WACEP 2018 Spring Symposium

  • March 14, 2018
  • March 15, 2018
  • The Edgewater, 1001 Wisconsin Place, Madison, WI


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:

WACEP Members! Please sign in to the website before registering in order to access the discounted member rate.

Register online or download conference brochureSCHEDULE (subject to change):

Wednesday, March 14, 2017
6:00 pm - Welcome Reception & Dinner
7:00 pm - So You Want to Make a Difference?  Finding your White Hot Why in Emergency Medicine, Erik Hess, MD

Thursday, March 15, 2018
8:00 - 11:30 am:

Track 1.1

Track 1.2

Track 1.3

2017 LLSA Article Review Session (8-10 am)
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Hot Topics in EM (10:15-11:30 am)

  • Optimizing Antibiotic Prescribing in ED
  • Recruiting and Mentoring Female EM Physicians
  • Patient Transfers: Helicopter vs. Ground
  • CMS Sepsis Measures
  • Tips for Successful Contract Negotiation
  • NOACs and Reversal Agents
  • Physician Wellness & Burnout Prevention

Simulation Workshop: Managing Your Worst Day in the ER:

  • Airways
  • Ultrasound 
  • Pediatrics

Registration for this session is capped at 12 attendees, and an extra fee of $175 is required at checkout. 

26th Annual Wisconsin Emergency Medicine Research Forum

Call for Abstracts

11:30 am - Poster Sessions & Exhibits; Lunch
12:30 pm - Respecting Patient Autonomy when Seconds Count: Involving Patients in Emergency Care Decisions, Erik Hess, MD
1:30 pm - Pediatric Pain Management, Amy Drendel, DO, MS
2:45 pm - Telemedicine Update, Manish Shah, MD
3:30 pm - Ketamine and the Awake Intubation, Louis Scrattish, MD
4:30 pm - #OrlandoUnited: Coordinating Medical Response to the Pulse Nightclub Shooting, Josef Thundiyil, MD
5:30 pm - Cocktail reception with live music

ACCREDITATION: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American College of Emergency Physicians and the Wisconsin Chapter, American College of Emergency Physicians (WACEP). The American College of Emergency Physicians is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

DESIGNATION: The American College of Emergency Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

LODGING: Call The Edgewater at 1-800-922-5512 and request the Wisconsin Chapter, American College of Emergency Physicians room block to receive the group rate of $149 + resort fee. Or, use this personalized online booking link:  http://theedgewater.link/WACEP2018. Deadline to reserve at this rate is February 19.

VENDOR REGISTRATION: Looking to reach emergency physicians? Please consider exhibiting and or sponsoring at the conference. Learn more.