25th Annual Scientific Assembly

Preliminary Scientific Program

Pre-conference activities will take place from March 7-10, 2019

*Speakers, times and dates are subject to change
  Additional Educational Opportunities
  Thursday and Friday, March 7-8, 2019
  7:30am-5:00pm Written Board Review Boot Camp
  Additional Educational Opportunities
  Saturday, March 9, 2019
  7:30am-12:15pm TeachingEM: Improving Your Presentation Skills and Learning Theory You Need to Know
  1:15pm-5:15pm TeachingEM: Improving Feedback, Supporting the Struggling Learner & Big Sick Teaching
  Pre-Conference Courses
  Saturday, March 9, 2019
  7:30am-5:00pm Resuscitation for Emergency Physicians (Two Day Course)
  7:30am-5:00pm Medication Assisted Treatment Waiver Training
Jointly provided by the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry
  8:00am-3:45pm Ultrasound — Beginner
  12:30pm-5:45pm Bleeding to Death? What’s New in Military Hemorrhage Control
Jointly Provided by USAAEM
  Pre-Conference Courses
  Sunday, March 10, 2019
  7:30am-11:00am Resuscitation for Emergency Physicians Cont'd (Two Day Course)
  7:30am-12:00pm ECG in the Emergency Department: Acute Coronary Syndrome and Dysrhythmia
  7:30am-12:05pm 2019 Medical Student Track
  8:00am-12:00pm 2018 LLSA Review Course
  8:00am-12:30pm Ultrasound — Advanced
  12:45pm AAEM19 Scientific Assembly begins

 

*Speakers, times and dates are subject to change | View sessions by topic
Forum 12-14 Welcome
  Moderator(s): TBA
  12:45pm-1:15pm Opening Remarks / President's Welcome / State of the Academy| David A. Farcy, MD FAAEM FCCM
  1:15pm-1:25pm AAEM19 Highlights | Joelle Borhart, MD FAAEM FACEP and Evie G. Marcolini, MD FAAEM FACEP FCCM
Forum 12-14 Plenary
  1:30pm-2:15pm Emergency Cardiology 2019: The Articles You've Got to Know! | Amal Mattu, MD FAAEM
  2:15pm-2:25pm Awards & Announcements | David A. Farcy, MD FAAEM FCCM
  2:45pm-3:30pm Sepsis – New Recommendations | Peter M.C. DeBlieux, MD FAAEM
Forum 12-14 Session 115: Queen of Diamonds
  Moderator(s): R. Gentry Wilkerson, MD FAAEM
  3:40pm-4:10pm Electrocardiography Literature Update | Amal Mattu, MD FAAEM
  4:20pm-4:50pm TBA | Mimi Lu, MD FAAEM
  5:00pm-5:30pm Protecting Physician Employment Through Litigation | Joseph P. Wood, MD JD RDMS MAAEM FAAEM
Augustus V-IV Session 116: Jack of Hearts
  Moderator(s): TBA
  3:40pm-4:10pm The Patient in Extremis: Dysrhythmias Recognition and Management | William J. Brady, MD FAAEM
  4:20pm-4:50pm Critical Care of the Post Cardiac Arrest Patient OR Post - Arrest Care ... Interventions That Save Lives! | Michael E. Winters, MD MBA FAAEM
  5:00pm-5:30pm Happiness Without Harm | Michael A. Nitzberg, MD FAAEM
Forum 15-19 Session 117: Ace of Spades 
  Moderator(s): Julie Vieth, MBChB FAAEM
  3:40pm-4:10pm Building Your Team: Simple Strategies to Improve Team Cohesiveness and Ultimately Help Patients | David J. Carlberg, MD, FAAEM
  4:20pm-4:50pm ED Antimicrobial Essentials | Bryan Hayes, PharmD DABAT FAACT
  5:00pm-5:30pm Changing ED Culture | Kraftin E. Schreyer, MD CMQ FAAEM
Forum 5-8 Session 118: King of Clubs
  Moderator(s): TBA
  3:40pm-4:10pm TBA | George C. Willis, MD FAAEM
  4:20pm-4:50pm Buprenorphine in the ED | Eric M. Ketcham, MD FAAEM FASAM
  5:00pm-5:30pm UTI? No, That Won't Fly: Avoiding Premature Diagnostic Closure in the ED | Matthew P. Borloz, MD FAAEM
Forum 4 Session 119: 21st Annual AAEM /JEM Resident and Student Research Competition
  3:40pm-5:30pm Learn more about this competition.
Forum 9-11 Networking Opportunity
  5:45pm-6:45pm Opening Reception / Exhibit Hall Open

