Crossing Barriers in the Emergency Care of the Alcohol-Impaired Patient
The Fairmont Washington DC
2401 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037
Meeting Agenda
June 5, 2003

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Registration  
8:00 AM – 8:15AM Welcome
Conference Moderator:

Robert W. Schafermeyer, MD, FACEPAssociate Chair for the Department of Emergency Medicine
Director of the Division of Education
Carolinas Medical Center

8:15 AM – 8:45AM Opening Remarks Jeffrey W. Runge, MD, FACEP, Administrator, NHTSA
8:45 AM – 10:15 AM General Session I Panel
Panel Discussion of External Environmental Issues
  Panel Moderator: Stephen V. Cantrill, MD, FACEP
Associate Director
Department of Emergency Medicine
Denver Health Medical Center
  Do We Need More Research? Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?
    Phillip A. Brewer, MD, FACEP
Assistant Professor, Yale University of School of Medicine
Director, Connecticut Impaired Driver Reporting Project
Medical Safety Fellow, NHTSA

Effectiveness and Influence of Insurance Statutes and Policies on Reimbursement for Emergency Care

    Larry M. Gentilello, MD, FACS
Chief, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
Harvard Medical School
  Behavioral and Privacy Policy Issues: Constructive or Obstructive
    Stephen W. Hargarten, MD, MPH
Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine
Director, Injury Research Center
Medical College of Wisconsin
10:15 AM – 10:30 AM Break  
10:30AM – 12:00 PM General Session II Panel
Panel Discussion of Internal Environmental Issues
  Panel Moderator: Laurie Flaherty, RN, MS
EMS Consultant, NHTSA
  Changing Health Practitioner Behavior
    Gail D’Onofrio, MD, FACEP
Associate Professor, Research Director,
Section of Emergency Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
  How Culture Affects Care of the Alcohol Impaired Patient in the ED
    Mary Jagim, RN, BSN, CEN
Manager, Emergency Center, MeritCare Health System
ENA Past President, 2001
  Integrating Care for the Alcohol Impaired Patient in EMS
    Dan Manz
Director, Vermont State EMS
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Luncheon Speaker 12:30 PM
Georges C. Benjamin MD, FACP
Executive Director – American Public Health Association
“Crafting Health Policy to Reduce Injuries”
1:30 PM – 1:45 PM Break  
1:45 PM – 2:00 PM Charge to Breakout Sessions
Robert W. Schafermeyer, MD, FACEP
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Six breakout action planning groups
Facilitators for Breakout Sessions
  Research Phillip A. Brewer, MD, FACEP
  Reimbursement Larry M. Gentilello, MD, FACS
  Behavioral & Privacy Policy Stephen W. Hargarten, MD, MPH
  Health Practitioner Behaviors Gail D’Onofrio, MD, FACEP
  ED Culture Mary Jagim, RN, BSN, CEN
  EMS Integrating Care W. Dan Manz
  Each discussion group will be given 1-2 issues for action plan development (six discussion groups)
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Closing Session
Wrap up
Robert W. Schafermeyer, MD, FACEP