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

Aspen Anesthesia Seminar

February 1 - 8, 2025 at the Viceroy Snowmass Resort 

2024 Schedule Below - 2025 Coming Soon!

Lecture Schedule

Saturday, February 3 Optional Travel Day
Sunday, February 4  
4:30-6:00 PM                   Welcome Reception for Attendee and Spouse/Guest
Monday, February 5  
7:00 AM   Dr. Tung Postoperative Delirium and POCD Update
8:00 AM Dr. Moitra ACLS in the OR
4:30 PM Dr. Schell Getting the Most from a Preoperative Echocardiogram Report in 2024:
Things That Make You Go Hmmm!
5:30 PM Dr. Tung What's New in Perioperative AKI?
6:30 PM Panel Discussion Drs. Schell, Moitra, and Tung
Tuesday, February 6  
7:00 AM Dr. Schell Near Misses in My Career: What I Learned (or Should Have Learned!)
8:00 AM Dr. Sweitzer 10 Most Important Questions to Ask an Ambulatory Surgery
Patient Preoperatively
4:30 PM Dr. Moitra Airway Management of Critically Ill Patients
5:30 PM Dr. Tung Acid Base in 2024
6:30 PM Panel Discussion Drs. Schell, Moitra, Sweitzer, and Tung
Wednesday, February 7  
7:00 AM Dr. Tung The Patient with RV Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension
8:00 AM Dr. Gatling POCUS 1: Obtaining Skills and Using Ultrasound to Solve
Cardiac Questions
4:30 PM Dr. Schell How Our Brain Learns: Using NEW Discoveries in Cognitive Science to Help You Learn Better and Retain Longer                     
The Dr. Bill Smith Lecture Series Presentation
5:30 PM Dr. Sweitzer Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis in the OR
6:30 PM Panel Discussion Drs. Schell, Gatling, Sweitzer, and Tung
Thursday, February 8  
7:00 AM Dr. Sweitzer Why is Preoperative Assessment So Important?
8:00 AM Dr. Moitra Crisis Resource Management and Non-Technical Skills
4:30 PM Dr. DeSimone How to Communicate and Negotiate with Your Perioperative
Administrative Leadership
5:30 PM Dr. Gatling POCUS 2: Using Ultrasound to Manage Case Conundrums in the OR
6:30 PM Panel Discussion Drs. Schell, DeSimone, Gatling, Moitra, and Sweitzer
Friday, February 9  
7:00 AM Dr. Sweitzer NORA: It May Not Be As Easy As Some Think!
8:00 AM Dr. Moitra Sepsis Update: 2024
Saturday, February 10 Optional Travel Day

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

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.

Course Objectives

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.