Education Schedule


Here is the core of what makes the SEMPA 360 conference a step above the rest - the most comprehensive EMPA education program available - and truly covers emergency medicine from every angle!

SEMPA 360 courses and hands-on workshops provide essential clinical content and vital risk-management concepts.

Course content and faculty subject to change.

All times listed are Eastern Daylight Time.

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

8:00 am - 11:00 am

Workshop: Critical Procedures in Emergency Medicine: A Hands-on Experience
Andy Godwin, MD, FACEP

8:00 am - 11:00 am

Workshop: Basic Ultrasound
Petra Duran Gehring, MD, RDMS

8:00 am - 11:00 am

Workshop: Critical Care Bootcamp
Mike Winters, MD, MBA, FACEP, FAAEM

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Product Showcase Sponsored Lunch

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Workshop: Critical Procedures in Emergency Medicine: A Hands-on Experience
Andy Godwin, MD, FACEP

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Workshop: Slit Lamp
Jason Knight, MD, MBA, FACEP

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Workshop: Ventilator Management
Mike Winters, MD, MBA, FACEP, FAAEM

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Workshop: Advanced Ultrasound
Petra Duran Gehring, MD, RDMS

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Opening Session and Welcome
SEMPA Board of Directors

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

I Don't Want a Physician Assistant in my Emergency Department
Al Sacchetti, MD, FACEP

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Lyes On, Lytes Off
Camiron Pfennig-Bass, MD, MPHE, FACEP

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The Febrile Neonate: What's New in 2023
Al Sacchetti, MD, FACEP

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

HHS? DKA? WTF? Hyperglycemic Emergencies
George Willis, MD, FACEP

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Papules, Petechiae, Purpura - Oh My!
Camiron L Pfennig-Bass, MD, MPHE, FACEP

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Cath Lab or Not? STEMI Equivalents
George Willis, MD, FACEP

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Wine and Cheese Reception with Exhibitors

Wednesday, May 10, 2023

8:00 am - 8:30 am

The Power of One: A Humanitarian Crisis Response
Tracy Sanson, MD, FACEP

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Glands Gone Wild! Endocrine Emergencies
George Willis, MD, FACEP

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Mistakes You Don't Want to Make in Pediatric Patients
Richard Cantor, MD, FACEP

9:30 am - 10:00 am Mid-Morning Coffee Break w/Exhibitors
10:00 am - 10:30 am

Cruising the Infectious Disease Literature
Jack Perkins, MD, FACEP

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Critical Images in Trauma
Joshua Broder, MD, FACEP

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Infections with Deadly Consequences
Jack Perkins, MD, FACEP

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Lies Your Parents Told You About Pediatric Emergencies
Richard Cantor, MD, FACEP

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch Break & Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Pediatric Literature Update 2023
Richard Cantor, MD, FACEP

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Pulmonary Embolism: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Tracy Sanson, MD, FACEP

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Critical Images in Abdominal Imaging
Joshua Broder, MD, FACEP

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Oncologic Emergencies
Jack Perkins, MD, FACEP

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Break & Exhibit Hall

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Workshop: Hand Injuries and Infections
James Marinucci, PA-C; Ryan Strauss, PA-C; Debra Diaz. PA-C

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Workshop: Critical Procedures in Emergency Medicine: A Hands-on Experience
Andy Godwin, MD, FACEP

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Workshop: Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia
Petra Duran Gehring, MD, RDMS

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Workshop: Slit Lamp
Jason Knight, MD, MBA, FACEP

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Workshop: Enhanced Suturing for Emergency Medicine Providers
Brian Lin, MD, FACEP

Thursday, May 11, 2023

8:00 am - 8:30 am

Emergency Medicine is Hard But YOU Are Not Alone
Jaime Hope, MD

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Fundamentals of Trauma Resuscitation: What the Trauma Surgeon Wants You to Know!
Kenji Inaba, MD

9:00 am - 9:30 am

The Perfect Laceration Repair: An Evidence-Based Approach
Brian Lin, MD, FACEP

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Initial Evaluation and Management of Penetrating Chest Trauma
Kenji Inaba, MD

