Oral Sessions and Posters

2018 saw a total of 291 abstracts submitted (>80% increase from 2017 of 159 abstracts). As in previous years, 16 oral presentations including 3 resident travel (including Margaret Wood resident research award) and 4 junior faculty awards (including 2 new awards by Y S Prakash) were given at the meeting. 76 abstracts were eligible for resident travel award (200% increase from 2017), 81 abstracts were eligible for junior travel award (55% increase from 2017). SAB and volunteer members blindly scored submitted abstracts with top 3 resident abstracts selected for awards and oral presentation and top 4 junior faculty awards selected for oral presentation. Additional top ranked abstracts from general membership were selected for oral presentation for a total of 16 10-minute oral presentation. SAB Oral Sessions were distributed between bench research and clinical research. Here are the individuals and topics for the award winners:

Junior Faculty Research Awards

Eric Sun, MD, PhD : Concurrent Surgery and Perioperative Outcomes: A Retrospective Analysis from the Multicenter Perioperative Outcomes Group:

Nidia Quillinan, PhD: Pharmacological Calcium/Calmodulin-dependent Protein Kinase (CaMKII) Inhibition Protects Against Purkinje Cell Damage Following Cardiac Arrest and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Mice 

Junior Faculty Travel Award in Perioperative Anesthesia

Kevin Emr, MD: Focused Transthoracic Echocardiography (FoTE) in the Perioperative Period: A Medicine Multicenter Prospective Study

Junior Faculty Travel Award in Pediatric Anesthesia

Lisa Eisler, MD: Unplanned Postoperative Intubation in Infant and Neonatal Surgical Patients: Predictors and Associated Mortality 

Margaret Wood Resident Research Award

Elizabeth L. Whitlock, MD, MSc: Derivation, Validation, and Sustained Performance of a Hospital-Wide Elective Surgery Delirium Risk Tool (AWOL-S)

Resident Travel Award

Andrew Suen, MD: Extracellular miRNAs and Innate Immune Activation Following Polytraumatic Injury in Mice

Andrew Slupe, MD, PhD: The Pro-Apoptotic Protein BAX is Necessary for Neuron Death Associated with Exposure to Isoflurane General Anesthesia in a Neonatal Mouse Model