2019 AACEM/AAAEM Annual Retreat 

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March 10-13, 2019 
Condado Vanderbilt Hotel
1055 Ashford Avenue
San Juan, PR

How to Register

Registration is now open!

1. Register online.
2. Register via our 2019 Annual Retreat Registration form and e-mail it back to us.

Please note: Early bird registration ends December 3, 2018.

How to Book Your Hotel Room

Reserve your room online for the 2019 AACEM/AAAEM Annual Retreat now.

To register by phone call (787) 721-5500 or email reservations@condadovanderbilt.com. Be sure to mention the group code: AACEMAAAEM.

RoomSingle RateDouble Rate
Heritage City View$309$309
Heritage Oceanfront$319$319
Tower City$329$329
Ocean View$339$339
Biltmore Suites$369$369

Flight Information

The San Juan - Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport is a short 11-minute cab ride to the Condado Vanderbilt Hotel.


2019 Speaker Bios


General Schedule of Events

Saturday, March 9, 2019
9:30 AM - 3:45 PMCAEMA
7:00 PMAACEM Executive Committee Dinner
Sunday, March 10, 2019
8:00 AM - 11:30 AMCAEMA
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
CDP
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

AAAEM General Session

1:00 - 2:30 PM
Business Meeting & Ice Breaker: Gregory Mark Archual, MBA

2:30 - 4:00 PM
Administrator & Staff Wellness: Linda J. Davis-Moon, RN, MSN, APRN-BC, ALC; Amal Khalil, MBA; and Travis W. Schmitz, PhD, MBA

5:30 PM - 6:30 PMAAAEM First Timers Reception (By Invitation Only)
5:30 PM - 6:30 PMAACEM First Timers Reception (By Invitation Only)
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMAACEM/AAAEM Welcome Cocktail Reception
8:00 PM - 10:00 PMWomen Chairs in EM Dinner
8:30 PM - 10:00 PMAAAEM Group Dinners
Monday, March 11, 2019
7:30 AM - 8:30 AMNetworking Breakfast
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM

Keynote: Puerto Rico and Hurricane Maria

Carlos Garcia Gubern, MD
Chair, Emergency Medicine Department
Ponce School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Maria Ramos–Fernandez, MD
Program Director
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine

9:15 AM - 12:30 PM

AACEM/AAAEM Joint Educational Sessions:

9:15 - 10:00 AM
Owning the Behavioral Health Population: Jane Brice, MD and Franklin Farmer

10:00 - 10:45 AM
How to Expand your Tele-Health Footprint: David F. M. Brown, MD, Rahul Sharma, MD, MBA and Tim Sullivan, MHA

10:45 - 11:30 AM
Computer Simulation for Department Operations PlanninRichard J. Hamilton, MD, Gabe Kelen, MD and Thomas E. Terndrup, MD

11:30 - 12:00 PM
Benchmark Analytics: Boarding & Bed Utilization: James J. Scheulen, PA

12:00 - 12:30 PM
Boarding White Paper and Next Steps: Peter E. Sokolove, MD

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch: AACEM/AAAEM Joint Educational Sessions:

12:30 - 1:30 PM
Summa, The Real Story and Lessons Learned: 
Nickolas J. Jouriles, MD (Moderator), David C. Seaberg, MD (Chair, DEM, Summa), Cindy Kelley, DO (DIO, Summa), and Scott Poland, MD (Former Summa Resident, Core Faculty, Summa)

1:30 - 2:00 PM
Point/Counterpoint
 

2:00 PMAttendee Free Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMYoga (Complimentary): Linda J. Davis-Moon, RN, MSN, APRN-BC, ALC
6:00 PM - 7:00 PMNetworking Reception
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
7:30 AM - 8:30 AMNetworking Breakfast
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

AACEM Education Sessions: Chairs

8:30 - 8:45 AM
Group photo

8:45 - 9:30 AM
Funding Global Health Programs: Michael J. VanRooyen, MD, MPH

9:30 - 10:15 AM
Role of APPs in the ED: Andrew S. Nugent, MD and Gabe Kelen, MD

10:15 - 10:45 AM
Pro/Con Discussion: Multiple Vice Chairs vs. a Few: Andra L. Blomkalns, MD, David F.M. Brown, MD, Gabe Kelen, MD and Linda A. Regan, MD

10:45 - 11:00 AM
AACEM Supported Activity: EM Action Fund Update: Peter E. Sokolove, MD

11:00 - 11:15 AM

AACEM Library Workgroup: Chair Online Resource Needs: David T. Overton, MD, MBA

11:15 - 12:00 PM
Quick Fire and Timely Topics for Chairs: Robert E. O'Connor, MD, MPH

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

AACEM Education Sessions: Vice-Chairs

8:30 - 9:30 AM

Interviewing to be a Chair: The Real Scoop from Recently Hired Chairs: Andra L. Blomkalns, MD, MBA, Ian B.K. Martin, MD, MBA, Angela M. Mills, MD and Benjamin Sun, MD, MPP


9:30 - 10:15 AM

The Role of Professional Organization and Certifying Bodies in Faculty Development and Career Advancement: Carl Chudnofsky, MD and Lewis Nelson, MD

10:15 - 11:45 AM

Negotiations: Understand the Underlying Framework: Azeemuddin Ahmed, MD, MBA

11:45 - 12:00 AM

Group Photo

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

AAAEM Educational Sessions: Administrators 

8:30 - 8:45 AM
Group Pictures

8:45 - 9:30 AM
ED CMI Acuity Based Index Tool: James J. Scheulen, PA

9:30 - 10:30 AM
Nuts & Bolts Session: Round Table Analytics

10:30 - 10:40 AM - Break 

10:40 - 12:00 PM: Hot Topics

Provider Hours, Pay, Nights, & VacationsGregory Mark Archual, MBA and David W. Calder, MBA
All Things APP: Travis W. Schmitz, PhD, MBA
Funding for Different EM Roles/Philanthropy: Steven Petrovic, MBA
ACGME vs. Non-ACGME Fellowships: Amy Jameson

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

AACEM/AAAEM Joint Educational Session:

Benchmark Analytics: What Do You Measure and How Do You Review Faculty: Katy Oksuita, MS

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Awards Lunch: AACEM/AAAEM Joint Session

2:30 PMAttendee Free Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PMJoint AAAEM/AACEM Executive Committee Meeting
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMYoga (Complimentary): Linda J. Davis-Moon, RN, MSN, APRN-BC, ALC
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
7:30 AM - 8:00 AMNetworking Breakfast
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

AACEM/AAAEM Joint Educational Sessions: 

8:00 - 8:45 AM
Data Analytics Benchmark Review: James J. Scheulen, PA

8:45 - 9:30 AM
Data Analytics-Cognitive Load: Becky McGowan

9:30 - 11:30 AM
Benchmark Survey Break Out Tables

11:30 AMAdjourn