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July 2021

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

6:30 am Journal Club
Mohamed, Sharif


6:30 am Chief Meeting



3:00 pm ACLS/When to Call for Help (OR Orientation Residents Only)
Casey, Chelsea


6:30 am Pharmacology of Opioids - Antagonists (Pharmacology Block)
Doulatram, Gulshan

7:00 am Updates and Advances in Local Anesthetics (Pharmacology Block)
Hustak, Eric

7:40 am Morbidity and Mortality
Masel, Brian / Dr. Prough


6:30 am Introduction to Oral Board Prep
Rodriguez, Axel

3:00 pm PACU Issues (OR Orientation Residents Only)
Lee, Walter


6:30 am General Topics of Pharmacology (Topic of Week)
Subnani, Rakesh

6:30 am Subspecialty Lectures

3:00 pm Equipment & Workroom Overview (OR Orientation Residents Only)
The Chiefs




6:30 am Drugs affect Blood Hemostasis (Pharmacology Block)
Koutrouvelis, Aristides

7:00 am Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism (Pharmacology Block)
Prough, Donald

7:40 am Morbidity and Mortality
Masel, Brian / Dr. Prough


6:30 am Neurotoxicity of Anesthetics (Pharmacology Block)
Rochkind, Jessica


6:30 am Propfol/Etomidate/Ketamine/Local Anesthetics, 2.410D Jennie Sealy (Topic of Week)
Pennycuff, Jenny/ Ryan, James

3:00 pm Midpoint Check-in (OR Orientation Residents Only)
Pennycuff, Jenny


3:00 pm Positioning (OR Orientation Residents Only)
Fischer, Stefanie



6:30 am Autonomic Nervous System and Pharmacology (Pharmacology Block)
Li, Husong

7:00 am Principles of Drug Action - Pharmacodynamics (Pharmacology Block)
Li, Husong

7:40 am Morbidity and Mortality
Masel, Brian / Dr. Prough


6:30 am Senior Lecture (Senior Lecture)
De, Soham


6:30 am Subspecialty Lectures

6:30 am Opioids/Benzos/Barbituates, 2.410D Jennie Sealy (Topic of Week)
Casey, Chelsea




6:30 am Pharmacological Management of PONV (Pharmacology Block)
Mann, Deepinder

7:00 am Implications of Drug Shortages (Pharmacology Block)
Mann, Deepinder

7:40 am Uptake & Distribution of Anesthesia Gases & Inhaled Anesthetics (Pharmacology Block)
Farmer, Lisa

8:10 am Pharmacology for Elderly and Obese Patients (Pharmacology Block)
Whitehead, William


6:30 am APAC Case Conference
Shabot, Sarah / Chura, Travis


6:30 am Anesthetic Gases and Vapors, 2.410D Jennie Sealy (Topic of Week)
Farmer, Lisa/Nguyen, Elizabeth

6:30 am Subspecialty Lectures


OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of these presentations, the participants should be able to:

  1.  Relate new understandings of anatomy, pharmacology and physiology to current practice.
  2.  Explore controversies in anesthetic management and perioperative patient care.
  3. Integrate updated clinical protocols, current presentations, and ASA guidelines into patient management practices.
  4. Discuss ideas for improving perioperative patient management skills.
  5. Identify quality improvement opportunities via M&M conferences and discuss how to implement evidence based improvements.

Accreditation Statement: The University of Texas Medical Branch is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston designates this live activity for a maximum of 208 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT (Speaker): Speaker disclosures will be shown on slides to the audience at the beginning of each presentation.

Disclosure Statement (Planning Committee Members): Drs. S. Lynn Knox, Gulshan Doulatram, Lisa Farmer, Stefanie Fischer, Stacey Gibbons, Aristides Koutrouvelis , Ronald Levy, Alexis McQuitty, Christopher McQuitty, Donald Prough, Jeffrey Richards, Rakesh Vadhera, Adam Wacher, William Whitehead, Courtney Williams, Daniel Arango, Rachel Garza, Amir Jafari, Monisha Parikh, Ms. Elana Long and Ms. Heronica Alexander have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Ethics Statement: UTMB designates this educational activity for up to 1 hour in ethics/professional responsibility.

Disclaimer: The “Ethics Statement” applies only to presentations that have met the Office of Continuing Education requirements for designation of ethics credit.