24th Annual Scientific Assembly

April 7-11, 2018
Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina - San Diego, CA

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Keynote Speaker

Roger A. Mitchell, Jr. MD

On the Frontlines: Understanding Violence in America

Tuesday, April 10, 9:00am-9:45am

Dr. Roger Mitchell Jr. is board certified in Anatomic and Forensic Pathology by the American Board of Pathology and a Fellow with the National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME).

He is a graduate of Howard University, Washington D.C., and New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ. Dr. Mitchell is licensed to practice medicine in Washington D.C. He has performed over 1,300 autopsy examinations in his career and has testified as an expert on numerous cases.

As the Chief Medical Examiner of a major city, Dr. Mitchell is uniquely positioned to understand the social determinants that lead to the violence affecting our most vulnerable communities.

Dr. Mitchell's keynote presentation will break down the barriers and highlight the principles surrounding violence as a public health issue and the role of social determinants in violence prevention. He will specifically address the vital role that emergency physicians serve in violence prevention.

  • Continue the Discussion: join Dr. Mitchell in the Members' Center immediately following his talk for further conversation.
  • Dive Deeper: explore these themes on a deeper level at the Small Group Clinic: Cultural Sensitivity is a Must for Optimal Patient Care – Case Studies, Tuesday, April 10, 4:30pm-5:00pm. Limited onsite spots available - learn more.


Plenary Sessions

Sunday, April 8

Pain and the Poppy: Managing Pain and Opioid Misuse During an Epidemic
Reuben J. Strayer, MD FRCP FAAEM


Monday, April 9

Don't Make Me Blue! Mechanical Ventilation Choices in the ED that Change Outcomes
Peter M.C. DeBlieux, MD FAAEM

What's New in Pediatrics

Keeping Up With the Literature: Resuscitation

Critical Care Year in Review
Haney Mallemat, MD FAAEM


Tuesday, April 10

Keeping Up With the Literature: Knowledge Translation 2018
Ryan P. Radecki, MD MS FAAEM

Keynote: On the Frontlines: Understanding Violence in America
Roger A. Mitchell Jr., MD


Wednesday, April 11

Emergency Cardiology Literature Update: The Articles You've Got to Know!
Amal Mattu, MD FAAEM

Avoiding Burnout: Better Living Through Boundaries
Susan R. O'Mara, MD FAAEM

View the full AAEM18 Schedule


Travel Information

AAEM18 Shuttle Discount

Transportation from Airport to Hotel - AAEM18 Shuttle Discount
Visit the AAEM18 travel page for instructions on how to receive this discount!

Flight Information
The closest airport to the meeting site is the San Diego International Airport (SAN). The airport is located about 5 miles north of the hotel. For best airfare rates, make your flight reservations at least three weeks in advance of your travel.

Enjoy San Diego
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