 

*Speakers, times and dates are subject to change | View sessions by topic
TBA Wellness Event
  7:00am AAEM Coffee Crawl. Learn more.
Forum 9 Foyer 7:30am New Attendee Meet-up
Forum 20 Open Mic Competition
  7:45am-12:30pm
3:30pm-6:00pm
Join the Open Mic Competition. Learn more.
Sponsored by the Young Physicians Section
Forum 9-11 Poster Displays
  8:00am-5:30pm Visit the Poster Displays - Abstract Posters and Photo Posters Day 1
Forum 12-14 Plenary
  Moderator(s): Evie Marcolini, MD FAAEM FACEP FCCM
  8:00am-8:45am New Horizons in Trauma Resuscitation | Thomas M. Scalea, MD
  8:45am-9:00am Awards & Announcements | David A. Farcy, MD FAAEM FCCM
  9:00am-9:45am Efficient EM Care of the Child with Special Needs | Ilene Claudius, MD FAAEM FAAP FACEP
Forum 12-14 Session 215: Queen of Diamonds
  Moderator(s): TBA
  10:15am-10:45am Humanism and Professionalism in the Era of Corporate Medicine | Thomas M. Scalea, MD
  10:55am-11:25am TBA
  11:35am-12:05pm Resistant Organisms | Nilesh N. Patel, DO FAAEM FACOEP
Augustus I Session 216: Jack of Hearts
  Moderator(s): TBA
  10:15am-10:45am AV Blocks: What Your Residency Probably Never Taught You! | Jerry W. Jones, MD FAAEM
  10:55am-11:25am Under Pressure – How Not to Miss Compartment Syndrome | Michael C. Bond, MD FAAEM FACEP
  11:35am-12:05pm TBA | Michael L. Epter, DO FAAEM
Forum 15-19 Session 217: Ace of Spades
  Moderator(s): TBA
  10:15am-10:45am Tubes for Tots | Jennifer Fisher-Repanshek, MD FAAEM
  10:55am-11:25am TBA | Lisa A. Moreno-Walton, MD MS MSCR FAAEM
  11:35am-12:05pm TBA
Forum 5-8 Session 218: Breve Dulce
  Moderator(s): Laura J. Bontempo, MD MEd FAAEM
  10:15am-10:25am Getting Under Their Skin: Using Ultrasound to Aid in Diagnosis of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections | Allison Zanaboni, MD
  10:25am-10:35am If MacGyver was an Emergency Physician | Amy F. Ho, MD
  10:35am-10:45am Lab Tests: Common Assumptions that May Hurt Patients | Andrew W. Phillips, MD MEd FAAEM
  10:45am-10:55am The Obese Airway - Preventing the Clean Kill | Brian Parker, MD
  10:55am-11:05am To Scan or Not to Scan: That is the Question | Elizabeth PD Pontius, MD, RDMS, FAAEM
  11:05am-11:15am Traumatic Ocular Emergencies | Gregory Patek, MD OD FAAEM
  11:15am-11:25am Compassionate Extubation: Not Just Pulling the Plug | David H. Wang, MD
  11:25am-11:35am Checking Urine in Infants: Who, How, and Why | Ilene Claudius, MD FAAEM FAAP FACEP
  11:35am-11:45am Narcotic Abuse in America: Past, Present and Future | James R. Gill, MD MBA FAAEM
  11:45am-11:55am Afib Cardioversion in the ED: A Shocking New Approach | Laura J. Bontempo, MD MEd FAAEM
  11:55am-12:05pm Don't Get Angry - Get MAD! Intranasal Medications in the Adult Patient | Jeffery A. Baker, MD FAAEM
  Lunch
  12:00pm-1:30pm Lunch - on your own. Please visit the Exhibit Hall.
Forum 12-14 Plenary
  Moderator(s): Frank Christopher, MD FAAEM
