Community Mourns Loss of Dr. Stanley Zydlo

June 4, 2015

Dr. Stanley Zydlo, one of ICEP’s founding members and a pioneer of EMS, passed away June 3. He was 81. Dr. Zydlo is considered the “father” of the paramedic service in the northwest Illinois suburbs and founder of the first emergency medical system in Illinois, at Northwest Community Hospital. He started one of the first […]

ACEP Council Committee Applications Now Available

June 3, 2015

ACEP Council committee applications for 2015-2016 are now available on the ACEP website. You must be a Councillor or Alternate Councillor to serve on a Council committee. Committee application forms must be submitted by July 31, 2015. Volunteer to serve on a Council committee and lend your experience and expertise! Members will be appointed to the […]

Drs. Rebecca Parker, Dino Rumoro and Dennis Uehara Honored with ICEP’s Annual Awards

May 1, 2015

Three ICEP members were honored at the Spring Symposium on May 1 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago for their outstanding contributions to the college and emergency medicine. Rebecca Parker, MD, FACEP, Dino P. Rumoro, DO, FACEP, and Dennis Uehara, MD, FACEP were recognized by outgoing President David Griffen, MD, PhD, FACEP. Bill. B. Smiley […]

New ICEP Board of Directors Members and Officers Announced at Spring Symposium

April 30, 2015

David Griffen, MD, PhD, FACEP turned over the gavel to incoming President John W. Hafner, Jr., MD, MPH, FACEP, at the Annual Business Meeting that took place during the Spring Symposium on April 30, 2015 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Hafner will serve as President for the 2015-2016 term. Dr. Griffen will serve as Past […]

IDPH Supports New Clinical Guidelines Prescribing PrEP

April 6, 2015

Released by the Illinois Department of Public Health March 26, 2015 The CDC and the U.S. Public Health Service have released new clinical guidelines recommending health care providers consider prescribing pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for patients at significant risk for HIV. The strategy of providing daily oral antiretroviral drugs continuously to uninfected individuals prior to HIV […]

University of Chicago UCAN Presents Critical Care and Trauma Conference

March 31, 2015

Critical care and emergency care concepts are continually evolving. Join The University of Chicago Medicine UCAN for its 2015 Critical Care and Trauma Conference on May 7 in Tinley Park. The conference is a full day of presentations exploring current practice recommendations that will lead to optimized patient care. ICEP member Ira Blumen, MD, FACEP […]

University of Chicago Hosts Complimentary CME Dinner on Aortic Diseases

March 23, 2015

The University of  Chicago Medicine is hosting a complimentary CME dinner event targeted for emergency physicians, cardiologists, and primary care physicians. (Midlevel providers are also welcome to attend.) The program, “Aortic Dissection: Update on Imaging and Treatment,” will be held from 6 – 9 PM Wednesday, May 6 at Sunda Restaurant in Chicago. At the […]

ACEP Press Release: Emergency Departments Prepared for Measles Outbreak

February 5, 2015

The American College of Emergency Physicians has issued a press release in response to the recent outbreak of measles in the United States. All ACEP members should be on alert to identify measles cases, and the press release states that emergency departments are fully prepared to handle the outbreak. To date, 1 case of measles […]

ICEP Member Dr. Michael Cruz Assumes Presidency of OSF Saint Francis in Peoria

January 26, 2015

Longtime ICEP member Michael Cruz, MD, FACEP has been selected to serve as President of OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. The medical center is OSF HealthCare’s flagship hospital. “The Illinois College of Emergency Physicians congratulates Dr. Cruz on his appointment as President of OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. It is a great accomplishment […]

ICEP Leadership Development Forum Rescheduled for April 13, 2015

January 20, 2015

The ICEP Leadership Development Forum has been rescheduled for Monday, April 13, 2015 at the ICEP Conference Center in Downers Grove. ICEP continues to seek recommendations for participants to attend this debut event. The program is designed for attending physicians in their first five years of practice. Senior residents are also invited to attend. There […]

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