Impact of GLP-1 Drugs and Importance of Gastric POCUS in the Perioperative Setting


Live Webinar

Who among us hasn't had questions or concerns about the best way to take care of patients taking GLP-1 agonists? Please join the Perioperative Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) SIG and Perioperative Medicine SIG for an exciting discussion on Thursday, November 16.

This webinar will feature:

  • An expert from the ASA Task Force on Preoperative Fasting detailing the ASA's consensus-based guidance on preoperative management of patients on GLP-1 receptor agonist
  • An endocrinologist's perspective on how best to take care of GLP-1 agonist patients in the perioperative setting
  • An international expert in gastric POCUS highlighting the importance of gastric ultrasound in properly taking care of patients prescribed GLP-1 agonist in the preoperative setting
  • Case studies highlighting the most up-to-date practices

Our expert panel:

  • Daniel Albershardt, MD; Pearl Plastic Surgery, Olympia, WA
  • Monica Harbell, MD; Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ
  • Philip Orlander, MD, FACP; UT Heath, Houston, TX
  • Anahi Perlas, MD, FRCPC; Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada
  • Sudipta Sen, MD, FASA; UT Health, Houston, TX


  • William Manson, MD, MBA; University of Virginia
  • Jeffrey Mojica, DO; Thomas Jefferson University


Registration is required in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email from Zoom containing information about joining the meeting.

Registration for this event is now closed.