2019 AACEM/AAAEM Annual Retreat 

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March 10-13, 2019 
Condado Vanderbilt Hotel
1055 Ashford Avenue
San Juan, PR

How to Register

Registration is now open!

1. Register online.
2. Register via our 2019 Annual Retreat Registration form and e-mail it back to us.

Please note: Early bird registration ends December 3, 2018.

How to Book Your Hotel Room

Reserve your room online for the 2019 AACEM/AAAEM Annual Retreat now.

To register by phone call (787) 721-5500 or email reservations@condadovanderbilt.com. Be sure to mention the group code: AACEMAAAEM.

RoomSingle RateDouble Rate
Heritage City View$309$309
Heritage Oceanfront$319$319
Tower City$329$329
Ocean View$339$339
Biltmore Suites$369$369

Flight Information

The San Juan - Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport is a short 11-minute cab ride to the Condado Vanderbilt Hotel.


2019 Speaker Bios


General Schedule of Events

Saturday, March 9, 2019
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

AACEM/AAAEM Registration Patio Del Fauno Foyer

9:30 AM - 3:45 PMCAEMA Salon Azul
7:00 PMAACEM Executive Committee Dinner 1919
Sunday, March 10, 2019
7:00 AM - 5:00 PMAACEM/AAAEM Registration Patio Del Fauno Foyer
8:00 AM - 11:30 AMCAEMA Salon Azul
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
CDP Salon Luchetti
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

AAAEM General Session Patio Del Fauno East

1:00 - 2:30 PM
Business Meeting & Ice Breaker: Gregory Mark Archual, MBA

2:30 - 4:00 PM
Administrator & Staff Wellness: Linda J. Davis-Moon, RN, MSN, APRN-BC, ALC; Amal Khalil; and Travis W. Schmitz, PhD, MBA

5:30 PM - 6:30 PMAAAEM First Timers Reception (By Invitation Only)
5:30 PM - 6:30 PMAACEM First Timers Reception (By Invitation Only)
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMAACEM/AAAEM Welcome Cocktail Reception West Veranda
8:00 PM - 10:00 PMWomen Chairs in EM Dinner Condal
8:30 PM - 10:00 PMAAAEM Group Dinners
Monday, March 11, 2019
7:00 AM - 2:00 PMAACEM/AAAEM Registration Patio Del Fauno Foyer
7:30 AM - 8:30 AMNetworking Breakfast West Veranda
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM

Keynote: Puerto Rico and Hurricane Maria Patio Del Fuano Main

Carlos Garcia Gubern, MD
Chair, Emergency Medicine Department
Ponce School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Maria Ramos–Fernandez, MD
Program Director
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine

9:15 AM - 12:30 PM

AACEM/AAAEM Joint Educational Sessions Patio Del Fauno Main

9:15 - 10:00 AM
Owning the Behavioral Health Population: Jane Brice, MD and Franklin Farmer

10:00 - 10:45 AM
How to Expand your Tele-Health Footprint: David F. M. Brown, MD, Rahul Sharma, MD, MBA and Tim Sullivan, MHA

10:45 - 11:30 AM
Computer Simulation for Department Operations PlanninRichard J. Hamilton, MD, Gabe Kelen, MD and Thomas E. Terndrup, MD

11:30 - 12:00 PM
Benchmark Analytics: Boarding & Bed Utilization: James J. Scheulen, PA

12:00 - 12:30 PM
Boarding White Paper and Next Steps: Peter E. Sokolove, MD

9:30 AM - 11:30 AMRoundtable Analytics Drop-in Office Hours

Drop in and learn more about the analytics behind the Benchmark Survey. From exploring the data using the Roundtable Analytics Insights Portal to reviewing how others have leveraged Benchmark Survey data in managing their departments, our analytics experts are available to answer your questions.