  1:30pm-2:15pm Essential Resuscitation Articles 2018-2019 | Corey M. Slovis, MD FAAEM FACP FACEP
  2:30pm-2:40pm Awards & Announcements | David A. Farcy, MD FAAEM FCCM
Forum 12-14 AAEM Candidates' Forum
  2:40pm-3:25pm 2019 Candidates' Forum | Organized by the Past Presidents Council
Forum 9-11 Wellness Event
  3:30pm-4:00pm New Attendee Q&A
Forum 12-14 Session 265: Queen of Diamonds
  Moderator(s): William Goldenberg, MD FAAEM
  4:00pm-4:30pm Resuscitate Before You Intubate: Intubating the Critically Ill and Unstable Patient | Haney Mallemat, MD FAAEM
  4:40pm-5:10pm TBA | William K. Mallon, MD DTMH FAAEM FACEP
  5:10pm-5:50pm There Will Be Blood: Care of the Bleeding Patient on a DOAC | R. Gentry Wilkerson, MD FAAEM
Augustus I Session 266: Jack of Hearts
  Moderator(s): Julie Vieth, MBChB FAAEM
  4:00pm-4:30pmm Where's the Baby? | Elizabeth PD Pontius, MD, RDMS FAAEM
  4:40pm-5:10pm What's in My Bag: Preparing the Emergency Physician for the Sideline | Korin B. Hudson, MD FAAEM
  5:10pm-5:50pm Care of the Homeless Patient | Christopher I. Doty, MD FAAEM
Forum 15-19 Session 267: Ace of Spades
  Moderator(s): TBA
  4:00pm-4:30pm Epistaxis: Causes and Cures | Laura J. Bontempo, MD MEd FAAEM
  4:40pm-5:10pm When Disaster Strikes: Moving Forward After a Major Event | Michael P. Jones, MD FAAEM FACEP
  5:10pm-5:50pm Four Danger Words: Guaranteed Ways to Jeopardize Patients, Pay For Your Attorney's Kid's Bar Mitzvah, and Land You On A Therapist's Couch For Years | Howard Blumstein, MD FAAEM
Forum 5-8 Session 268: Breve Dulce
  Moderator(s): Sarah B. Dubbs, MD FAAEM and Shern L. Rudinsky, MD FAAEM
  4:00pm-4:10pm Hyperacute Management of Massive Upper GI Bleed | Jennifer Fisher-Repanshek, MD FAAEM
  4:10pm-4:20pm Four Years of Legalized Marijuana | Karen A. Randall, DO FAAEM
  4:20pm-4:30pm High Risk Back Pain - Spinal Epidural Abscess | Ketan Patel, MD
  4:30pm-4:40pm Medical Apps to Help Your Clinical Practice | Michael C. Bond, MD FAAEM FACEP
  4:40pm-4:50pm The Subclavian Line - the Resuscitation Line of Champions | Jason Hine, MD FAAEM
  4:50pm-5:00pm Patient in Cardiac Arrest Has a Dilated Right Ventricle. It's a Massive PE, Right? | Matthew L. Wong, MD MPH FAAEM
  5:00pm-5:10pm Is There a Doctor on the Plane? | Sherri L. Rudinsky, MD FAAEM
  5:10pm-5:20pm Feel the Heat - Thermal Imaging in the ED | Michael S. Pulia, MD MS FAAEM
  5:20pm-5:30pm Pitfalls of Vanc/Zosyn | Michael E. Takacs, MD MS FAAEM
  5:30pm-5:40pm That's a Loooong QT | Katrina Kissman, MD FAAEM
  5:40pm-5:50pm Can I Send That Neutropenic Fever Home? | Sarah B. Dubbs, MD FAAEM
Forum 21 Session 270: AAEM/RSA & WestJEM Competition
  3:45pm-5:45pm AAEM/RSA & Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health Research Competition. Learn more.
Forum 22-23 Networking Opportunity
  7:00pm-9:30pm Airway at AAEM Storytelling Event. Learn more.

