Excellence in Anesthesia CME, Presented at Some of the World's Finest Resorts

Cancun 2020 Cancelled

Aspen Anesthesia Seminar

January 30 - February 6, 2021 at the Viceroy Snowmass Resort 

Holiday Seminars does not accept any funds from commercial interests and no one involved in the planning or choice of presentations has any commercial interests.  All members of the faculty are evaluated in advance and in the opinion of Holiday Seminars have no commercial ties to ensure that the presentations are free from any bias from commercial interests.


To review related physiology, pharmacology, agents and techniques that contribute to the art and science of anesthesiology. To discuss new agents, techniques, and controversies in the field, assisting the participant in preparing better patient care plans.


Sunday, February 2  
4:15-5:45 PM                   Welcome Reception for Attendee and Spouse/Guest
Monday, February 3  
7:00 AM   Dr. Petrovitch Cerebral Oximetry - Can We Improve Outcomes in Cardiac Surgery, Carotid Endarterectomies, and Operations Done in the Beach Chair Position?
8:00 AM Dr. Schell Who is Afraid of Pulmonary Hypertension?
4:30 PM Dr. Schell Choosing Inotropes and Vasopressors: What is Your Perioperative Goal?
5:30 PM Dr. Ramsingh Point of Care Ultrasound: Non-Cardiac Anesthesia
6:30 PM Panel Discussion Drs. Mason, Petrovitch, Ramsingh, and Schell
Tuesday, February 4  
7:00 AM Dr. Schell Valvular Heart Disease and Non-Cardiac Surgery: How Bad Is It and Does It Change Perioperative Anesthetic Management?
8:00 AM Dr. Ramsingh Point of Care Ultrasound: Cardiac Anesthesia
4:30 PM Dr. Petrovitch Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Sleeping with the Enemy?
5:30 PM Dr. Gaiser Update on Labor Analgesia
6:30 PM Panel Discussion Drs. Mason, Gaiser, Petrovitch, Ramsingh, and Schell
Wednesday, February 5  
7:00 AM Dr. Gaiser Management of Preeclampsia and Other Obstetric Emergencies
8:00 AM Dr. Petrovitch Postoperative Delirium: Can Our Anesthetic Management Make a Difference?
4:30 PM Dr. Gaiser Resuscitation of the Newborn
5:30 PM Dr. Mason Complications in Pediatric Anesthesia: How to Stay Out of Trouble?
6:30 PM Panel Discussion Drs. Mason, Gaiser, and Petrovitch
Thursday, February 6  
7:00 AM Dr. Ramsingh Hemodynamic Monitoring (Goal Directed Therapy, ERAS Protocols, Enhanced Recovery Programs for Cardiac Surgery)
8:00 AM Dr. Gaiser Evolution of Anesthesia for Cesarean Section
4:30 PM Dr. Petrovitch Pain Management in the Opioid-Tolerant Patient 
5:30 PM Dr. Schell Hemodynamically Unstable and Don't Know Why? Echo to the Rescue!
6:30 PM Panel Discussion Drs. Mason, Gaiser, Petrovitch, Ramsingh, and Schell
Friday, February 7  
7:00 AM Dr. Ramsingh Pacemaker and AICD Management
8:00 AM Dr. Schell Perioperative Arrhythmias: Just Three Questions to Diagnosis!

*Please note that the lecture topics and/or schedule may change if necessary.