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch: AACEM/AAAEM Joint Educational Sessions Patio Del Fauno Main

12:30 - 1:30 PM
Summa, The Real Story and Lessons Learned: 
Nickolas J. Jouriles, MD (Moderator), David C. Seaberg, MD (Chair, DEM, Summa), Cindy Kelley, DO (DIO, Summa), and Scott Poland, MD (Former Summa Resident, Core Faculty, Summa)

1:30 - 2:00 PM
Question and Answers: 
Andrew S. Nugent, MD (Moderator)

2:00 PMAttendee Free Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Yoga (Complimentary) East Veranda

Linda J. Davis-Moon, RN, MSN, APRN-BC, ALC

6:00 PM - 7:00 PMNetworking Reception West Veranda
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
7:00 AM - 2:30 PMAACEM/AAAEM Registration Patio Del Fauno Foyer
7:30 AM - 8:30 AMNetworking Breakfast West Veranda
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

AACEM Education Sessions: Chairs Patio Del Fauno Main

8:30 - 8:45 AM
Group Photo

8:45 - 9:30 AM
Funding Global Health ProgramsMichael J. VanRooyen, MD, MPH, Susan A. Stern, MD, and Andy S. Jagoda, MD

9:30 - 10:15 AM
Role of APPs in the ED: Andrew S. Nugent, MD and Gabe Kelen, MD

10:15 - 10:45 AM
Pro/Con Discussion: Multiple Vice Chairs vs. a Few: Andra L. Blomkalns, MD, David F.M. Brown, MD, Gabe Kelen, MD and Linda A. Regan, MD

10:45 - 11:00 AM
AACEM Supported Activity: EM Action Fund Update: Peter E. Sokolove, MD

11:00 - 11:15 AM

AACEM Library Workgroup: Chair Online Resource Needs: David T. Overton, MD, MBA

11:15 - 12:00 PM
Quick Fire and Timely Topics for Chairs: Robert E. O'Connor, MD, MPH

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

AACEM Education Sessions: Vice-Chairs Patio Del Fauno West

8:30 - 9:30 AM

Interviewing to be a Chair: The Real Scoop from Recently Hired Chairs: Andra L. Blomkalns, MD, MBA, Ian B.K. Martin, MD, MBA, Angela M. Mills, MD and Benjamin Sun, MD, MPP

9:30 - 10:15 AM

The Role of Professional Organization and Certifying Bodies in Faculty Development and Career Advancement: Carl Chudnofsky, MD and Lewis Nelson, MD

 

10:15 - 11:45 AM

Negotiations: Understand the Underlying Framework: Azeemuddin Ahmed, MD, MBA

11:45 - 12:00 AM

Group Photo

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

AAAEM Educational Sessions: Administrators Patio Del Fauno East

8:30 - 8:45 AM
Group Photo

8:45 - 9:30 AM
ED CMI Acuity Based Index Tool: James J. Scheulen, PA

9:30 - 10:30 AM
Nuts & Bolts Session: Round Table Analytics

10:30 - 10:40 AM - Break 

10:40 - 12:00 PM: Hot Topics

Provider Hours, Pay, Nights, & VacationsDavid W. Calder, MBA
All Things APP: Travis W. Schmitz, PhD, MBA
Funding for Different EM Roles/Philanthropy: Steven Petrovic, MBA
ACGME vs. Non-ACGME Fellowships: Amy Jameson, MPhil, MA, MBA

11:00 AM - 12:00 PMRoundtable Analytics Drop-in Office Hours

Drop in and learn more about the analytics behind the Benchmark Survey. From exploring the data using the Roundtable Analytics Insights Portal to reviewing how others have leveraged Benchmark Survey data in managing their departments, our analytics experts are available to answer your questions.

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

AACEM/AAAEM Joint Educational Session Patio Del Fauno Main

Benchmark Analytics: What Do You Measure and How Do You Review Faculty: Katy Oksuita, MS, James J. Scheulen, PA, and Gregory A. Volturo, MD

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Awards Lunch: AACEM/AAAEM Joint Session

Andrew S. Nugent, MD and Ashlee Melendez MSPH, BSN

2:30 PMAttendee Free Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PMJoint AAAEM/AACEM Executive Committee Meeting Salon Azul
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Yoga (Complimentary) East Veranda 

Linda J. Davis-Moon, RN, MSN, APRN-BC, ALC

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
7:00 AM - 11:30 AMAACEM/AAAEM Registration Patio Del Fauno Foyer
7:30 AM - 8:00 AMNetworking Breakfast West Veranda
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

AACEM/AAAEM Joint Educational Sessions Patio Del Fauno Main 

8:00 - 8:45 AM
Data Analytics Benchmark Review: James J. Scheulen, PA

8:45 - 9:30 AM
Data Analytics-Cognitive Load: Becky McGowan, MBA and Cathi Harbertson, MBA

9:30 - 11:30 AM
Benchmark Survey Break Out Tables

11:30 AMAdjourn