Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Office of CME
Jefferson Alumni Hall
1020 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6992
Toll Free: 1-888-JEFF-CME
Fax: (215) 923-3212

Since 2000

SKMC Office of Continuing Medical Education
Department of Anesthesiology CME

The Department of Anesthesiology is a large and varied academic department dedicated to carrying out the mission of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson University Hospital, and the Jefferson Health Care Network. The Department sponsors a fully accredited residency training program, fellowship programs, as well as educational programs for medical students. Two nationally recognized CME programs are offered each year as well.

Recent Events

    Conference Brochure and Agenda

    Online registration is now closed. Individuals interested in attending can register on-site for this conference.

    10% Special Discount!

    If you attended this conference between 2010 and 2013, AND bring a fully-registered colleague with you this year, you are eligible for a 10% special discount.

    In order to receive the discount, you must submit your registration form via fax at 215-923-3212 or via mail. Discount is not available online.

    19th Annual Jefferson Anesthesia Conference

    February 22 - 28, 2014

    Course Location:
    19th Annual Jefferson Anesthesia Conference
    Huntley Lodge
    Big Sky, Montana

    The 19th Annual Jefferson Anesthesia Conference is a unique program that brings together renowned experts to share their knowledge in the field of anesthesiology. This program is designed for practicing anesthesiologists, critical care specialists, nurse anesthetists, anesthesiology residents and students.

    At the conclusion of this conference, participants should be able to:

    • Assess and differentiate the risks and benefits of different airway management techniques in emergency situations.
    • Integrate a focused study of medical history and airway physical examination into patient care.
    • Apply new up-to-date techniques in the placement of peripheral, single injection and continuous blocks including the use of ultrasound.
    • Identify how to avoid malpractice lawsuits and properly prepare litigation.
    • Apply the Joint Commission USP 797 standards relating to drug and infusion preparation in regional anesthesia.
    • Develop treatment strategies that employ multimodal pain management and integrate emerging analgesia techniques.
    • Develop anesthetic strategies for ambulatory pediatric surgery.
    • Develop systems to improve practice and reduce malpractice exposure.
    • Demonstrate how to obtain and document proper informed consent.
    • Develop anesthetic strategies for neonatal emergencies.
    • Implement rationale, evidence-based strategies for the management of postoperative and chronic pain utilizing appropriate pharmacologic agents.
    • Apply novel and emerging concepts of multimodal analgesia to the ambulatory setting.
    • Evaluate the role of neuromuscular blockage with the difficult airway.
    • Describe emerging techniques for antagonism of neuromuscular blockage.
    • Integrate airway considerations of the otolaryngologist.
    • Evaluate the utility of social media and anesthesia practice.
    • Assess their individual practices in light of the information and discussions during the conference, and identify specific strategies to implement as part of a continuing improvement process for their practices.


    Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Jefferson Medical College designates this live activity for a maximum of 25.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


    All faculty participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored by Jefferson Medical College are expected to disclose to the activity audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content of their presentation(s). Full disclosure of faculty relationships will be made at this activity.

    Important Contact Information

      Conference Information and Questions
      Suzanne McCade 215-955-7196,

      Hotel Reservations
      Huntley Lodge 800-548-4486

      Air/Car Reservations Montana Travel

      Airport Transfers
      Karst Stage Shuttle 800-287-4759 or or e-mail

      XC Skiing, Sleigh Ride
      Lone Mountain Ranch 406-995-4644

      Downhill Ski School
      Children and Adults 406-995-5743

8490 Gibbon Building
111 South 11th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-955-6161
Fax: 215-923-5507

Zvi Grunwald, MD
Professor and Chair

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