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MN EMS Medical Directors: State of the Art in EMS
CONFERENCE SCHEDULE As of August 24, 2021

Friday, September 10th, 2021

9:00am Check-In open,

Exhibits open

10:50am Welcome and Announcements

11:00am From Upside-Down in a Ditch to FAEMS: A Rural Medical Director’s Journey – Julie Houle, MD

12:00pm Lunch and Exhibits

1:00pm “Big Changes in the Land of 10,000 Lakes” State Demographer – Ms. Susan Brower – joining via Zoom

2:00pm EMS Updates – Andrew Stevens, MD

2:50pm Break, Refreshments and Exhibits

3:15pm Innovations in EMS - Tim Kummer, MD

4:00pm EMSRB/Legislative Affairs/MDH Updates - Buck McAlpin / Tim Held

5:00pm Adjourn for the day

5:30pm Welcome reception with exhibitors and guests

Kids Pizza Party

7:30pm Bonfire


Saturday, September 11th, 2021

6:30am Check-In open

7:20am Welcome and Announcements

7:30am Diversity and Inclusion – Haylee Veazey, MD

8:30am Riot Response – Gregg Jones, MD, Paul Nystrom, MD, Mike Levake, Andy Jakacki

9:45am Break, refreshments and exhibits

10:15am Innovations in EMS - Community paramedicine and public health engagement at homeless shelters - Carol Conceicao, MD

11:00am Annual Call for Presentations –

Resources for rural EMS sustainability: An introduction to the MN Rural EMS Resource Center – Mark Jones

12:00pm Lunch and exhibits

1:00pm EMS Legal Issues and Discussion – W. Ann Maggiore

2:15pm Innovations in EMS – Joseph Lippert, MD

3:00pm Adjourn for the Day

6:00pm Pre-dinner social

6:30pm Dinner

8:00pm Bonfire


Sunday, September 12, 2021

7:30am Breakfast opens

7:50am Welcome and announcements

8:00am “The Pandemic of Hurry Sickness” - Reverend Greg Bodin

9:00am Keynote - Mr. Bill Strusinski

10:00am Break, refreshments

10:15am “COVID-19 - Where we've been and where we're going” – John Hick, MD, Aaron Burnett, MD, Adam Shadiow, MBA, Mike Wilcox, MD

12:00pm Wrap up and adjourn