Scientific Session 2020

Scientific Session


Saturday, March 14, 2020                                  
8:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Ann Arbor Marriott at Eagle Crest
Ypsilanti, 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 7, 2020

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


Roy Soto, M.D., Program Chair & Lauryn Rochlen, M.D., Co-Chair

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 Marriott, 1275 S. Huron Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Phone Reservations 734.487.2000
Mention Michigan Society of Anesthesiologists 
Or register online here


7:15 - 8:15 a.m. Registration
8:15 - 9:05 a.m. The Darkest Hour: Anesthesiologists as Second Victims - Melissa L. Byrne, D.O., MPH
9:05 - 9:55 a.m. Anesthetic Implications for Marijuana Legalization in Michigan - Kevin Boehnke, Ph.D.
9:55 - 10:45 a.m. Rapid-Fire QI Presentations - Michigan Residency Programs
10:45 - 11:30 a.m. Refreshment Break, View Exhibits
11:30 - 12:20 p.m. Ambulatory Anesthesia: The Original ERAS - Beverly K. Philip, M.D.
12:20 - 1:10 p.m. Building for Success: The Importance of Culture in Organizational Goal Realization - Michael C. Lewis, M.D., FASA
1:10 - 2:40 p.m. William B. Jensen Memorial Lecture and Luncheon
Beverly K. Philip, M.D. - 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 13th
For more information or to RSVP, please contact MSA at 517.346.5088 or


Kevin Boehnke, Ph.D.
Clinical Instructor, Department of Anesthesiology
University of Michigan

Melissa L. Byrne, DO MPH
Clinical Instructor, Department of Anesthesiology
Assistant Director of Perioperative Ultrasound - Adult Services
Michigan Medicine

Michael C. Lewis, M.D., FASA
Joseph L. Ponka Chairman
Department of Anesthesiology, Pain Management, 
& Perioperative Medicine, Henry Ford Health System
Professor of Anesthesiology, Wayne State University

Beverly K. Philip, M.D.
President-Elect, American Society of Anesthesiologists
Immediate Past President, International Association for Ambulatory Surgery
Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School
Founding Director, Day Surgery Unit, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, MA)


At the conclusion of this program, participants should:

  • Understand how Intraoperative adverse events can have considerable emotional impact on a clinician’s well-being including strong feelings of sadness, anxiety, and shame. 
  • Understand the current legal status of medicinal and recreational cannabis use in the state, and the associated implications for providers who may choose to use cannabis.
  • Understand the practical use of cannabis for acute vs. chronic pain
  • Be able to recognize the anesthetic implications of acute intoxication vs. chronic use of cannabis
  • Understand specific anesthetic agents that can be used to promote ERAS care, approaches to manage the common recovery challenges of pain and nausea, and techniques that can facilitate recovery and safe discharge.
  • Understand the central role of culture in building organizational success
  • Understand the breadth of ASA activities for its members, including “Who We Are”, ASAPAC Update, our strategic plan, advocacy focus areas for 2020, and update on key member-focused initiatives & programs.


The Ann Arbor Marriott is located in Ypsilanti off I-94, approximately 15 minutes from Detroit Metro Airport.

From the North: Take I-75 S/US-23 Ann Arbor/Detroit. Stay on US-23, follow signs for Ann Arbor. Take Exit 35 for I-94 E. Take Exit 183 for Huron St toward Ypsilanti. Turn right onto Huron St and then left onto James L Hart Pkwy. The hotel will be on the left.

From the South/DTW: Take I-94 W to Exit 183 for Huron St toward Ypsilanti. Turn right onto Huron St
and then left onto James L Hart Pkwy. The hotel will be on the left.

From the West: Take I-96 E toward Detroit. Take Exit 148for US-23 S. Take Exit 35 for I-94 E. Take Exit 183
for Huron St toward Ypsilanti. Turn right onto Huron St and then left onto James L Hart Pkwy. The hotel will be on the left.