Frank Gabrin, DO, Passes Away Due to COVID-19

"We made a choice long ago to put ourselves into a position, as a physician, to be able to care and make a difference. We chose emergency medicine and the chaotic environment of the emergency department as a place for us to give that care. We chose to find [...]

Use of Personal Supplies of PPE Rises Amid Ongoing Crisis

Healthcare workers battling the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic are on the front lines in an unprecedented event in human history. As physicians race to save lives they should not be fearful of losing their jobs for speaking out about access to personal protective equipment, or for supplementing what their employers give them [...]

By |2020-03-31T17:15:46+00:00March 30th, 2020|Advocacy, Events, News, Publications, The Pulse, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Tell Congress and the White House to Prioritize PPE

The lack of access to basic PPE in hospitals across the country is causing inexcusable risk to physicians, patients, and communities. Your voice is needed now more than ever to urge our elected officials to act quickly and boldly. In any free moment you have, we urge you to [...]

AOBEM Launches New Osteopathic Continuous Certification Examination

Christopher P. Zabbo, DO, FACOEP  Secretary, AOBEM submitted the below content on behalf of the American Osteopathic Board or Emergency Medicine for ACOEP's members. The American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine (AOBEM) is pleased to announce the launch of its new annual Osteopathic Continuous Certification (OCC) examination. The Continuous Osteopathic [...]

By |2020-01-30T23:05:43+00:00February 24th, 2020|News, Publications, The Pulse|0 Comments

Sustaining a Life-Long Career in the ED

By G. Joseph Beirne, DO, FACOEP-D As your new president-elect, the “On Deck Circle” will be my quarterly column to provide updates on ACOEP and emergency medicine. Erin Sernoffsky, who has been with ACOEP for 11 years, tasked me with the topic of career advice, on the [...]

By |2020-01-30T22:48:19+00:00February 10th, 2020|News, Publications, The Pulse|0 Comments

What Would You Do?

What Would You Do is a regular feature in The Pulse by Bernard Heilicser, DO, MS, FACEP, FACOEP-D In the most recent issue of The Pulse we reviewed the dilemma presented in the Fall 2019 issue regarding the 62-year-old male with a court order to be transported [...]

By |2020-02-04T19:36:49+00:00February 3rd, 2020|News, Publications, The Pulse, Uncategorized|0 Comments

News from ACOEP’s Committee for Women in Emergency Medicine

By Teagan Lukacs, DO, MPH, MBS This year, ACOEP’s Scientific Assembly provided a platform for the Women’s Committee to raise awareness and celebrate some great causes. IDENTIFYING VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING We had the privilege to work with PATH, Physicians Against the Trafficking of Humans, to explore [...]

By |2020-02-04T19:35:14+00:00February 1st, 2020|News, The Pulse, Uncategorized, Women in EM|0 Comments

Finding Your Path as a Woman in EM

By Angie Carrick, DO, FACOEP, and Stephanie Davis, DO, FACOEP Women in emergency medicine face many hurdles their male counterparts do not. Addressing these issues is central to the mission of the ACOEP Committee for Women in Emergency Medicine, one of ACOEP’s fastest-growing sections, providing clinical lectures, [...]

By |2020-01-30T22:30:04+00:00January 16th, 2020|News, Publications, The Pulse, Women in EM|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