ACEP18 offers a multimodal approach for cultivating and maintaining personal and mental health. Well patients begin with well doctors. Take some time, learn some new skills, and chill out with ACEP Wellness. Check the ACEP18 mobile app or ACEP.org/wellness for more.
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Wellness Center in the Exhibit Hall
Five-minute wellness lessons given by ACEP’s Champions of EM.
- Kevin Klauer, DO, EJD, FACEP
- Chad Kessler, MD, MPHE, FACEP
- Christopher Kang, MD, FACEP
- Arlene Chung, MD, MACM
- Dara Kass, MD, FACEP
- Nidhi Garg, MD, FACEP
- Angela Gardner, MD, FACEP
- Nikita Joshi, MD
- Jennifer Stankus, MD, JD, FACEP
- Greg L. Henry, MD, FACEP
- Allison Haddock, MD, FACEP
Take a moment for yourself. Tune in with a headset and listen to a variety of guided meditations or relaxing tunes.
Tell Your Story
In just 90 seconds, tell us how you integrate wellness into your own life. You just might be featured during Wellness Week 2019!
Did you know that interaction with a trained animal companion can lower blood pressure, reduce physical pain, and promote relaxation? Come experience the chill while petting sweet pups.
Being Well in EM: ACEP’s Guide to Investing in Yourself
This free book covers how personal wellness is interconnected with your life. Wellness Champions Rita A. Manfredi, MD, FACEP, and Julia M. Huber, MD, FACEP, present each of the well-being spokes of life in emergency medicine.
Wellness Throughout ACEP18
Prizes will go to the top steppers! Sign up for the Walking Challenge in the ACEP Registration Area. You’ll need your wellness tracking device (Fitbit, Garmin, Jawbone, Apple Watch, or smartphone).
Supported by the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility.
Monday–Wednesday, 6:30–9:30 a.m., San Diego Conference Center Exhibit Lobby
Check your health! All ACEP18 adult attendees and spouses are welcome (and encouraged) to take advantage of this health screening. Tickets are $200. You can purchase a ticket onsite in the Registration Area or in the ACEP Bookstore. Services offered: blood pressure check, body composition analysis, blood chemistry (lipid profile, complete blood count, hemoglobin A1c). You can add one of these as well: hepatitis C antibody, prostate-specific antigen, C-reactive protein, thyroid-stimulating hormone, vitamin D, or vitamin B-12.
Do No Harm Documentary
Tuesday, 5:30–6 p.m., San Diego Conference Center Room 25B
Presented by two-time Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Robyn Symon, Do No Harm exposes an international epidemic of depression, burnout, and suicide at medical schools and hospitals, that has been largely covered up—until now.
Monday–Wednesday, 6:30–7:45 a.m., 4–4:45 p.m., and 5–5:45 p.m., San Diego Conference Center Sails Pavilion
Join us daily for a wake up or a cool down. See app for a full list of offerings.
Monday–Wednesday, 7 a.m.–5 p.m., Thursday, 7 a.m.–1 p.m., San Diego Conference Center Sails Pavilion
Need some downtime from the ACEP18 rush? Yoga and prayer mats are provided for gathering yourself and restoring peace. More events may be added, so check the app for more details.
A variety of colors and styles are available at the ACEP Bookstore (booth #1734).
ACEP18 5K Fun Run
Wednesday, 7 a.m. start time, meet in front of the Manchester Grand Hyatt
Join the ACEP Sports Medicine section for a 5K Fun Run! Enjoy this opportunity to network and exercise. All ACEP18 attendees are welcome, and the first 100 participants will receive a free t-shirt.