 

*Speakers, times and dates are subject to change | View sessions by topic
TBA Wellness Event
  7:30am Mindfulness Session. Learn more.
Forum 9-11 Poster Displays
  8:00am-5:30pm Visit the Poster Displays - Photo Posters Day 2 and YPS Posters
Forum 12-14 Keynote
  Moderator(s): TBA
  8:00am-8:45am Keynote: Water and Stars | Matthew Wetschler, MD
  8:45am-9:00am Awards & Announcements | David A. Farcy, MD FAAEM FCCM
Forum 12-14 AAEM Town Hall Meeting
  9:00am-9:45am AAEM Town Hall | Organized by the Past Presidents Council
Forum 12-14 Session 315: Queen of Diamonds
  Moderator(s): Michael G. Buscher, Jr., DO FAAEM
  10:15am-10:45am Anaphylaxis: State of the Art Management for 2019 | Corey M. Slovis, MD FAAEM FACP FACEP
  10:55am-11:25am You've Been Sued: Resilience Strategies for Litigation Stress | Manish Garg, MD FAAEM
  11:35am-12:05pm EM Critical Care: What Happens in the ED...Does Not Stay in the ED | Heatherlee Bailey, MD FAAEM FCCM
Augustus I Session 316: Jack of Hearts
  Moderator(s): Teresa M. Ross, MD FAAEM
  10:15am-10:45am Code Crimson: Immediate Management of Post Partum Hemorrhage | Joelle Borhart, MD FAAEM FACEP
  10:55am-11:25am Stoned! The Highs and Lows of Managing Nephrolithiasis | Mark Magee, MD
  11:35am-12:05pm The Grey Zone: When Doing Leads to Harm  | Genese Lamare, MD FAAEM
Forum 15-19 Session 317: Small Group Clinics
  Moderator(s): Siamak Moayedi, MD FAAEM
  10:15am-10:45am Ultrasound Guided IV Access | Allison Zanaboni, MD
  10:55am-11:25am LVADs: Be Not Afraid | Andrew W. Phillips, MD MEd FAAEM
  11:35am-12:05pm Complicated Vaginal Delivery | Eric M. Steinberg, DO
    Advance registration is required for Small Group Clinics. Learn more.
Forum 5-8 Session 318: Breve Dulce
  Moderator(s): Jennifer Fisher-Repanshek, MD FAAEM and Zachary Repanshek, MD FAAEM
  10:15am-10:25am Lactate Schmactate: Less than Lethal Causes of Hyperlactatemia | Matthew D. Zuckerman, MD FAAEM
  10:25am-10:35am Five Things to Know About Antihistamines | Zachary Repanshek, MD FAAEM
  10:35am-10:45am Point of Care Resiliency | Robert P. Lam, MD FAAEM
  10:45am-10:55am Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest: Where Are We Now? | Genese Lamare, MD FAAEM
  10:55am-11:05am Three Things to Do for Every Patient Above 75 | Danya Khoujah, MBBS FAAEM
  11:05am-11:15am Syncope Made Easy as 1-2-3 | Andrew Grock, MD FAAEM
  11:15am-11:25am TXA: Swiss Army Knife of Bleeding | Richard M. Pescatore II, DO FAAEM
  11:25am-11:35am Pregnant & Puking | Julie Vieth, MBChB FAAEM
  11:35am-11:45am The Dark Side of the NSAID's - When Dose Makes a Difference | Sergey M. Motov, MD FAAEM
  11:45am-11:55am Air Under Pressure: Go Big or Go Home  | Rahul Bhat, MD FAAEM
  11:55am-12:05pm Reading CT Perfusion Scans | Ryan P. Radecki, MD MS FAAEM
Forum 20-21 Session 319: RSA Track: Residency to the Real World: The Missing Curriculum
  Moderator(s): Trisha Morshed, MD
  10:15am-10:45am Nuts and Bolts: Formulating Your Resume, CV & Promotion Portfolio | Megan Healy, MD FAAEM
  10:55am-11:25am Job Interviewing Like a Pro | Mark Reiter, MD MBA FAAEM
  11:35am-12:05pm TBA
  Lunch
  12:05pm-1:30pm Lunch - on your own.
  12:00pm-1:30pm Women in EM Networking Lunch. Registration Coming Soon!
Forum 12-14 Session 325: Queen of Diamonds
  Moderator(s): Jack C. Perkins, Jr., MD FAAEM
