WACEP 2018 Spring Symposium

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


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:

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WACEP 2018 Spring Symposium | March 14-15, 2018 | Madison, WI
Through a new partnership with MCW and UW, WACEP's Spring Symposium will now include a track for Wisconsin's annual emergency medicine research forum. 
Other conference highlights include: an in-depth look at the Orlando Pulse nightclub mass shooting from Orlando Health's Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director; a hands-on three-part Sim Workshop; and an LLSA 2017 Article Study Group. We hope to see you in Madison March 14-18, 2018! Downloadable conference brochure coming soon.

Conference Schedule (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)

t Topics in EM (10:15-11:30 am)

  • Optimizing Antibiotic Prescribing in the 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

Registration for this track is capped at 12 attendees, and an extra fee of $175 is required at checkout. The workshop will cover:

  • Airways
  • Ultrasound 
  • Pediatrics

26th Annual Wisconsin Emergency Medicine Research Forum

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

 - Looking to reach emergency physicians? Please consider exhibiting and or sponsoring at the conference.