ERAS: The Multidisciplinary Team

Filmed at the 2019 STS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, Jill Ley of California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco moderates a discussion on the ERAS multidisciplinary team. She is joined by Michael Grant of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, Jon Parmet of Society Hill Anesthesia Consultants in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA, and the University of Pennsylvania, and Min Peter Kim of Houston Methodist Hospital in Texas, USA. They discuss the key components of the ERAS cardiac and thoracic models to manage pain without narcotics and accelerate postoperative recovery, as well as the importance of collaboration and communication among teams in a particular program.