2022 AACEM/AAAEM Joint Retreat

Event Description

March 20-23, 2022

Condado Vanderbilt Hotel
1055 Ashford Avenue
San Juan, Puerto Rico

For more information contact AnnualRetreat@saem.org

How to Register

  1. Register online for Chairs and Administrators
  2. Register via our 2022 AACEM/AAAEM Annual Retreat form and email it back to us.


  Early Registration Ends 12/6/2021 Standard Registration Ends 1/22/2022 Late/On-site Registration After 1/22/2022
AACEM Member $700 $800 $900
AAAEM Member $700 $800 $900
AACEM/AAAEM Non-member $900 $900 $900
Vice Chairs $900 $900 $900
 **CDP or CAEMA Participant $700 $800 $900

**CDP and CAEMA Participants
CDP and CAEMA tuition include CDP Session #2 and CAEMA Session #1 ONLY. Participants planning to attend the AACEM/AAAEM Annual Retreat in its entirety are required to register.


How to Book Your Hotel Room

  1. Reserve your room online for the 2022 AACEM/AAAEM Annual Retreat now.

    Room Rates:
    Standard Room – $319

Flight Information

The San Juan Airport (SJU) is a 6-minute drive to the Condado Vanderbilt Hotel. 


General Schedule of Events 


Sunday, March 20 Chairs  Administrators 
9:30 AM to 3:34 PM    CAEMA Program  
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM      CAEMA Dinner 
Sunday, March 20  Chair Administrators 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM


AAAEM Opening Session:

  • Welcome & Agenda
  • AAAEM Structure Overview/Transition 
  • Membership (Re) Aquaintnace 
  • Committee Time/Meet and Greet 

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM  AACEM First Timers Reception AAAEM First Timers Reception
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM  AACEM/AAAEM Welcome Cocktail Reception
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM  Women Chairs Dinner
Monday, March 21  Chair Administrators
 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM   Networking Breakfast
 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM  Joint Keynote
9:30 AM to 10:15 AM Workforce: Results, Points and Conclusion from All EM Joint Workforce Task Forces
10:15 AM 11:00 AM  Medical Education: Transition of UME to GME: The Changing Landscape of Medical Education 
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM DEI: TBD by AACEM and AAAEM DEI Committees 
11:45 AM to12:15 PM Benchmark Analytics: COVID-19 
12:15 to 2:00 PM  Lunch Educational Session:
Post Covid-19: Best Practices for the Workplace New Normal

 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM   Networking Reception 
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM AACEM Executive Committee Dinner 
Tuesday, March 22   Chair Administrators
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM   Networking Breakfast
8:30 AM to 8:45 AM  Group Photo

9:00 AM to 9:45 AM AACEM Updates: EC and Committees    AAAEM Educational Session:
  • Dr. Granovsky Presentaiton 
  • AAAEM SWAT Session
  • Colloquium
  • File Management 

9:45 AM to 10:15 AM Research: Implementation of Strategies to Achieve 2030 Strategic Goals for EM Research 
  • Speaker: Robert W. Neumar, MD

10:15 AM to 11:00 AM 

Best Practices: Implementing Effective Pain and Addiction Management Strategies 

  • Lewis S. Nelon, MD and Panel
 11:00 AM to 11:30 PM  What's Next: Life after Chair: Career Paths post-Chair (Virtual Session)

11:30 PM to 12:15 PM 

Hot Topics TBD
12:15 PM to 1:00 PM Benchmark Analytics: Annual Survey (Part 1)

1:00 PM 2:30 PM

 Joint Award Luncheon
Wednesday, March 23    Chair  Administrators 
7:00 AM to 7:30 Am  Joint AACEM/AAAEM Executive Committee Meeting
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM   Networking Breakfast
8:30 AM to 9:00 AM Benchmark Analytics: Annual Survey Results (Part 2)
9:00 AM to 9:45 AM  Health System Expansion: "Flagship hospital" or Enterprise Financial Drain?: Is the Academic Medical/School Hospital of a Healthsystem Really the "Flagship" Hospital of your Multi-Hospital Health System Enterprise?
9:45 AM to 10:30 AM EM Service Lines: In Multi-hospital Systems with an Academic Medical Centers. Are they Useful/Successful?
10:30 AM 11:15 AM Boarding: Strategies and Tactics to Manage ED Overcrowding
11:15 Am to 12:30 PM Wellness Activity 
12:30 PM  Meeting Adjourn