SAEM22 Events

  • Clinical Images Exhibit

    May 10 to 13, 2022

    SAEM accepts original high-quality, image-based educational case submissions relevant to the practice of emergency medicine for presentation in the SAEM Annual Meeting Clinical Images Exhibit. Submissions are selected based on their educational merit, relevance to emergency medicine, image quality, the case history, and appropriateness for public display. Accepted submissions will be displayed at SAEM22. Images that are accepted for display and have patient consent sign-off, will also be featured on Academic Life in Emergency Medicine's (ALiEM) wide-reaching blog.

  • Exhibitor Kickoff Party

    May 10, 2022 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    Join SAEM in the exhibit hall for our annual exhibitor kickoff party. This is a great opportunity for you to meet some of SAEM’s newest exhibitors and reconnect with longtime trusted partners.

  • Academy of Geriatric Emergency Medicine Anniversary Gala

    May 10, 2022 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Join AGEM at Bourbon Vieux for their 12th Anniversary Gala! Enjoy catching up with your friends from AGEM and celebrating geriatric emergency medicine and its pioneers. Cost, which includes dinner, is $100 per person if you sign up by March 14, 2022.

  • Virtual Yoga

    May 11 to 13, 2022

    These daily sessions will combine physical exercise, mental meditation, and breathing techniques to strengthen your muscles and relieve stress.

  • Dr. Peter Rosen Memorial Keynote Address

    May 11, 2022 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM

    Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Are We Accountable?

  • Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine and Academy for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Medicine Luncheon

    May 11, 2022 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

    The popular AWAEM/ADIEM Luncheon, sponsored by SAEM’s Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine and Academy for Diversity & Inclusion in Emergency Medicine, is an excellent opportunity to network with old friends and new, explore joint issues, and learn about the hottest topics in emergency departments.

  • Simulation Academy SimWars

    May 11, 2022 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    SimWars is the premier national simulation competition for emergency medicine residents. Created and brought to you by the SAEM Simulation Academy, SimWars is a simulation-based competition between teams of clinical providers that compete in various aspects of patient care in front of a large audience. This type of learning emphasizes experiential learning, which involves the learner in the moment, mentally, physically, and emotionally in the moment, whether a simulated experience, reliving the past, or through collaboration (community of practice).

  • Speed Mentoring

    May 11, 2022 3:30 PM to 5:20 PM

    Resident and medical student mentees will be matched into small groups of 5-10 attendees who share their interests for quick-fire, 10-minute mentoring sessions. Participants will have an opportunity to start new mentoring relationships with mentors from around the country as well as socialize with fellow residents and medical students. Add this event to your annual meeting registration at no additional cost!

  • Opening Reception

    May 11, 2022 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    The opening session is always a highlight of the SAEM Annual Meeting, but this year’s kickoff party — our first in-person and all together since 2018 — promises to be extra in every way. We’ll fill both levels of the Sheraton’s magnificent lobby with NOLA hospitality, beads galore, and classic New Orleans-style cocktails, cuisine, and music. It will be a welcome back party for the ages and you won’t want to miss it!​


    May 12, 2022 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    SAEM MedWAR, short for Medical Wilderness Adventure Race, is a unique event that combines wilderness medical challenges with adventure racing. The race was developed as a tool for teaching and testing wilderness medicine knowledge and hands-on skills and techniques of wilderness medicine in a team competition environment.

  • Speed Mentoring for Medical Educators

    May 12, 2022 11:00 AM to 11:50 AM

    Speed Mentoring for Medical Educators offers faculty an opportunity to engage in short discussions with mentors who have expertise and significant experience in medical education. Participants will have an opportunity to sample potential mentoring relationships and identify a medical education mentor whose experience and personality aligns with their professional interests, desired career trajectory, and personality traits.

  • Residency & Fellowship Fair

    May 12, 2022 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    The onsite Residency & Fellowship Fair will be held in person during SAEM22 at the Sheraton Hotel New Orleans. Residents and medical students should plan to attend this convenient, cost-effective, career-building opportunity. Explore residency and fellowship programs from across the nation at no cost to you. Meet face-to-face with current residents and fellows, ask questions, and seek application and interview advice, all in one place.

  • Airboat Swamp Adventure

    May 12, 2022 5:15 PM to 9:30 PM

    Tour 20,000 acres of cypress swamps and surround yourself with exotic creatures and otherworldly scenery. Our Louisiana alligator tours provide great fun and hands-on learning for all ages. Don’t miss your chance for a New Orleans Swamp Tour! Space Limited!

  • Dodgeball

    May 12, 2022 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    Join us as we transform a basic ballroom into THE most amazing dodgeball court ever, complete with bleachers, hot dogs, cold suds, and cheering fans! This grownup twist to the classic playground game pits emergency medicine residency teams from all over the country in an epic battle to the finish and the right to call themselves dodgeball champs. Limited spots are available, so pull your team together soon and sign up for an opportunity to dodge, duck, dip, dive...and dodge to victory!

  • AACEM Annual Reception and Dinner

    May 12, 2022 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM

    Join your colleagues and fellow chairs in emergency medicine for an evening of dinner, networking, and socializing at Dickie Brennan’s Bourbon House located on one of the French Quarter's busiest corners.

  • SAEM RAMS Party at House of Blues

    May 12 to 13, 2022

    Nobody throws a party like SAEM’s residents and medical students (RAMS) and nowhere is there a better place for a welcome back bash than the House of Blues in New Orleans! It’s been a long time since we were last together, so we’re pulling out all the stops and throwing a reunion-worthy celebration for all our SAEM friends. This will be the experience your friends think of when you tell them you were partying in NOLA at the House of Blues (HOB): live DJ, lively open bar, state-of-the-art staging, lighting, and sound, all in HOB’s spectacular multistory music hall! ​

  • SonoGames®

    May 13, 2022 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    SonoGames® is a national ultrasound competition in which residents demonstrate their skills and knowledge of point-of-care ultrasound in an exciting and educational format. Over 300 emergency medicine residents battle it out in front of hundreds of spectators to prove they have mastered the skills to become SonoChamps and bring home the SonoCup! Please submit questions to the SonoGames Committee.