48th Annual Regional Anesthesiology
and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting

April 20-22, 2023 | The Diplomat Beach Resort, Hollywood, FL



Problem Based Learning Discussions (PBLD) 

Thursday, April 20, 2023, 12:15-1:15 pm

(open to all, $90, lunch included)


PBLD-01: Physician Wellness: Rediscovering your Purpose and Calling In Medicine - How Engaging with the Patient, Not Meditating, Can Prevent Burnout - Santhanam Suresh, MD

PBLD-02: Regional Anesthesia in Pediatrics - Convincing the Parent to Get a Block - Michelle Kars, MD

PBLD-03: Post-Dural Puncture Headache Management – What's New? - Lisa Leffert, MD

PBLD-05: How to Harness Social Media to Advance your Academic Career - Rajnish Gupta, MD

PBLD-06: When Should you Create a Transition Pain Service? - Hesham Elsharkawy, MD, MBA

PBLD-07: What Is RACER, and How to Convince Cardiothoracic Surgeons to Embrace Regional Blocks - Ban Tsui, MD, MSc, FRCPC

PBLD-08: Point-of-Care Ultrasound – Its Role in LAST - Oliver Panzer, MD

PBLD-09: Cannabis – What Is its Role in Acute Pain Management? - Gary Schwartz, MD

PBLD-10: Global Health Work -  How Do I Get Started? - Swetha Pakala, MD

PBLD-12: Pain and Substance Abuse Disorder – How to Optimize Pain Management in the Substance Abuse Patient - T. Kyle Harrison, MD

PBLD-13: Know your Pronouns – Providing a Safe, Respectful, and Inclusive Work Environment for Members of the LGBTQIA+ Community - John Wenzel, MD

PBLD-14: How Do I Handle a Surgeon Who Is Absolutely Against Regional Anesthesia? - Monica Harbell, MD

PBLD-15: If Not Us, Then Who Should be Doing Blocks Outside Usual Block Shop Hours? - Arun Nagdev, MD

PBLD-17: When is General Anesthesia the Right Decision? Neurological Conditions to Avoid Regional Anesthesia - Joseph Neal, MD

PBLD-18: Contract Negotiation Tips with Your Group and Hospital - Greg Liguori, MD

PBLD-19: Regional Anesthesia in Trauma – When to Avoid or Pursue the Block - Christopher Wu, MD

PBLD-20: Post-Surgical Nerve Injuries – Who's to Blame and Why It Doesn't Matter - Jody Leng, MD, MS



If you are already registered for the meeting and want to add workshops, PBLDs, or special event tickets, just email us at asrameetings@asra.com or call us between 8:30 am-5:00 pm Eastern Time at 412-471-2718.

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