Guest Courses

Learning Isn't Just for the Attendees at ACEP23

Your guests can now experience the education at ACEP23. They are invited to attend these tailored courses, curated just for them. But these captivating sessions aren't just for guests – they're also open to registered attendees. (guest or attendee badge required for entry).

Courses are not available for CME.

Monday, October 9

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Course Information

10:30 - 10:55 am

Why EM?: Building Your Long-Term EM Career
Stephen H. Anderson, MD, FACEP; Andrew Muck, MD

Find out what it takes to build a career as an Emergency Physician from experts in the field who know the ins and outs of Emergency Medicine.

11:00 - 11:25 am

Why EM?: Career Pathways in Emergency Medicine
Leon C. Adelman, MD, MBA, FACEP, FAAEM; Nicholas Cozzi, MD; George C. Willis, MD, FACEP

There are many different career opportunities in EM. This panel will help explore some of the different pathways you can take as an emergency physician.

11:30 - 11:55 am

Why EM?: Leading the Specialty
Anne Zink, MD

Discover the value of organized medicine in making change and protecting physician rights and safety.

12:00 - 12:25 pm

Why EM?: Myth Busting with ACEP Leaders
Alison J. Haddock, MD, FACEP; Jessica Mason, MD; Jamie Shoemaker, MD, FACEP; Ryan A. Stanton, MD, FACEP

Don’t believe everything you hear! ACEP Board members and other leaders will go through some of the hot topics of EM and dispel some of the myths surrounding EM as a career.

1:30 - 2:20 pm

Medical Malpractice Documentary and Panel Discussion
Mark F. Brady, MD, MPH, MMSc; Alexander Homer; Viknesh Kasthuri; Gita Pensa, MD; Mark R. Zonfrillo, MD, MSCE

Experience the 30-minute documentary "A World of Hurt: How Medical Malpractice Fails Everyone," which follows real patients, doctors, and lawyers through the flawed malpractice system that we have. This will be followed by a lively panel discussion featuring medical malpractice experts and fellow emergency physicians Dr. Gita Pensa and Dr. Mark Zonfrillo. The filmmakers, Alexander Homer, Viknesh Kasthuri, and Dr. Mark Brady, will also be included on this panel.

4:30 - 5:20 pm

Jumping in With Both Feet: Considerations for Starting Your Own Group & Responding to an RFP: How to Win Your First (or Next) Contract
Jay Mullen, MD, MBA, FACEP

There’s a lot to consider if you’re thinking about starting your own group. Explore a rapid-fire review of the essential elements to consider, and the ability to respond to an RFP is a critical capability of a physician group. Get an overview of the process and best practices involved in creating a response.

Tuesday, October 10

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Course Information

8:00 - 8:50 am

Travel Hacking 101: Making Loyalty Programs Work for You
Eric Maur, MD, FACEP; Matthew Rudy, MD, FACEP

Discover the basics of reward programs including “sweet spot” loyalty levels and fast-tracking loyalty as well as manufacturing spending and pitfalls for you to avoid from the experts.

12:30 - 1:20 pm

Financial Strategies - Taxes Have Consequences: Navigating and Understanding Tax Implications
William L. MacDonald

Are you a busy physician or spouse with retirement approaching soon? Learn how your retirement can result in dramatically different financial outcomes depending on the type of tax strategy you implement. Join us as William MacDonald from My Financial Coach explains the differences between “tax deferred”, “taxable” and “tax-advantaged” strategies, as well as what they mean for your retirement and for all phases of your career!

1:30 - 1:55 pm

Living With a Healthcare Worker: Panel Discussion

Learn tips for living with a healthcare worker.

Looking for Social Events and Family Fun?

We've got you covered! There's lots of fun things to do at ACEP23 and in Philadelphia in general! We pulled together a list of some of the local members' favorite things, as well as some conveniences on site, like child care and mothers rooms.

Want to meet other families and spouses who are coming to ACEP23? We have a meet-up place for that, too. Check out all the details on the events and activies page. 

Family Activities

September 29 - October 2

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