Welcome to the heart of TCEP CONNECT — the conference schedule.

The 2019 schedule will be posted in January.

Below is the 2018 schedule.  

Day 1 - Thursday, April 12
EVENT TITLE START END Speaker Name Session Title
Freeman move in 8:00am 5:00pm x Freeman move in
Registration Open 12:00pm 7:00pm x Registration Open
Exhibits Setup 12:00pm 5:00pm x Exhibits Setup
Golf Registration 10:30am 11:15am x Golf Registration
Golf Tournament 11:30am 4:00pm x Golf Tournament
New Speaker Forum 4:00pm 5:30pm x New Speaker Forum
Welcome Reception 5:30pm 7:00pm x Welcome Reception
Day 2 - Friday, April 13
Registration Open 7:00am 5:15pm x x
Exhibits Open 7:00am 7:00pm x x
Speaker Ready Room 7:00am 7:00pm x x
Breakfast 7:00am 8:00am x x
General Session 8:00am 5:00pm x x
General Session 8:00am 8:05am Heidi Knowles, MD, FACEP
General Session 8:05am 8:50am Salim Rezaie, MD Beyond ACLS
General Session 8:50am 9:10am David Persse, MD Disaster Response in Texas
General Session 9:10am 9:30am Taylor Ratcliff, MD Disaster Response in Texas
Break in the Exhibit Hall 9:30am 10:00am x x
General Session 10:00am 11:00am 560 Session: “Indications for Old Meds” (5 lectures in 60 minutes) 560 session (5 lectures in 60 minutes)
General Session x x Anthony Busti, MD Moderator
General Session x x Carlos Roldan, MD Gastroparesis, an Old Problem Treated with and Old Agent
General Session x x Salim Rezaie, MD Octreotide for Non-Variceal GI Bleeding
General Session x x Scott Wieters, MD TXA in Ten
General Session x x Ben Cooper, MD Calming the Storm: Esmolol for Refractory Ventricular Fibrillation?
General Session x x Ryan Kirby, MD Oranges for Everyone- The Marik Protocol
General Session 11:00am 11:30am 330 Session: “Critical Care Updates” 330 session (3 lectures in 30 minutes)
General Session x x Emily Gundert MD Moderator
General Session x x Chet Schrader, MD Updates to Apneic Oxygenation
General Session x x Henry Wang, MD Sepsis 3.0
General Session x x Anthony Busti, MD Angiotensin II: A New Vasopressor
General Session 11:30am 12:00pm 330 Session: “High Risk Patients” 330 session (3 lectures in 30 minutes)
General Session x x Lynn Roppolo, MD Diffusing the Threat: The Agitated Psychiatric Patient and BETA Guidelines
General Session x x Elizabeth Jones, MD The State of Status Epilepticus
General Session x x Emily Gundert MD The Middle Child: Submassive PE and why its special
Lunch Option 1 – Exhibit Hall Walk-about 12:00pm 1:00pm x Lunch Option 1 – Exhibit Hall Walk-about
Lunch Option 2 – Article Review 12:00pm 1:00pm Diana Fite, MD – Moderator – Panelists: Dr. Robert Emmick, Dr. Bobby Greenberg, Dr. Rick Robinson, Dr. Arlo Weltge Lunch Option 2 – Article Review
General Session 1:00pm 1:50pm Kevin Klauer, MD, FACEP Professional Liability:  Trends, Terms and Tactics
General Session 1:50pm 2:20pm Ali Farzad, MD Deadly ECG’s in Syncope
General Session 2:20pm 2:40pm Rachel Garvin, MD Stroke Update
Break in the Exhibit Hall 2:40pm 3:10pm x x
General Session 3:10pm 3:40pm Anthony Busti, MD Pharmacology Update – New Drugs & Options
General Session 3:40pm 4:00pm Spencer Greene, MD Pills, Drugs, Snakes & Bugs: Everything You Need to Know About Tox in 2018
General Session 4:00pm 4:30pm Tim Ruttan, MD and Whitney Schwarz, MD Pediatric EM Update
General Session 4:30pm 5:00pm Ali Farzad, MD Observation Unit vs. Hospital Admissions: Assessing Risk and Appropriate Triage of Worsening Chronic Heart Failure Patients – Sponsored by Novartis
Research Forum 5:00pm 6:00pm Michael Parsa, MD Research Forum
Exhibit Hall Reception 5:00pm 6:30pm x x
