27th Annual Scientific Assembly

Preliminary Scientific Program

*Speakers, times, and dates are subject to change
  Pre-Conference Course
Illinois Central / New York Central 7:30am-12:05pm 2021 Medical Student Track (Pre-registration required. Learn more.)
  Attendee Resources
Grand Foyer 7:00am-6:00pm Registration Desk
Wabash Cannonball Room 7:00am-6:00pm Wellness Room. Learn more.
Switchman 7:00am-5:00pm Speakers' Lounge
Grand EF Welcome/Opening Session
  12:45pm-1:15pm Opening Remarks / President's Welcome / State of the Academy | Lisa A. Moreno, MD MS MSCR FAAEM FIFEM
  1:15pm-1:25pm AAEM21 Highlights | Laura J. Bontempo, MD MEd FAAEM; Jack C. Perkins, Jr., MD FAAEM; Julie Vieth, MBChB FAAEM; and George C. Willis, MD FAAEM
  1:25pm-1:35pm Awards & Announcements | Lisa A. Moreno, MD MS MSCR FAAEM FIFEM
Grand EF Plenary
  Moderator(s): TBA
  1:35pm-2:15pm COVID-19 Panel: Lessons Learned from the Pandemic | Moiz Qureshi, MD MBA; Nadeem U. Qureshi, MD FAAP FCCM; and Susan R. Wilcox, MD FAAEM
  2:25pm-3:10pm Overcoming Self-Judgment with Self-Compassion | Al'ai Alvarez, MD FAAEM
Grand Foyer Networking Opportunity
  3:10pm-3:40pm Break
Grand EF Session 115
  Moderator(s): TBA
  3:40pm-4:00pm Critical ENT Hemorrhage | Laura J. Bontempo, MD MEd FAAEM
  4:10pm-4:30pm High Risk Medicolegal Pitfalls | Matthew C. DeLaney, MD FAAEM
  4:40pm-5:30pm TBA
Grand ABC Session 120
  Moderator(s): TBA
  3:40pm-5:00pm Remember That Patient You Saw Two Days Ago? | Elisabeth Calhoun, MD; Molly K. Estes, MD FACEP FAAEM; Jessica K. Fujimoto, MD; Melissa Myers, MD FAAEM; and Andrew W. Phillips, MD MEd FAAEM
  5:10pm-5:30pm Reducing Healthcare Disparities in Emergency Medicine Panel | Manish Garg, MD FAAEM; Lisa A. Moreno, MD MS MSCR FAAEM FIFEM; and Veronica T. Tucci, MD JD FAAEM
Grand D Session 125
  Moderator(s): TBA
  3:40pm-4:00pm Rookie Mistakes: What I Learned After Residency | Al'ai Alvarez, MD FAAEM
  4:10pm-4:30pm Transgender Patients in the Emergency Department | Erick Eiting, MD MPH MMM FAAEM
  4:40pm-5:00pm Contract Review: Pitfalls to Avoid | Robert M. McNamara, MD MAAEM FAAEM and Mark Reiter, MD MBA MAAEM FAAEM
  5:10pm-5:30pm Smaller Patient, Bigger Complications — Post Bariatric Surgery Complications | Brian Parker, MD MS FAAEM
Regency A 24th Annual AAEM/JEM Resident and Student Research Competition Oral Abstracts
  Moderator(s): TBA
  3:30pm-5:30pm Learn more about this competition.
Midway West Networking Opportunity
  5:45pm-6:45pm Opening Reception

 

*Speakers, times, and dates are subject to change
  Attendee Resources
Grand Foyer 7:30am-5:45pm Registration Desk
Wabash Cannonball Room 7:30am-5:45pm Wellness Room. Learn more.
Switchman Room 7:30am-5:00pm Speakers' Lounge
Wabash Cannonball Room Wellness Event
  6:30am-7:30am Early Risers Yoga. Learn more.
Illinois Central / New York Central Open Mic Competition (sponsored by the Young Physicians Section)
  Moderator(s): TBA
  7:45am-6:00pm Join the Open Mic Competition. Learn more.
