28th Annual Scientific Assembly

Congratulations to the Winners of the AAEM22 Competitions! 


AAEM and JEM Resident and Student Research Competition

Sponsored by the Journal of Emergency Medicine

Winners


1st Place: Benjamin Ciccarelli, MD
‘Augmentation of Peripheral Venous Diameter for Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Intravenous Line Insertion‘


2nd Place: Amanda Studer, DO
‘REBOA Training for Emergency Medicine Residents‘

 
3rd Place: Elle Schultz, DO and Emily Cobb, MD
‘Racial Disparities in the Management of Chest Pain in the Emergency Department‘

Sunday, April 24, 2022 | 3:40pm - 5:25pm | Latrobe

The AAEM and JEM Resident and Student Research Competition is designed to recognize outstanding research achievements by residents and students in emergency medicine. Submissions must include objectives, methods, results, and conclusions. Submissions are rated based on the quality of research, quality of writing, and relevance to emergency medicine. The top six submissions are invited for oral presentation on Sunday, April 24 at 3:45pm – 5:15pm; the rest are invited to present posters for display. The top three oral presenters will receive a plaque; the first place winner will receive a $3,000 honorarium, while second and third place will receive $1,500 and $500 honoraria, respectively.


AAEM/RSA and WestJEM Population Health Research Competition

Sponsored by AAEM/RSA and the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine

Winners


1st Place: Dakota Peterson, MD
‘Identification of Emergency Department Patients Appropriate for Evaluation in Mobile Medical Clinic‘


2nd Place: Zachary Bopp, BA
‘Interpreter Services in an Urban Emergency Department: Identifying Staff Preferences & Policy Awareness‘


3rd Place: Marie Wofford, MD MPH
‘The Usage, Skin Color, and Gender of High Fidelity Simulation Mannequins in EM Residency Training‘

Monday, April 25, 2022 | 3:15pm - 6:15pm | Latrobe

The AAEM/RSA and WestJEM Population Health Research Competition is designed to showcase medical student and resident research, specifically in areas that affect the health of populations of patients in and around the ED. Submissions must include objectives, methods, results, and conclusions. Submissions are rated based on the quality of research, quality of writing, and relevance to population health. The top six to eight submissions are invited for oral presentation on Monday, April 25 at 3:15pm – 5:15pm. The top three oral presenters receive a plaque; the first place winner will receive a $500 honorarium, while second and third place will receive $250 and $100 honoraria, respectively.


Open Mic Competition

Sponsored by YPS-AAEM

Winners


Rebecca Kreston, MD
‘Liver or Let Die: The Best and Worst Meds for the Sick Cirrhotic’


Christopher J. Lemon, MD FAAEM
‘The Climate Crisis and the Emergency Physician: Our Next Call to Action’

Honorable Mentions

Christina Powell, DO
‘This is Only a Drill: The Crashing Traumatic Brain, an Approach to Care when Neurosurgery is Not Available’

David Gordon, MD
‘4 Things You Can Do to Make Your Intensivist Smile’ 

Monday, April 25, 2022 | 8:00am - 5:45pm | Ruth

The Open Mic Competition is designed for new speakers to be heard and evaluated by a panel of judges and conference attendees. Ten of the time slots will be filled in advance. The remaining six time slots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis by signing up onsite at the Registration Desk. Specific slots are reserved for full voting members, YPS members, and residents. Membership in AAEM or RSA is a prerequisite for participating. Medical students and those who presented at the 2021 Open Mic Session are not eligible to sign up.


YPS Research Competition

Sponsored by YPS-AAEM

Winners


1st Place: Lulu Wang, MD 
‘Large-Scale Implementation of a COVID-19 Remote Patient Monitoring Program'


2nd Place: Nicole Lucas, MD
‘Applying LEAN Methodology to Optimize CT Turnaround Time
 

 
3rd Place: Bailee Wilson, BS 
‘Are There Positive Deviant Nurses in the Speed of Administering Antibiotics for Sepsis?’

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 | 10:15am - 11:55am | Ruth

This YPS Research Competition is designed to recognize outstanding research achievements by young physicians in emergency medicine. Submissions must include objectives, methods, results, and conclusions. Submissions are rated based on the quality of research, quality of writing, and relevance to emergency medicine.  The top four submissions are invited for oral presentation on Tuesday, April 26 from 10:15am – 12:00pm; the rest are invited to present posters for display. The top three oral presenters will receive a plaque; the first place winner will receive a $1,000 honorarium, while second and third place will receive $500 and $250 honoraria, respectively.


AAEM/RSA Resident Breve Dulce Competition

Sponsored by AAEM/RSA

Winners


1st Place: Yuliya Pecheny, DO
‘Psychiatric Overtones’
 


2nd Place: Christina Powell, DO
‘Dissecting the Differential for Hemiparesis’


3rd Place: Rebecca Kreston, MD
‘An Arm & A Leg’


Runner-Up: Aaron Kuzel, DO MBA
‘Be Careful Being BRASH’

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 | 4:45pm - 6:15pm | Latrobe

This AAEM/RSA Resident Breve Dulce Competition is designed to highlight the presentation skills of AAEM/RSA members. The theme of this competition is “A Great Catch.” Please submit an experience from your emergency medicine training, clinical or otherwise, where you were faced with a difficult diagnosis, a challenging presentation or a near-miss that might change the way that way that others approach that topic. Breve Dulce talks are 7-minute presentations provided on 20 slides or less. Submissions are rated based on the interest of the case and the relevance to resident education. Five resident speakers will be selected to present a Breve Dulce talk on Tuesday, April 26 from 4:45pm - 6:00pm during the RSA Session: Residency to the Real World - The Missing Curriculum. Competition judging will take place in real-time by a panel of peer and faculty judges, and the top 3 winners will receive a cash prize.


Photo Competition

Winners Coming Soon!

Monday, April 25, 2022
Tuesday, April 26, 2022

The Photo Competition features case reports and visual data that have educational value to the EM physician. Submissions must include chief complaint, history of present illness, pertinent physical exam, clinical questions and answers, case discussion, pearls, and at least one photograph of the patient, pathology specimens, Gram stains, EKGs, and radiographic studies or other visual data. Submissions are rated based on the clinical value of the case, the clarity of images, and usefulness of clinical questions. Highest-rated submissions will be invited to present a poster. Posters are judged onsite by volunteer judges. The winner receives a plaque and a letter of recognition to their institution.