Emergency Medicine Today Conference

Emergency Medicine Today Conference

Monday, October 2 - Wednesday, October 4, 2017.

Pre-Conference begins Friday, September 29, 2017.

Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons and Koury Convention Center
3121 Gate City Blvd.
Greensboro, N.C. 27407 [Directions]

General Conference Information
The North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services (NC OEMS) is pleased to announce the 2017 "Call for Presentations" for the 44th annual educational conference, Emergency Medicine Today, to be held in Greensboro, North Carolina, September 29th – October 4th, 2017.

This conference will offer its attendees the opportunity to hear presentations from outstanding faculty from across North Carolina and the United States. The conference offers continuing education credit for topics of general interest and current advancements in the fields of Pre-hospital Emergency Care, Emergency and Trauma Medicine, Public Health and Disaster Medical Preparedness. We are also pleased to announce the continued expansion of topics to include research abstracts related to Emergency Medical Services and Disaster Medical Preparedness.

The conference audience includes Emergency Medical Dispatchers (EMD), EMS Personnel, EMS Administrators, EMS Educators, Emergency Medicine/Trauma Physicians, Nurses, Emergency Managers, Hospital Administrators, Physicians, Nurses, State Medical Assistance Team Personnel, Public Health Personnel,  Disaster Planning Coordinators,  Medical Facility Administrators,  Law Enforcement Officials, Fire Responders, Search and Rescue Responders, Civil Preparedness Officials, and others who play important roles in critical incidents such as the Department of Agriculture Personnel.

Approximate Timelines

Presentation Content
The conference committees are actively seeking presentation proposals for:

When developing your program proposal, please ensure that your presentation topic is focused, content‐filled and interactive. Presentations proposals that address issues of interest across the identified target audience groups are strongly encouraged. Proposals will be reviewed and selected by members of the educational programs steering committee and all proposals will be reviewed based on the following criteria:

Appropriate Emergency Medicine Today Presentation Topics Include, but are not limited to:

Appropriate Disaster Medical Preparedness Presentation Topics Include, but are not limited to:

Submission Information
Conference faculty will receive a complimentary conference registration, single day of lodging for each day of presentation, travel (mileage or airfare) and the North Carolina approved meal allowance for the day prior or the day of the presentation. No honorariums will be issued to conference faculty.

Please note, if there are multiple faculty for a session or pre-conference, a primary presenter must be designated. Only the primary presenter will be eligible for the full benefits described above. Additional presenters will receive a complimentary conference registration.

Call for Presentations
The Call for Presentations for the 2017 Emergency Medicine Today Conference is open and will be open until March 3, 2017.

For answers to your Emergency Medicine Today conference questions, please contact:
Tom Mitchell, Conference Coordinator,, 919-855-3941 or Debra Nichols, Registration Coordinator,, 919-855-4679.

NC Office of Emergency Medical Services