Conference Schedule & Speakers

Saturday, March 21, 2020:  TBA

Schedule of Events, Speakers & Topics
for Saturday, March 16, 2019

06:00 Vendor Setup
07:00 Guest Registration
07:25 Conference Welcome – Gena M. Welch, Program Director
07:30 Karen Elaine-Tavolacci Holman – What Do You Know About Human Trafficking?
08:30 Kristin J. Henderson – Emerging Trends in Pediatric Anesthesia for the “Not-So Pediatric” Provider
09:30 Kristin J. Henderson – New Kids on the Block for Your Pain Management Plan: How Beta-Blockers and Lidocaine Can Do More Than You Thought!
10:00 Vendors, Sponsors & Refreshments
10:30 Michael MacKinnon – Anesthesiologist Assistants: A Political Tool
11:30 Jill Buist – Multimodal Analgesia in Anesthesia
12:00 Visit Vendors & Event Sponsors
12:30 Hot Buffet Lunch
13:30 MAJ Todd Morris – Austere Environment Anesthesia: Lessons Learned During a Military Deployment to Iraq
14:30 Harland Verrill – Why Can’t Everyone Just Be Nice? Ethics in Life and Medicine
15:30 Closing Remarks
15:45 Conference Ends

Speaker Credentials

Gena M. Welch, DrAP, CRNA
Director, University of Michigan-Flint Nurse Anesthesia Program, Flint, Michigan

Karen Elaine-Tavolacci Holman, MS, CRNA
Assistant Chief Nurse Anesthetist, Mott Children’s Hospital, Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Kristin J. Henderson, DNAP, CRNA, CHSE
Assistant Professor, Wake Forest School of Medicine Nurse Anesthesia Program, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Michael MacKinnon, DNP, FNP-C, CRNA
Owner, Mackinnon Anesthesia PLLC, Show Low, Arizona

Jill Buist, MSN, CRNA
Staff CRNA, MidMichigan Medical Center, Midland, Michigan

MAJ Todd Morris, DNP, CRNA, AN
United States Army

Harland Verrill, PhD, Clinical Biochemist
Diplomate, American Board of Clinical Chemistry; IRB Chair, Hurley Medical Center, Flint, Michigan


Schedule is subject to change. Lecture notes, if available, will be linked here. Printed materials will not be distributed at event.