The conversation begins with “a day in the life” with respect to managing the anti coagulation questions that come up commonly. The contributors swap stories from their time in practice. The conversation moves to protocols, guidelines and also, when where and how to begin bridging.

This piece is divided into two parts, the first being discussion between the panelists and the second, part 2, being questions from the online audience.

Presented by Sol Aronson, tenured Professor at Duke University, with his guests; Angela Bader, Harvard Medical School and Vice Chair of Perioperative Medicine at Mass General Brigham, BobbieJean Sweitzer, Professor of Anesthesiology and Director of Perioperative Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois and Jeanna Blitz, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Director of the Preoperative Anesthesia and Surgery Screening Clinic, Director of Perioperative Medicine Fellowship at Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina.