26th Annual Scientific Assembly

Health Policy in Emergency Medicine Symposium (HPEM)

Sunday, April 19, 2020 
8:00am-4:00pm

 

Course Description

Are you new to advocacy efforts on the Hill? Network and engage with AAEM & AAEM/RSA in a day of learning about health policy and political advocacy at HPEM. Get an introduction to the advocacy process. No prior hill experience necessary. Acquire hands-on experience in the congressional process and what affects you as an emergency provider.

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Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Emergency Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The American Academy of Emergency Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Course Fee

This session is open to AAEM members only.

  • AAEM Member: Early Bird $100 | Late (after March 20): $100              
  • AAEM/RSA Resident Member: Early Bird $25 | Late (after March 20): $25
  • Medical Student Member: Early Bird $25 | Late (after March 20): $25

Registration opens Fall 2019

 

Tentative Course Schedule

Sunday, April 19, 2020

8:00am-8:30am                         

Welcome and Thanks / Open Networking Time
David A. Farcy, MD FAAEM FCCM and Haig Aintablian, MD

8:30am-9:10am                 

Buprenorphine & Opioid Updates
Gabriel Stahl, MD

9:10am-9:30am

Prudent Layperson Standard
Robert M. McNamara, MD MAAEM FAAEM

9:40am-10:20am

Balanced/Surprise Billing & EM Compensation
Andy Walker III, MD FAAEM

10:30am-11:20am

Due Process
Joe Wood, MD JD MAAEM FAAEM

11:30am-12:20pm

The Rise of Midlevel Providers and How Our Specialty is Handling It
Haig Aintablian, MD  

12:20pm-1:10pm

Panel: Midlevel Providers (Lunch)
Evie Marcolini, MD FAAEM FACEP FCCM; Robert M. McNamara, MD MAAEM FAAEM; Lisa A. Moreno, MD MS MSCR FAAEM FIFEM; Julie Vieth, MBChB FAAEM; and Haig Aintablian, MD

1:10pm-2:00pm

EM Workforce/CMGs Running Residencies
Mark Reiter, MD MBA FAAEM

2:10pm-3:00pm

Gun Violence
Gregory Jasani, MD and Kersti Bellardi

3:10pm-4:00pm

Closing Remarks: Being the Best Advocate
Arizona Representative Amish Mahendra Shah, MD FAAEM

*Schedule subject to change.

 

Course Director

Haig Aintablian, MD
AAEM/RSA President

 

Faculty

Kersti Bellardi
Member, AAEM Resident and Student Association Advocacy Committee; Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Pomona, CA

David A. Farcy, MD FAAEM FCCM
President, American Academy of Emergency Medicine; Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL

Gregory Jasani, MD
Chair, AAEM Resident and Student Association Advocacy Committee; Resident, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Evie Marcolini, MD FAAEM FCCM
Board of Directors, American Academy of Emergency Medicine; Assistant Professor of Surgery and Neurology; Director of Critical Care Education, Emergency Medicine, University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, VT

Amish Mahendra Shah, MD FAAEM
Arizona Representative, Phoenix, AZ

Robert M. McNamara, MD MAAEM FAAEM
Chief Medical Officer, AAEM Physician Group; Chairman Department of Emergency Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Lisa A. Moreno, MD MS MSCR FAAEM FIFEM
President-Elect, AAEM; Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director of Research and Director of Diversity for the Section of Emergency Medicine at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA

Mark Reiter, MD MBA FAAEM
Past President, American Academy of Emergency Medicine; Academic Chair/Residency Director, University of Tennessee-Murfreesboro/Nashville; CEO, Emergency Excellence, Brentwood, TN

Gabriel Stahl, MD
At-Large Board Member, Advocacy Committee Board Liaison, AAEM Resident and Student Association
Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Julie Vieth, MBChB FAAEM
Emergency Physician, Canton-Potsdam Hospital, South Burlington, VT

Andy Walker III, MD FAAEM
Professor of Emergency Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, semi-retired, Signal Mountain, TN

Joseph Wood, MD JD MAAEM FAAEM
Emergency Medicine Department, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Scottsdale, AZ