Committees

Directory –  2017-2018 Committees

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Awards/Nominating Committee

This committee nominates members for national ACEP awards, nominates a member to receive the Bill B. Smiley Meritorious Service Award, the ICEP Meritorious Service Award, and other occasional awards. The Committee coordinates presentation of ICEP awards at the ICEP Spring Symposium and develops methods to recognize chapter members for exemplary service.

The Committee develops slates of candidates for election to various ICEP leadership positions, including Board of Directors, councilors, and officers.

The Committee members are:

Janet Lin, MD, MPH, FACEP, Chair
Debra Baines, MD, FACEP
Christine Babcock, MD, MSc, FACEP
Helene Connolly, MD, FACEP
Cai Glushak, MD, FACEP
David Griffen, MD, PhD, FACEP
George Z. Hevesy, MD, FACEP
Christopher McDowell, MD, MEd, FACEP
Laura Napier, MD
Valerie Phillips, MD, FACEP
Yanina Purim-Shem-Tov, MD, MS, FACEP
Archana Shah, MD, MBA

Bylaws Committee

The Bylaws Committee recommends amendments to ICEP bylaws, and assures that ICEP bylaws are consistent with those of national ACEP and Illinois law.

The Committee members are:

Valerie J. Phillips, MD, FACEP, Chair
David Griffen, MD, PhD, FACEP
John W. Hafner, Jr., MD, MPH, FACEP
Matthew Kuhns, MD

Educational Meetings Committee

ICEP presents excellent continuing medical education programs throughout the year that are monitored and developed by this committee. Examples of educational courses offered are the Spring Symposium,Emergency Medicine Update, Oral Board Review Course, and Emergent Procedures Simulation Skills Lab.

The Committee members are:

Janet Lin, MD, MPH, FACEP, Chair
James Ahn, MD, FACEP
Jonathan Alterie, DO
Christine Babcock, MD, MSc, FACEP
Neeraj Chhabra, MD
Galeta Clayton, MD
Christopher Colbert, DO, FACEP, FACOEP
Kristen Donaldson, MD, MPH
Marc Dorfman, MD, FACEP, MACP
Wesley Eilbert, MD, FACEP
Michael Gottlieb, MD, RDMS
Tarlan Hedayati, MD, FACEP
Matthew Kuhns, MD
Christina Long, MD, FACEP
Kristen Maguire, MD, FACEP
Christopher McDowell, MD, MEd, MS, FACEP
Rachel McDowell, MD, FACEP
Alisa McQueen, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Nur-Ain Nadir, MD, FACEP
Shana Nelson, DO
Jared Novack, MD, FACEP
S. Margaret Paik, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Joseph Palter, MD
Liza M. Pilch, MD, MBA, FACEP
Gregory Podolej, MD
Daniel Robinson, MD, FACEP
Helen Straus, MD, MS, FACEP
Deborah Weber, MD, FACEP
Hashim Zaidi, MD

EM Board Review Intensive Course Committee

ICEP’s successful EM Board Review Intensive Course is held each fall and is designed to assist physicians seeking board certification or recertification in emergency medicine. This committee works to develop the course curriculum and syllabus as well as plan the direction the course should take from year to year.

The Committee members are:

Henry Pitzele, MD, FACEP, Chair
James Waymack, MD, Co-Chair
James Ahn, MD, FACEP
Christine Babcock, MD, MSc, FACEP
Brian Barbas, MD, FACEP
Paul Casey, MD, FACEP
Christopher Colbert, DO, FACEP, FACOEP
Scott Heinrich, MD, FACEP
Lindsey Jin, MD
John Martini, MD, FACEP
Theresa Nguyen, MD, FACEP
Adam Rodos, MD
Meeta Shah, MD
Jay Sharp, MD, FACEP
David Snow, MD, MS
Henry Swoboda, MD
Midori Takeyasu, MD, FACEP

EMS Committee

This committee develops, supports and implements ICEP positions on EMS issues including paramedic licensure, medical control, trauma center designation, and leadership in EMS systems. The committee coordinates the activities of the Illinois EMS Forum and the Illinois EMS Medical Directors group.

The Committee members are:

Kenneth Pearlman, MD, FACEP, Chair
David Hassard, MD, FACEP, Co-Chair
Krystal Baciak, MD
Kurt Bloomstrand, MD
Walter Bradley, MD, MBA, FACEP
Mark E. Cichon, DO, FACEP, FACOEP
Mark Donvito, MD, FACEP
Scott C. French, MD, FACEP
Susan M. Fuchs, MD, FACEP
Justin D. Griffith, MD
George Z. Hevesy, MD, FACEP
Louis Hondros, DO
Stephen Holtsford, MD, FACEP
Jason Kegg, MD, FACEP
Max Koenigsberg, MD, FACEP
Eddie Markul, MD
John Ortinau, MD, FACEP
Michael Pearlman, MD, FACEP
Jane Pearson, MD, FACEP
Valerie J. Phillips, MD, FACEP – Board Liaison
Liza M. Pilch, MD, MBA, FACEP
Art Proust, MD, FACEP
Matthew Smetana, DO
Jon Strotkamp, DO
Katie Tataris, MD, FACEP
Daryl Wilson, MD, FACEP
Hashim Zaidi, MD

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee reviews and recommends ICEP’s financial policies. ICEP’s budget, financial statements, investments and investment policies are all supervised by this committee as well as any budget modifications to be brought before the Board of Directors.

