Scientific Session 2017

Scientific Session


Saturday, March 11, 2017                                  
8:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Royal Park Hotel
Rochester, Michigan 

$150 Member Rate | $250 Non-Member Rate

Resident or Nurse Trainee: no charge when accompanied with a letter from your program director.

Early Registration Due Date: March 4, 2017

Educational Sessions followed by MSA's Annual Business Meeting. If you are interested in attending, register online, or download the PDF Application below and return to:

Michigan Society of Anesthesiologists
120 N Washington Sq Ste 110A
Lansing, MI 48933
Phone: 517-346-5088
Fax: 517-371-1170

Register Online


John LaGorio, M.D., President

Roy Soto, M.D., Program Chair & Zachary Price, M.D., Co-Chair

Ali Jaffer, M.D. & Dominic Monterosso, D.O., Arrangements Co-Chairs

Accredited by Michigan State Medical Society
5.0 Hours AMA PRA Category 1 CME CreditsTM

Exhibitor Registration

Hotel Information

A room block is available at the Royal Park Hotel, 600 E. University Drive, Rochester, Michigan 48307
Phone Reservations 248.453.8710 or 248.652.2600
Mention MSA Scientific Session
Or complete and return the form included in the registration brochure


7:15 - 8:15 a.m. Registration
8:15 - 9:05 a.m. Intravenous Methadone for Perioperative Analgesia - Vivek Loomba, M.D.
9:05 - 9:55 a.m. Professionalism and Dealing with the Disruptive Provider - Mohammed M. Minhaj, M.D., M.B.A.
9:55 - 10:45 a.m. Anesthesia Quality - Pay for Performance - Avery Tung, M.D., FCCM
10:45 - 11:30 a.m. Refreshment Break, View Exhibits and RESIDENT POSTER REVIEW
11:30 - 12:05 p.m. Anesthesia for Acute Ischemic Stroke - Laura B. Hemmer, M.D.
12:05 - 12:25 p.m. MOCA Update - Lauryn R. Rochlen, M.D.
12:25 - 1:10 p.m. Neuroanesthesia for Non-neuroanesthesiologists and Neuromonitoring for Everyone - Laura B. Hemmer, M.D.
1:10 - 2:40 p.m. William B. Jensen Memorial Lecture and Luncheon

James D. Grant, M.D., M.B.A. - ASA President-Elect
Lunch Sponsors: American Society of Anesthesiologists
Anesthesia Business Consultants

2:45 p.m. MSA Annual Business Meeting
Business and Elections: Board of Directors, Delegates

Resident Section Business Meeting will be held Friday, March 10
Residents will elect Officers and Delegates/Alternate Delegates to ASA.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact MSA at 517.346.5088 or


James D. Grant, M.D., M.B.A.

Chair, Department of Anesthesiology
Beaumont Hospital

Laura B. Hemmer, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology & Neurological Surgery
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago

Vivek Loomba, M.D.

Senior Staff Physician; Director, Research Division
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Henry Ford Health System
Clinical Assistant Professor
Wayne State University School of Medicine

Mohammed M. Minhaj, M.D., M.B.A.

Vice Chair for Finance and Operations
Associate Chair for Faculty Development
Department of Anesthesia & Critical Care Medical Director for
Professionalism and Physician Support
University of Chicago Medicine

Lauryn R. Rochlen, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Michigan

Avery Tung, M.D., M.B.A.

Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care
Director of Critical Care Services, Burn Unit
Quality Chief, Anesthesia & Critical Care
University of Chicago Medicine


At the conclusion of this program, participants should:

  • Understand the Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of methadone; the side effects and interactions of Methadone; and be able to convert Methadone to morphine equivalent
  • Understand disruptive behaviors and strategies for dealing with disruptive providers and providing an emphasis on professionalism.  
  • Understand the relationship between quality measurement, measure definition, outcome, and reimbursement with attention to the AQI QCDR framework
  • Have an advanced understanding of anesthetic considerations for emergency cases of ischemic stroke when encountered in patients
  • Have a clear understanding of the rationale, benefits and requirements of the MOCA process
  • Be familiar with best-practices in intraoperative anesthetic management of complex neurosurgical patients; and understand the appropriate application of neurosurgical monitoring and facilitation of neuromonitoring modalities by anesthetic agents.


The Royal Park Hotel is located in downtown Rochester, approximately 60 minutes from Detroit Metro Airport.

From the North: Take I-75 South to I-75 BUS S/Lapeer Road (Exit 81). Slight left onto N. Opdyke Rd, left on E Walton Blvd. Continue onto University Dr. and the hotel will be on the right. 

From the South/DTW: Take I-94 E to I-75 N (Exit 216A). Take Exit 67 for Rochester Rd. and turn right. Turn right on E 2nd St. then left on Elizabeth St. Turn left onto E University Drive and the hotel will be on the left. 

From the West: Follow I-69 E to I-75 S to Lapeer Rd in Auburn Hills (Exit 81). Slight left onto N. Opdyke Rd, left on E Walton Blvd. Continue onto University Dr. and the hotel will be on the right.