2024 New Chair Workshops

The Association of Academic Anesthesia Chairs (AAAC) will be hosting a virtual workshop for new Chairs via Zoom over two days:

  • Wednesday, August 7, 2024 6:00pm EST to 8:00pm EST
  • Monday, August 19, 2024 from 6:00pm EST to 8:00pm EST

Participants are welcome to attend one or both sessions. Even if you are not a "new" Chair – veteran Chairs are welcome to attend to refresh their knowledge and contribute to the discussions.

Topics to be discussed over the two sessions include:

  • Entrepreneurship and Building Resources (August 7)
  • Global Medicine (August 7)
  • Delegation Skills (August 19)
  • Developing Research Programs (August 19)
Register Today

AAAC New Chair Session #1

Wednesday, August 7
(All Times in Eastern Time Zone)

6:00 – 6:05pm :: Welcome and Introduction to Session
Moderator: Michael C. Lewis, MD, FASA

6:05 – 7:25pm :: Roundtables

  • Entrepreneurship and Building Resources
    Talmage Egan, MD
  • Global Medicine
    K. A. Kelly McQueen, MD, MPH, FASA

6:05 – 6:45pm :: Roundtable 1

6:45 – 7:25pm :: Roundtable 2

7:25 – 7:30pm :: Break

7:30 – 8:00pm :: Bringing it All Together and Take Home Message
Moderators: Michael C. Lewis, MD, FASA & Cynthia A. Wong, MD


AAAC New Chair Session #2

Monday, August 19
(All Times in Eastern Time Zone)

6:00 – 6:05pm :: Welcome and Introduction to Session
Moderator: Michael C. Lewis, MD, FASA

6:05 – 7:25pm :: Roundtables

  • Delegation Skills
    Cynthia A. Lien, MD
  • Developing Research Programs
    Dan Berkowitz, MB, BCh

6:05 – 6:45pm :: Roundtable 1

6:45 – 7:25pm :: Roundtable 2

7:25 – 7:30pm :: Break

7:30 – 8:00pm :: Bringing it All Together and Take Home Message
Moderators: Michael C. Lewis, MD, FASA & Cynthia A. Wong, MD

Register Today