Pediatric Emergency Medicine Section
ACEP16 • Las Vegas, Nevada • Monday, October 17
5:00–7:00 pm • The Mandalay Bay, Islander Ballroom H
Introductions by Chair Dr. Bullard-Berent
- Thank you to our sponsor, Epic.
Epic Presentation by Christopher Alban, MD – Vice President, Clinical Informatics
- 50% of audience use Epic
- The patient is at the heart of Epic
- EPIC: A glorious account of a patient’s event
- Broad set of tools and software
- Connectivity to EHRs
- Patients will be the super users of EHRs in the future. Patient access to EHRs is critical.
Dr. Audrey Paul: Explanation of the survey distributed at the meeting
- working with her Fellow doing a research project on children with autism in the ED
- Asked audience to complete survey
Dr. Gutierrez (Boston University)
- International health / global rotations
- PEM abroad
- He provided a brief global perspective on global PEM
- IFEM has PEM specialty interest group: a very vibrant section and community
- He asked if any of the audience has interest in getting involved with PEM at a global level, let him know.
- One month ago, the first Latin American PEM society was formed
- If anyone has interest in working with them, please let him know
- He will send us an email with the website link. We’ll distribute it.
- He has list of PEM fellowships available worldwide
Dr. Jeffrey Bullard-Berent, Chair’s Report
- He’s enjoyed being the Chair of the Section
- 30 years ago Jeff thought his job was to focus on educating PEM residents, but found a lot of his education is geared toward a broader group of people that treat kids.
- Shout out to Lindsay and Dan
- Review of year
- Trying to improve relationship with AAP (SOEM and COPEM)
- CEDR quality initiative collaboration with the section and committee
- ACEP has done a great job in reaching out to general EM to make sure that PEM is relevant to them
- We’re in the nascent phase of setting up a PEM speakers bureau
- PEM Committee invited the Section to be involved with developing quality measures for CEDR
- Very appreciative and thankful to the Section
- He urged the PEM leaders to be cognizant of their power in their leadership roles as educators
- He also cautioned the room to be cognizant of sexism in medicine. Slight comments can mean a great deal, especially in unequal power structures.
Dr. Madeline Joseph, Pediatric Committee Update and Council Summary Relative to Pediatric EM