Don’t Miss Our Keynote Speaker - Carson F. Dye, FACHE! Award-Winning Author and Leadership Consultant.

A New 18-Hour Intensive and Advanced ED Operations Conference for ED Leadership Teams

Join Us for Our 11th Annual Conference!

The focus of the 2016 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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Carson F. Dye, FACHE
Keynote Speaker

Leadership Consultant
Best-Selling, Award-Winning Author

Carson F. Dye, FACHE has had a life-long interest in leadership, its impact upon organizations and how leaders are assessed. He has studied executive selection and how organizations integrate and on-board their new senior leaders. Mr. Dye is the author of nine books. Two have won the James A. Hamilton ACHE Book of the Year Award (Developing Physician Leaders for Successful Clinical Integration in 2014 and Leadership in Healthcare: Values at the Top in 2001). The book, Developing Physician Leaders for Successful Clinical Integration, was one of the top selling healthcare books in 2013 and 2014.

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

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 come up with viable solutions.

  • Physician Efficiency
  • Payment Optimization/Updates
  • Creating Physician Leaders
  • The ED in the Healthcare Network
  • The Death of the Democratic ED Group?
  • The Importance of Observation Medicine
  • ED Design Innovations
  • Boarding, Negative Clinical and Economic Impact
  • Incorporation of PAs and NPs into the Emergency Department
  • Free-Standing Emergency Departments
  • Clinician Recruiting Incentives
  • Why You Can't Afford to Lose Low-Acuity Patients
  • Top Legal Risks for 2016
  • The Paramedicine Movement
  • And Much More...

Poster Session & Competition

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

The Innovations in ED Management Conference invites you to submit a poster abstract for the annual competition to be held during the Conference in Las Vegas this year. If your poster is selected for presentation your first author will receive $150 towards your conference registration. The winner of the competition will also receive two nights stay and the runner-up will receive one night stay (taxes, but not incidentals, included) at Caesars Palace Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.

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“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.”

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Course Sponsors

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 Online.


Self-Study versions of prior Innovations in Emergency Department Management Conferences are available online in audio and video formats. Visit for full details and sample videos.

The 2016 Innovations in Emergency Department Management Conference will be professionally audio recorded and made available for self-study in the Spring of 2016.  

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

CME Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Center for Emergency Medical Education and The Center for Medical Education, Inc.

The Center for Emergency Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Center for Emergency Medical Education designates this Live activity for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category I Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Center for Medical Education, Inc., is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider No. 12345.

Target Audience

The conference is intended for emergency department medical and nursing directors, as well as hospital executives who are seeking information to optimize the function of their departments. The conference is intended to be an intensive and advanced program that will provide participants with concrete strategies to address the multiple challenges that confront modern emergency departments.

Learning Objectives

After attending this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify opportunities to improve ED operations
  • Implement solutions for a broad spectrum of ED operational issues
  • Provide a mechanism for continued performance improvement
  • Incorporate essential elements and strategies for developing a successful Emergency Department