Agenda (subject to Changes)

   Wednesday, March 6, 2024
 2:00-3:00pm  Perfect Your Technique or Learn a New Block: High Yield Dental Block Workshop for Emergency Physicians
 David Gundersen, DDS, MPH

 3:00-4:00pm  Chapter 51 Panel Discussion
 Moderated by Aurora Lybeck, MD
 Panelist; Tony Thrasher, DO

 4:00-5:00pm  An Update on Synthetic Opioids in the Illicit Drug Market
Ryan Feldman, PharmD, BCPS, DABAT; Medical College of Wisconsin

 Welcome Reception & Opening Keynote
 Getting Better: What Farmers, Jellyfish, and the Karate Kid Can Teach Us About Emergency Medicine

 Kevin McGurk, MD; MCW Department of Emergency Medicine

 7:30-9:00pm  Offsite Reception - Join us at Café Hollander in Brookfield! 
20150 Union Street, Brookfield, WI

  Thursday, March 7, 2023
 7:00-7:45am Breakfast and Visit with Exhibitors 
 7:45-8:00am Welcome Remarks; Kerry Ahrens, MD - WACEP President 
 8:00-11:30am Choose your Track 
 Track 1: WACEP CME Sessions  Track 2: EM Research Forum

8:00am-9:15am: Hot Topics in Emergency Medicine

  • 8-8:10am: Analyzing Continued Positive Ask Suicide-Screening Questions (ASQ) Results Across Repeat Visits in a Pediatric Emergency Department; Alexis Ballew, MS3
  • 8:10-8:20am: The Addition of Trauma Informed Care Practices into Trauma Resuscitations; Morgan Blaser, BS, Med Student & Alexis Bradt, BS, Med Student
  • 8:20-8:30am: The News on Street Drugs; Kerry Ahrens, MD, FACEP
  • 8:30-8:40am:  Improving Research Participants Recruitment by Race and Ethnicity for ER studies; Hayder Jaafar, MD
  • 8:40-8:50am: Increasing a hospital-based violence intervention program's services for pediatric patients and their families who come to the emergency department for interpersonal violence; Narmeen Khan, MD
  • 8:50-9am: Maximizing the Physician/Nurse Dual Leadership Model in the ED; Suzanne Downing
  • 9-9:10am: Ultrasound Updates; John Gullett, MD
  •  9:10-9:15: Q&A

Hot Topics in Emergency Medicine Coding and Reimbursement; Jason Adler, MD

10-10:30am: Break

10:30-11am: Data Driven Scheduling for Revenue and Clinician Retention; Lisa Maurer, MD, FACEP

11am-11:30: The Wisconsin Stroke Coalition and the State of the State of WI stroke care; Kerry Ahrens, MD, FACEP

32nd Annual Wisconsin Emergency Medicine Research Forum

Presented by the Emergency Medicine Departments at the University of Wisconsin and the Medical College of Wisconsin in partnership with WACEP.

The Research Forum includes oral and poster presentations and a keynote address. The oral and poster sessions are not accredited for continuing medical education.

8:00-8:15am: Welcome

8:15-8:50am: Oral Session #1

8:50-9:25am: Oral Session #2

9:25-10:00am: Poster Session/Break

10:00-10:35am: Oral Session #3

10:35-11:00am: Oral Session #4

11:10–11:20am: Break/Award Committee discussion

11:20–11:30am: Award Announcement & Closing Remarks

 11:30-12:00pm Lunch & Visit with Exhibitors 

Annual WACEP Updates & Awards Presentation

 12:45-1:45pm Keynote Presentation: Decreasing Disparities in Cardiac Arrest Survival using Health Services Research Methods
Comilla Sasson, MD, FACEP, FAHA; Vice President Healthcare Business Solutions, American Heart Association; Emergency Physician, Colorado Permanente Medical Group

 1:45-2:00pm Break & Visit with Exhibitors 
 2:00-2:30pm Planning and Execution of an EMS-Based Field Hospital for a Large Outdoor Concert 
Michael Spigner, MD, NRP, MAEMS; University of Wisconsin

 2:30-3:00pm Managing Their Pain and Yours: Pain Management in the ED 
John Gullett, MD; University of Alabama

 3:00-3:30pm Life After Emergency Medicine: Writing the Next Chapter
Edward Callahan, MD, MS; Medical College of Wisconsin