Presenter Profile / Previous Presentations Regan Marsh

Regan joined us in Salvador for DEM 2014 from Boston where she works as an emergency physician. But this is only the tip of the iceberg. Whilst the rest of us are satisfied with some teaching and maybe publishing an article, Regan has been involved in not only building a whole hospital in Haiti, butContinue reading “Presenter Profile / Previous Presentations Regan Marsh”

Presenter Profile- Suzanne Beno

Suzanne joined us in Salvador for DEM 2014 from Toronto, Canada where she is a Pediatric Emergency physician at The Hospital for Sick Children. Currently she is a co-director of both the PEM Fellowship Program as well as the Trauma Program at SickKids.  Her academic interests include medical education in the area of injury preventionContinue reading “Presenter Profile- Suzanne Beno”

Presenter Profile- Mike Abernethy

Mike has been one of our most avid supporters and tweeters since 2013. He wrote a lovely summary of his social experience in Havana during the last conference. It’s worth a read. Mike’s an interesting character who after a run of several careers as a steelworker, EMT, military officer, metallurgical engineer and street musician,Continue reading “Presenter Profile- Mike Abernethy”

Presenter Profile – Peter Viccellio

Peter joined us in Havana and Salvador from Stony Brook University Hospital ED in New York, where he is the vice chairman and clinical director. In 2013 and 2014 Peter delivered some entertaining and information laden presentations on Toxicology, Diagnostic Ultrasound, Information Technology in EM, and Trauma as well as facilitating a station in Ashley Bean’s Ultrasound workshop in Havana. It is not aContinue reading “Presenter Profile – Peter Viccellio”

Presenter Profile – Stuart Swadron

Stuart Swadron began his career in medicine as a general practitioner in Canada. He emigrated to Los Angeles to pursue his passion for emergency medicine. He is currently Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Medical Education at the University of Southern California and an attending emergency physician at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center.

Emergency Medicine in Brazil

Our Brazilian presenters are the cornerstones of the specialty in Brazil and include Ana Paula Freitaswho heads the innovative EM training program in Porto Alegre and Fred Arnaud from Fortaleza who is a previous president of the Brazilian Association of Emergency Medicine (ABRAMEDE).