye for a
old friends and colleagues meeting new one on the Ballroom
                                                                        strolling dinner in an atmosphere that will surely make you feel
Lawn at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort and Spa.
                                                                        right at home. High & Rye is known for their upscale, modern,
Mix, mingle and enjoy drinks and light hors d’oeuvres with a
                                                                        Southern comfort food - accompanied by their large selection of
southwestern flare.
                                                                        craft beers and specialty cocktails.

SOAP Golf Outing
Friday, May 3, 2019 • 2:30 p.m.
Cost per Player: $125.00
Enjoy a round of golf with fellow SOAP members on the
acclaimed Faldo Championship Course located on property
just steps from the hotel on Friday, May 3, 2019. Take in
sweeping mountain vistas as you play in a lush desert
oasis. The 2:30PM shotgun start will allow you to attend the
conference in the morning and finish in time to make it out to
dinner. The fee includes greens fees, cart, and access to the
expansive practice facility prior to the round. Spouses and
guests of conference attendees welcome.

Deadline to register is April 1, 2019.

SOAP Fitness Activities
Boot Camp                                                             Foam Rolling/Stretch 
(Limited to 30 participants)                                           (Limited to 20 participants)

Friday, May 3, 2019 • 6:15 a.m. - 7:15 a.m.                            Saturday, May 4, 2019 • 6:45 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.
A challenging total body workout that combines the perfect heart       The Foam Rolling/Stretch class will consist of a combination of
pumping cardio and strength training. All levels welcome.              the two modalities to help increase the blood flow and increase
                                                                       myofascial release. This works by applying pressure and freeing up
                                                                       the fascia surrounding the muscles, thus eliminating scar tissue. It’s
                                                                       like priming the muscles for stretching.

Annual Meeting is Paperless
Printed documents will not be available        To facilitate the paperless meeting, meeting attendees are requested to follow these
at the meeting. Documents will be              suggestions:
available on the website should you wish
                                               • Meeting participants should bring their own computing devices – extra computers are
to print them beforehand or to download
                                                 not available for use during the meeting. Questions concerning rental of any computer
them to an iPad or other tablet device
                                                 equipment may be directed to the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort and Spa AV
before the meeting.
                                                 department. The JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort and Spa also has a business
                                                 center for printing documents.
Making a meeting paperless yields the
benefit of considerably reducing the cost      • Wireless internet is available in the meeting rooms and guest rooms. Power sources
and the carbon footprint of the meeting.         (power strips) will NOT be available in the meeting rooms. Please be sure your portable
A paperless meeting also makes it easier         devices are fully charged before coming to the meeting, or print your documents in
for meeting participants to locate and           advance of the meeting.
store documents and allows for faster
                                               • Each meeting participant should include a current e-mail address when completing
preparation and distribution of conference
                                                 the meeting registration form in order to be able to receive correspondence about the
                                                 meeting materials.

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attending an event at a SOAP meeting, you authorize SOAP to              website without additional prior notice or permission and without
use these photos and video footage for promotional purposes in           any compensation. All photos and videos are property of SOAP.

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