Exhibit Hall Poster Displays
  8:00am-5:00pm Visit the Poster Displays — Day 1
Grand EF Plenary
  Moderator(s): TBA
  8:00am-8:45am Agitation in the Pediatric Emergency Department | Ilene Claudius, MD FAAEM FAAP FACEP
Grand EF Session 205: Meeting of the Minds
  Moderator(s): Harman S. Gill, MD FAAEM
  8:45am-9:15am Literature Review Pro/Con Debate and Q&A | Ilene Claudius, MD FAAEM FAAP FACEP and Mimi Lu, MD FAAEM
  9:15am-9:25am But You Have to Deal with the Parents - Tips and Tricks for Managing the Difficult Parent | Kathleen M. Stephanos, MD FAAEM
  9:25am-9:30am Expert Q&A | Ilene Claudius, MD FAAEM FAAP FACEP
  9:30am-9:40am EVALI: The Other Pulmonary Epidemic Before the Pandemic | Stephanie Goike Schley, MD FAAEM
  9:40am-9:45am Expert Q&A | Mimi Lu, MD FAAEM
Grand D Session 210: Small Group Clinic
  Moderator(s): Siamak Moayedi, MD FAAEM
  8:45am-9:30am LVAD Management | Andrew W. Phillips, MD MEd FAAEM
    Advance registration is required for Small Group Clinics. Learn more.
Grand Foyer Networking Opportunity
  9:45am-10:15am Break — Visit the Exhibit Hall
Grand EF Session 215: Meeting of the Minds
  Moderator(s): Harman S. Gill, MD FAAEM
  10:15am-10:45am Literature Review Pro/Con Debate and Q&A | Mohamed Hagahmed, MD FAAEM and Corey M. Slovis, MD FAAEM FACP FACEP
  10:45am-10:55am The Obese Airway - Preventing the Clean Kill | Brian Parker, MD MS FAAEM
  10:55am-11:00am Expert Q&A | Mohamed Hagahmed, MD FAAEM
  11:00am-11:10am Gaining Back Control of the Chaotic Resuscitation | Eric M. Steinberg, DO MEHP FAAEM
  11:10am-11:15am Expert Q&A | Corey M. Slovis, MD FAAEM FACP FACEP
Grand EF Plenary
  Moderator(s): TBA
  11:15am-12:00pm The Most Important EMS Articles of the Past 18 Months for Emergency Physicians | Corey M. Slovis, MD FAAEM FACP FACEP
  Lunch
  12:05pm-1:30pm Lunch — On Your Own. Please visit the Exhibit Hall.
Grand EF Town Hall
  1:30pm-2:30pm AAEM Town Hall (Organized by the Past Presidents' Council)
Grand Foyer Networking Opportunity
  2:30pm-3:00pm Break — Visit the Exhibit Hall
Grand EF Awards
  3:00pm-3:15pm Awards & Announcements | Lisa A. Moreno, MD MS MSCR FAAE FIFEM
Grand D Session 255: Small Group Clinic
  Moderator(s): Siamak Moayedi, MD FAAEM
  3:20pm-4:05pm Complex Vaginal Delivery | Eric M. Steinberg, DO MEHP FAAEM
    Advance registration is required for Small Group Clinics. Learn more.
Regency A Session 260
  Moderator(s): TBA
  3:15pm-3:35pm The Mental Health Strategies & Toll During The COVID-19 Pandemic: A New York Experience | Manish Garg, MD FAAEM
  3:45pm-4:05pm TBA | Christopher Colbert, DO FAAEM
Grand EF Session 265: Breve Dulce
  Moderator(s): TBA
  3:15pm-3:25pm TBA
  3:25pm-3:35pm Pediatric Dental Trauma | Daphne M. Morrison Ponce, MD FAAEM
  3:35pm-3:45pm Balanced Solutions in the Management of Hypovolemic Hyperkalemia | George C. Willis, MD FAAEM
  3:45pm-3:55pm EMploying EMpathy in EMergency Medicine Training: Mitigating Future Resident Burnout | Mohamad A. Moussa, MD FAAEM
  3:55pm-4:05pm Hemoptysis: Pearls and Pitfalls | Megan Healy, MD FAAEM
Burlington / Frisco AAEM/RSA and Western Journal of Emergency Medicine Population Health Research Competition Oral Abstracts
  3:45pm-6:00pm Learn more about this competition.
