Innovations in ED Management

We’re Back! Join Us in 2021 for a New 18-Hour Intensive and Advanced ED Operations Conference for ED Leadership Teams

Join Us for Our 18th Annual Conference!

The focus of the 2021 Innovations in Emergency Department Management Conference will be on leadership, management, operations, logistics, strategic planning and healthcare reform. This three-day immersion into the challenges of running an ED will provide you and your leadership team with the tools and techniques to create a world-class emergency department. You’ll hear from “been there, done that” experts who have created successful practices in the ever-changing world of emergency medicine.

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Innovations in ED Management Conference

Keynote Speakers

Mike Hastings, MSN, RN

Mike Hastings, RN, MSN

Immediate Past President, Emergency Nurses Association

Mr. Hastings has been active in the practice of emergency nursing and ED management for over 15 years – from rural and urban prehospital systems, to leading the research and quality program at the University of Kansas Hospital ED, to being the trauma program manager at Dell Children’s Medical Centers of Central Texas, to managing a freestanding emergency department and the ED at the Swedish Edmonds Emergency Department in Edmonds, Washington. Currently, he is a Clinical Optimization Consultant for the Healthcare division of Phillips. Mr. Hastings has had a wide-ranging opportunity to experience the breadth of emergency practice and has been an active member of the Emergency Nurses Association since 2004. Subsequently he has had a progressively expanding leadership role in the association, concluding with his election as the 2020 President of the ENA.

Mark Rosenberg, DO, MBA

President, American College of Emergency Physicians

Dr. Rosenberg is the Emeritus Chairman of Emergency Medicine and the Chief Innovation Officer at St Joseph's Health in Paterson, New Jersey. The emergency department is one of the nation’s busiest seeing more than 170,000 adult and child visits annually. He is board-certified in Emergency Medicine as well as in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Rosenberg has created many new and successful innovations including a Geriatric ED program, an Emergency Department Palliative Care program, a Fellowship in Acute Pain Management, and a multidisciplinary Alternatives to Opioids program. He is the principal author of ACEP’s Geriatric Emergency Department Guidelines and the Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation Program. Dr. Rosenberg has been on the ACEP Board of Directors since 2015 and was elected as the ACEP President in 2020.

Mark Rosenberg, DO, MBA

Connect With Colleagues, Learn New Skill-Sets and Operational Concepts.

Return Home With a Series of Tested Solutions and a Renewed Enthusiasm for Creating an Exemplary Emergency Department.

Why Your ED Leadership Team Should Attend in 2021

Managing the many challenges associated with the functioning of a contemporary emergency department can prove daunting to even the most skilled managers. The many difficulties that exist can be just overwhelming, yet there are answers. There are EDs that have faced the same challenges and have come up with viable solutions.

  • What IS Our New Normal? The ED After COVID
  • The Zen of Physician Group Governance
  • Don't Call Me a Hero: What the Front Lines Needs From Its Leaders
  • Emergency Physicians and Advanced Practice Clinicians – The Numbers
  • ED Re-Design After Covid: A Tutorial
  • The Dilemma of Paying for Administrative Work
  • The Business of Academic Emergency Medicine
  • Leadership Made Simple: How to Get to Where You Want to Be
  • Lessons Learned from the First Geriatric ED
  • Physician in Triage: Twenty Questions and Answers
  • Financial Benchmarking and Best Practices for Success
  • Documentation Changes That Can Help Your Practice
  • Training Wheels: What Do Future ED Docs REALLY Need to Know?
  • Strategies for Managing the Homeless in Your ED
  • And Much More…

Poster Session & Competition

Showcase Your Work! Submit a Poster Abstract for a Chance to Win Some Great Gifts.

The Innovations in Emergency Department Management conference invites you to submit a poster abstract for the annual competition to be held during the conference in New Orleans this year. If your poster is selected for presentation your first author will receive $200 towards your conference registration. The winner of the competition will also receive three nights stay and the runner-up will receive two nights stay (taxes, but not incidentals, included) at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel.

Poster Session Competition

Great information for an ED leader. There was a lot to take back and work on. Thank you!

This is the 4th time I’ve attended this conference. I always leave motivated and inspired. Thank you.

Great to have 30-minute sessions! Good way to have a range of topics and no drag on.

Meet Our Expert Faculty

Our Energetic and Effective Faculty of Emergency Department Thought Leaders Will Provide You With All-New Skill Sets and Operational Concepts to Effectively Manage Your Emergency Department.

Thanks to Our Sponsors for Helping Make the Innovations in Emergency Department Management Conference Possible.

Can’t Make It to the Live Course? No Problem.

Audio & Video Self-Study Versions Are Available.

The 2021 Innovations in Emergency Department Management Conference will be professionally recorded and made available for self-study in early 2022.

  • Avoid the expense and hassle of travel
  • Don’t miss family/work obligations
  • Study at your pace and on your own time
  • Available in a variety of formats to suit your needs