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OAS Presents a Virtual Town Hall

Anesthesia Safety for Elective Ophthalmic Procedures During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 6:30 pm CST

Cost: Free 

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Scroll down past the agenda to view faculty biographies, which are listed according to presentation order.

Agenda   

    6:30 pm Welcome & Opening Remarks
    Zhuang T. Fang, MD, MSPH, FASA, OAS President, University of California, Los Angeles 

    6:35 pm Guidelines for Reopening Elective Ophthalmic Surgery
    George Dumas, MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham

    6:40 pm Considerations for Reopening Ambulatory Surgery Centers 

    Lynne Young, MBA, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital

    6:50 pm Wilmer’s Approach to Surgical Operations During and Through the Pandemic

    Rahul Shah, Wilmer’s Eye Institute, John Hopkins 

    7:00 pm Pre-Operative Anesthesia & Covid-19 Status Evaluation for Elective Ophthalmic Surgery 

    Jennifer Katsura, MSN, CRNA, Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA

    7:10 pm General Anesthesia for Ophthalmic Surgery: Considerations to Minimize Exposure

    Tina Tran, MD, Wilmer’s Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Medicine 

    7:20 pm The Management of Ocular Blocks

    Howard Palte, MD, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami

    7:30 pm Q & A / Discussion


    7:45 pm  Conclude


    faculty Biographies 


    Zhuang T. Fang, MD, MSPH, FASA, OAS President, University of California, Los Angeles 

    Dr. Zhuang Fang is an anesthesiologist at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He completed his medical training at the UCA School of Medicine and is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology. Dr. Fang is the current President of the Ophthalmic Anesthesia Society (OAS). 

    George Dumas, MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Dr. Dumas is an Associate Professor and Chief of Anesthesia Services at the Callahan Eye Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham. He attended medical school at UAB and completed his residency at Emory University. His research and clinical interests include ophthalmic anesthesia, geriatric anesthesia and outpatient anesthesia. 

    Lynne Young, MBA, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Lynne Young, MBA, is the Director of Clinical Operations at Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Medicine. 

    Rahul Shah, Wilmer’s Eye Institute, John Hopkins 

    Rahul M. Shah is the Assistant Administrator at Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Medicine. He received his Masters of Health Administration from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. 

    Jennifer Katsura, MSN, CRNA, Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA

    Jennifer Katsura is an administrator at the UCLA Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, UCLA Health. 

    Tina Tran, MD, Wilmer’s Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Medicine

    Dr. Tina Tran is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She received her medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine, and performed her residency at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

    Howard Palte, MD, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami  

    Dr. Howard Palte practices anesthesiology at the University of Miami Health System. Dr. Palte completed his residency in anesthesiology from Johannesburg General Hospital and completed his residency at Leslie Williams Memorial Hospital. He attended medical school at the University of Cape Town. 

     





     

     

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