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ACOEP Welcomes Jenna Sopko To The Team!

We are thrilled to welcome Jenna Sopko as the newest member of the ACOEP team! Jenna will be assuming the role of Events Associate, and will work closely with Adam and Lorelei on organizing ACOEP events. Originally from the East Coast, Jenna grew up in Stewartsville, NJ, before moving to [...]

By | 2017-08-17T16:05:22+00:00 August 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Exorcising “The Ghost Within”

Doubt. Regret. Grief. Stress. Emergency physicians are well acquainted with these emotions. ACOEP’s President Elect Christine Giesa, DO, FACOEP-d In the July 2017 issue of The Pulse, ACOEP’s President Elect Christine Giesa, DO, FACOEP-d explored the “ghost within,” an amalgamation of these feelings that prey on a doctor’s [...]

By | 2017-07-31T16:53:21+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Would You Do?

A favorite feature of every issue of The Pulse is the “What Would You Do?” section, presented by Bernie Heilicser, DO. Dr. Heilicser presents interesting, complex, and often morally ambiguous issues that face emergency care providers. In the July issue of The Pulse, Dr. Heilicser presents the following issue presented [...]

By | 2017-07-12T17:00:06+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Publications|0 Comments

ACOEP Takes A Stand Against Merit Badge Courses

We are pleased to announce a historic collaboration involving nearly every major Emergency Medicine organization: The Coalition to Oppose Medical Merit Badges. Coalition members include the following organizations: American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) American Academy of Emergency Medicine/Resident and Student Association (AAEM/RSA) American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) American [...]

By | 2017-05-17T14:10:11+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Advocacy|0 Comments

Press Release: Osteopathic EM Organizations Join Coalition to Oppose Medical Merit Badges

News Release Contact: Frances M. Spring, Senior Communications Administrator Phone:    517.332.4800 ext. 345 Email:     fspring@abem.org Osteopathic EM Organizations Join Coalition to Oppose Medical Merit Badges East Lansing, MI, May 17, 2017—The Coalition to Oppose Medical Merit Badges is pleased to announce the addition of two organizations to the group: the [...]

By | 2017-05-17T13:50:50+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Active Shooter Scenario Training Gives Life-Like Training For Terrifying Situations

ACOEP's 2016 Active Shooter Scenario Training Course From 2000 to 2011 there were 154 active shooter scenarios at healthcare facilities, according to the Annals of Emergency Medicine. The most likely setting for such atrocities? The emergency department. While hospital security certainly provides a heroic service in keeping staff [...]

By | 2017-06-23T11:46:05+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments