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The Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Alberta, is pleased to announce the Lake Louise Anesthesia Conference. This will be held at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise March 5 - 8, 2020.

This event has been approved for up to 21.5 hours of MOC Section 1 credits and up to 4 MOC Section 3 credits through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Visit the AMA website for more information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit. Live educational activities recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) are deemed by the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) eligible for ECMEC® Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners, healthcare practitioners participating in the QCHP CME/CPD program may record MOC Section 1 or MOC Section 3 credits as QCHP Category 1 or Category 3 credits.

This is a great opportunity to network with colleagues from across Canada and the United States, both in the Chateau and on the ski slopes. We have a range of local, national and international speakers covering a broad range of anesthesia and perioperative medicine topics. Workshops will be delivered by international leaders in Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia and Airway Management.

We welcome all healthcare professionals. Our program will be of particular interest to anesthesiologists, GP anesthetists, nurse anesthetists and critical care physicians.

Sponsorship is welcome. More information on Sponsorship opportunities can be found here.
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Dr Sara Nikravan

University of Washington
Director of Point of Care Ultrasound
Seattle
Dr. Nikravan received her MD at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, TX. She trained in Anesthesiology at Washington University in Saint Louis, serving as Chief in her final year.  She completed her Critical Care Medicine and Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology fellowship training at Stanford University, where she subsequently served as faculty.  While at Stanford, she directed the Critical Care Ultrasound (CCUS) training program, helping to build both online, simulation, and bedside training curriculum.

She and her family moved to Seattle in July 2017 where she now serves as Director of Point of Care Ultrasound as well as one of the assistant directors of the residency program.

Dr. Nikravan is immediate past president and chairperson for the SCCM ultrasound committee and CCUS course. She has lectured both nationally and internationally at the SCCM, ATS, ASE, and SOAP over the last decade and has had a number of publications related to CT Anesthesiology, CCM, and POCUS. She has been awarded teacher of the year in the past and loves to learn and grow with her trainees.

Dr. Nikravan is married to a Cardiologist/Scientist (!!) and has two super cute children. J