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About the Conference
There's no question that the practice of emergency medicine is high risk. "High risk" implies danger to patients, but we all know that patients aren't the only ones at risk in the Emergency Department (ED). Each patient visit also represents legal risk for the provider. The threat of malpractice in the U.S. healthcare system, especially in high risk specialties such as emergency medicine, is and ever-present issue that affects physician workups, practice patterns, and dispositions on a daily basis.
This conference has been created to address both parties at risk in emergency medicine- the patient and the provider. Topics have been specifically chosen to educate attendees regarding the optimal care of the sickest patients we see in daily ED practice- sepsis, cardiac ischemia, aortic dissection, etc. – as well as to educate attendees in how to bullet-proof themselves from the plaintiff attorneys. The instructors for the conference are acclaimed educators, winners of more than a dozen national teaching awards, and experienced national and international-level speakers who know how to present information in a practical and entertaining way.
We know how valuable your time is, so we intend to make this conference the most productive you’ve ever attended. Our goal is simple… to teach you how to save lives and to minimize risk of malpractice. Get ready to learn!
Amal Mattu, MD, FAAEM
For more information:
Workshops (November 8th and 10th)
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
You can find a full list of campus parking lots here http://www.umaryland.edu/parking/parking-garages/ All garages are pay to park.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please contact the conference coordinator, Margo Murphy, with any questions.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Registartions may be cancelled upt o 14 days prior to the start of the conference. Registration fees for all lecture session and non-cadaver based workshops will be refunded minus the registration fees. Due to the high cost of course materials, the cadaver lab workshops will be asssessed a 40% cancellation fee.
Registrations may be transferred to another participant at no charge up to 14 days prior to thestart of the conference.