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Save the Date for Illinois EMS Summit on March 29

December 12, 2017

The Illinois EMS Alliance, of which ICEP is a member, will present the Illinois EMS Summit on: Thursday, March 29, 2018 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation – Springfield $15 registration fee Group rate lodging: Carpenter Street Hotel – (217) 789-9100 CEUs are available. Registration information soon to be released. […]

New Law Will Require Registration in the Illinois Prescription Monitoring Program

December 6, 2017

The General Assembly recently passed legislation that will require all controlled substance license holders to register in Illinois Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) by January 1, 2018. The new law awaits the Governor’s signature but efforts to delay the start date of January 1 have not been successful. While the law does have an exception for […]

End of Legislative Session Highlights from ICEP Lobbyists

August 4, 2017

The Illinois General Assembly has concluded its extended spring legislative session with the passage of a budget. This is the first time a budget has been passed in Illinois since 2015, and bills dating back to more than two years ago are now starting to be paid. Governor Rauner, who opposed the deal and the […]

ICEP Committee Application Process Open Through September 8

July 8, 2017

ICEP is now accepting applications for individuals who wish to serve on ICEP committees in 2017-18. All committee applications are due September 8, 2017. Your application must be submitted online. You may indicate your interest in up to 3 committees on the application. There is no need to submit multiple applications. Undecided about which committees […]

Special Deliveries Course in Boston Focuses on Managing Births in the ED

May 18, 2017

Join ICEP member Daniel Robinson, MD, and former longtime ICEP member Valerie Dobiesz, MD, MPH, Conference Director, at a course that aims to educate emergency providers in the management of normal & complicated deliveries occurring in emergency settings. “Special Deliveries: Managing Births in the Emergency Department” will be presented September 16, 2017 at the STRATUS […]

Contact Legislators to Voice Opposition to Full Independent Practice of APNs

May 8, 2017

The Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Nursing has introduced and is lobbying for Senate Bill 642, which would remove the requirement that most APNs (does not include CRNAs) practicing outside of a hospital or ASTC maintain a collaborative agreement with a physician. The physician members of the Illinois State Medical Society are opposed to SB […]

Drs. David Griffen, Liza Pilch, John Hafner Honored with ICEP’s Annual Awards

May 5, 2017

David Griffen, MD, PhD, FACEP, Liza Pilch, MD, MBA, FACEP, and John Hafner, MD, MPH, FACEP, were honored with ICEP’s annual awards during the Annual Business Meeting at the Spring Symposium on May 4 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Bill. B. Smiley Award Dr. Griffen, of Springfield, is the recipient of the Bill B. […]

New Board of Directors Members, Officers Announced at Spring Symposium

Valerie J. Phillips, MD, FACEP, turned over the gavel to incoming President Yanina Purim-Shem-Tov, MD, MS, FACEP, at the Annual Business Meeting that took place during the Spring Symposium on May 4, 2017 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Purim-Shem-Tov will serve as President for the 2017-2018 term. Dr. Phillips will serve as Past President. The […]

DuPage County Health Dept. Offers Free Opioid Safety Seminar on May 10

May 2, 2017

The DuPage County Health Department is hosting a free CME seminar on opioid safety on May 10 in Addison. The program is open to all physicians and provides 4.0 hours of CME. OPIOID SAFETY SEMINAR: IMPROVING PATIENT SAFETY IN THE OPIOID CRISIS: What is the Prescriber’s Role? Click here to register Wednesday, May 10, 2017 […]

Board of Directors Run-off Election to be held at Annual Meeting on May 4

April 25, 2017

For the first time in many years, there is a tie for a position on the ICEP Board of Directors. Two candidates, Paul Casey, MD, FACEP, and D. Mark Courtney, MD, FACEP, received the same number of votes in the electronic ballot vote. A run-off election will be held at the Annual Business Meeting. Active […]

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