  1:30pm-2:40pm Oncology Patient Perspective Panel | Jack C. Perkins Jr., MD FAAEM
Learn more.
  2:50pm-3:20pm Can We Get Better With That Painful Sickling? - Advances in ED Management of Vaso - Occlusive Crisis | Sergey M. Motov, MD FAAEM
Augustus I Session 326: Jack of Hearts
  Moderator(s): Teresa M. Ross, MD FAAEM
  1:30pm-2:00pm The Next Wave: What Every Emergency Physician Needs to Know about Palliative Care | Mari Siegel, MD FAAEM FACEP
  2:10pm-2:40pm Conquering Gastroparesis: How I Learned to Love Caring for Chronic Abdominal Pain and Vomiting | Zachary Repanshek, MD FAAEM
  2:50pm-3:20pm Sedation for the Agitated Patient | Kevin C. Reed, MD FAAEM
Forum 15-19 Session 327: Small Group Clinics
  Moderator(s): Siamak Moayedi, MD FAAEM
  1:30pm-2:00pm Sedation Free Joint Reductions | Siamak Moayedi, MD FAAEM
  2:10pm-2:40pm Vent Management | Skyler A. Lentz, MD
  2:50pm-3:20pm Shades of Gray Matter: Neuroimaging in the ED | Wan-Tsu W. Chang, MD FAAEM
    Advance registration is required for Small Group Clinics. Learn more.
Forum 5-8 Session 328: King of Clubs
  Moderator(s): TBA
  1:30pm-2:00pm TBA | David A. Farcy, MD FAAEM FCCM
  2:10pm-2:40pm The ESI 3 ED | Joseph R. Twanmoh, MD MBA FAAEM
  2:50pm-3:20pm Fever in the Returning Traveler | Rebecca Liggin, MD FAAP FAAEM FACEP
Forum 20-21 Session 329: RSA Track: Residency to the Real World: The Missing Curriculum
  Moderator(s): Trisha Morshed, MD
  1:30pm-2:00pm Easing the Transition to Attending | Gus M. Garmel, MD FAAEM FACEP
  2:10pm-2:40pm Arriving At Your New Job | Jonathan S. Jones, MD FAAEM
  2:50pm-3:20pm TBA
Forum 12-14 Session 330: Queen of Diamonds
  Moderator(s): Michael E. Takacs, MD MS FAAEM
  3:50pm-4:20pm Reprising the EM Literature 2018-2019 | Ryan P. Radecki, MD MS FAAEM
  4:30pm-5:00pm Death Begins in CT for Patients with Necrotizing Fasciitis | Jack C. Perkins Jr., MD FAAEM
  5:10pm-5:40pm Ultrasound in the Community: Ain't Nobody Got Time for That! | Mark A. Newberry, DO FAAEM
Augustus I Session 331: Jack of Hearts
  Moderator(s): TBA
  3:50pm-4:20pm Caring for the Amish Population | Julie Vieth, MBChB FAAEM
  4:30pm-5:00pm Right Ventricular Failure | Susan R. Wilcox, MD FAAEM
  5:10pm-5:40pm Biomarkers in the ED | Nilesh N. Patel, DO FAAEM FACOEP
Forum 15-19 Session 332: Small Group Clinics
  Moderator(s): Siamak Moayedi, MD FAAEM
  3:50pm-4:20pm LVADs: Be Not Afraid | Andrew W. Phillips, MD MEd FAAEM
  4:30pm-5:00pm Vent Management | Skyler A. Lentz, MD
  5:10pm-5:40pm Complicated Vaginal Delivery | Eric M. Steinberg, DO
    Advance registration is required for Small Group Clinics. Learn more.
Forum 5-8 Session 333: King of Clubs
  Moderator(s): TBA
  3:50pm-4:20pm The Pressure is On!: Hypertensive Emergencies - Their Presentations, Involved organs, and Targeted Treatment | Jason Hine, MD FAAEM
  4:30pm-5:00pm Stroke Update 2019 | Karen Greenberg, DO FAAEM
  5:10pm-5:40pm Discharge Planning for Your Geriatric Patient | Danya Khoujah, MBBS FAAEM
Forum 20-21 Session 334: RSA Track: Residency to the Real World: The Missing Curriculum
  Moderator(s): Trisha Morshed, MD
  3:50pm-5:40pm AAEM/RSA Ultrasound Session | Molly Mulflur, MD FAAEM
*Pre-registration required – limited spots available.
Forum 22-23 Networking Opportunity
  6:00pm-7:30pm DIVE into AAEM Social Event

