EMerging Leaders Academy

The Class of 2024 is now in session! EMerging leaders will meet virtually and in person six times throughout the year to learn about the business of emergency medicine and fine-tune their leadership skills to poise them for the next chapter of their careers.


Subject matter experts and leaders in emergency medicine will lead each session. Th sessions will focus on both leadership skills adapted for emergency medicine, followed by core curriculum. Some of the content EMerging Leaders will cover include: 

  • EDPMA 101
  • ABCs and Acronyms
  • Hot Topics
  • Billing and Coding
  • Federal Advocacy
  • State Advocacy
  • and more!

Class of 2024 Schedule

The class of 2024 kicks off at Solutions Summit 2023 in Las Vegas. Tuesday April 18 – Leadership Sessions plus an EMerging Leaders Mixer

Tuesday, June 13, 2023 at 4:30 Eastern

Tuesday, August 8, 2023 at 4:30 Eastern

ACEP23 in Philadelphia Optional Social with EDPMA leaders

Tuesday, November 14, 2023 EDPMA Lobby Day in Washington DC  (highly encouraged, but not required)

Tuesday, December 12, 2023 at 4:30 Eastern

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at 4:30 Eastern (the second Tuesday in February is Valentine’s Day)

Class of 2024 Graduation – May 2-5 at the  Solutions Summit in Seattle

EMerging Leaders Academy Co-Directors 

Alden Cartwright – VantageHealth.ai 

Courtney Franco – Imagine Software

EDPMA 2024 EMerging Leaders

Congratulations to our 2024 EMerging Leaders!

Dr. Jeff Austen – Vituity

Dr. Matt Bernard – NuTex Health

Dr. Christen Kegarise – Vituity

Dr. Daewon Kim – Vituity

Dr. Elisabeth Giblin – Vituity

Dr. Patrick Hanlon – Vituity

Reggie Hodges – Capio

Ryan McMillan – US Acute Care Solutions

Jason Meyer – ZOLL Data Systems

Dr. Nels Neander – Western Washington Emergency Physicians

Dr. Dale Quirke – Wake Emergency Physicians

Dr. Vikram Raj – Vituity

Bart Robinson – Core Clinical Partners

Dr. Mike Ruzek -Envision Physician Services

Theresa Schwegmann – SCP Health

Dr. Vineet Sharma – EMRA

Sasha Storsin – US Acute Care Solutions

Matt Tamez – Phoenix Coding & Consulting Services

Dr. Ryan Tomberg – Emergency Physicians of Tidewater

Dr. Heather Walker – Westmoreland Emergency Medicine Specialists

Do You Want to Be an EDPMA EMerging Leader?

Applications for the Class of 2025 will open in Fall 2023. 

Questions About the EMerging Leaders Academy?

Contact Cathey Wise at cathey.wise@edpma.org.