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RCEM 2020

Feb 10-12 , 2020

Our very first year.  The conference took place at the beautiful Huntsville Botanical Garden. We had speakers and guest instructors from as close as our home here in Huntsville and as far as Italy.


Conference Speakers

We’re proud to feature a list of prominent speakers who are at the forefront of their fields. These professionals are always eager to share their knowledge and inspire like-minded enthusiasts. Read more about this year’s speakers below, and contact us if you would like to learn more information.


Dr. Todd Fleenor

Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Huntsville Hospital Women and Children's.  Huntsville, AL

Stranger Things: Disease from upside down.


Dr. Larry Stack
Professor of Emergency Medicine Vanderbilt University Medical Center

1. Which is Which: An Interactive Session Cases
2.  AMS in Children
3.  Difficult Airway management


Dr. Michael Proctor
Emergency Department Medical Director at Marshall Medical Center South, Boaz, AL.

Hospital Management of Disaster & Mass Casualty Environments.


Andrew J. Bowman, ACNP
Acute Nurse Practitioner, Central Indiana

Hanging Trauma: Intenational & Accidental with Case Studies


Dr. Will Rushton
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine; Medical Toxicologist; Regional Poison Control Center Course Director,
University of Alabama Birmingham

Management of CV Toxins


Dr. Will Ferguson
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine; Medical Director for the Birmingham Regional EMS System
University of Alabama Birmingham

1. Syncope
2. Pragma􏰁c EKGs for the EMS Provider


Dr. Ric Solis
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Augusta University Medical Center, Augusta, GA

SALAD, Airway Management

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Dr. Tim Bongartz
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine & Rheumatology, Vanderbilt Medical Center

Rheumatological Emergencies


Indi Grimme, RN
Member of the North Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force

Human Trafficking


Dr. Matthew Delaney
Associate Professor & Assistant Program Director for the Emergency Medicine residency program
University of Alabama Birmingham

One Drug to Rule Them All: Ketamine in the ED


Dr. Nicole McCoin
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine; Residency Program Director

Vanderbilt Medical Center


Peter Antevy

Dr. Peter Antevey
Pediatric EM Physician 
EMS Medical Director for multiple Fire and Rescue Departments in south FL.
President of the Greater Broward EMS Medical Directors' Association.
Innovator of the Handtevy Pediatric Resuscita􏰁on System
Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital

1. Pediatric Resuscitati􏰁on
2. Treati􏰁ng Kids Like Adults


Dr. Shea Duerring
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine; Medical Director of Alabama EMS for Children
Children's of Alabama

Pediatric Medicati􏰁on Errors


Dr. Michael Kurz
Physician scientist at the Alabama Resuscitation Center; Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine; Vice‐chair of the AHA Emergency Cardiac Care Subcommittee
University of AlabamaBirmingham

1. In‐Hospital Care for Cardiac Arrest
2. Pre‐Hospital Cardiac Arrest Resuscitati􏰁on


Dr. Bobby Lewis, DMD, MD.
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine; Vice Chair for Clinical Opera􏰁ons for the Department of Emergency Medicine at University of Alabama Birmingham

Tricks of the Trade: What’s New?


Dr. Rony Najjar
Chief of Trauma Surgery; Professor & Chief of Surgery at UAB of Huntsville
Huntsville Hospital

The Lens of a Trauma Surgeon


Dr. Monica Williams
Award‐winning author on topics of end of life care & board cer􏰁fied Emergency Medicine Physician
Huntsville Hospital

It’s OK to Die


Dr. Jared McKinney
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine; Assistant EMS Medical Director for the Nashville Fire Department
Vanderbilt Medical Center

Pre‐Hospital Management of Agitated Patient


Dr. James Fleming
Vascular neurologist; Assistant Professor of Neurology with University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Erlanger Hospital

When Seconds Count: Pre‐Hospital & Acute Stroke Treatment


Dr. Kurt Smith
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Vanderbilt Medical Center

OB Emergencies


Jason Brooks,BAS, EMT‐P, I/C
Owner of DT4EMS, LLC

Violence in Healthcare, Is It Really an Issue?


Caleb R. Curti􏰁s – MSN, RN, CFRN, NRP
Regional educator at Air Evac Lifeteam for the Georgia Bases

RSI, Resuscita􏰁on & The Grimm Reaper


Jorge Gonzales
Assistant EMS Fire Chief, Davie Fire Rescue Department in South FL

Increasing Cardiac Arrest Survival Rate with High Performance CPR


Simon Pennells BSC
Co‐Founder & Designer of the SMART Incident Management & Triage system

Managing Incidents with Multiple Casual􏰁ties


Tim Phalen
Educator & Author at ECG Solu􏰁ons, Inc,; Co‐founder of planetECG.

Ruling Out Top STEMI Imposters

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