Fellows / Residents Pre-Conference Course

Program Chair: Sudhir Diwan, MD
Course Directors: Neel Mehta, MD and Andrew Kaufman, MD

Thursday, November 4, 2021

7:00-7:50 AM


7:50-8:00 AM

Welcome Remarks
Sudhir Diwan, MD, Sean Li, MD

Session theme: Making of the best Pain Physician (8:00-10:00 AM)

Moderator: Neel Mehta, MD

8:00-8:20 AM

Training of World Class Pain Physician
Miles Day, MD

8:20-8:40 AM

The flaws in training in the Academic Programs
Christopher Gilligan, MD

8:40-9:00 AM

Impact of COVID 19 on Training and Beyond
Shalini Shah, MD

9:00-9:20 AM

Getting Involved with Clinical Studies and Publications
Sean Li, MD

9:20-10:00 AM

Panel discussion with Leonardo Kapural, MD
Integration of research into clinical practice
Panelist: Sayed Wahezi, MD, Neel Mehta, MD, Karina Gritsenko, MD, Harry Sukumaran, MD, Helen Blake, MD

10:00-10:20 AM

Coffee break

Session Theme: Finished the fellowship: Now what? (10:20-12:00 AM)

Moderator: Andrew Kaufman, MD

10:20-10:40 AM

New Contract Negotiations – Opportunities and Pitfalls
Jennifer Kirschenbaum, Esq.

10:40-11:00 AM

Getting Involved with NYSIPP/NJSIPP and ASIPP
Amol Soin, MD

11:00-11:20 AM

Conflicts of Interests while working with Industries
Andrew Kaufman, MD

11:20-12:00 AM

Panel discussion with Timothy Deer, MD
Transitioning from training to practice
Panelist: Corey Hunter, MD, Andre Mansano, MD, Veronica Carullo, MD, Jaspal Ricky Singh, MD, Sachi Patel, MD

12:00 AM-1:00 PM

Industry Sponsored Fellows Program Lunch
Sponsored by Spine Search

The 2022 job market forecast for interventional pain physicians: What you need to know!
Nicola Hawkinson

No CME Credit Hours Available for this Session.

1:00-5:30 PM

Join the Main Session in Hudson Ballroom

5:40-7:40 PM

Fellows, Residents, PA/NP networking and Presentation
Sponsored by Platinum Sponsor Medtronic

No CME Credit Hours Available for this Session.