Keynote and Hot topic speakers
Monday 25 September 08:30 / Pitfalls in the management of older patients.
Christian Nickel is Deputy Head of the Emergency Department of the University Hospital Basel, Switzerland. In addition to his clinical and teaching work he has a special interest in geriatric emergency care. He has recently been elected chair of the Geriatric Emergency Medicine Section of the European Society of Emergency Medicine. His main research focus is disease presentation and risk stratification of older Emergency Department patients.
Tuesday 26 September 08:30 / Do we still need 'Tintinallis' in 2017?
Dr. Tintinalli is a professor and founding chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is editor in chief of the world’s largest selling emergency medicine textbook, “Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine,” now developing the ninth McGraw Hill edition. In 2016 she was named an Honorary Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Medicine, and Clinical Professor of the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society in April, 2017, by the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.
Wednesday 27 September 08:30 / Constructive alignment: Curriculum, examination, training & beyond
Eric Dryver is a specialist in Emergency Medicine working in the Emergency Department of Lund, Sweden. He is the current chair of the EUSEM Education Committee. As member of the Swedish Education Committee, he has been involved in writing and implementing the Swedish specialist examination in EM. Eric runs the regional education program for EM residents in Skane, Sweden, and is a firm believer in the value of simulation-based training and checklists.