 

*Speakers, times and dates are subject to change | View sessions by topic
Forum 12-14 Plenary
  Moderator(s): Christopher I. Doty, MD FAAEM
  8:00am-8:45am Neurology Updates | Evie G. Marcolini, MD FAAEM FACEP FCCM
  8:45am-9:00am Awards & Announcements | David A. Farcy, MD FAAEM FCCM
  9:00am-9:45am Critical Care in Review | Haney Mallemat, MD FAAEM
Forum 12-14 Session 411: Queen of Diamonds 
  Moderator(s): TBA
  10:15am-10:45am State of Shock - Managing Refractory Shock Like a Rock Star | Maite A. Huis in 't Veld, MD FAAEM
  10:55am-11:25am Cue the Thunder and Lightning: Thyroid Storm | Molly K. Estes, MD FAAEM
  11:35am-12:05pm Nontraumatic Back Pain: Reasons Why It Should Tighten Your Sphincter | Rahul Bhat, MD FAAEM
Augustus I Session 412: Jack of Hearts
  Moderator(s): Jack C. Perkins, Jr., M FAAEM
  10:15am-10:45am EMS: Stroke? More Than Six Hours? BYPASS, BYPASS! | Kerry Ahrens, MD FAAEM and Robert P. Zemple IV, MD FAAEM
  10:55am-11:25am Code Dynamics | Ashika Jain, MD FAAEM FACEP
  11:35am-12:05pm The Marijuana Train is Coming: What to Do When it Comes to Your State | Matthew D. Zuckerman, MD FAAEM
Forum 5-8 Session 413: King of Clubs
  Moderator(s): TBA
  10:15am-10:45am Hidden Medicolegal Pitfalls | Matthew C. DeLaney, MD FAAEM
  10:55am-11:25am "Medic 24 Calling!" A Practical Approach to Providing Direct Medical Oversight | Jose V. Nable, MD MS NRP FAAEM
  11:35am-12:05pm Are You Safe to Go Home?  Screening for Suicidality in Pediatric ED Patients | Emily C. MacNeill, MD
Forum 9-11 Session 414: Ace of Spades
  Moderator(s): Michael E. Takacs, MD MS FAAEM
  10:15am-10:45am Do No Harm (and Convince your Colleagues): Asymptomatic Hypertension in the ED | Jonathan S. Jones, MD FAAEM
  10:55am-11:25am The Digital Revolution in Emergency Medicine:  Telemedicine and Innovation | Christopher S. Russi, DO, FACEP
  11:35am-12:05pm Opioid Masterclass | Richard M. Pescatore II, DO FAAEM