Grand EF Plenary
  Moderator(s): TBA
  4:15pm-5:00pm What's New in Pediatrics | Mimi Lu, MD FAAEM
Grand EF Session 285: Breve Dulce
  Moderator(s): TBA
  5:00pm-5:10pm Visualizing Your Code in Real Time  |  Roberta J. Pritchard, MD
  5:10pm-5:20pm COVID Cure Worse Than the Disease | Matthew D. Zuckerman, MD FAAEM
  5:20pm-5:30pm Under Pressure: Don't Forget About the Other ACS | Mohamed Hagahmed, MD FAAEM
  5:30pm-5:40pm Gabapentin for Mild to Moderate Alcohol Withdrawal: Why (and How) You Should Use It | Gregory Patek, MD OD FAAEM
Grand D Session 290: Small Group Clinic
  Moderator(s): Siamak Moayedi, MD FAAEM
  5:00pm-5:40pm Complex Vaginal Delivery | Eric M. Steinberg, DO MEHP FAAEM
    Advance registration is required for Small Group Clinics. Learn more.
Grand D Session 295
  Moderator(s): TBA
  5:00pm-5:40pm TBA
Grand D Networking Opportunities
  7:00pm-9:30pm Airway at AAEM Storytelling. Learn more.

 

*Speakers, times, and dates are subject to change
  Attendee Resources
Grand Foyer 7:30am-5:45pm Registration Desk
Wabash Cannonball Room 7:30am-5:45pm Wellness Room. Learn more.
Switchman Room 7:30am-5:00pm Speakers' Lounge
  Wellness Event
  7:00am-7:55am Wellness 5K Fun Run and Walk. Learn more.
Exhibit Hall Poster Displays
  8:00am-5:00pm Visit the Poster Displays — Day 2
Grand EF Awards
  8:00am-8:15am Awards & Announcements | Lisa A. Moreno, MD MS MSCR FAAEM FIFEM
Grand EF Keynote Address
  Moderator(s): TBA
  8:15am-8:45am The "Upstream" Transformation of Healthcare: Leveraging Emergency Medicine | Thea L. James, MD
Grand EF Awards
  8:45am-9:00am Awards & Announcements | Lisa A. Moreno, MD MS MSCR FAAEM FIFEM
Grand EF Candidates' Forum
  9:00am-9:45am AAEM Candidates' Forum (Organized by the Past Presidents' Council)
Grand Foyer Networking Opportunity
  9:45am-10:15am Break — Visit the Exhibit Hall
Grand EF Session 320
  Moderator(s): TBA
  10:15am-10:25am Non Opioid Pain Management in the ED | Sergey M. Motov, MD FAAEM
  10:45am-11:05am TBA | Bob Zemple IV, MD FAAEM
  11:15am-11:35am Sweet Kids: Updates in Pediatric DKA | Mimi Lu, MD FAAEM
  11:45am-12:05pm Stroke Updates for Acute Intervention | Bruce M. Lo, MD MBA RDMS FAAEM
Grand ABC Session 325
  Moderator(s): TBA
  10:15am-10:25am EPs vs NPPs - What's All the Fuss? | Julie Vieth, MBChB FAAEM
  10:45am-11:05am Role of the Emergency Department in the Assessment and Treatment of the Suicidal Patient | Richard D. Shih, MD FAAEM
  11:15am-11:35am TBA | Kraftin E. Schreyer, MD CMQ FAAEM
  11:45am-12:05pm What's Shaking with Status Epilepticus? | Molly K. Estes, MD FACEP FAAEM
Grand ABC Session 330: Small Group Clinics
  Moderator(s): Siamak Moayedi, MD FAAEM
  10:15am-11:00am Ultrasound Guided Arm Nerve Blocks | Michael Gottlieb, MD FAAEM
  11:20am-12:05pm Ultrasound Guided Leg Nerve Blocks | Michael Gottlieb, MD FAAEM
    Advance registration is required for Small Group Clinics. Learn more.
