SAEM22 Consensus Conference

Event Description

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Developing a Research Agenda for Addressing Racism in Emergency Medicine

Health outcomes and health care utilization patterns of U.S. Emergency Departments vary disproportionately by race and we aim to examine the different aspects of how race influences the utilization and outcomes of emergency care. Join us for this year’s consensus conference – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Developing a research agenda for addressing Racism in Emergency Medicine – to support the development of a consensus-driven research agenda, research collaboration network, and dissemination plan for evidence-based practices related to the care of health disparity populations in emergency care settings.

The 2022 SAEM Consensus Conference aims to develop a prioritized research agenda that identifies gaps in the current literature which need to be explored to better understand and address how structural racism impacts emergency care. The conference will focus on three pillars, incorporating social determinants of health into each: 1) education (UME, GME, CME), 2) leadership (recruitment, mentorship, sponsorship), and 3) research.

Learning Objectives:

  • Clarify knowledge gaps and prioritize research questions to improve community health and develop of best practices.
  • Develop research agendas, disseminate innovations, and address research priorities with key stakeholders.
  • Create resident/faculty programs to enhance recruitment, retention, and advancement of diverse groups.

Conference Planning Committee

  • Co-Chair: Neha Raukar, MD, MS, Mayo Clinic

  • Co-Chair: Jeff Druck, MD, University of Colorado

  • Member: Esther Chen, MD, University of California San Francisco

  • Member: Almaz Dessie, MD, Columbia University Medical Center

  • Member: Marquita Norman, MD, MBA, Wake Forest School of Medicine

Thank you to our supporters!

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Funding for this conference was made possible in part by grant number 1R13HS028770-01 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).  The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

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Consensus Conference Agenda
7:30 - 8:00 am Registration & Networking Breakfast
8:00 - 8:10 am Welcome and Introductions: Co-chairs & planning committee
8:15 - 9:15 am “Racism and Leadership” Panel
9:15 - 9:30 am Coffee Break/Networking
9:30 - 9:50 am Summary of 2021 Consensus Conference
10:00 am - 12:30 pm Morning breakout sessions focused on patient-centered topics:
1. Healthcare outcomes and research
2. Education and training of residents
12:30 – 1:30 pm Networking Lunch
1:30 - 4:00 pm Afternoon breakout sessions focused on emergency providers and the healthcare system:
1. Health systems applications
2. Career advancement and leadership
4:00 - 4:15 pm Coffee Break/Networking
4:15 - 5:00 pm Summary of breakout sessions
5:00 - 5:30 pm Closing remarks: Co-chairs & planning committee

Event Information

May 10, 2022 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM (Central Daylight Time)