Daily Schedule

General Schedule of Events

More details to come as more speakers and topics are finalized.

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Sunday, April 14


8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Council Steering Committee Meeting

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Chapter Executives Forum

10:30 am - 2:30 pm

AAWEP Brunch followed by Power Up: Women in Emergency Medicine Leadership Workshop

Presented by AAWEP and Supported by US Acute Care Solutions

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Candidate Forum Subcommittee

12:30 – 5:00 pm

Health Policy Primer

Presented by ACEP's Young Physicians Section & the Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association (EMRA)

1:00 - 3:00 pm

Council Forum Meeting

Learn more about the ACEP Council, hear practical tips for developing a resolution, and engage with other members to discuss resolutions you may be considering for the 2024 Council meeting.

1:00 - 3:00 pm

Federal and Government Affairs/State Legislative Committee Joint Meeting

3:00 - 5:00 pm

Chapter Leaders Session

"Governing with Impact" with dynamic guest speaker Bob Harris, CAE, followed by facilitated roundtable discussions on key topics in governance, leadership and member engagement. 

3:00 - 4:00 pm

NEMPAC Board of Trustees Meeting

3:00 – 4:00 pm

Leadership Development Advisory Committee (LDAC) Meeting

This informal meeting is an opportunity for ACEP members interested in seeking nomination to learn about the process, hear about serving on the Board of Directors or as a Council officer, and ask questions.

5:00 - 6:00 pm

Chapter Leaders Reception

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Monday, April 15


7:00 - 8:00 am


Emergency Medicine Data Institute Breakfast Briefing and Conversation
Bring your breakfast to the briefing from 7 to 7:45 AM and learn how ACEP's innovative, new Emergency Medicine Data Institute will bring new dimensions to acute, unscheduled care.


  • Donald L. Lum, MD, FACEP - Chair of Clinical Emergency Data Registry (CEDR)
  • Pawan Goyal, MD - Senior Vice President, Emergency Medicine Data Institute

8:00 – 8:15 am

LAC Welcome

  • Aisha Terry, MD, MPH, FACEP - ACEP President
  • Susan Sedory, MA, CAE - ACEP Executive Director

8:15 - 9:00 am

Using Social & Traditional Media to Influence Congress

  • Brad Fitch - Congressional Management Foundation

9:00 am


  • Peter Jacoby, MD, FACEP

9:00 - 9:45 am

A Conversation on Anti-Trust in Health Care

Moderator: Alison Haddock, MD, FACEP - ACEP President-Elect
Jonathan Kanter - Assistant Attorney General of the Antitrust Division U.S. Department of Justice

9:45 - 10:00 am


10:00 - 10:45 am

In Order to Form a More Perfect Union…ization?

  • Leon C. Adelman, MD, MBA, FACEP (Moderator)
  • Bing S. Pao, MD, FACEP
  • Sean Codier, DO
  • Diana Nordlund, DO, JD, FACEP

10:45 - 11:30 am

All Aboarding! Advocating for Change

  • C Ryan Keay, MD, FACEP (Moderator)
  • Karin Rhodes, MD, MS - AHRQ
  • David Wright - Director of the Division of Clinical Improvement and Quality, CCSQ/CMS
  • Helene Anderson - Apprise Health Insights

11:30 am – 12:45 pm

Lunch Options

Lunch on your own OR choose to attend one of the sponsored luncheons.

Lunch Option 1: A Conversation on Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity with Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE)

  • Moderated by Christopher Smith, MD, FACEP

Support provided by Vituity

Lunch Option 2: Opioid Use Disorder from Bedside to Capitol

  • Special Guest: Rep. Brittany Pettersen (D-CO-07)
  • Martin P. Wegman, MD, PhD (Moderator)
  • Scott G. Weiner, MD, FACEP
  • Donald E. Stader, III, MD, FACEP
  • Aimee K. Moulin, MD, FACEP

Grant support for The Emergency Quality Network (E-QUAL) and this panel has been provided by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation through the Council of Medical Specialty Societies and the Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts (FORE)

12:45 - 1:30 pm

Stanley Cup, Space and Ski Slopes: New Practice Models Outside the ED

  • Jennifer Casaletto, MD, FACEP (Moderator)
  • B. Elizabeth Delasobera, MD - Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, MedStar Ambulatory Services, Team Physician, Washington Capitals
  • Michelle Hong Chan, MD, PharmD, MPH - Axiom Space, Inc.
  • Christopher S. Goode, MD, FACEP - Medical Director, Snowshoe Mountain Response Team

1:30 - 2:15 pm

Breakout Sessions

How to Continue your Advocacy Back Home (General Session Room)

  • Liz Demorest - ACEP Manager of PAC and Grassroots Advocacy (Moderator)
  • John R Corker, MD, FACEP
  • Bradley J Uren, MD, FACEP
  • Angela Cai, MD, MBA

Breakout Room 1 - Leadership Listening Roundtables

Breakout Room 2 - Leadership Listening Roundtables 

Topics Include: Boarding, Scope, AI, DEI, Reimbursement, Practice Pressures and Unionization

