It is my pleasure to invite you to The Edge: Scientific Assembly 2014. This year we are proud to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of this phenomenal educational event—the only conference dedicated to the specific needs of osteopathic emergency physicians.
3570 Las Vegas Blvd
From the moment you walk through the doors of Caesars Palace, you’ll understand why this iconic Las Vegas luxury hotel sets the standard for opulent details, impeccable service, and lavish accommodations. Located directly on the Las Vegas Strip, Caesars Palace offers state-of-the-art meeting space, and a perfect location.
ACOEP Room Block at Caesars Palace is SOLD OUT
The block of reduced-rate rooms at Caesar’s Palace is SOLD OUT! For your convenience, ACOEP has made arrangements for alternate accommodations.
Bally’s, located across the street from Caesar’s Palace, is offering conference attendees rooms for only $99/night.
Alternately, Paris Las Vegas is offering rooms for $249 on Friday and Saturday nights, and $155 for Sunday through Wednesday nights.
Please note that the deadline for taking advantage of these reduced rates is September 18!
When booking your flight on American Airlines use the code 44H4BM for a 5% discount, valid for travel three days before and three days after the event.
The Edge: Scientific Assembly 2014 has something for every emergency physician. Don’t miss these event highlights!
Saturday, October 11
ACOEP’S 35th Anniversary Welcome Reception
Sunday, October 12, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FOEM Clinical Pathological Case Competition
Sponsored by Schumacher Group
FOEM Research Poster Competition
Sponsored by Florida Emergency Physicians
FOEM Oral Abstract Competition
Sponsored by EmCare
FOEM Legacy Gala: Dinner & Awards Ceremony
Monday, October 13
FOEM Research Paper Competition
Sponsored by WestJEM
Faculty Development Track
Tuesday, October 14
New Speakers Forum
Tuesday, October 14
ACOEP Committee Meetings
Saturday, October 11
ACOEP Membership Meeting
Sunday, October 12
CME Committee and Course Chair:
Nilesh Patel, DO, FACOEP
Christopher Colbert, DO and Tanaz Berahman, DO
Keynote Speaker: Alexander M. Rosenau, DO, CPE, FACEP, FACOEP
President, American College of Emergency Physicians
Kenneth H. Butler, D.O., FACEP, FAAEM is the Associate Program Director of the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at the University of Maryland where he also holds the academic title of Associate Professor in Emergency Medicine. Dr. Butler is an internationally recognized expert in airway management and a faculty member of the Practice Emergency Airway Management Seminar. He has written multiple textbook chapters on emergency medicine and was awarded the Associate Residency Director of the Year from EMRA and ACEP.
Marianne Gausche-Hill, MD, FACEP, FAAP, is a Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Gausche-Hill is the Vice-Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, Chief of the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and EMS and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Director at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, CA.
Robert L. Hunter, DO, FACOEP, FACOFP is currently the Associate Medical Director at Hospice of Miami Valley and is a clinical associate professor at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, a preceptor for Kettering College of Medical Arts Physician Assistant Program, and assistant director of the Emergency Medicine residency at Grandview. Dr. Hunter practices at Buckeye Family Practice in Huber Heights and Grandview Medical Center.
Heath A. Jolliff, DO, FACMT, FACEP, FAAEM is a Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at OUCOM/OhioHealth-Doctors Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He practices Medical Toxicology at Mid-Ohio Toxicology Services in Columbus, Ohio.
Bryan Kane, MD, FACEP is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Morsani College of Medicine. Dr. Kane also serves as the Assistant Program Director: Research for the Emergency Medicine Residency at Lehigh Valley Health Network.
Kevin Klauer, DO, is the Director of the Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) and the Chief Medical Officer for Emergency Medicine Physicians, Ltd., based in Canton, Ohio. He also is the Director of EMP PSO (patient safety organization). He serves on the Board of Directors for Physicians Specialty Limited Risk Retention Group. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Jeffrey Kline, MD, serves as Vice Chair of Research in emergency medicine and a professor of physiology at Indiana School of Medicine. His diagnostic research interests focus on human affect analysis, pretest probability and capnography to reduce medical imaging.
Salim Rezaie, MD, is a faculty member at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas in both departments of emergency medicine and internal medicine. He runs his own blog R.E.B.E.L. EM (www.rebelem.com), has made some appearances on EM:RAP, and frequently contributes to EP Monthly.
Anand Swaminathan, MD is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and the Assistant Residency Director and the NYU Bellevue Emergency Department. He is the co-creator of the EM Lyceumblog, an educational website focusing on debatable areas in EM and one of the founders of the All NYC EM Conference and Podcast.
Kevin Weaver D.O. is the program director for the Lehigh Valley Health Network emergency medicine residency program. He has lectured nationally on the application of evidence-based medicine in clinical practice and therapeutic hypothermia.
Teresa Wu, MD, FACEP is the Director for the Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Program and Fellowship, and the Associate Residency Director for the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. She is also the Co- Director for Simulation Based Training for the Maricopa-Banner integrated simulation program, and an Associate Professor in Emergency Medicine at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine-Phoenix.
Dates and times are subject to change.
Over 50 hours of Category 1/1A CME available at The Edge: Scientific Assembly 2014!