Emergency Medicine Assembly
New York, NY
March 24 - 26, 2015

2015 Education

James Callahan Thumb"This conference does a great job combining the practical approach to common things you see all the time with a look at what is new in PEM - the hot topics, new approaches and cutting edge research that every EM practitioner who cares for children should know about."
- James M. Callahan, MD, FAAP, FACEP

Pediatric Patients in the ED Present Unique challenges with Their Own Specific Set of Solutions 

Whether you want to brush up on your pediatric emergency medicine skills or you want to take your dual-boarded training to the next level, the 2015 Advanced Pediatric Emergency Medicine Assembly will offer a wide range of valuable content.

  • Receive clinical updates that offer the latest scientific advances
  • Scan recent literature for evidence-based diagnosis and management tools
  • Learn from the most respected names in pediatric emergency medicine
  • Gain confidence to make difficult situations less stressful
  • Enhance your ability to treat even the most complicated patient 

2015 Conference Topics


  • Complete course descriptions and faculty information for the 2015 conference will be updated soon.
  • When You Hear Hoof Beats, It Might Actually Be a Zebra: Challenging Cases In Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Applying Sinusitis Guidelines in Pediatric Emergency Care 
  • Medical Decision Making in Pediatric Emergency Care: How You Reason Reduces Errors
  • Reevaluating the "Pan Scan" in Pediatric Trauma Management: Balancing Injury Risk with Risk of Diagnostic Imaging 
  • Practical Tips and Tools:  Removing Foreign Bodies in the Ears, Nose and Throat
  • Appendicitis: Risk Stratification and Making Sense of Scoring Systems
  • The Eyes Have It: Ocular Signs of Systemic Disease
  • Pediatric Literature Update: Could These Articles Change Your Practice?
  • Drops, Ointments, Creams, and Patches: Be Careful!
  • Look Into My Eyes: Practical Tips to Measuring Intraocular Pressure and Using the Slit Lamp Exam in Children
  • ABCD:  How Point of Care Ultrasound Can Save Lives
  • "In Search Of…" An Evidence-Based, Commonsense Approach to Evaluation for Pediatric Cervical Spine Injuries
  • 10 Little Fingers, 10 Little Toes
  • To Fast or Not to Fast: That is the Question
  • If the Dentists Can Use it, What Can't We? Nitrous Oxide in Your EDWhat are the Barriers to Implementation?
  • Bronchiolitis: What’s New and What Not to Do
  • Evidence-Based Guidelines: Mandating Care or Improving Quality?
  • Best Practices in the ED Management of Status Asthmaticus
  • PECARN Update on Head Injury: Translating Research into Usable Care Strategies
  • Concepts and Myths in the Emergency Treatment of DKA in Children
  •  Distinguishing the Vanilla Faint from a Sudden Death Warning Sign
  • Best Practice UTI 
  • Emerging and Exotic Infections: How New Disease Impacts Children
  • Cough and Fever: The Challenge of Community Acquired Pneumonia
  • Fever and Neutropenia



Virtual PEM
Virtual PEM

Get access to slides and synchronized audio from all the courses with this online feature that can viewed on your phones, tablets and laptops!

Virtual PEM