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

The Truth About Drowning

  (Chicago, IL) Drowning is a major cause of death to both children and adults. Keeping families safe in the summer months is incredibly important, however, media reports continue to use the terms ‘near drowning,’ ‘dry drowning,’ and ‘secondary drowning,’ which cause unnecessary fear due to incorrect terminology. While drowning [...]

By |2018-05-30T14:34:36+00:00May 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|4 Comments

Update Regarding Proposed Bylaws Changes

In response to the concerns expressed by members regarding the recently proposed revision of the Bylaws, the Board of Directors of the ACOEP met on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 to review the comments and take any action necessary. While ACOEP considers emergency nurse practitioners to be an integral part of [...]

By |2018-03-01T14:31:55+00:00March 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

OPEN LETTER TO THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC EMERGENCY PHYSICIANS

February 15, 2018 OPEN LETTER TO THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC EMERGENCY PHYSICIANS Colleagues: I am writing to provide you with some important updates and information about the AOA’s Certifying Board Services through the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine (AOBEM). For those who may not be aware, I currently [...]

By |2018-03-06T20:16:13+00:00February 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Proposed Changes to ACOEP’s Bylaws

ACOEP’s Board of Directors invites all members to review and respond to proposed changes to ACOEP’s bylaws expanding the ACOEP Board to include one voting member representing the Foundation for Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (FOEM) and one representing the American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners. ACOEP will hold a reciprocal voting [...]

By |2018-02-24T20:29:07+00:00February 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments