The WSSA's Spring Scientific Meeting will be held Saturday, March 7th, 2015 at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle.


Program Information:

The scientific program will feature the following speakers and topics:


7-8am: Registration and Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors


8-10am: Scientific Program

Outside of Anesthesia (NORA)
Wade Weigel, MD
Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center

Perioperative Use of Colloids:IS there an indication?
Steve Greenberg, MD, FCCP
Professor, University of Chicago, Northshore Medical Group

10-10:30am: Coffee Break with Exhibitors


10:30am-12:30pm: Scientific Program

AHA/ACC Guidelines: The "Cardiac Clearance" for Anesthesia
Eliot Fagley, MD
Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center

Pro - Con Debate: Central Lines
Steve Greenberg, MD and Eliot Fagley, MD

12:30-1:30pm: Luncheon with Guest Speaker WSMA President Brian Seppi, MD



Non-CME Resident Only Program
Jody Locke, MD
VP of Anesthesia and Pain Practice Management


WSSA Would Like to Thank the Follow Exhibitors:

abeo improves profitability by maximizing your compensation and practice performance.

OpenTempo provides a staff scheduling and workforce management solution designed specifically for the needs of large medical practices.

QGenda provides Software-as-a-Service that automatically generates optimized physician work schedules to accommodate complex business rules and accurately schedule the appropriate medical provider based on their skill level, specialty, availability, and preferences.

Merck's core values are driven by a desire to improve life, achieve scientific excellence, operate with the highest standards of integrity, expand access to our products and employ a diverse workforce that values collaboration.

Physicians Insurance a Mutual Company
Physicians Insurance serves more than 7,000 members in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and Wyoming, and provides risk-management consulting, continuing medical education, and claims administration services.

Preferred Physicians Medical
Preferred Physicians Medical Risk Retention Group (PPM) is the only company of its kind in America — an anesthesiologist only medical malpractice insurance company — founded by and for anesthesiologists exclusively.

Anesthesia Business Consultants
Anesthesia Business Consultants, LLC (ABC) is the largest physician billing and practice management company specializing exclusively in the practice of anesthesia and pain management.

Edwards Lifesciences
Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company partners with clinicians to develop innovative technologies in the areas of structural heart disease and critical care monitoring that enable them to save and enhance lives.
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
Millions of patients suffer each day from acute and chronic pain. Using our core strengths in development, formulation and manufacturing, as well as through targeted acquisitions, we provide a robust portfolio of analgesics to address pain both in the hospital setting and at home.

Download exhibitor information and registration form

Further information about exhibiting at the Spring Meeting can be found on our
Exhibitor Information Form.