WACEP 2021 Spring Symposium

  • April 08, 2021
  • Virtual


Registration is closed

SCHEDULE AT-A-GLANCE (subject to change)

 Morning - Option 1  Morning - Option 2

8:00-11:00 am

Annual Emergency Medicine Research Forum

Presented in partnership with the Emergency Medicine residency programs at the University of Wisconsin and the Medical College of Wisconsin.  

The research forum is designed to spotlight the scholarly work and latest advances in emergency medicine research from residents, fellows, faculty and staff. Learn more.

8:00-9:30 am
Visit the Virtual Exhibit Hall!

9:30 - 10:00 am
VIP Coffee Hour Reception for WEMPAC Donors (donate here) with special guest WI Rep. Mark Born (R-Beaver Dam), Joint Finance Committee co-chair

10:00 -11:00 am
Best Practices for Recognizing & Managing Immune-Related Adverse Events in the Emergency Department: Become Aware, Stay Alert, Change Your Practice, & Keep Patients With Cancer Safe; presented by Andrew Stolbach, MD, MPH.
This session is accredited separately for CME. The Medical Learning Institute, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Learn more.

11:00 am: Visit the Virtual Exhibit Hall!

11:15 am:  Keynote Presentation:  What I’ve Learned Studying ID in EM;
David A. Talan, MD FACEP, FIDSA
12:15 pm: WACEP Annual Membership Meeting & Awards Program
12:45 pm: Advocacy Update; Harry Monroe and Lisa Maurer, MD, FACEP
1:15-2:15 pm: Pharmacology Update

  • TXA Update; Christian Kroll, PGY-2 UW Health EM Pharmacy Resident
  • Buprenorphine in the ED; Julie Doniere, MD 
  • Dexmedetomidine for Sedation; Marin Darsie, MD
  • Q&A / Panel Discussion

2:15-3:00 pm: Trauma Update

  • What's New? An ATLS 10th Edition Update; Jennifer Roberts, MD
  • Chest Tubes & Pigtail Catheters; David Milia, MD 
  • Q&A / Panel Discussion

3:00 pm: Break / Visit the Virtual Exhibit Hall!
3:15 pm: Tricks for Achieving a Diverse Physician Workforce and Inclusive Workplace; Aisha Terry, MD, FACEP
3:45 pm: The Science Behind COVID; Ryan Westergaard, MD, PhD, MPH
4:30 pm: Special Guest Visit and Remarks by Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers

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

The American College of Emergency Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 4.5 hours of ACEP Category I credit. 

TARGET AUDIENCE: This activity is designed for emergency physicians, primary care providers, advanced practice providers, residents and medical students.

ANNUAL EMERGENCY MEDICINE RESEARCH FORUM: WACEP recognizes the efforts being taken to develop innovative models of care, caring for unique patients, and advancing the specialty through research. In partnership with the Departments of Emergency Medicine at both the University of Wisconsin and the Medical College of Wisconsin, WACEP hosts the annual Wisconsin Emergency Medicine Research Forum during the Spring Symposium. The Forum includes poster sessions and oral presentations. The Research Forum is not accredited for continuing medical education. To participate in the Research Forum only and not the full WACEP Symposium, Register here

SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS: Looking to showcase your organization and products with  emergency physicians & emergency medicine residents?  Please join us as a conference exhibitor. Learn more and register here.