Regency B Session 335: Breve Dulce
  Moderator(s): TBA
  10:15am-10:25am DIY Peritonsillar Abscess | Laura J. Bontempo, MD MEd FAAEM
  10:25am-10:35am Paths to Hospice and Palliative Care Skills | Jessica Fleischer-Black, MD FAAEM
  10:35am-10:45am Anchors, Cues, and Confirmation: Avoiding Cognitive Errors in the Emergency Department  | Matthew P. Borloz, MD FAAEM
  10:45am-10:55am Tips and Tricks of Awake Intubations | Sean P. Dyer, MD FAAEM
  10:55am-11:05am Why You Should Be Giving Children More Midazolam | Anne Whitehead, MD FAAEM
  11:05am-11:15am Transplant Emergencies | Christopher Colbert, DO FAAEM
  11:15am-11:25am To Air is Human: Updates in Pneumothorax Management | Marco Propersi, DO FAAEM
  11:25am-11:35am Fever Shock & Serositis | Manu Ayyan, MD FACEE
  11:35am-11:45am Breaking Bad News: The Art of Death Notification | Andrew M. Bazakis, MD FAAEM
  11:45am-11:55am Functional Pain Syndromes in the Emergency Department | Andrew S. Johnson, MD MPH FAAEM
  11:55am-12:05pm What the Heck is a Jones Fracture Anyway? | James Webley, MD FAAEM
Regency A Session 340: AAEM/RSA Track — Residency to the Real World: The Missing Curriculum
  Moderator(s): TBA
  10:15am-10:25am Certainty Will Kill You | David A. Farcy, MD FAAEM FCCM
  10:45am-11:05am Job Interviewing Like A Pro | Mark Reiter, MD MBA MAAEM FAAEM
  11:15am-11:35am Making Care Plans: We Know I'm Dying, Please Don't Admit Me | Christopher R. Carpenter, MD MSc FAAEM AGSF
  11:45am-12:05pm Arriving At Your New Job | Jonathan S. Jones, MD FAAEM
  Lunch
  12:05pm-1:30pm Lunch — On your own. Please visit the Exhibit Hall.
  12:05pm-1:30pm Women in EM Section Networking Lunch (Pre-registration required. Learn more and get tickets.)
Grand EF Plenary
  1:30pm-2:15pm Courageous Conversations About Race in Emergency Medicine | Glenn E. Singleton, MA
Grand EF Session 350
  Moderator(s): TBA
  2:25pm-2:45pm COVID-19: Lessons Learned from the Pandemic | Susan R. Wilcox, MD FAAEM
  2:55pm-3:15pm TBA | Ilene Claudius, MD FAAEM FAAP FACEP
  3:25pm-3:45pm Navigating Best Practice in Evaluation of the Geriatric Patient with a Fever Who Can't Provide History | Jack C. Perkins Jr., MD FAAEM
  3:55pm-4:15pm Geriatric Trauma Pitfalls: Careful What You Take to the Trauma Bay | Christopher R. Carpenter, MD MSc FAAEM AGSF
Grand ABC Session 355
  Moderator(s): TBA
  2:25pm-2:45pm GI Bleeding | Harman S. Gill, MD FAAEM
  2:55pm-3:15pm TBA | Salim R. Rezaie, MD FAAEM
  3:25pm-3:45pm Help! There's A Baby Coming | Julie Vieth, MBChB FAAEM
  3:55pm-4:15pm Abdominal Pain in the Geriatric Patient | Joseph P. Martinez, MD FAAEM
Grand D Session 360: Small Group Clinics
  Moderator(s): Siamak Moayedi, MD FAAEM
  2:25pm-3:10pm Basic Echocardiogram | Melissa Myers, MD FAAEM
  3:20pm-4:05pm Cricothyrotomy & Needle Cric | Ryan Spangler, MD FAAEM
    Advance registration is required for Small Group Clinics. Learn more.
