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7th Annual
California Anesthesia Medical Student Symposium

Anesthesia: What's Next in Tech?

Saturday | September 22, 2018

7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The symposium is SOLD OUT!

Join us for a day of speakers, panels and workshops at the UC Irvine School of Medicine campus.

  • Learn about different anesthesiology residency programs and residency life
  • Practice procedures at the state-of-the art UC Irvine School of Medicine Medical Simulation Center
  • Interact with current anesthesiology residents and program directors from across California

Target Audience

Medical students (years 1-4) who are interested in pursuing the exciting and ever-growing field of anesthesiology.

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University of California, Irvine - Medical Education Building
836 Health Sciences Road
Irvine, CA 92697

Registration Fees

$15 Early Registration

$20 Late Registration (starting September 7, 2018)

Cancellation Policy

A full refund will be given for any cancellations before September 7, 2018.

If for any reason the symposium must be canceled or rescheduled a full refund will be issued.

Symposium Schedule*

*Schedule is subject to change without notice

7:30-8:30 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast
8:30-9:00 a.m.
Welcome Orientation
9:00-9:20 a.m.
"Future Careers in Anesthesiology and Pharmacogenetics"

Leslie Garson, MD

Associate Clinical Professor
Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine

9:30-9:50 a.m.
"Innovations in Clinical Anesthesia: How Technologies Change the Way We Practice"

Maxime Cannesson, MD, PhD

Professor of Anesthesiology
Vice Chair for Perioperative Medicine
Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine UCLA

10:00-10:20 a.m.
"Perioperative Ultrasound"

Jay Shen, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor
Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine

10:45-11:15 a.m.
Q&A Panel - Anesthesia Attendings
11:15-12:00 p.m.
Q&A Panel - Anesthesia Residents
12:00-1:00 p.m.
1:00-3:30 p.m.

Basic Airway
Advanced Airway (cricothyrotomy and fiberoptic intubations)
Simulation (intubation with a full stomach)
Point-of-Care Ultrasound
Transesophageal Ultrasound
Lumbar Radiofrequency Ablation
Lumbar Puncture
Line Placements (IV, central, arterial)

3:30-4:30 p.m.
Residency Fair

General Information

Parking lot 83 is the closest visitor parking to the Medical Education Building. A daily permit is $10* (price may change without notice). A dispenser machine is located at the entrance of the parking lot and accepts Visa and MasterCard only. For alternate forms of payment please visit one of the kiosks located around campus. We encourage attendees to carpool.

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Hotel & Travel
If you are planning to travel to the Orange County area, here is some information regarding nearest airports, most convenient transportation and hotels around the area.

Hotel & Travel Information »

If you are interested in attending or if you have any questions please contact:

Kevin Roy, e: roykm@uci.edu