Whistler Anesthesia Summit

March 2 - 5, 2017 Westin Hotel

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Whistler Anesthesia Summit

March 2 - 5, 2017 - Westin Hotel

Register now

Whistler Anesthesia Summit

March 2 - 5, 2017 - Westin Hotel

Register now

The Whistler Anesthesiology Summit

March 2 - 5, 2017 - Westin Hotel

Register now

The Whistler Anesthesiology Summit

March 2 - 5, 2017 - Westin Hotel

Register now

The Whistler Anesthesiology Summit

March 2 - 5, 2017 - Westin Hotel

Register now

Our Mission

The mission of the Whistler Anesthesiology Summit is to deliver the highest standard in educational updates, covering all aspects of anesthesia care. Our conference is supported by UBC Continuing Professional Development, a division of the Faculty of Medicine UBC, and is eligible for 15.5 MOC Section 1 credits.

Our Venues

Whistler, BC, Canada, is regarded as one of the top resorts in North America and 2010 was an exciting year to be there because of all of the Olympic activity. Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains offer the highest lift-serviced vertical and the largest terrain of any ski area in North America, with large alpine bowls and forested glades, expert grooming and ski runs that last forever.

Speakers

Our speakers are national and international leaders in anesthesia and health care. 10+ Influential and inspirational speakers including top Anesthesiologists. 20+ Dynamic sessions dedicated towards keeping you informed on the new processes/procedures and other information.

Other Activities

More information about Whistler Blackcomb is available on the Whistler Blackcomb website. To book pre-arranged discount passes and rentals for our conference participants.

Our Recent News

Whistler Anesthesiology Summit news, educational updates, speakers and event information covering all aspects of anesthesia care.

Workshops

*NEW THIS YEAR* we are featuring a novel Surgical Airway and Other Critical Skills Workshop....

Our Speakers

Our speakers are national and international leaders in anesthesia. Come learn, and ski, with us.

Dr. Colin McCartney

Colin McCartney trained in medicine at University of Edinburgh and then completed anesthesia and pain medicine training in Scotland before going to Toronto in 1999 for a fellowship in regional anesthesia and pain medicine. From 2000-2006 he was staff anesthetist and director of the regional anesthesia fellowship program at Toronto Western Hospital and from 2006 to 2014 was based at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto where he directed a multidisciplinary research team. He has published over 80 articles in peer-reviewed journals especially in relation to regional anesthesia and pain medicine and is an Editor of the journal Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine and Associate Editor of the British Journal of Anaesthesia. He recently completed a PhD at the University of Edinburgh but has also supervised and co-supervised many graduate students, fellows and residents in their own research in the last 15 years. He is on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine where he chairs the committee on research.

Dr. Hilary Grocott

Dr. Grocott is a Professor in the Departments of Anesthesia and Surgery at the University of Manitoba. Having competed medical school at the University of Saskatchewan in 1990, and a residency in Anesthesia at the University of Manitoba in 1995, he went on to complete 3 years of fellowship and research training in Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina where he later joined the faculty and was appointed Professor (with tenure) in 2006. In 2007, he relocated to the University of Manitoba, but continues to hold the position of Adjunct Professor of Anesthesiology at Duke University. He has published more than 250 peerreviewed articles, monographs, abstracts and book chapters in a range of anesthesia and cardiac surgical topics. His research interests largely relate to the cerebral sequelae of cardiac surgery, where he has performed extensive experimental work in his laboratory. More recently, he has focused on cerebral monitoring and adverse outcomes after cardiac surgery

Dr. Sulpicio Soriano

Sulpicio Soriano II, MD enjoys a position as a Boston Children's Hospital Endowed Chair in Pediatric Neuroanesthesia. He is a Senior Associate in Perioperative Anesthesia and Professor of Anaesthesia at Harvard Medical School. He attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and anesthesia residency at University of California Davis Medical Centre in Sacramento, CA. His fellowship in pediatric anesthesia first brought him to Boston Children's Hospital, where he explored his research interests in anesthetic neuromodulation of the developing brain and neuroimmunology. He has numerous publications in the field of anesthetic induced neurodegeneration of the developing brain, as well as pediatric neuroanesthesia topics such as preventing blood loss in craniosynostosis.

Dr. André Denault

Dr. André Denault MD, PhD, FRCPC is an anesthesiologist and a critical care physician.  He works at the Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal and the Hôpital de Notre-Dame.  He is also a senior clinical scientist with FRSQ (Fonds de Recerche Santé Québec).  He attended medical school at the Université de Montréal, completed a residency in Internal Medicine at McGill University and went on to a Critical Care Fellowship in Pittsburgh.  He then returned to the Université de Montréal to pursue Anesthesiology, and in 2010, recertified with the American National Board for Perioperative Transesophogeal Echocardiography and obtained a PhD in biomedical science (Université de Montréal).  He is an award winning teacher (Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Medicine, CHUM-Hôpital Saint-Luc 2010), the author of numerous peer-reviewed articles and the textbook, TEE Multimedia Manual, 2nd édition in 2010, nominated by the British Medical Association as one of the top five cardiology books of the year in 2011.  In 2015, he will be returning lead a CAE sponsored transthoracic echocardiography workshop in Whistler which will require separate registration.

What the Attendees Say

Accommodation

For 2017 we are pleased to be back at the Westin Whistler Resort and Spa! Situated beside the Whistler and Blackcomb Gondolas in Whistler Village, the Westin a highly desirable and convenient venue for exploring all that Whistler has to offer. All rooms are equipped with a full kitchen which helps to make our conference even more family friendly. And Westin Heavenly Pet Beds also available upon request! Special conference accommodation rates are now available.

Read more about the Westin Whistler Resort at their website: www.westinwhistler.com. *Subject to availability!

Conference rates start at: $269 CDN per night (plus taxes) for a Deluxe Studio Suite and $319 for a One Bedroom Suite (other rates also available).
Book your reservation:  http://bit.ly/WestinWAS2017
Reservation Deadline: Feb 1, 2017 
Please note we anticipate rooms to sell out by December 2016 -book early to avoid disappointment!

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Phone

(604) 875-5101 (8:30am – 4:30pm PST)

Whistler Anesthesiology Summit

4090 Whistler Way, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada

+1 604-875-5101

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