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

ACOEP Stands in Solidarity with the Residents of Hahnemann University Hospital

The American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians stands in solidarity with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the Association of American Medical Colleges and the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, and the residents of Hahnemann University Hospital in opposition to the administration's attempts to sell residency [...]

By |2019-07-23T19:35:38+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Act Now for this Department Subscription Deal from WestJEM!

Sponsored Content WestJEM, one of ACOEP’s benefit partners, is offering residency programs the opportunity to become Department Subscribers.  This status is currently shared with more than 80 other emergency medicine academic departments nationwide, and offers open access dissemination of scholarly work for the programs. The Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: [...]

By |2019-02-14T17:35:16+00:00February 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ACOEP Statement on Gun Violence

Over the last few years there has been an increased number of high-profile mass shooting events that have raised the social awareness of gun violence. The prevalence of these incidents seems to be on the rise. With each new event, emotions rise and the cry for action increases. This [...]

By |2018-11-28T20:01:26+00:00November 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ACOEP President’s Doings

By Christine Giesa. DO, FACOEPThe core of my work as your ACOEP President and Board member is to represent you and ACOEP to the broader medical community. Your Board has been hard at work advancing our agenda and working toward positive change in emergency medicine.Here are just some of the [...]

By |2018-07-12T18:35:42+00:00July 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FOEM Focus

2018 FOEM Case Study Poster Competition Winners *Winning abstracts featured below Congratulations to the winners of FOEM's 2018 Case Study Poster Competition! Thank you to all that participated. 1st Place: Samantha Margaritas, DO from Midwestern University in Downers Grove, IL for her case Time for a Change of Pace. [...]

By |2018-07-12T18:32:33+00:00July 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments