AAEMLa Educational Symposium and Annual Meeting

Join EM physicians across the state for the AAEMLa Educational Symposium and Annual Meeting!

During the morning sessions, national and local experts will lead discussions on the most important clinical topics and on statewide legislative issues that can affect you, your patients, and emergency medicine. Attending EM physicians, residents, and medical students will leave with valuable pearls! CME is available for the morning sessions with more information to come.

The afternoon will be dedicated to the AAEMLa Annual Meeting. It’s a time for you to connect with other AAEMLa members, receive updates on AAEMLa, and learn how you can get involved. CME is not provided for this session.

Free registration for AAEMLa Members (membership through 12/31/2022). Non-member registration fees include a 2023 AAEMLa membership.

Registration includes in-person and live-stream viewing options.

Registration is now closed.


Viewing Options


Ochsner Baptist Auditorium
4429 Clara Street
New Orleans, LA 70115
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Registered participants will receive a Zoom link to login via email.


8:00am-8:15am Welcome & IntroductionDr. Debbie Fletcher
8:15am-8:45am AAEM Update - Dr. Andy Mayer
8:50am-9:15am Resiliency in Medicine - Dr. Imran Faruqi
9:20am-9:45am Advocacy as a Resident - Dr. Jordan Vaughn and Dr. Blake Denley
9:50am-10:15am Moral Injury - Dr. Randy Sorge
10:20am-10:45am  Negotiation - Dr. Nicole McCoin
10:45am-11:00am  Break
11:00am-11:50am *Private Equity in EM: How did we get here? - Dr. Robert McNamara
11:50am-12:50pm *State Advocacy Panel - Drs. Fletcher, Shaheen, Kuo, Denley and Rep. Mandie Landry
12:50pm-1:15pm *Lunch Served / Sponsor’s Talk - Justin Caudle
1:15pm-2:15pm *AAEMLa Meeting - Dr. Debbie Fletcher

*CME not available 


Morning: AAEMLa Educational Symposium
Afternoon: AAEMLa Annual Meeting

CME Information

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) and the Louisiana Chapter Division of AAEM (AAEMLa).  AAEM is accredited by the 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 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Financial Disclosures
No speakers, planning committee members, or staff have disclosed relevant financial relationships.
Johnson & Johnson provided monetary commercial support for this activity. 

How to Claim CME
All webinar attendees will receive a link to claim CME within 30 days following the event. If you do not receive a link to claim CME within 30 days, please check your spam/junk folder or contact Rebecca Sommer, AAEM Education Meetings Manager. 


AAEMLa Members: FREE
Non-member Full Voting: $100*
Non-member Associate: $75*
Non-member Residents: FREE
Non-member Students: FREE

*Symposium registration fees will be applied towards your 2023 AAEMLa Chapter Division membership.


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