10:00 am - 10:30 pm Mid-Morning Coffee Break w/ Exhibitors
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Spinal Clearance: Is CT Good Enough
Kenji Inaba, MD

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Bariatric Surgery Complications
Brian Lin, MD, FACEP

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Magical Medications in Emergency Medicine
Jaime Hope, MD

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Human Trafficking: How Can We Help?
Hillary Larkin, PA-C

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch Break & Exhibit Hall
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Strangulation: How Forensics in Trauma Can Solve Crimes
Hillary Larkin, PA-C

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Eye Emergencies
Jason Knight, MD, FACEP

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

HALO Procedures
Jaime Hope, MD

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Bouncebacks! Don't Get Burned By These Cases
Mike Weinstock, MD

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Workshop: Basic EKG Workshop
Susan Torrey, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Workshop: Slit Lamp
Jason Knight, MD, FACEP

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Workshop: Critical Procedures in Emergency Medicine: A Hands-on Experience
Andy Godwin, MD, FACEP

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Workshop: Basic Ultrasound
Petra Duran Gehring, MD, RDMS

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Workshop: Dental Emergencies
James Marinucci, PA-C; Ryan Strauss, PA-C; Debra Diaz. PA-C

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Quiz Bowl

Friday, May 12, 2023

8:00 am - 8:30 am

Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema
Jessie Werner, MD

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Caffeine: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
Sean Nordt, MD

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Soft Tissue Injuries and Infections of the Hand
Danielle Campagne, MD, FACEP

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Trauma in Pregnancy: Two Patients, One Resuscitation
Brittany Guest, DO

10:00 am - 10:30 am Break
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Managing Difficult Dislocations in the Emergency Department
Danielle Campagne, MD, FACEP

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Emergency Medical Abstracts Live!
Sanjay Arora, MD; Mike Menchine, MD

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Documentation Disasters: Quality Over Quantity
Mike Weinstock, MD

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch Break and Town Hall Meeting
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Does My Face Look Puffy: Angioedema Pearls and Pitfalls
Jessie Werner, MD

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Burn Care 2023
Brittany Guest, DO

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Update on the Treatment of Snake Envenomation
Sean Nordt, MD

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Troubleshooting Tracheostomies
Jess Mason, MD,FACEP & Kevin Wilcox, DO

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

EMRAP Meet and Greet

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Workshop: Orthopedic Skills Lab
Danielle Campagne, MD, FACEP

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Workshop: Advanced Ultrasound
Petra Duran Gehring, MD, RDMS

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Workshop: Advanced EKG Workshop
Susan Torrey, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Workshop: Emergency Airway Management
Andy Godwin, MD, FACEP

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Workshop: Emergent ENT Skills
James Marinucci, PA-C; Ryan Strauss, PA-C; Debra Diaz. PA-C

Saturday, May 13, 2023

8:00 am - 8:30 am

Nerve Blocks for the Face
Jess Mason, MD,FACEP & Kevin Wilcox, DO

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Delirium in the Elderly Patient
Christina Shenvi, MD, PhD, FACEP

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Managing Anxiety and Bipolar Disorders in the Emergency Department
Leslie Zun, MD, FACEP

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Pediatric Neurologic Emergencies: Nothing or Nightmare
Marianne Gausche-Hill, MD, FACEP

10:00 am - 10:15 am

Break

10:15 am - 10:45 am

Caring for LGBT Patients in the Emergency Department
Jacob Avila, MD

10:45 am - 11:15 am

Managing Pediatric Psychiatric Disorders: Pearls and Pitfalls
Leslie Zun, MD, FACEP

11:15 am - 11:45 am

Elder Abuse and Neglect: Don't Miss the Diagnosis
Christina Shenvi, MD, PhD, FACEP

11:45 am - 12:15 pm

Pediatric Genitourinary Emergencies: What's Going On Down There?
Marianne Gausche-Hill, MD, FACEP

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

Cosmetic Surgery Catastrophes: What Every EMPA Needs to Know!
Jacob Avila, MD

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