Essentials of Emergency Medicine 2018


May 14–17, 2018


The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas
and Online and On-Demand

Join us for the most amazing year of Essentials yet. We continue our 5-15 minute lecture style and incredibly high-yield, clinical education you’ll use at the bedside on your next shift.

Now, you just need to decide how you want to attend the main event:

Live On-Site in Vegas

Enjoy every moment with us and over 1000 of your EM colleagues and get the chance to meet your faculty in person! Along with your Live On-Site registration you’ll receive an online account to watch and rewatch any lecture anytime, thanks to lifetime access to our fully-edited, HD videos, available shortly after the conference concludes. Plus, when you choose to join us in Vegas, you’ll have the opportunity to also register for one or more of the in-depth, practical, and clinical workshops during our pre-day.

Live Online / On Demand

Can’t make it to Vegas? Bring Essentials to you! Livestream from the comfort of your couch, or download the amazing lectures and experience them anytime, anywhere (Hello, Mt. Everest!). We make sure you don’t miss a moment of the education or the fun. Each day’s lectures are available in audio and video on-demand at the end of the day. Plus, exclusive to you, watch our “Live from Essentials!” halftime style shows during the on-site breaks, with live commentary by the Essentials of EM faculty.

What’s Included

When you register for 2018, you’ll gain access to our main event this May, as well as our 3 half-day Studio Sessions* (available Live Online and On-Demand) leading up to it. You’ll also get:

Lifetime access to ONLINE LECTURES

25+ hours of CME YOU’LL LOVE

Digital course syllabus

Essentials of EM smartphone app

100+ hours in the EEM archive

See for yourself why Essentials of EM is so much more than a conference:

Top 5 2017 Lectures

Essentials 2018 At-A-Glance


  • Pre-Day Workshops
  • Resident Extravaganza


  • Yoga
  • Keynote
  • Single-Track Sessions
  • Halftime Shows
  • Cocktail Party
  • Casino Night


  • Yoga
  • Single-Track Sessions
  • Halftime Shows
  • Scavenger Hunt


  • Single-Track Sessions
  • Halftime Shows

BONUS: Chair massages, dog therapy, Voices of Essentials Studio, and more!

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Learn from the best in the world

See the all-star faculty list for 2018

Meet your 2018 faculty
Amal Mattu
Anand Swaminathan
Billy Mallon
Cam Berg
Chris Doty
Felix Ankel
Haney Mallemat
Ilene Claudius
Jan Shoenberger
Kenji Inaba
Matt DeClerk
Michelle Lin
Mike Stone
Mike Weinstock
Rich Cantor
Rich Levitan
Rob Orman
Scott Weingart
Sol Behar
Tarlan Hedayati

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