Resident Olempics Orientation 5:00pm 6:00pm Craig Meek, MD and Joe Young, MD Resident OLEMPICS Orientation
Day 3 - Saturday, April 14
EVENT TITLE START END Speaker Name Session Title
Registration Open 7:00am 5:00pm x x
Exhibits Open 7:00am 2:00pm x
Breakfast 7:00am 8:00am x x
Tracks 8:00am 5:00pm Saturday schedule note: There will be three concurrent tracks on Saturday. They are: Faculty, Resident and Student. x
Exhibitor Teardown 2:00pm 5:00pm Exhibitor Teardown Exhibitor Teardown
Faculty Track 8:00am 5:00pm Speaker Name Session Title
Faculty Track 8:00am 8:30am Gillian Schmitz, MD Surviving a Lawsuit: Remember that Patient You Saw?
Faculty Track 8:30am 9:10am Angela Gardner MD, John Bedolla MD, Gillian Schmitz MD Medical Legal Panel: Where Have We Been and Where are We Going?
Faculty Track 9:10am 9:30am John Bedolla, MD Learning From Nature and Game Theory: How to Make Your Charts Predator-proof
Break in the Exhibit Hall 9:30am 10:00am x x
Faculty Track 10:00am 10:40am Cedric Dark, MD Repeal, Replace, Repeat: Health Reform During the Trump Administration
Faculty Track 10:40am 11:10am Theresa Tran MD, Alison Haddock MD, Doug Jeffrey MD Texas Legislation and the Emergency Physician: a concise update on the 85th legislative session, how it affects your practice, and TCEP advocacy
Faculty Track 11:10am 11:40am Gillian Schmidtz MD and Alison Haddock MD ACEP Update
Faculty Track 11:40am 12:00pm Robert Simonson, MD Texas Medical Board Update
Faculty Track 12:00pm 1:30pm Heidi Knowles, MD, FACEP Lunch and Business Meeting
Faculty Track 1:30pm 2:00pm Break in the Exhibit Hall Break in the Exhibit Hall
Faculty Track 2:00pm 5:00pm Skills Labs Skills Labs – Skills Labs are free with a standard or Saturday only conference registration. However, you must sign up for them in advance. CLICK HERE to sign up!
Faculty Track x x Becky Ennis MD, Shalini Ramachandran MD, Erin Munns MD 1. Neonatal Resuscitation
Faculty Track x x Lynn Roppolo MD, Jed Leaf MD, Ann Czarnik MD 2. Difficulty Airway: A Simplified Algorithm for the Difficult Airway
Faculty Track x x Emily Gundert, MD 3. Transvenous Pacing
Faculty Track x x Drew Shedd, MD and Chad Holmes, MD 4. Advanced Ultrasound: Ultrasound-Guided Femoral Nerve Blocks in the ED
Faculty Track x x Michael Heard MD 5. Difficult Deliveries
Faculty Track 2:00pm 3:30pm AJ Kirk, MD LLSA
Faculty Track 3:30pm 4:45pm To Be Announced Lecture To Be Announced Lecture
Committee Meetings 5:15pm 6:15pm x x
Resident Track 8:00am 5:30pm Speaker Name Session Title
Resident Track 8:00am 5:00pm Craig Meek, MD and Joe Young MD CLICK HERE for more info!
Resident Track 5:00pm 5:30pm Awards for OLEMPICS x
Resident Track 5:30pm ? Resident Mixer x
Medical Student Track 8:00am 5:00pm Speaker Name Session Title
Medical Student Track 8:00am 8:45am Tyson Pillow, MD How to Apply and Match In To EM
Medical Student Track 8:45am 9:15am Mary McHugh MD, Christime Kulstad, MD Life in the SLOE Lane
Medical Student Track 9:15am 9:45am Kevin King, MD EM Rotations: Including How to Find an Audition Rotation
Medical Student Track 9:45am 10:30am Scott Wieters, MD How to Present Patients Like a Pro
Medical Student Track 10:30am noon Moderator: Todd Berger, MD Progam Directors Panel
Medical Student Track noon 2:00pm Lunch and Residency/Fellowship Fair Lunch and Residency Fair
Medical Student Track 2:00pm 5:00pm Stephen Kim MD, Christine Kulstad MD, Mary McHugh MD, Kaitlin Phillips, Evan Strobelt Student Sim Competition
Medical Student Track 5:00pm ? Student social event – OFF SITE x
Day 4 - Sunday, April 15
Board of Directors Meeting 8:00am noon
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