2021 SOAP Japanese Symposium
Host: Advancing Obstetric Anesthesia in Japan and Beyond Joint Symposium 

A joint symposium of the Japanese Association for Perinatal Anesthesiology (JAPA), Japan Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (JSOAP), Japanese Association for Labor Analgesia (JALA) and Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (SOAP)

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SOAP has a long and proud history sharing knowledge and best practices in our obstetric anesthesia with colleagues from around the world.  We are pleased to be partnering with three Japanese Societies for this 2021 Virtual SOAP/Japanese Symposium.

Dates
May 21-22, 2021 (United States)
May 22-23, 2021 (Japan) 


Partnering Organizations
Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (SOAP)
Japan Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology
Japanese Association for Labor Analgesia
Japanese Association for Perinatal Anesthesiology


Schedule & Faculty

Friday, May 21, 2021
United States (times are listed in U.S. Eastern Time)  
7:00pm - 7:05pm Introductions
Ruth Landau, MD - SOAP President
Yasuko Nagasaka, MD
7:05pm - 7:10pm  Session Moderators
Lisa Leffert, MD & Yasuko Nagasaka, MD
7:10pm - 7:30pm  Japanese Association for Labor Analgesia
Nobuya Unno, MD 
7:30pm - 7:50pm  U.S. Perspective:
Data to Report Delivery, Postpartum Morbidity/Mortality
Current Maternal Safety Issues in the U.S.
Brian Bateman, MD
 7:50pm - 7:55pm   BREAK with Music from Naida Cole, MD
 7:55pm - 8:15pm European Perspective:
Data to Report Delivery, Postpartum Morbidity/Mortality
Current Maternal Safety Issues in Europe
Carolyn Weiniger, MD
 8:15pm - 8:35pm Japanese Perspective:
Data to Report Delivery, Postpartum Morbidity/Mortality
Current Maternal Safety Issues in Japan
Masayuki Endo, MD & Rie Kato, MD 
 8:35pm - 8:55pm  WHO-WFSA International Standards for Providing Safe Anesthesia
Mauricio Vasco Ramirez, MD
 8:55pm - 9:00pm Summary of the Day
Ruth Landau, MD - SOAP President & Yasuko Nagasaka, MD 
 Saturday, May 22, 2021
United States (times are listed in U.S. Eastern Time)   
 7:00pm - 7:05pm Labor Analgesia: Current Environment in Japan and the World
William Camann, MD & Tomoko Yorozu, MD 
 7:05pm - 7:25pm  What Do Japanese Parturients Want?
Makoto Tokiwa, MD
 7:25pm - 7:40pm  American Board of Anesthesiology
Robert Gaiser, MD 
 7:40pm - 7:55pm  Developing a Fellowship Program for Obstetric Anesthesia
Michaela Farber, MD
 7:55pm - 8:10pm  Centers of Excellence (COE): Provision of SOAP Centers of Excellence in US
Brendan Carvalho, MD - SOAP COE Committee Chair 
 8:10pm - 8:25pm  Centers of Excellence (COE): Provision of SOAP Centers of Excellence in Japan
Hiroyuki Sumikura, MD 
 8:25pm - 8:40pm Centers of Excellence (COE): National Center for Child Health and Development
Reiko Ohara, MD
8:40pm - 8:55pm Joint Discussion: Centers of Excellence (COE)
Brendan Carvalho, MD - SOAP COE Committee Chair 
Hiroyuki Sumikura, MD 
Reiko Ohara, MD
 8:55pm - 9:00pm Summary of the Day - Closing
Ruth Landau, MD - SOAP President & Yasuko Nagasaka, MD 
 

Cost/Fees

SOAP 2021 Annual Meeting registrants = $0 (included in 2021 Annual Meeting registration, no need to re-register)
SOAP Members = $40 USD
SOAP Non-Members = $50 USD
Japanese Attendees from partnering organizations = $40 USD equivalent


 Register Now

Deadline to register is May 17, 2021
Complimentary for SOAP 2021 Annual Meeting registrants (full-meeting registrants)

CME Hours

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology. The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The deadline for claiming credit for this live activity is Dec. 31, 2021, 11:59 p.m. CT.