Committees

Directory –  2016-2017 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:

Yanina Purim-Shem-Tov, MD, MS, FACEP, Chair
Debra Baines, MD, FACEP
Chrissy Babcock, MD, FACEP
Cai Glushak, MD, FACEP
David Griffen, MD, PhD, FACEP
John W. Hafner, Jr., MD, MPH, FACEP
George Z. Hevesy, MD, FACEP
Archana Shah, MD, MBA
Edward P. Sloan, MD, MPH, FACEP
William P. Sullivan, DO, JD, FACEP

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:

John W. Hafner, Jr., MD, MPH, FACEP, Chair
David Griffen, MD, PhD, FACEP
Matthew Kuhns, MD
Steven Parkes, MD, MBA, FACEP
Edward P. Sloan, MD, MPH, FACEP

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, Chair
James Ahn, MD, FACEP
Amer Aldeen, MD, FACEP
Chrissy Babcock, MD, MSc., FACEP
Galeta Clayton, MD
Christopher Colbert, DO
Kristen Donaldson, MD, MPH
Marc Dorfman, MD, FACEP, MACP
Richard Doyle, MD, PhD
Wesley Eilbert, MD, FACEP
Tarlan Hedayati, MD, FACEP
Laurence Jiang, MD
Matthew Kuhns, MD
Kristen Maguire, MD
Samantha Margaritis, DO
Christopher McDowell, MD, MEd, MS, FACEP
Alisa McQueen, MD, FAAP, FACEP
John Moustoukas, MD
Nur-Ain Nadir, MD
Shana Nelson, DO
S. Margaret Paik, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Liza M. Pilch, MD, MBA, FACEP
Gregory Podolej, MD
Daniel Robinson, MD
Archana Shah, MD, MBA
Helen Straus, MD, MS, FACEP
Henry Swoboda, MD
Ernest Wang, MD, FACEP – Board Liaison
Deborah Weber, MD, FACEP

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
Chrissy Babcock, MD, FACEP
Paul Casey, MD, FACEP
Richard Doyle, MD, PhD
Scott Heinrich, MD, FACEP
Lindsey Jin, MD
Abhishek Katiyar, MD
Basem Khishfe, MD
Kristen Maguire, MD
John Martini, MD, FACEP
Theresa Nguyen, MD
Midori Takeyasu Par, MD, FACEP
T.J. Rittenberry, MD, FACEP – Consultant
Daniel Robinson, MD
Meeta Shah, MD
Jay Sharp, MD, FACEP
David Snow, MD, MS
Henry Swoboda, MD

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, Co-Chair
Kurt Bloomstrand, MD, FACEP
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
Cai Glushak, MD, FACEP
Justin D. Griffith, MD
George Z. Hevesy, MD, FACEP
Louis Hondros, DO
Stephen Holtsford, MD, FACEP
Laurence Jiang, MD
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
Liz Regan, MD
Matthew Smetana, DO
Jon Strotkamp, DO
Katie Tataris, MD
Daryl Wilson, MD, FACEP

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:

Yanina Purim-Shem-Tov, MD, MS, FACEP, Chair
Don B. Cohen, MD, FACEP
Mila Felder, MD, FACEP
Cai Glushak, MD, FACEP
David Griffen, MD, PhD, FACEP
John W. Hafner, Jr., MD, MPH, FACEP
Steven Parkes, MD, MBA, FACEP
Douglas A. Propp, MD, MS, FACEP
Edward P. Sloan, MD, MPH, FACEP
Michael S. Wahl, MD, FACEP, FACMT
Edward J. Ward, MD, MPH, FACEP

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, NREMT-P, ATF
Mark Donvito, MD, FACEP
Danelle Geraci, EMT-P
John W. Hafner, Jr., MD, MPH, FACEP – Board Liaison
Marilyn Hallock, MD, MS, FACEP
Louis Hondros, DO
Jason Kegg, MD, FACEP
Edward Kemnitz, EMT-P
Basem Khishfe, MD
Greg Love, NREMT-P
Rosemary McGinnis, RN
David Meiners, EMT-P
Matt Moyes, NRP/IC
Matthew Smetana, DO

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:

Henry Pitzele, MD, FACEP, Chair
Debra Baines, MD, FACEP
David Griffen, MD, PhD, FACEP
John W. Hafner, Jr., MD, MPH, FACEP
Matthew Kuhns, MD
John Moustoukas, MD
Theresa Nguyen, MD
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
Amit Arwindekar, MD, FACEP
Lois Clarke, MD, FACEP
David Griffen, MD, PhD, FACEP
Amy Kontrick, MD, FACEP
Amy Kule, MD
George Lew, MD, PhD, FACEP
Rebecka Lopez, MD
Kristen Maguire, MD
Samantha Margaritis, DO
Anna McCormick, MD, FACEP
S. Margaret Paik, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Benjamin Savitch, MD
Archana Shah, MD, MBA
Willard Sharp, MD, PhD, FACEP
Scott L. Sims, MD
William P. Sullivan, DO, JD, FACEP
Seth Trueger, MD, MPH
Michael S. Wahl, MD, FACEP, FACMT
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 and Board Liaison
Glenn Aldinger, MD, FACEP
Amit Arwindekar, MD, FACEP
Amit Arwindekar, MD, FACEP
Paul Casey, MD, FACEP
Shannon Lovett, MD, FACEP
Samantha Margaritis, DO
Laura Napier, MD, FACEP
Steven Parkes, MD, MBA, FACEP
Dipul Patadia, MD, MBA
Douglas A. Propp, MD, MS, FACEP
Jeffrey A. Schwartz, MD, FACEP
William P. Sullivan, DO, JD, FACEP
Seth Trueger, MD, MPH
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
D. Mark Courtney, MD, FACEP – Board Liaison
Wesley Eilbert, MD, FACEP
John W. Hafner, Jr., MD, MPH, FACEP
Marilyn Hallock, MD, MS, FACEP
Mark Mycyk, MD, FACEP, FACMT
Edward P. Sloan, MD, MPH, FACEP
Willard Sharp, MD, PhD, FACEP
Karis Tekwani, MD, FACEP
Hannah Watts, MD, FACEP
Margaret Kelly Williamson, MD, FACEP

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