2020 AACEM/AAAEM Annual Retreat 

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12th Annual AACEM/AAAEM Joint Retreat

March 15-18, 2020
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
74-855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260

How to Register

  1. Register online for Chairs and Administrators
  2. Register via our 2020 AACEM/AAAEM Annual Retreat form and email it back to us.

Pricing

Early Registration Ends 12/2/2019Standard Registration Ends 1/20/2020Late/On-site Registration After 1/20/2020
AACEM Member$700$800$900
AAAEM Member$700$800$900
AACEM/AAAEM Non-member$900$900$900
*Vice Chairs$900$900$900
 **CDP or CAEMA Participant$700$800$900
 

*Vice Chair Registration
Vice Chairs must have their Chair complete the vice chair endorsement form prior to registering for the 2020 AACEM/AAAEM Annual Retreat.

**CDP and CAEMA Participants
CDP and CAEMA tuition include CDP Session #2 and CAEMA Session #1 ONLY. Participants planning to attend the AACEM/AAAEM Annual Retreat in its entirety are required to register.

 

How to Book Your Hotel Room

  1. Reserve your room online
  2. Reserve by phone, call (760) 341-2211 and mention group name, AACEM/AAAEM Retreat
Room TypeRoom Rate
Standard Room$309

Flight Information

The Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) is a 6-minute drive to the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa.

General Schedule of Events 

SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 2020
7:30 AM to 8:30 PMCAEMA Program
SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 2020
7:30 AM to 11:00 AMCAEMA Program
7:30 AM to 5:00 PMCDP Program
1:00 PM - 4:00 PMAAAEM Opening Session
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMAAAEM Keynote Speaker
2:00 PM - 2:30 PMAAAEM Keynote Speaker Q & A
2:30 PM - 3:15 PMAAAEM Committee Review
3:15 PM - 4:00 PMAAAEM Ice Breaker
5:30 PM - 6:30 PMAACEM First Timers Reception
5:30 PM - 6:30 PMAAAEM First Timers Reception 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMAACEM/AAAEM Welcome Cocktail Reception
8:00 PM - 10:00 PMWomen Chairs and Vice Chairs Dinner
MONDAY, MARCH 16, 2020
7:30 AM - 8:30 AMNetworking Breakfast
7:30 AM - 5:00 PMIndividual Sessions with Roundtable Analytics
8:30 AM - 9:15 AMKeynote TBD
9:15 AM - 10:00 AMInstitutional Solutions to Address Disparities in Compensation and Advancement of Emergency Medicine Physicians: A Critical Appraisal 
Tracy Madsen, MD, ScM
10:00 AM - 10:30 AMCompensation and Recognition Systems for Senior/Aging Physician
10:30 AM - 11:00 AMOptimal Model for Ultrasound in Emergency Medicine
11:00 AM - 11:45 AMPhilanthropy: How to Do It, How to Succeed At It, Endowments vs Fund Raising for Operations
11:45 AM - 12:30 AMBenchmark Survey: Data Analytics
12:30 PM - 2:00 PMAwards Luncheon
4:00 PM - 5:00 PMYoga Complimentary
5:30 PM - 6:30 PMNetworking Reception
7:00 PM - 9:00 PMAACEM Executive Committee Dinner
TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2020
7:30 AM - 8:30 AMNetworking Breakfast
7:30 AM - 5:00 PMIndividual Sessions with Roundtable Analytics
AACEM EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS: CHAIRS 
8:30 AM - 8:45 AMGroup Photo
8:45 AM - 9:30 AMEstablishing an Emergency Medicine Investigator Pipeline
Roger J. Lewis, MD, PhD and Robert W. Neumar, MD, PhD
9:30 AM - 10:00 AMDeveloping your Bench
Jane H. Brice, MD, MPH
10:00 AM - 11:00 AMNegotiations Skills Workshop
Azeemuddin Ahmed, MD, MBA and Andrew S. Nugent, MD
11:00 AM - 11:30 AMWhat Happens When Research Hits the Public Eye In a Negative Way 
James R. Miner, MD
11:30 AM - 11:45 AMAACEM Supported Activities Updates
AACEM EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS: VICE CHAIRS
8:30 AM - 8:45 AMWelcome and Intro to Vice Chair Track
8:45 AM - 9:30 AMTaking the Next Step: Getting the Interview
9:30 AM - 10:15 AMTaking the Next Step: Preparing for the Interview
10:15 AM - 11:00 AMTaking the Next Step: Interview Follow-up and Negotiations
11:00 AM - 11:30 AMVice Chairs Interest Group Introduction/Group Discussion/Quickfire
11:30 AM - 11:45 AMGroup Photo
AAAEM EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS: ADMINISTRATORS
8:30 AM - 8:45 AMGroup Photo
8:45 AM - 9:30 AMOperational Dashboards and Available Software Tools
Tim Sullivan, MHA
9:30 AM - 10:30 AMProvider Dashboards: Physician Productivity and Incentives
10:30 AM - 11:45 AMHot Topics
Ashlee Melendez, MSPH, BSN and Travis W. Schmitz, PhD, MBA
11:45 AM - 12:00 PMBreak 
JOINT EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS
12:00 PM - 12:30 PMBenchmark Survey: Data Analytics
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Case and Lessons Learned: Hahnemann Hospital and ED Closure Lunch Session
Theodore A. Christopher, MD, Richard J. Hamilton, MD, Louis J. Ling, MD, and Leah Gassett, MBA (ECG Management Consultants)
2:00 PM - 3:30 PMJoint AACEM/AAAEM Executive Committee Meeting
4:00 PM - 5:00 PMYoga
7:00 PM - 9:00 PMAAAEM Executive Committee Dinner
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2020
7:30 AM - 8:30 AMNetworking Breakfast
8:30 AM - 9:30 AMBenchmark Survey: Data Analytics
9:30 AM - 10:15 AMLessons From the Early Leaders and Chairs of Emergency Medicine
10:15 AM - 10:45 AMTable Talks/Hot Topics
10:45 AM - 11:00 AMModerated Report Outs
11:00 AM - 11:30 AMOpen Forum/Deeper Dive
11:30 AM - 12:30 PMRoundtable Analytics/Benchmark Survey Sessions