ACEP18 Pre-Conference Events

WHEN: September 30, 2018 View Agenda(s)

WHEN: September 30, 2018 | 8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
ACEP: Becoming an Accredited Geriatric Emergency Department  | 8:00-11:00 a.m.
Urgent Matters: Innovations in Acute and Emergency Care for Seniors | 12:30-5:30 p.m.

San Diego Convention Center, SDDC Upper level, 17AB
111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101


Thousands of emergency medicine professionals from around the globe gather annually to attend ACEP’s flagship event – the premier event in the specialty. ACEP18 is an immersive experience that goes beyond what typical medical conferences offer. It is the single most comprehensive consortium that brings together education, networking, policy development, and new technology to one convenient location. Moreover, ACEP18 is the place to gain the knowledge and tools that you can immediately put to practice.

Becoming an Accredited Geriatric Emergency Department: How and Why?

8:00-8:05 a.m.

Hello and Introductions
Ula Hwang, MD, MPH

8:05-8:30 a.m.

"Meeting the Challenges of Geriatric Acute Care"
Christina Shenvi, MD, PhD

8:30-8:50 a.m

“ACEP Addresses the Need for Geriatric Emergency Medicine”
Mark Klauer, DO, EJD, FACEP

8:50-9:20 a.m.

“Why GEDA?”
Kevin Biese, MD, MAT, FACEP

9:20-9:35 a.m.

Stretch Break

9:35-10:20 a.m.

Panel discussion: “GED Goals and Sustainability”
LEVEL 1: Vaishal Tolia, MD, MPH, FACEP / UC San Diego Health
LEVEL 2: Christina Shenvi, MD, PhD / UNC
LEVEL 3: Aaron Malsch RN, MSN, GCNS-BC / Aurora

10:20-10:50 a.m.

Panel Conclusion / Closing / Town Hall Q&A
Sandy Schneider MD, FACEP and Kevin Biese, MD, MAT, FACEP

10:50-11:00 a.m.

“How to Apply”
Nicole Tidwell

11:00 a.m.


11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.


Urgent Matters’ Annual Meeting: Innovations in Acute and Emergency Care for Seniors

12:30-12:35 p.m.

Jesse Pines, MD, MBA, MSCE, GWU / Urgent Matters

12:35-12:50 p.m.

Opening Keynote: Achieving Better Emergency Care for Seniors
Zia Agha, MD, CMO, Executive VP Clinical Research, Medical Informatics & Telehealth, West Health

12:50-1:35 p.m.

Panel 1: Risk Screening for Seniors in the ED: What, Why and How?
Moderator: Kelly Ko, PhD, Principal Investigator, West Health
Panelist 1: Chris Carpenter, MD, Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, Washington University
Panelist 2: Tom Crisman, RN, GENIE Nurse- UC San Diego ED
Panelist 3: Dr. Maura Kennedy, MD, Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard

1:35-1:50 p.m.

Update on Emergency Quality Network (E-QUAL)
Arjun Venkatesh, MD, MBA, MHS Director, Performance Improvement, Yale- New Haven Hospital

1:50-2:00 p.m.


2:00-2:25 p.m.

Home and Community-based Acute Care in a “Total Cost of Care” Model
Alex Foxman, MD, FACP, CMO/President National ACO: Founder PriveMD

2:25-2:40 p.m.

On-Demand Mobile Acute Care
Mark Prather, MD, CEO DispatchHealth

2:40-3:00 p.m.

Innovation Award Honorable Mentions • Behavioral Health Collaborative in the ED • Senior Emergency Center- Improving Quality of Life with a KSS*
• Adventist Health and Rideout
• Atrium Medical Center

3:00-3:25 p.m.

ED Innovations within a Next Generation ACO model
Mark Gwynne, DO, President and Executive Medical Director, UNC Health Alliance/Senior Alliance

3:25-3:45 p.m.

Senior-focused Research: Multi-site, Single-site, and National-level Analysis
Ula Hwang, MD, Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, Geriatrics & Palliative Care, Mt Sinai
Lindsey Yourman, MD, Asst. Professor of Medicine, UC San Diego, Post-doctoral Fellow, West Health Institute

3:45-3:55 p.m.


3:55-4:40 p.m.

Panel 2: Innovations in Home Health in Acute and Emergency Care
Moderator: John Zifferblatt, MD, MPH, MBA, Senior Director, Clinical Research, West Health
Panelist 1: Desiree Leithem, FNP-C, Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care/Express Care Director of Advanced Practice Providers, UC San Diego ED
Panelist 2: Jared Conley, MD, PhD, Clinical Fellow, Emergency Medicine, Mass. General, Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Panelist 3: Derek Hauser, DO, Chief, Dept. of Geriatrics, Palliative Medicine and Continuing Care, Kaiser Permanente San Diego

4:40-5:05 p.m.

Winner of 2018 Innovation Award: The Tech-enabled Emergency & Acute Medicine at the Skilled Nursing Facility bedside (TEAM SNF) Model of Care
Tim Peck, MD, Co-founder & CEO Call9

5:05-5:30 p.m.

Audience Engagement Activity (Pair/Share) Brainstorm new models and ways to apply UM conference recommendations to their own local EDs Wrap-up and evaluation
Jesse Pines, MD