Program Chair & Speakers

Speakers currently scheduled for this years symposium

Program Chair

Dana Darwish, DO

Dallas, TX

Dana Darwish, DO

Dallas, TX

Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology & Pain Management, UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX

Keynote Speakers

Jerome Adams, MD

Washington, DC

Jerome Adams, MD

Washington, DC

Former United States Surgeon General, Former Indiana state health commissioner,

Humayun J. Chaudhry, DO, MACP, MACOI

Chevy Chase, MD

Humayun J. Chaudhry, DO, MACP, MACOI

Chevy Chase, MD

President & CEO, Federation of State Medical Boards

Karen J. Nichols, DO, MA, MACOI, CS

Mesa, AZ

Karen J. Nichols, DO, MA, MACOI, CS

Mesa, AZ

ACGME Board Chair, Leadership Consultant & Speaker on End-of-Life Care Issues, and Former Dean Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

David McDonagh, MD

Dallas, TX

David McDonagh, MD

Dallas, TX

Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, Neurological Surgery, and Neurology at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Barbara Ross-Lee, DO

GAYLORD, MN

Barbara Ross-Lee, DO

GAYLORD, MN

President-elect of the American Osteopathic Foundation

Richard D. Urman, MD, MBA

Boston, MA

Richard D. Urman, MD, MBA

Boston, MA

Associate Professor, Anesthesia, Perioperative and Pain Management, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Speakers

Rita Agarwal, MD, FAAP, FASA

Palo Alto, CA

Clinical Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine

Helen A. Bean, DO

Seattle, WA

Program Director, Anesthesiology Residency Program, Virginia Mason Medical Center

Ashley Classen, DO, FAOCA

Fort Worth, Texas

Board Certified Pain Management Physician & Board Certified Anesthesiologist, Medical Director, Trinity Interventional Pain & Spine PA

Rachel Diehl, MD, MPH

Cleveland, OH

Staff Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

J. Kyle Dryden, DO

Columbus, OH

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Michael Fabbro II, DO

Miami, FL

Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Karen Flotildes Romo, DO, FAOCA

Los Angeles, CA

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine, Children's Hospital

Amanda Fox, MD, MPH

Dallas, TX

Professor, Anesthesiology & Pain Management, Division Director Cardiovascular & Thoracic Anesthesiology, UT Southwestern

Ralf Gebhard, MD

Miami, FL

Professor of Anesthesiology & Chief Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management, Univ of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Joseph A. Giaimo, DO, FACOI, FCCP

Palm Beach Gardens, FL

AOA President

Jessica Goeller, DO, FAOCA

Omaha, NE

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at University of Nebraska Medical Center, Section Chief of Comprehensive Pain Medicine

Kristina Goff, MD

Dallas, TX

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Management, UT Southwestern

Jennifer Hargrave, DO, FAOCA

Cincinnati, OH

Assistant Professor, Program Director Cardiothoracic Adult Anesthesiology Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic

C. Patrick Henson, DO

Nashville, TN

Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Obstetric Anesthesiology, Medical Director, PACU, Vanderbilt Univ Med Ctr

Robert Isaak, DO, FASA

Durham, NC

Associate Professor, Assistant Residency Program Director, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Jonathan Douglas Jaffe, DO

Lewisville, NC

Associate Professor, Anesthesiology, Wake Forest School of Medicine

Meagan Johns, PharmD, MBA

Argyle, TX

PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency Program Director, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Critical Care, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Rafal Kopanczyk, DO

Columbus, OH

Anesthesiologist, Anesthesia Critical Care Medicine, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Perin A. Kothari, DO

Stanford, CA

Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept of Anesthesiology, Perioperative & Pain Medicine, Stanford Univ SOM

Michael J. Lankhorst, MD

Bellevue, NE

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Nebraska Medicine

Thomas Manning, MD

Omaha, NE

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Anesthesiologist, Children's Hospital & Medical Center, University of Nebraska

Karen J. Nichols, DO, MA, MACOI, CS

Mesa, AZ

ACGME Board Chair, Leadership Consultant & Speaker on End-of-Life Care Issues, and Former Dean Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

David Ninan, DO, FAOCA, CPE

Moreno Valley, CA

Assistant Dean for Curriculum Innovation & Education, Chief of Staff, Kansas Health Science Center COM/ Riverside University Health Syst

Jaffer Odeh, MD

Dallas, TX

Anesthesiology & Pain Management, UT Southwestern

Beverly K. Philip, MD, FACA, FASA

Boston, MA

ASA President, Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School

Marc Popovich, MD, FCCM

Cleveland, OH

Chair, Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, Case Western Reserve/University Hospitals

Austin Street, MD, FASA

Dallas, TX

Medical Director of Enhanced Recovery, Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Anupama Wadhwa, MD

Dallas, TX

Anesthesiology & Pain Management, UT Southwestern

George W. Williams, II, MD, FASA, FCCM, FCCP

Houston, TX

Vice Chair and Division Chief, Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, UT Health McGovern Medical School

Neera Tewari, DO, FAOCA

Mineola, NY

AOBA Board, Anesthesiologist, Site Director, New York University Langone -Long Island

Moderators

Dana Darwish, DO

Dallas, TX

Dana Darwish, DO

Dallas, TX

Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology & Pain Management, UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX

Michael Fabbro II, DO

Miami, FL

Michael Fabbro II, DO

Miami, FL

Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Karen Flotildes Romo, DO, FAOCA

Los Angeles, CA

Karen Flotildes Romo, DO, FAOCA

Los Angeles, CA

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine, Children's Hospital

Jessica Goeller, DO, FAOCA

Omaha, NE

Jessica Goeller, DO, FAOCA

Omaha, NE

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at University of Nebraska Medical Center, Section Chief of Comprehensive Pain Medicine

Jennifer Hargrave, DO, FAOCA

Cincinnati, OH

Jennifer Hargrave, DO, FAOCA

Cincinnati, OH

Assistant Professor, Program Director Cardiothoracic Adult Anesthesiology Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic

David Ninan, DO, FAOCA, CPE

Moreno Valley, CA

David Ninan, DO, FAOCA, CPE

Moreno Valley, CA

Assistant Dean for Curriculum Innovation & Education, Chief of Staff, Kansas Health Science Center COM/ Riverside University Health Syst

Marc Popovich, MD, FCCM

Cleveland, OH

Marc Popovich, MD, FCCM

Cleveland, OH

Chair, Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, Case Western Reserve/University Hospitals

Robert Vandergraaf, DO, FAOCA

Robert Vandergraaf, DO, FAOCA

AOCA President

George W. Williams, II, MD, FASA, FCCM, FCCP

Houston, TX

George W. Williams, II, MD, FASA, FCCM, FCCP

Houston, TX

Vice Chair and Division Chief, Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, UT Health McGovern Medical School