Grand Foyer Networking Opportunity
  4:15pm-4:45pm Break — Visit the Exhibit Hall
Regency B Session 365: Breve Dulce
  Moderator(s): TBA
  2:25pm-2:35pm Advanced Buprenorphine Applications | David B. Liss, MD FAAEM
  2:35pm-2:45pm Resisting the EASY Button: Why It's Probably Not a UTI | Christopher R. Carpenter, MD MSc FAAEM AGSF
  2:45pm-2:55pm Fun with Fingers | Maura E. Sammon, MD FAAEM
  2:55pm-3:05pm En Fuego-Athletes Too Hot to Handle | Korin B. Hudson, MD FAAEM
  3:05pm-3:15pm Understanding Demand and Capacity Mismatch in an Academic Emergency Department Using a Staggered Staircase Model | Bryan Stenson, MD
  3:15pm-3:25pm When Should I Reverse Rocuronium with Sugammadex in the Emergency Department? | Skyler A. Lentz, MD FAAEM
  3:25pm-3:35pm Fix Him!: Delivering Bad News | Bob Zemple IV, MD FAAEM
  3:35pm-3:45pm TBA | Molly K. Estes, MD FACEP FAAEM
  3:45pm-3:55pm Work Wellness | Kraftin E. Schreyer, MD CMQ FAAEM
  3:55pm-4:05pm Turn Down the Radiation, Please! CT Findings That Can be Diagnosed with POCUS | Joshua Guttman, MD FRCPC FAAEM FACEP
  4:05pm-4:15pm Is That Rash Going to Kill Me? Rapid Review of Life-Threatening Rashes | Afrah Abdul Wahid Ali, MBBS FAAEM
Regency A Session 370: AAEM/RSA Track — Residency to the Real World: The Missing Curriculum
  Moderator(s): TBA
  2:25pm-2:45pm What to Look For in Your First Contract | Phillip Arthur Dixon, MD MBA MPH FAAEM CHCQM-PHYADV
  2:45pm-3:15pm Time Management for EM Physicians | Emily Fite, MD FAAEM
  3:25pm-3:45pm TBA
  3:55pm-4:15pm Putting Your Career on the Fast Track | Lisa A. Moreno, MD MS MSCR FAAEM FIFEM
Grand EF Session 375
  Moderator(s): TBA
  4:45pm-5:05pm The Crashing Aortic Dissection: Do's and Don'ts | George C. Willis, MD FAAEM
  5:15pm-5:35pm Procedure Tips, Tricks, & Hacks | Siamak Moayedi, MD FAAEM
Grand ABC Session 380
  Moderator(s): TBA
  4:45pm-5:05pm DIY: Peritonsillar Abscess Management | Laura J. Bontempo, MD MEd FAAEM
  5:15pm-5:35pm Help! There's a Baby Coming! | Julie Vieth, MBChB FAAEM
Grand D Session 385: Small Group Clinic
  Moderator(s): Siamak Moayedi, MD FAAEM
  4:45pm-5:15pm Priapism Management | Ryan Spangler, MD FAAEM
    Advance registration is required for Small Group Clinics. Learn more.
Regency B Session 390: Breve Dulce
  Moderator(s): TBA
  4:45pm-4:55pm Determining Capacity | Melissa Myers, MD FAAEM
  4:55pm-5:05pm How We Learn: Make the Most Of What You're Listening to Next! | Andrew W. Phillips, MD MEd FAAEM
  5:05pm-5:15pm Resonating with Corona: Essential Ultrasound Findings in COVID-19 | Eric J. Chin, MD MBA FAAEM
  5:15pm-5:25pm Unraveling Brown Recluse Bites | David B. Liss, MD FAAEM
  5:25pm-5:35pm TBA | Loice A. Swisher, MD FAAEM
  5:35pm-5:45pm Immunotherapy for Cancer: What the Emergency Physician Needs to Know | Paul S. Jansson, MD MS
Regency A Session 395: AAEM/RSA Track — Residency to the Real World: The Missing Curriculum
  Moderator(s): TBA
  4:45pm-5:35pm 2021 Resident Breve Dulce Competition. Learn more.
  Networking Opportunities
Regency C 6:30pm-8:00pm AAEM Chapter Divisions & Sections Social. Learn more.

 

*Speakers, times, and dates are subject to change
  Attendee Resources
Grand Foyer 7:30am-12:00pm Registration Desk
Wabash Cannonball Room 7:30am-12:00pm Wellness Room. Learn more.
