University of Pittsburgh Dental Anesthesiology Legacy Lecture Series

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Meeting Overview

Dental Anesthesiology Legacy Lecture Series The Department of Dental Anesthesiology is pleased to announce the second installment of its Dental Anesthesiology Legacy Lecture Series on October 4 and 5, 2019 in beautiful downtown Pittsburgh. Come celebrate the new Specialty of Dental Anesthesiology with us as this continuing series provides an excellent opportunity for those interested in dental anesthesiology to receive timely, pertinent and high-level continuing education with clinical application.

Date: 10/04/2019 - 10/05/2019

Location: Duquesne Club 325 Sixth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Location: Friday, October 4th 6 - 9 p.m., Saturday, October 5th 8 - 5 p.m.


Meeting Schedule

Program Synopsis (8 CE Hours)


Keynote Address: Dr. James C. Phero

“Crisis Teamwork Synergy in Optimizing Performance: Using Communication, Devices, and Drugs”

Dr. James C. Phero, Anesthesiology Professor Emeritus at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and Past President of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and International Federation of Dental Anesthesiology Societies. He is the recipient of every major award in dental anesthesiology and is a Pitt Alumnus! Dr. Phero has had a long and distinguished career and his talk will reflect his interest in patient safety and teamwork in crisis resource management. 


"Airway Fires-Are My Patients at Risk"

Dr. Christine Quinn (Past President, American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists; Leonard M. Monheim and Jay A. Heidbrink Award Recipient)


“Work, Play, Learn: Dental Anesthesia Mission Trips Abroad”

 Dr. M. Cynthia Fukami (President, American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists)


“Crisis Management-When to Do What”

Dr. Jason W. Brady (Vice-President, American Dental Board of Anesthesiology; Director, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology; Co-developer of Ten Minutes Saves a Life Program)

Resident Presentations by Dr. Benjamin Pritts and Dr. Alexi DeFreitas



Duquesne Club Dress Code Policy

Acceptable attire for men: collared shirts, turtleneck sweaters, knit or golf type shirts with collars, tucked in to tailored trousers or khakis. Ladies may wear blouses or sweaters with tailored skirts or slacks.

No one will be admitted to the Club in unacceptable attire.


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