Department Blog

The Department of Emergency Medicine will present its 10th annual The Crashing Patient: Resuscitation and Risk Management Conference October 13–15, 2020, hosting the event virtually for the first time. The new format is garnering an international audience, with participants already registered from Australia, Canada, Egypt, New Zealand, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, and Turkey. This year, the conference includes:

o   ?Leen Alblaihed, MBBS, MHA, Adjunct Instructor, with four sessions of “Focus on Point-of-Care Ultrasound”

o   Michael Bond, MD, Associate Professor, with “Busted: Orthopedic Medicolegal Pearls and Pitfalls”

o   Laura Bontempo, MD, Associate Professor, with “There’s Blood Everywhere! Dealing with Critical Ear, Nose, and Throat Hemorrhage”

o   Sarah Dubbs, MD, Assistant Professor, with “Critical Care Pitfalls for the Crashing Cancer Patient”

o   Cheyenne Falat, MD, Clinical Instructor, with “From Cold and Dead to Warm and Alive: Resuscitating the Crashing Hypothermic”

o   Ben Lawner, DO, Visiting Assistant Professor, with “Detours, Diversions, and Dangerous Delays: Misadventures in Interfacility Transport”

o   Joe Martinez, MD, Associate Professor, with “How a Roux-en-Y Can Ruin Your Shift”

o   Amal Mattu, MD, Professor, with “Why We Miss Acute Coronary Syndromes”

o   Lauren Rosenblatt, MD, Clinical Instructor, with “Time to Plasmapheresis: Pitfalls in Diagnosis and Management of the Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Patient”

o   George Willis, MD, Assistant Professor, with “Trouble with Big Red: Aortic Disasters”

o   Mike Winters, MD, Professor, with “Resuscitation and Risk Management Pitfalls in Sepsis”