Switchman Room 7:30am-9:00am Speakers' Lounge
  Wellness Event
  7:00am-7:45am Wellness Coffee Crawl. Learn more.
Grand EF Plenary
  Moderator(s): TBA
  8:00am-8:45am Recent Resus Articles You've Got to Know! | Michael E. Winters, MD MBA FAAEM
Grand EF Session 405: Breve Dulce
  Moderator(s): TBA
  8:45am-8:55am Insulin Pump & Preventing the Patient Crump | Rupal Jain, MD
  8:55am-9:05am How to Give an Inclusive Presentation: From Delivery to Content | Cortlyn Brown, MD
  9:05am-9:15am Medical Lessons Learned & Forgotten From Historical Pandemics that Changed Public Health Practice and Society | Michael D. Owens, DO FAAEM
  9:15am-9:25am Are You Performing GCS Correctly? | Wan-Tsu W. Chang, MD FAAEM
  9:25am-9:35am Understanding the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) and Why It Matters to EM Physicians | Andrew Rizzo, DO FAAEM
  9:35am-9:45am Combatting Delirium in the ED: As Easy as ABCDE | Danya Khoujah, MBBS MEHP FAAEM
Grand ABC Session 410
  Moderator(s): TBA
  8:50am-9:25am The Failing Liver: What Can We Do? | Diana K. Ladkany, MD FAAEM
  9:20am-9:40am TBA | Michael E. Winters, MD MBA FAAEM
Grand D Session 415: Small Group Clinic
  Moderator(s): Siamak Moayedi, MD FAAEM
  8:50am-9:25am Transvenous Pacers | Siamak Moayedi, MD FAAEM
    Advance registration is required for Small Group Clinics. Learn more.
Grand Foyer Networking Opportunity
  9:45am-10:15am Break
Grand EF Plenary
  Moderator(s): TBA
  10:15am-11:05am Emergency Cardiology 2021: The Articles You've Got to Know! | Amal Mattu, MD FAAEM
Grand EF Session 425: Breve Dulce
  Moderator(s): TBA
  11:00am-11:10am Putting the Comfort in Comfort Care | Sarah B. Dubbs, MD FAAEM
  11:10am-11:20am In a Tight Spot: The Crashing Aortic Stenosis Patient | Patricia D. Panakos, MD FAAEM
  11:20am-11:30am Bringing the Bronchoscope to the Bedside | Gregory P. Wu, MD FAAEM
  11:30am-11:40am TBA
  11:40am-11:50am Droperidol: Welcome Back Old Friend | Bruce M. Lo, MD MBA RDMS FAAEM
  11:50am-12:00pm TBA
Grand ABC Session 430
  Moderator(s): TBA
  11:00am-11:20am Cracking the Spinal Code | Wan-Tsu W. Chang, MD FAAEM
  11:30am-11:50am Recent ECG Literature You've Got to Know! | Amal Mattu, MD FAAEM
Grand D Session 435: Small Group Clinic
  Moderator(s): Siamak Moayedi, MD FAAEM
  10:15am-10:35am Vertigo Maneuvers | Siamak Moayedi, MD FAAEM
    Advance registration is required for Small Group Clinics. Learn more.

Post-conference activities will take place from June 23-24, 2021

*Speakers, times, and dates are subject to change
  Post-Conference Courses
  Wednesday June 23, 2021
Regency C 12:45pm-6:15pm Ultrasound — Beginner
Jeffersonian / Knickerbocker 1:00pm-4:00pm LLSA 2020 Review Course
Regency C 1:00pm-4:45pm Resuscitation for Emergency Physicians (Two-Day Course)
Regency B 1:00pm-5:30pm ECG in the ED
  Post-Conference Courses
  Thursday, June 24, 2021
Offsite 7:30am-4:30pm USAAEM: Master of Disaster, Pearls, and Tricks to Become a Hero During a Disaster
Regency A 7:30am-5:00pm Resuscitation for Emergency Physicians (Two-Day Course)
Regency C 8:00am-12:30pm Ultrasound — Advanced