ACEP & EMF Corporate Council Program

ACEP & EMF 2022 Corporate Council


ACEP and EMF have immense gratitude for our relationships with you and the healthcare organizations you serve. We are excited to finally gather again in person. We hope the meeting allows all of us the opportunities to form new relationships, reconnect with old ones, and gain insights and pathways to improve emergency care together.

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Our Agenda

Monday, July 18

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Location & Info

6:00 – 8:00 pm

Welcome Reception


Throw on your jeans and join physician leaders and ACEP staff for bowling, fajitas, and drinks.

Tuesday, July 19

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Location & Info

7:00 am – 12:00 pm


Grand Ballroom Foyer

7:15 – 8:15 am


Irving I, II, III

8:25 – 10:30 am

Welcome & General Session

Grand Ballroom Salon E

8:25 – 8:35 am


Sue Sedory, Executive Director and CEO

Jodi Talia, SVP, Business Development and EMF Executive Director

8:35– 9:00 am

ACEP & EMF 2022 Strategic Priorities

ACEP has spent the last year in deep strategic planning to chart our course for the coming years. Learn more about our road map and consider how our missions intersect to build our future partnership potential. See the plan.


  • Sue Sedory, Executive Director and CEO

9:00 – 9:45 am

Changes in the Emergency Medicine Landscape

We’ve all started to accept that change is the new normal and it is happening more rapidly than ever. Learn first-hand from our physician panelists about their current day-to-day experiences. Submit your questions in advance here.


  • Ryan Stanton, MD, FACEP


  • Angela Gardner, MD, FACEP 
  • Ugo Ezenkwele, MD, FACEP
  • Theresa Tran, MD, MBA, FACEP
  • Jeffrey Goodloe, MD, FACEP

9:45 – 10:30 am

Invested in the Future

The next generation brings new ways of learning and new insights into how we practice emergency medicine better. Hear unique perspectives of young physicians and residency directors about what education looks like today, what keeps them up at night, and their vision of tomorrow. Submit your questions in advance here.


  • Angela Gardner, MD, FACEP


  • Angela Cai, MD
  • Sandra Coker, MD
  • Puneet Gupta, MD, FACEP

10:30 – 10:45 am


Grand Ballroom Foyer

10:45- 11:45 am

Breakout Sessions & Coffee Chats

Attendees can choose their own learning adventure for the rest of the day.

Corporate, Foundation and Federal guests ONLY: sign up for spot in breakout sessions and connect with thought leaders in our Coffee Chat Expert Lounge. 

Review the choices below and then CLICK HERE to save your spot in sessions from 10:45-1:45pm. 

I Wish…I Wonder…

Grand Ballroom Salons C-D

One of ACEP’s prime objectives under the new strategic plan is to identify barriers and opportunities for innovation and agility in how we serve our mission. We hope to count on you, our fellow stakeholders in emergency medicine, as partners in innovation. Join us as we take the beginning steps to redesign our partnership opportunities for the future.


  • Jodi Talia, SVP, Business Development and EMF Executive Director
  • Lee-Jung Kim, Service Design Experience Lead at Pfizer

How it’s Made

Grand Ballroom Salons I-J

Discover the secret sauce of how physician leaders, ACEP and healthcare companies work to convene expert panels, create new resources, and education. This session will also give you a few best practices to make the most of these engagements. In case our “How it’s Made” reference has you hankering for an episode while improving your bowling game, click here.  


  • Christopher Baugh, MD, MBA, FACEP
  • Ryan Stanton, MD, FACEP
  • James Williams, MS, DO, FACEP
  • Riane Gay, CAE, Corporate Development Director

Practice Innovation

Grand Ballroom Salons G-H

Discuss the innovative models of healthcare delivery. We’ll explore what this means for emergency medicine but also hope to hear from you as our partners about healthcare trends you see shaping our future systems of care.


  • Sandy Schneider, MD, FACEP, Associate Executive Director, Practice and Academics
  • Jeffrey Davis, Director, Regulatory Affairs
  • Erik J. Blutinger, MD, MSc

Coffee Chats

Grand Ballroom Salons A-B

Not seeing a breakout session that matches your interest? Schedule a coffee chat with one or two groups of EM experts during this time. Each informal chat is 20 minutes. Out of respect to other attendees, we ask you schedule no more than two chats. We promise more networking time is available during our event!

ACEP Policy & Emergency Physician Clinical Questions Answered

  • James Neuenschwander, MD, FACEP, FASAM
  • Dr. Sam Shahid, MBBS, MPH, Senior Manager, Practice Management

All Things Reimbursement, Billing & Health Policy

  • Aisha Terry, MD, MPH, FACEP
  • David McKenzie, CAE, Director, Reimbursement

Physician Wellness, Health Equity, Inclusion & Diversity

  • Ugo Ezenkwele, MD, FACEP
  • Alyssa Ceniza, Wellness and Diversity Programs Manager

11:45 am – 12:45 pm


Irving I, II, III

12:45 – 1:45 pm

Breakout Sessions

Same great topics. Pick your next adventure!

1:45 – 2:00 pm


Grand Ballroom Foyer

2:00 – 3:15 pm

Speed Networking

Grand Ballroom Salon F

Kind of like speed dating but without the romance. Pick three of our experts to have a high-energy 15-minute conversation about your burning EM questions, marketing challenges, or how to solve world peace. We expect nothing but brilliance to come out of these conversations. Sign up for individual conversations.

3:15 – 3:30 pm


Grand Ballroom Foyer

3:30 – 4:30 pm

Private Company Appointments for Pinnacle Supporters

Grand Ballroom Salons A-B, C-D, G-H, I-J, Irving I-II

5:30 – 5:45 pm

Shuttle bus departs from hotel to reception at the Third Rail Bar

Back of Hotel

6:00 – 7:30 pm

Evening Reception at the Third Rail Bar

Enjoy good food and great company in the Grapevine historic Train Station District.

7:30 – 7:45 pm

Shuttle bus returns to hotel

Wednesday, July 20

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Location & Info

9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Private Company Appointments for Pinnacle Supporters

Grand Ballroom Salons A-B, C-D, G-H, I-J, Irving I-II

8:30 am – 1:30 pm

Corporate Council Member Hospitality Room

Irving III

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