2:15 - 3:00 pm

AI and Emergency Medicine

  • Abhi Mehrotra, MD, MBA, FACEP (Moderator)
  • Omar Badawi, PharmD, MPH, FCCM - Chief, Data Science Division, U.S. Army Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC)
  • Chris Caggiano, MD, FACEP - Principal Medical Officer, HHS Mission Innovation Team, Amazon Web Services
  • Thomas A. Mason, MD - Chief Medical Officer, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, US HSS
  • Dale C. Van Demark - Co-chair of McDermott Will & Emery's Digital Health practice

3:00 - 3:15 pm


3:15 - 4:00 pm

Congressional Staff Panel (Issues facing EM including Consolidation/Boarding/Payment/Non-competes)

  • Ryan McBride, MPA - ACEP Director of Congressional Affairs (Moderator)
  • Mai Nguyen - Policy Advisor, Congressman Derek Kilmer (WA-6)
  • Jacqueline Collie Baggett - Legislative Director, Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA)

4:00 - 4:45 pm

Leading by Example: ACEP's Model Legislation to Fight Scope Creep/Expansion

  • Ramnik S Dhaliwal, MD, JD (Moderator)
  • Daniel W Elliott, MD, FACEP - IN ACEP Chapter
  • Kim Horvath, JD, Senior Attorney, Advocacy Resource Center
  • Todd Parker, MD, FACEP - VA ACEP Chapter

4:45 - 5:30 pm

Breakout Sessions

Developing Working Alternative Payment Models In Emergency Medicine (Breakout Room 1)

  • Lisa J Maurer, MD, FACEP (Moderator)
  • Randy L Pilgrim, MD, FACEP
  • David Rickman, MD
  • Marika Kachman, MD

How ACEP is Fighting the Corporate Practice of Medicine (General Session Room)

  • Tom Sugarman, MD, FACEP (Moderator)
  • John Moorhead, MD, FACEP
  • Katy King, Oregon Chapter Lobbyist
  • Rami Khoury, MD, FACEP

How ACEP Can Be a Resource and Help Facilitate State Needs in Their Advocacy Efforts

  • Steven B. Kailes, MD, FACEP (Moderator)
  • Kelly Gray-Eurom, MD, MMM, FACEP
  • Henry Pitzele, MD, FACEP
  • Deborah D. Fletcher, MD, FACEP
  • Erik Blutinger, MD, MSc, FACEP

6:00 - 9:00 pm

Emergency Medicine Foundation VIP Reception (By Invitation Only) 

National Press Club

6:00 - 8:00 pm

NEMPAC-Hosted Receptions and Dine-Arounds (RSVP Required)

  • Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Reception at 5:45 pm
  • Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY), Dinner at 7:00 pm
  • Rep. Raul Ruiz, MD (D-CA), Dinner at 7:30 pm
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Tuesday, April 16


7:00 - 8:00 am


8:00 - 8:15 am

Welcome - Advocacy Day Training & Issues Briefing 

  • Aisha T. Terry, MD, FACEP - ACEP President
  • Jeanne Slade - ACEP Senior Director, Political and Grassroots Advocacy

8:15 - 8:45 am

Conversations with Congress
Moderator: Aisha T. Terry, MD, MPH, FACEP - ACEP President
Rep. Greg Murphy, MD (R-NC)

8:45 - 9:30 am

2024 Election Update

  • Mo Elleithee - Executive Director of Georgetown University's Institute of Politics and Public Service

9:30 - 10:00 am

Conversations with Congress
Moderator: Christopher S. Kang, MD, FACEP - ACEP Immediate Past-President
Rep. Raul Ruiz, MD (D-CA)

10:00 - 10:15 am


10:15 - 10:20 am

Presentation of 911 Legislative Network Award - Christopher S. Goode, MD, FACEP
Presented by Aisha T. Terry, MD, FACEP - ACEP President

10:20 - 11:00 am

LAC24 Hill Visits Issues Briefing

  • Jeanne Slade - ACEP Senior Director, Political and Grassroots Advocacy
  • Ryan McBride, MPP - ACEP Congressional Affairs Director
  • Fred Essis - ACEP Congressional Lobbyist

ACEP's in-house advocacy team of experts will walk attendees through the issues that you'll be advocating for on Capitol Hill on Tuesday afternoon, with key points to strengthen your case and ensure lawmakers and their staff keep your perspective top of mind long after the meeting is over. 

11:00 – 11:30 am

LAC24 Hill Visit Logistics

  • Lincoln Clapper, Chief Sales Officer, Advocacy Associates and ACEP Staff

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Travel Time to Capitol Hill

Transportation on your own

12:30 - 5:00 pm

Congressional Hill Visits

Hospitality Suite - American Dental Association (ADA) Town House, 137 C Street, SE; Washington DC

5:00 – 7:00 pm

ACEP Congressional Reception
Cannon Caucus Room, Cannon House Office Building, 1st and Independence Ave., SE

A chance to network with your peers, debrief on the afternoon's Congressional meetings with ACEP's advocacy team, and touch base with lawmakers and their staff as available. 

7:00 - 9:00 pm

NEMPAC-Hosted Receptions and Dine-Arounds (RSVP Required)

  • Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Luncheon at 11:45 am
  • Rep. Marianette Miller Meeks, MD (R-IA), Dinner at 7:00 pm w/guest Rep. Larry Bucshon, MD, (R-IN)
  • Rep. Kim Schrier, MD (D-WA), Dinner at 7:00 pm

*Session times approximate and subject to minor changes

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