EMERGENCY CARDIOLOGY SYMPOSIUM 2020

Wednesday
April 1, 2020

7:45 a.m. to
12:15 p.m. ET

VIRTUAL EVENT

Proudly presented by the University of Maryland School of Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine

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UPDATED PROGRAM SCHEDULE

7:45 – 7:50 a.m. Welcome & Introduction Amal Mattu, MD
7:50 – 8:15 a.m. Rethinking What We Know: Updates on the Management of Atrial Fibrillation Laura Bontempo, MD, MEd
8:20 – 8:45 a.m. Cardiotoxicities of Cancer Drugs

Sarah Dubbs, MD

8:45 – 9 a.m. Break
9 – 9:25 a.m.. ECG Pearls for Pediatric Syncope Mimi Lu, MD
9:30 – 9:55 a.m.

Cardiac Arrest: What’s the Latest

Mike Winters, MD, MBA
9:55 – 10:10 a.m. Break
10:10 – 10:35 a.m. Airway Management in Cardiac Arrest Ben Lawner, DO, EMT-P
10:40 – 11:05 a.m. Transvenous Pacers Made Easy! Siamak Moayedi, MD
11:05 – 11:20 a.m. Break
11:20 – 11:45 a.m. The Crashing Tamponade! Semhar Tewelde, MD
11:50 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. COVID and The Heart Amal Mattu, MD

OUR SPEAKERS

  • Amal Mattu, MD | Symposium Director
    Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Vice Chairman, University of Maryland Department of Emergency Medicine

    Amal Mattu, MD has had a passion for teaching and writing about emergency cardiology since he joined the faculty at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He has authored or edited 20 textbooks in emergency medicine, including eight focused on emergency cardiology and electrocardiography. He has also served as primary Guest Editor for Cardiology Clinics three times. He lectures nationally and internationally on emergency cardiology topics and has helped to create conferences focused on this area. Dr. Mattu is currently a tenured Professor, Vice Chair of Education, and Co-Director of the Emergency Cardiology Fellowship for the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

  • Laura J. Bontempo, MD, MEd
    Associate Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Assistant Director of Faculty Development and Residency Education, University of Maryland Department of Emergency Medicine

    Dr. Bontempo is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She received her medical degree from Northwestern University in 1994 and subsequently completed an emergency medicine residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She spent 5 years at Harvard University as the Associate Emergency Medicine Program Director and then was recruited to Yale University to become the Emergency Medicine Program Director, a position she held for 7 years. Dr. Bontempo completed a Master of Education degree with a concentration in health professional education at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She has received teaching awards in emergency medicine from Harvard, Yale and Northwestern Universities and the University of Maryland. Dr. Bontempo is published in multiple emergency medicine textbooks and journals and has lectured nationally in the areas of cardiology and otolaryngology.

  • Sarah Dubbs, MD
    Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Assistant Residency Program Director, University of Maryland Department of Emergency Medicine

    Dr. Dubbs is an Assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine, and also an Assistant Director of the Emergency Medicine Residency Program. After her residency training at the University of Maryland Medical Center, she completed a Faculty Development Fellowship with a certificate from the American College of Emergency Physicians Teaching Fellowship. She worked in the community hospital setting before returning to UMMC. In addition to medical education, Dr. Dubbs has interests in OB/GYN and hematologic and oncologic emergencies, with numerous publications, podcasts, and invitational lectures on these topics. She is also developing her interests in process and quality improvement, hospital administration, and is a cheerleader for the advancement of women in the house of medicine.

  • Ben Lawner, DO, EMT-P
    Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Medical Director, Maryland ExpressCare Critical Care Transport
    Medical Director, Baltimore City Fire Department

    Dr. Benjamin Lawner is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Lawner obtained his EMT certification in 1994 and worked with Alachua County (Florida) Fire Rescue as a paramedic/firefighter prior to entrance into medical school. Dr. Lawner is residency trained in emergency medicine. He completed an EMS fellowship jointly sponsored by the University of Maryland, the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS), and the University of Maryland Baltimore County. From 2009-2010, he served as a Chief Resident and Faculty Development fellow for the emergency medicine training program. Dr. Lawner’s interests include resuscitation, airway management, and transport critical care. Dr. Lawner currently serves as the Medical Director for the Maryland ExpressCare Critical Care Transport Team and the Baltimore City Fire Department. Dr. Lawner works clinically a University of Maryland Medical System emergency physician and is a member of the Shock Trauma Center’s “Go-Team” He is actively engaged in medical education for students, residents, and prehospital clinicians.

  • Mimi Lu, MD
    Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland Department of Emergency Medicine

    Dr. Lu is the Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Education for the University of Maryland Department of Emergency Medicine. She is a fellowship-trained pediatric emergency physician and graduate of ACEP’s Teaching Fellowship. Dr. Lu is an outstanding educator and frequently lectures locally and nationally on pediatric emergency medicine topics. She has received teaching awards including the UMEM Residency Program’s Outstanding Teaching Award, AAEM’s Young Educator Award, and ACEP’s Junior Faculty Teaching Award. Her teaching skills continue to progress and she is now one of the rising stars nationally on the CME speakers’ circuit, especially in topics pertaining to pediatric resuscitation.

  • Siamak Moayedi, MD
    Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Department of Emergency Medicine

    Dr. Moayedi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He has been teaching invasive medical procedures in the cadaver lab since 2004. He has authored two text book chapters about procedure education and has lectured internationally on the topic. He is the Course Director for four CME courses: Critical Procedures in EM, , Complex Procedures in EM, Essential Procedures in EM, and the new Percutaneous Ultrasound-Guided Gastrostomy Course.

  • Semhar Tewelde, MD
    Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Assistant Residency Director, University of Maryland Department of Emergency Medicine

    Dr. Tewelde is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, and completed an emergency cardiovascular fellowship. She’s published on emergency cardiology topics in the emergency medicine literature as well as in Cardiology Clinics. She’s been an invited speaker for EMedHome’s EMCast on the topic of cardiogenic shock and has won awards for excellence in teaching and lecturing. She has developed an emergency cardiology curriculum for emergency medicine residents. Most recently, she has spoken at Maryland ACEP annual education conference.

  • Mike Winters, MD, MBA
    Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Vice Chair, Clinical and Administrative Affairs, University of Maryland Department of Emergency Medicine

    Dr. Winters, a Professor in the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine, is a leader in the field of critical care in the emergency department. He is editor-in-chief of the textbook Emergency Department Resuscitation of the Critically Ill and he is the founder of the EM/IM/Critical Care Training Program at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He has taught courses nationally and internationally and won national education awards from ACEP and AAEM for his critical care teaching.

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CONTACT


For more information, please contact:
Doreen Lucadamo, CMP, HMCC
Conference Planning Specialist
dlucadamo@som.umaryland.edu
443-240-9511