2017 TAO Annual Program Agenda

Otolaryngology Day 1

Presented by the Texas Association of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery under the direction of Nathan W. Hales, MD, San Antonio and Travis Newberry, MD, San Antonio

Friday, May 5, 7:30 am-3 pm

6          AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (requested)
1         ETHICS (requested)

Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  1.  Understand the anatomy and pathophysiology related to dysphagia.
  2. Determine appropriate diagnostic evaluation and interventions for the spectrum of patients with dysphagia.
  3. Review the current recommendations for post-operative pain control after adenotonsillectomy.
  4. Understand current evidence for weight gain after tonsillectomy.
  5. Understand signs and symptoms of physician burnout.
  6. Practice applications to avoiding and overcoming physician burnout.
  7. Review indications and outcomes for cochlear implantation in adults.
  8. Understand current treatment strategies for estuation tube dysfunction.
  9. Determine the appropriate diagnostic evaluation for anosmia.
  10. Review undated American Thyroid Association guidelines for treatment of T1 and T2 papillary thyroid cancers.
  11. Review current options and outcomes for immunotherapy in treatment of advanced head and neck cancer.
  12. Review practical approaches to the hoarseness in adult patients.

7:30-8:30 am              Practical Approaches to Dysphagia in Adults
Kenneth Altman MD, PhD, Director, The Institute for Voice and Swallowing at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

8:30-9 am                   Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy:  Pain and Weight Gain
Joshua Bedwell, MD, Attending Surgeon, Otolaryngology, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston

9-10 am                      Physician Burnout (ETHICS)
Robert Carpenter MD, MPH, Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency Program, Baylor Scott & White, Temple

10-10:30 am               Break

10:30-11 am               Adult Cochlear Implants: When and Why?
Brian P. Perry, MD, Clinical Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio

11-11:30 am               Eustachian Tube Dysfunction: Balloon Dilation
Marc Dean, MD, President and CEO, Otorhinologic Research Institute, Dallas

11:30 am-Noon          Anosmia
Ronald Devere MD, Medical Director, Taste and Smell Disorders Clinic, Austin

Noon-1 pm                 Networking Lunch and Visit to Expo Hall

1-2 pm                        Debate: Lobectomy vs. Total Thyroidectomy
Moderator: Nathan Hales, MD, Head and Neck Surgery, San Antonio Head and Neck Surgical Associates, San Antonio

Alex McKinlay, MD

Joehassin Cordero MD, Professor, Department of Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock

2-2:30 pm                   Head and Neck: Immunotherapies Update
Renata Ferrarotto, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

2:30-3pm                    Endoscopic Airway Management
Michael Underbrink, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston

3:30-5 pm                   Opening General Session

6-8pm                            TAO President’s Reception
The Grove 1611 Lamar St. Houston, TX 77010
In the Southwest corner of Discovery Green Conservancy

 

Otolaryngology Day 2

Presented by the Texas Association of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery under the direction of Nathan W. Hales, MD, San Antonio and Travis Newberry, MD, San Antonio

Saturday, May 6, 9 am-12:30 pm

3          AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (requested)
1          ETHICS (requested)

Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  1. Consider practical applications to the practice of medicine from a life of service as a head and neck surgeon.
  2. Understand why multidisciplinary tracheostomy care is important in reducing tracheostomy complications.
  3. Review key drivers that promote excellence in tracheostomy care.
  4. Discuss practical applications to implement a multidisciplinary tracheostomy care team at their home institution. 
  5. Understand the ethical principles of humanitarian mission work at home and abroad. 
  6. Understand the potential impacts of biofilms in chronic sinusitis.
  7. Review current trends in postoperative care after functional endoscopic sinus surgery.

9-9:30 am                   Legacy Lecture (ETHICS) A Lifetime Dedicated to Head and Neck Surgery: Successes and Challenges
Randal Weber, MD, Professor, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

9:30-10am                  Excellence in Multidisciplinary Tracheostomy Care: Lessons Learned from the Global Tracheostomy Collaborative
Jed Grisel, MD, Co-Founder, Auditory Implant Initiative, Wichita Falls

10-10:30 am               Ethics of Humanitarian Mission Work (ETHICS)
Mark Boston, MD, Pediatric Otolaryngologist, San Antonio

10:30-11 am               Break

11 am-12:30 pm         Postop Care After Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery in 2017:  From Protocol to Personalization
Moderator: Martin Citardi, MD, Professor and Chair of Otorhinolaryngology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston

Phillip Chen MD, Assistant Professor, UT Health Science Center, San Antonio

David Clark, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Baylor Scott and White Health, Temple

William Yao, MD, Assistant Professor, University of Texas McGovern Medical School, Houston

Rachel Arffa, MD, Otolaryngologist, Baylor Scott and White Health, Temple

12:30-12:40 pm        Break

12:40 - 1:30          Product Theater Lunch: Nasal Valve Repair: Implants(no CME)
Phillip Chen, MD, San Antonio
Spirox Sponsored

1:30-2:30 pm              TMA Closing General Session