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Advocacy Day

Travel to Capitol Hill: Meet Representatives & Discuss Policy Issues

 

Hear from the HPEM & Advocacy Day Planning Committee

Haig Aintablian, MD

 

Registration Now Open

Registration Rate: FREE for AAEM members who are U.S. Citizens

Follow AAEM and AAEM/RSA on social media for updates leading up to and throughout the event!

 

NEW Scholarships Available!

RSA and LEAD-EM are pleased to announce 12 new scholarships for residents and qualifying medical students to attend HPEM and Advocacy Day! Learn more and apply today! Application deadline May 12th, 2019 at 11:59pm CT.

 

Location

Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

(202) 628-2100

 

June 5, 2019

AAEM Health Policy in Emergency Medicine (HPEM) Symposium

Are you new to advocacy efforts on the Hill? Want to get your feet wet, or refresh your knowledge about health policy and advocacy?

Join AAEM & AAEM/RSA in a day of learning about health policy and political advocacy at HPEM!

 

Schedule

8:00am-8:30am

Welcoming Remarks
Congressman Ruiz

8:30am-9:20am

The Opioid Epidemic, Where Are We Today?
Gabriel Stahl, MD

9:30am-10:20am

Prudent Layperson Standard/Surprise Billing
John G. Holstein, MA

10:30am-11:20am

Due Process
Larry D. Weiss, MD JD MAAEM FAAEM

11:30am-12:20pm

The Rise of Midlevel Providers and How Our Specialty is Handling It
Evie Marcolini, MD FAAEM FACEP FCCM; Robert M. McNamara, MD MAAEM FAAEM; Lisa Moreno, MD MS MSCR FAAEM; and Julie Vieth, MBChB FAAEM

12:20pm-1:10pm

Panel: Midlevel Providers (Lunch)
Evie Marcolini, MD FAAEM FACEP FCCM; Robert M. McNamara, MD MAAEM FAAEM; Lisa Moreno, MD MS MSCR FAAEM; and Julie Vieth, MBChB FAAEM

1:10pm-2:00pm

CMGs Running Residencies
Robert M. McNamara, MD MAAEM FAAEM

2:10pm-3:00pm

Panel: CMGs Running Residencies
TBA

3:10pm-4:00pm

Gun Violence
Gregory Jasani, MD


*Schedule subject to change.

 


June 6, 2019

AAEM & AAEM/RSA Advocacy Day

Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill

Take your knowledge from HPEM symposium directly to the Hill to advocate for yourself and your patients! Join us for targeted meetings with Congressional Leaders to discuss issues of importance to emergency physicians.

What can I expect?

 

Looking for more ways to be involved?

Learn more about the AAEM/RSA Policy and Advocacy Congressional Elective.

Check out the work of the AAEM/RSA Advocacy Committee, including videos, articles, and podcasts.

Listen to the AAEM Legal & Policy Issues in Emergency Medicine: Policy Prescriptions® edition podcast on the Congressional Elective and AAEM and AAEM/RSA advocacy efforts.