2023 AACEM/AAAEM Annual Retreat

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2023 AACEM/AAAEM Annual Retreat

March 19-22, 2023

Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa

Dana Point, California


Status: Accepting Registrations 

Join the Association of Academic Chairs of Emergency Medicine (AACEM) and the Academy of Administrators in Academic Emergency Medicine (AAAEM) for the 14th Annual AACEM/AAAEM Retreat. The awe-inspiring views of the Pacific Ocean will be the perfect backdrop for impactful programming and collaborative discussions. And the gentle coastal breeze will inspire you as you network with colleagues and friends. We can't wait to see you there! 

Questions? Contact AnnualRetreat@saem.org

Registration 

Chairs, Vice Chairs,  and Administrators can register online, or complete and email the 2023 AACEM/AAAEM Annual Retreat form and submit it to AACEM@saem.org

Pricing

Early Bird Registration
(Ends 12/7/2022)
  • AACEM Member: $700
  • AAAEM Member: $700
  • Vice Chair: $700
  • Non-Member: $900
  • CDP or CAEMA Participant*: $700
Standard Registration
(Ends 1/23/2023)
  • AACEM Member: $800
  • AAAEM Member: $800
  • Vice Chair: $800
  • Non-Member: $900
  • CDP or CAEMA Participant*: $800
Late/Onsite Registration 
  • AACEM Member: $900
  • AAAEM Member: $900
  • Vice Chair: $900
  • Non-Member: $900
  • CDP or CAEMA Participant*: $900
 

*CDP and CAEMA tuition includes CDP session two and CAEMA session one ONLY. Participants planning to attend the AACEM/AAAEM Annual Retreat in its entirety are required to register.

For adult guests (18 and over), the price to attend the Opening Reception (Sunday, March 19, 2023; 6:30pm) and the Awards Luncheon (Tuesday, March 21, 2023; 1:00pm) is $50 per event. Please see the registration link to add guests at these events. Children under 18 can attend these events at no cost but should still be noted via the registration. 

Housing and Travel 

Host Hotel

The Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, 25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, California, is the official host hotel for the 2023 AACEM/AAAEM Annual Retreat. This Orange County escape provides awe-inspiring views of the Pacific Ocean. Throughout our resort, enjoy a casually sophisticated setting across the guest rooms, restaurants and full-service spa. Take advantage of the Californian sun and make a splash and relish the coastal breeze in our pools.

Reservations

Reserve your room online. Group room rate is $329. If you have any special needs for your hotel stay, please indicate them in the “Requests” section prior to finalizing your reservation. Note that Friday, February 24, 2023 is the cutoff date for the group rate. 

Administrators, please plan to arrive at the resort before 1:00pm PT on Sunday, March 19th, for the AAAEM General Session.

Chairs and Vice Chairs, please plan to arrive at the resort  before 6:30pm PT on Sunday, March 19th,  for the AACEM/AAAEM Retreat Welcome Reception.

Programming ends on Wednesday, March 22, at 12:30pm PT. 

Air Travel 

The John Wayne Airport (code: SNA) located in Santa Ana, CA is the most convenient option, located 24 miles from the resort. Other airport options include the Los Angeles International Airport (code: LAX) and the San Diego International Airport (code: SAN), both located 60 miles from the resort. 

Note: A discount is applicable on United Airlines flights to SNA, LAX, and SAN; travel dates 3/14-3/26/2023. UA discount code is ZMBZ61417. Check out the UA online booking, or call the United Meeting Reservation Desk at (800) 426–1122, Monday-Friday, 8:00am – 10:00pm ET and Saturday-Sunday 8:00am- 6:00pm ET. Booking fees are waived for Meeting reservations.

Transportation

Car Rentals, taxis, and ride share options are available at all the nearby major airport options. For those renting a car or driving, the discounted overnight parking rate at the resort is $32 per day. 

John Wayne Airport
Los Angeles Airport
San Diego Airport

 

Schedule of Events

*Schedule is subject to change.

