ACOEP to Assist Residents Following Announcement of OVMC Closing

Ohio Valley Medical Center (OVMC) and East Ohio Regional Hospitals (EORH) announced they are closing. The American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians is actively working with OVMC’s program director to secure placement for 16 emergency medicine residents, as well as one emergency medicine/internal medicine resident. ACOEP invites any program [...]

By |2019-08-08T19:51:28+00:00August 8th, 2019|Advocacy, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Call to Action to Fight Against Surprise Billing

The American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP) is encouraged by progress made this week on the “No Surprises Act” in the House of Representatives, bi-partisan legislation designed to ban balance billing for emergency services of insured patients. Furthermore, it would set a reimbursement rate as the health insurers’ [...]

By |2019-07-25T17:33:48+00:00July 25th, 2019|Advocacy, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Confronting Human Trafficking

By Jenny Reyes, DO Chief Resident, Aventura Emergency Medicine Residency Aventura Hospital & Medical Center Only 10% of physicians recognize the signs of human trafficking. Only 3% of emergency physicians receive training in identifying victims of human trafficking. 83% of victims of human trafficking seek medical treatment. Knowledge [...]

By |2019-07-25T20:09:36+00:00July 24th, 2019|News, Publications, The Pulse|0 Comments

Helping Patients with Autism and Their Families Navigate Emergency Visits

by By Rena Sorensen, PhD and Laura Srivorakiat, PsyD Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder experience significant challenges when entering the emergency department. It is critical to be prepared and informed in order to proved these patients and their caregivers with quality care. Share with us your experience, perspective, [...]

By |2019-07-23T18:09:45+00:00July 19th, 2019|News, Publications, The Pulse|0 Comments

ACOEP is ACCME Accredited!

The American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP) is pleased to announce that we have been granted accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). Accreditation by the ACCME seeks to assure the medical community and the public that ACOEP delivers education that is relevant to [...]

By |2018-12-03T21:11:40+00:00December 3rd, 2018|News|0 Comments