Great Plains Regional MeetingGreatPlains


Meeting Details


September 21-22, 2018


Washington University in St. Louis
Eric P. Newman Education Center
320 S. Euclid Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110


View Agenda (PDF)

Keynote Speakers:


Stephen Bird, MD
Society for Academic Emergency Medicine President

Brian Zink, MD
Author of “Anyone, Anything, Anytime, A History of Emergency Medicine”



Register now!

Faculty: $150
Residents: $100
Medical Students: $75
Nurses/Paramedics: $75

SAEM Great Plains Ultrasound Pre-Course: Register here
(Friday, September 21, 7 a.m.–12 p.m.)
Attendings: $250.00
Fellows/Residents/Advanced Practice Providers: $100.00
Limited to 50 Attendees

SAEM Great Plains High Risk Obstetrics and Neonatal Resuscitation: Register here
(Friday, September 21,  9 a.m.–12 p.m.)
Cost: $200 for Attendings, $75 for everyone else. 



10 hours for Conference

4 hours for Ultrasound Pre-Course, including Trauma (1 hour) and Cardiac (1 hour)

3 hours for OB Simulation preconference course

Program Chair:

Stacey House, MD, PhD


Abstracts and Didactics

Call for Abstracts
Deadline: August 1, 2018

Abstract submission for presentation of original research, systematic reviews, and quality improvement projects should be submitted to with the Subject Line: Abstract Submission GP18. The submitting author will be notified of abstract acceptance in late August.

Abstract Submission Guidelines:

  • Abstract character count (includes the words “Background, Methods, Results, Conclusion” is 2050 characters not including spaces (about 300-325 words).
  • No tables or figures will be allowed in the abstract submission process.
  • Abstract presenters will need to be registered for attendance at the SAEM Great Plains Regional Conference in St. Louis.


Call for Didactics
Deadline: August 1, 2018

The SAEM Great Plains Regional Conference will highlight 25 minute (20 presentation and 5 Q&A)  didactic presentations in the area of emergency care.  When submitting your didactic presentations should consider the conference theme of “Emergency Care Across the Spectrum” and include material of interest to physicians, residents, medical students, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and/or paramedics.  Presentations may be targeted toward a particular type of emergency care providers or be more broad-based.

Topic areas may include but are not limited to such areas as:

  • State of the Art
  • Clinical Emergency Care
  • Improving Patient Safety/Quality
  • Career Development
  • Building Infrastructure

To be considered for a didactic presentation submit your didactic to with the Subject Line: Didactic Submission GP18. All didactic submitters will be notified of acceptance by late August.

Please note that all didactic presenters will need to be registered for attendance at the SAEM Great Plains Regional Conference.