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Society for Academic Emergency medicine announces Annual Meeting plenary speakers

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

DES PLAINES, IL-- Emergency medicine academicians in six plenary presentations will explore a variety of subjects related to the practice of emergency medicine during a special plenary session to be held on the opening day of SAEM17 -- the annual meeting for the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) and the largest forum for the presentation of original education and research in academic emergency medicine, to be held May 16-19, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando.

The Plenary Session, which includes the top six abstracts as selected by the SAEM17 Program Committee, is traditionally a highlight of the annual meeting program and will take place on Wednesday, May 17, from 10:15 am-Noon, in the Plaza International Ballroom G & H at the Hyatt Regency Orlando.

"We are delighted to announce our six plenary abstracts, representing a broad diversity of research in emergency medicine. These abstracts were chosen as the best among hundreds of submissions and we look forward to presenting them at the SAEM annual meeting in Orlando," said Danny Pallin, MD, MPH, SAEM17 Program Committee Chair.

Plenary Sessions and Speakers

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Daniel Nishijima, MD, MAS, University of California, Davis

The Incidence of Traumatic Intracranial Hemorrhage in Head-injured Older Adults Transported by EMS With and Without Anticoagulant or Antiplatelet Use

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Derek Monette, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital

The Impact of Video Laryngoscopy on Emergency Medicine Resident Intubation Experience: A Report of 14,698 Intubations

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Amit Vahia, MD, University of Michigan/Henry Ford Hospital

Severely Elevated Blood Pressure in the Emergency Department Is an Independent Predictor of 6 and 12 Month Cardiovascular Events

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Jay Ladde, Orlando Health

The Loop Technique: A Novel Incision and Drainage Technique in the Treatment of Skin Abscesses in an Emergency Department in a Community-acquired Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Endemic Area

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

M. Kit Delgado, MD, MS, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine

National Variation in Opioid Prescribing and Risk of Prolonged Opioid Use for Opioid-naïve Patients Treated in the Emergency Department for Ankle Sprains

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Nikita Joshi, MD, Stanford University

Gender Representation in Speakers at Emergency Medicine National Conferences: Analysis of Trends From 2011-2015


The plenary abstracts may be found through the SAEM17 online Program Planner. All abstract findings are embargoed until date and time of delivery. Reporters and others can follow key developments on the SAEM17 website, on the SAEM Facebook page, or @SAEMonline, #SAEM17. To obtain press credentials to attend these didactic presentations contact Stacey Roseen, SAEM Director of Communications, at

The Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to the improvement of care of the acutely ill and injured patient by leading the advancement of academic emergency medicine through education and research, advocacy, and professional development. To learn more, visit

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