The Idaho Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians unveiled their plans this week to host the 1st Annual Idaho Emergency Medicine Conference in Sun Valley on September 21-23, 2018 at Limelight Hotel Ketchum.
Healthcare professionals are invited to register for the event to enjoy a weekend of fun, camaraderie, and CME. The conference's morning educational sessions will allow for afternoons of world class mountain biking, fishing, and hiking with colleagues from around the region. Optional ultrasound courses will also be available on Saturday. Headlining ICEP's inaugural conference will be closing keynote speaker Corey Slovis, MD, FACP, FACEP, FAAEM, Chairman of Vanderbilt Emergency Medicine, Professor of Emergency Medicine and Medicine, Medical Director - Metro Nashville Fire Department and Nashville International Airport.
Dr. Slovis is one of Emergency Medicine’s most famous educators, and routinely teaches at the largest gatherings of the specialty. He has won the American College of Emergency Physicians Speaker of the Year Award and the Hal Jayne Award for Academic Excellence from the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine. He was one of the first Vanderbilt faculty members to be named as a Master Clinical Teacher by the Dean and has been selected as Best Clinical Professor by the graduating medical school classes at every institution he has taught at, having won this award seven times in his career. Dr. Slovis has two teaching awards named after him: Vanderbilt’s Corey M. Slovis Bedside Teaching Award and the Major Metropolitan EMS Medical Directors Consortium’s Corey M. Slovis Award for Excellence in Education.
Dr. Slovis teaches a daily morning conference, continues to publish regularly with almost 100 peer reviewed publications and book chapters, has co-authored three books. Dr. Slovis is a runner and practices yoga aggressively and poorly. He is married to Dr. Bonnie Slovis, Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and lives with Holle, a German Shepherd, who was born to chase balls and love children.