SAEM Western Regional Meeting 2017

Stanford, CA

Register for the SAEM Western Regional Meeting 2017


Apr April 07 - 08 Fri-Sat 2017

We look forward to welcoming you to Stanford, California for the 2017 Western SAEM Regional Meeting.

Keynote Speaker: Carlos Camargo, MD, DrPH, FACEP

Dr. Camargo is Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Conn Chair in Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. His research focuses on respiratory/allergy emergencies and health policy issues in emergency care.

Highlights of the meeting:

Diversity in academic emergency medicine panel discussion led by Dr. S.V. Mahadevan

Research presentations and panel session on research funding for early stage investigators

Concurrent session for medical students

Lunch with women leaders in academic emergency medicine ( A session by Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine)

Abstracts Due: The abstract submission portal is open until February 28th.

Click here to submit your Abstracts

SimWars Registration Due: 4/6/17

UltraSIM Wars Registration: 
We are excited to announce a combination ultrasound and simulation competition open to residents and medical students at this year's SAEM Western regional conference, hosted by Stanford. This will be a multi-round event that is open to all residency programs. The competition will highlight core emergency medicine curriculum, with a special emphasis on point-of-care ultrasound.

Please email Dr. Viveta Lobo, or Dr. Nikita Joshi, for any program related questions



Friday, April 7, 2017- Stanford Stadium Conference Room, Stanford University


  • 10:00AM Tour Stanford University Campus and Cantor Arts Museum

SAEM Western Regional Meeting

  • 12:00PM Conference Registration
  • 1:00PM Welcome Dr. Matthew Strehlow
  • 1:15PM Keynote Address Dr. Carlos Camargo
  • 1:45PM Top Abstracts Session I Drs. Robert Rodriguez and David Thompson
  • 2:45PM Break
  • 3:00PM Top Abstracts Session II Drs. Prasha Govindarajan and Jennifer Newberry
  • 4:20PM SAEM Board of Directors Remarks Dr. James Holmes
  • 4:45PM Awards Dr. Harrison Alter
  • 5:00 - 7:00PM RECEPTION

Saturday, April 8, 2017 – Location: Li Ka Shing Center, Stanford University

SAEM Western Regional Meeting

  • 7:30AM Breakfast Buffet and Registration
  • 8:30AM Scientific Sessions: Tracks 1-5
  • 10:30AM Break
  • 10:45AM Follow Their HEART – Controversies in Cardiac Care Dr. Donald Schreiber
  • 11:15AM Building Diversity in Academic EM Drs. S.V. Mahadevan, Ronesha Knight, Jocelyn Garrick, Berenice Perez, Magali Fassiotto
  • 12:00PM Lunch Buffet: AWAEM Hosted Lunchtime Session Drs. Ellen Weber, Jennifer Newberry, Maria Raven, Nikita Joshi, Hemal Kanzaria and Sivash Sarlati
  • 1:00PM The future of research funding for EM and EMS Drs. Prasha Govindarajan, Carlos Carmago, Susan Stern and James Holmes
  • 1:45PM Just Do It! - Controversies in Critical Care Drs. Robert Rodriguez, Sara Crager and Jennifer Wilson
  • 2:30PM Addressing Social Determinants of Health in the ED Drs. Harrison Alter, Ewen Wang, Hemal Kanzaria and Sivash Sarlati
  • 3:15PM Break and Awards presentation
  • 3:30 - 4:30PM Scientific Sessions, Track 6-10

Saturday, April 8, 2017 – Location: Li Ka Shing Center, Stanford University

UltraSIM Wars (in parallel with main program)

  • 8:30 – 11:30AM Drs. Viveta Lobo, Julie Sayegh and Shruti Kant

Medical Student Focus (in parallel with main program; Lunch with Program Directors) Drs. Nikita Joshi, Chris Fee, Michael Gisondi, Aaron Harries, Caitlin Bailey and Charlotte Page Willis

  • 12:00PM Lunch with Program Directors
  • 1:00PM Why is EM Right For You?
  • 1:30PM Exciting and Dynamic Careers in EM
  • 2:05PM Break
  • 2:15PM Life as an EM Resident
  • 2:45PM Top 10 Truths & Myths About Residency Interviewing
  • 3:15PM The Rise of Emergency Medicine: Understanding the Match Data
  • 3:40PM Break
  • 3:50 4:30PM
    Track 1: Exploring and Getting Involved Early in EM
    Track 2: The Match Made Simple

* Moderator of panel discussion or abstract presentations
^ Session lead