Saturday, March 18, 2023

  • 8:00am - 4:00pm PT: Certificate in Academic Emergency Medicine Administration (CAEMA) Session, Location - Capistrano Room
  • 12:00pm - 6:00pm PT: AACEM/AAAEM Retreat Registration, Location - Dana 1 Foyer
  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm PT: Certificate in Academic Emergency Medicine Administration (CAEMA) Group Dinner, Location - TBD
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm PT: AAAEM Welcome Reception, Location - Laguna Terrace

Sunday, March 19, 2023

  • 8:00am - 7:00pm PT: AACEM/AAAEM Retreat Registration, Location - Dana 1 Foyer
  • 8:00am - 12:00pm PT: Certificate in Academic Emergency Medicine Administration (CAEMA) Session, Location - Capistrano Room
  • 8:00am - 5:00pm PT: AACEM Chair Development Program (CDP) Session, Location - Lantern Bay II - III
  • 1:00pm - 4:00pm PT: AAAEM General Session - Wear your institution gear!, Location - Dana IV
  • 5:30pm - 6:30pm PT: AAAEM First-Timers Reception, Location - Capistrano Room Patio
  • 5:30pm - 6:30pm PT: AACEM First-Timers Reception, Location - Laguna Terrace
  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm PT: AACEM/AAAEM Retreat Welcome Reception, Location - Vue Lawn
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm PT: Women Chairs and Vice Chairs Event, Location - TBD

Monday, March 20, 2023

  • 7:00am - 6:00pm PT: AACEM/AAAEM Retreat Registration, Location - Dana 1 Foyer 
  • 7:30am - 8:30am PT: AACEM/AAAEM Retreat Breakfast, Location - Laguna Brick
  • 8:30am - 2:00pm PT: AACEM/AAAEM Retreat Joint Session and Lunch, Location - Dana I - IV
    • 8:30am - 10:30am PT: Keynote - UCLA DEI Workshop lead by Dr. Caruso
    • 10:30am - 11:15am PT: APP Models Panel and Breakout
    • 11:15am - 11:45am PT: Emergency Department Oversight for Obs Units and Hospitalist Group
    • 11:45am - 12:15pm PT: Benchmark Analytics: COVID
    • 12:15pm - 2:00pm PT: Lunch Session - Reimbursement Updates with Dr. Granovsky
  • 5:30pm - 6:30pm PT: AACEM/AAAEM Retreat Joint Session Networking Reception, Location - Vue Lawn
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm PT: AACEM Executive Committee Dinner, Location - TBD
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm PT: AAAEM Executive Committee Dinner, Location - TBD

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

  • 7:00am - 3:00pm PT: AACEM/AAAEM Retreat Registration, Location - Dana 1 Foyer
  • 7:30am - 8:30am PT: AACEM/AAAEM Retreat Breakfast, Location - Laguna Brick
  • 8:30am - 8:45am PT: AACEM and AAAEM Group Photos, Location - TBD
  • 9:00am - 12:00pm PT: AACEM Chair Educational Session, Location - Dana I - IV
    • 9:00am - 9:45am PT: Implementation of Strategies to Achieve 2030 Emergency Medicine Research Goals
    • 9:45am - 10:45am PT: Hot Topics
    • 10:45am - 11:30am PT: No Easy Answers - Strategies for Leading in Chaotic Times
    • 11:30am - 12:15pm PT: Career Development by Mission Focus (Education, Research, Operations, Leadership) 
  • 9:00am - 12:00pm PT: AAAEM Educational Session, Location - Dana I – III
    • 9:00am - 9:30am PT: Session with Dr. Granovsky
    • 9:30am - 10:30am PT: DEI Session
    • 10:30am - 11:00am PT: SWOT Session
    • 11:00am - 11:45am PT: Wellness Best Practices
    • 11:45am - 12:15pm PT: Hot Topics
  • 12:00pm - 2:30pm PT: AACEM/AAAEM Joint Session and Awards Lunch, Location - Dana I – IV 
    • 12:15pm - 1:00pm PT: Benchmark Analytics: Salary
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm PT: URiM Chair Event , Location - TBD

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

  • 7:00am - 12:30pm PT: AACEM/AAAEM Retreat Registration, Location - Dana 1 Foyer
  • 7:30am - 8:30am PT: AACEM/AAAEM Retreat Breakfast, Location - Laguna Brick
  • 7:30am - 8:30am PT: AACEM/AAAEM Retreat Joint Executive Committee Meeting, Location - Doheny Board Room
  • 8:30pm - 12:00pm PT: AACEM/AAAEM Retreat Joint Session, Location - Dana I - IV
    • 8:30am - 9:00am PT: Benchmark Analytics
    • 9:00am - 9:30am PT: Department Fundraising
    • 9:30am - 10:00am PT: Workforce Update
    • 10:00am - 10:30am PT: White Paper Updates
    • 10:30am - 11:15am PT: DEI Success Stories Panel
    • 11:15am - 12:00pm PT: How to Handle Generational Differences