Emory EM Speaker Bureau

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Emory University offers a large breadth of talent and expertise in Emergency Medicine. Listed below are subjects that our faculty have lectured about, and areas of particular interest and knowledge. The purpose of the speakers bureau is to provide a resource for external organizations that may be interested in a speaker from our faculty. Please click on the names of the speakers that interest you for their contact information and profiles. 

Jeremy Ackerman

  1. Healthcare acoustics
  2. Human centered design
  3. Clinical research assistant programs
  4. Evidence based design

Douglas Ander

  1. Developing an academic career
  2. Basic airway management
  3. Advance airway management
  4. Diagnosis and treatment of acute heart failure
  5. Trauma in pregnancy
  6. ATLS updates
  7. Direct observation in Education
  8. Medical student EM curriculums
  9. Debriefing techniques in a simulation environment
  10. Turning teaching into scholarship

Sierra Beck

  1. FAST exam
  2. Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia
  3. Ultrasound Guided Central Line Placement

Paul DeSandre

  1. Pain Management and Palliative Care 

Nicole Franks

  1. Medical Malpractice
  2. High Risk Emergency Medicine
  3. Emergency Medicine Administrative Education
  4. Continuous Quality Improvement
  5. The Physician Manager

Abigail Hankin-Wei

  1. Violence across the Lifecycle: How Physicians Can Break the Chain
  2. The Local Becomes Global: How to Turn Bedside Experiences into Research Questions
  3. Substance Abuse in the ED: The Role of SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment)
  4. Tick Borne Diseases: A Visual Quiz
  5. Trauma in Pregnancy
  6. Injury Prevention

Sheryl Heron

  1. Diversity in EM
  2. Wellness and Well-being
  3. Intimate Partner Violence
  4. EM and public health
  5. Advancing in Academic EM
  6. Mentoring/mentorship

Debra Houry

  1. Career development in Academics
  2. Abstract Writing
  3. Case Reports
  4. How to go from abstract to manuscript
  5. Ectopic pregnancy
  6. Intimate partner violence
  7. Leadership

Alexander Isakov

  1. Emergency Medical Services
  2. Disaster Preparedness and Response
  3. Academic-Community Partnerships for Improved Disaster Preparedness and Response
  4. Transport of Patients with Serious Communicable Disease
  5. Helicopter EMS
  6. Tactical EMS
  7. Pandemic Influenza Planning
  8. Flu patient risk stratification for management of surge
  9. Dysbaric Injury

Ziad Kazzi

  1. Radiation Emergencies
  2. Toxic Alcohols
  3. Acetaminophen toxicity
  4. Drugs of Abuse
  5. Chemical Terrorism
  6. Category A Biological Agents
  7. Explosion and Blast Injuries
  8. Burn Evaluation and Care

Julio Lairet

  1. Prehospital Care
  2. Military Medicine
  3. Combat Casualty Care
  4. Blast Injuries
  5. Burn resuscitation and management
  6. Critical Care Transport
  7. Military lessons learned and applications to civilian EMS

Jason Liebzeit

  1. Anaphylaxis
  2. Aortic Dissection
  3. Eye injuries

Brooks Moore

  1. Aortic Dissection

Andrew Pendley

  1. How to do a peer review
  2. The noninvasive management of sepsis
  3. Aortic catastrophes 

Steve Pitts

  1. The ER and the safety net
  2. National acute care policy
  3. Emergency department crowding
  4. National ED surveys   
  • Interpreting office charts
  • Interpreting ED charts
  • Secondary data analysis

Tammie Quest

  1. Palliative Care
  2. Pain Management
  3. Ethics

Philip Shayne

  1. Management of Severe Hypertension/Hypertensive Crises
  2. Dizzy in the ED
  3. Oncologic Emergencies
  4. Difficult Residency Issues

Jeffrey Siegelman

  1. AICD Complications
  2. ENT Emergency Guidelines Updates
  3. Ophthalmologic Emergencies

Ted Stettner

  1. Sepsis
  2. NIPPV
  3. Rational approach to abx for HEENT infections

Todd Taylor

  1. Electrocardiograms
  2. Teaching Millennial Generation Learners
  3. Flipped Classroom
  4. Difficult Airway

Matthew Wheatley

  1. Observation Medicine
  2. Chest pain in observation and stress tests
  3. The role of observation units in the management of TIA
  4. Healthcare in Rural Haiti

Melissa White

  1. EMS systems and Prehospital Education
  2. HEMS (helicopter EMS) in a metropolitan city 
  3. Excited Delirium
  4. EM Resident Education in EMS
  5. Critical Care Curriculum for the PGY2 Resident (an Emory Concept)

Stella Wong

  1. General approach to a poisoned patient
  2. Salicylate toxicity
  3. TCA toxicity

Arthur Yancey

  1. Mass Gathering Medical Care Planning
  2. Emergency Medical Dispatch
  3. Thermal Injuries
  4. Aeromedical Transport of Burn Patients
  5. Thoraco-Abdominal Trauma