The Committee members are:

Janet Lin, MD, MPH, FACEP, Chair
Amit Arwindekar, MD, MBA, FACEP
Paul E. Casey, MD, FACEP
Cai Glushak, MD, FACEP
Christopher McDowell, MD, MS, FACEP
Steven Parkes, MD, MBA, FACEP
Valerie J. Phillips, MD, FACEP
Douglas A. Propp, MD, MS, FACEP
Yanina Purim-Shem-Tov, MD, MS, FACEP
Edward P. Sloan, MD, MPH, FACEP
Michael S. Wahl, MD, FACEP, FACMT
Ernest Wang, MD, FACEP
Edward J. Ward, MD, MPH, FACEP
Jack Wu, MD, FACEP
Hashim Zaidi, MD

ITLS Illinois Advisory Committee

ICEP serves as the Illinois chapter of  International Trauma Life Support (ITLS). The Advisory Committee coordinates ITLS and its members conduct ITLS basic and advanced provider and instructor training programs throughout the state.

The Committee members are:

Arthur Proust, MD, FACEP, Chair
Eric Brandmeyer, RN, EMT-P
Tony Cellitti, CCEMTP, NRP, ATF
Mark Donvito, MD, FACEP
Danelle Geraci, EMT-P
Cyd Gajewski, RN
Marilyn Hallock, MD, MS, FACEP
Louis Hondros, DO
Jason Kegg, MD, FACEP
Edward Kemnitz, EMT-P
Napoleon Knight, MD, FACEP, FAAPL – Board Liaison
Greg Love, NRP
Rosemary McGinnis, RN
David Meiners, EMT-P
Matt Moyes, BSN, RN, TNS, NRP I/C, CCEMT-P, ASM-C

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee works to develop services to members and potential members of ICEP. Membership recruitment and retention are among the committee’s objectives. For membership information, see this site’s Membership Information page.

The Committee members are:

Christine Babcock, MD, MSc, FACEP, Chair
Debra Baines, MD, FACEP
Casey Collier, MD
Helene Connolly, MD, FACEP
Matthew Kuhns, MD
Christopher McDowell, MD, MEd, MS, FACEP
John Moustoukas, MD
Valerie Phillips, MD, FACEP
Henry Pitzele, MD, FACEP
Ernest Wang, MD, FACEP

Patient and Physician Advocacy Committee

The ICEP Patient and Physician Advocacy Committee is one of ICEP’s most active committees. The committee supports ICEP’s political action committee and key contact network with state legislators. Key issues are identified for action and strategies are developed to ensure a positive practice environment for emergency physicians and maintain the quality of care for emergency department patients. For more information, see Legislative Information page. The committee is also designed to increase public awareness of ICEP, emergency medicine and emergency medicine issues. The committee plans special activities and projects to promote the interests of emergency medicine.

The Committee members are:

Yanina Purim-Shem-Tov, MD, MS, FACEP, Chair
Sobia Ansari, MD, MPH
Amit Arwindekar, MD, MBA, FACEP
Brian Barbas, MD, FACEP
David Chestek, DO
Amy Kontrick, MD, FACEP
Amy Kule, MD, FACEP
George Lew, MD, PhD, FACEP
Anna McCormick, MD, FACEP
John Moustoukas, MD
S. Margaret Paik, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Adam Rodos, MD
Christopher Ross, MD, FACEP
Benjamin Savitch, MD
Archana Shah, MD, MBA
Willard Sharp, MD, PhD, FACEP
William P. Sullivan, DO, JD, FACEP
Michael S. Wahl, MD, FACEP, FACMT
Jack Wu, MD, FACEP
Molly Rockford, Consultant

Practice Management Committee

The Practice Management Committee develops, supports and advocates ICEP’s positions on practice management issues. Committee members educate payors about the unique role of emergency medicine and provide information and education to members on reimbursement, pension/retirement and other practice management issues.

The Committee members are:

Mila Felder, MD, FACEP, Chair
Glenn Aldinger, MD, FACEP
Amit Arwindekar, MD, MBA, FACEP
Paul Casey, MD, FACEP
Shannon Lovett, MD, FACEP
Laura Napier, MD, FACEP
Joseph Palter, MD
Douglas A. Propp, MD, MS, FACEP
Jeffrey A. Schwartz, MD, FACEP
William P. Sullivan, DO, JD, FACEP
Jack Wu, MD, FACEP
Leslie Zun, MD, FACEP

Research Committee

The Research Committee conducts a scientific papers and posters presentation at the ICEP Annual Meeting, is sponsoring a resident research grant program, and surveys Illinois Emergency Departments about their research projects.

The Committee members are:

Shu Chan, MD, MS, FACEP, Chair
Neeraj Chhabra, MD
Casey Collier, MD, FACEP
D. Mark Courtney, MD, FACEP
Wesley Eilbert, MD, FACEP
John W. Hafner, Jr., MD, MPH, FACEP
Marilyn Hallock, MD, MS, FACEP
Matthew Jordan, MD, FACEP
Mark Mycyk, MD, FACEP, FACMT
Willard Sharp, MD, PhD, FACEP
Karis Tekwani, MD, FACEP
Hannah Watts, MD, FACEP
Margaret Kelly Williamson, MD, FACEP

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