Committees

Directory -  2014 Committees

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:

John W. Hafner Jr., MD, FACEP, Chair
E. Bradshaw Bunney, MD, FACEP
Mark E. Cichon, DO, FACEP, FACOEP
Helene Connolly, MD, FACEP
Cai Glushak, MD, FACEP
David Griffen, MD, PhD, FACEP
George Z. Hevesy, MD, FACEP
Heather Prendergast, MD, MPH, FACEP
Dino P. Rumoro, DO, FACEP
Edward P. Sloan, MD, MPH, FACEP
William P. Sullivan, DO, JD, FACEP
Michael Wahl, MD, FACEP, FACMT
Edward J. Ward, MD, MPH, FACEP
Carolynn Zonia, DO, FACEP, FACOEP

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:

Edward J. Ward, MD, MPH, FACEP, Chair
Helene Connolly, MD, FACEP
Jacek B. Franaszek, MD, FACEP
David Griffen, MD, PhD, FACEP
John Ortinau, MD, 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, Downstate Emergency Medicine conference, an APLS Course and the Oral Board Review Course.

The Committee members are:

Marc Dorfman, MD, FACEP, Chair
Chrissy Babcock, MD, MSc., FACEP
Lisa Barker, MD, FACEP
Eileen Couture, DO, FACEP
Marc Dorfman, MD, FACEP
Wesley Eilbert, MD, FACEP
Richard Keller, MD, FACEP
Christine Kulstad, MD, FACEP
Janet Lin, MD, MPH
Christina Long, MD
Christopher McDowell, MD, MEd, MS, FACEP
Alisa McQueen, MD, FAAP, FACEP
John Moustoukas, MD
Nur-Ain Nadir, MD
Laura Oh, MD
Liza M. Pilch, MD, MBA, FACEP
Helen Straus, MD, MS, FACEP
Ernest Wang, MD, FACEP, Board Liaison
Deborah Weber, MD, FACEP
Carolynn Zonia, DO, FACEP, FACOEP

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 Ahn, MD
Chrissy Babcock, MD, FACEP
John Hafner, MD, MPH, FACEP, Board Liaison
Scott Heinrich, MD, FACEP
Linda Herman, MD, FACEP
Abhishek Katiyar, MD
Samuel Lam, MD, FACEP
John Martini, MD, FACEP
Midori Takeyasu Par, MD, FACEP
T.J. Rittenberry, MD, FACEP
Rachel Rubin, MD
Jay Sharp, MD, FACEP
David Snow, MD, MS
Matthew Valente, MD, FACEP
Edward Ward, MD, MPH, FACEP
James Waymack, 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:

John Ortinau, MD, FACEP, Chair
Walter Bradley, MD, FACEP
Michael Cicero, DO
Cheryl Myra Colbenson, DO
Scott C. French, MD, FACEP, Board Liaison
Susan M. Fuchs, MD, FACEP
Kehinde Ganiyu, MD, FACEP
Cai Glushak, MD, FACEP
David Griffen, MD, PhD, FACEP
Christopher Herman, MD
George Z. Hevesy, MD, FACEP
Matthew Thomas Jordan, MD, FACEP
Jason Kegg, MD
Max Koenigsberg, MD, FACEP
Michael E. Kryza, MD, FACEP
Eddie Markul, MD
Lawrence Miller, MD, FACEP
John Paul Mulligan, MD, FACEP
Michael Pearlman, MD, FACEP
Valerie J. Phillips, MD, FACEP
Jeffrey Skinner, MD, FACEP
James Sowards, MD, FACEP, MMM, CPE
Jon Strotkamp, DO
Edward J. Ward, MD, MPH, FACEP
Jack Whitney III, MD, FACEP
Herbert Neil Wigder, MD, FACEP
Darryl Wilson, MD, FACEP
Stanley M. Zydlo Jr., 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:

John W. Hafner Jr., MD, FACEP, Chair
Don B. Cohen, MD, FACEP
Cai Glushak, MD, FACEP
David Griffen, MD, PhD, FACEP
Heather Prendergast, MD, MPH, FACEP
Dino P. Rumoro, DO, FACEP
Edward P. Sloan, MD, MPH, FACEP
James Sowards, MD, FACEP, MMM, CPE
William P. Sullivan, DO, JD, FACEP
Michael Wahl, MD, FACEP, FACMT
Edward J. Ward, MD, MPH, FACEP
Carolynn Zonia, DO, FACEP, FACOEP

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
Scot Allen, EMT-P
Susan M. Fuchs, MD, FACEP
Cyd Gajewski, EMT-P
Jason Kegg, MD
Greg Love, NREMT-P
Amy Ludford, RN, EMT-P
Rosemary McGinnis, RN
David Meiners, EMT-P

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:

John W. Williams, MD, FACEP, Chair
Ted Clark, MD, MPP
Helene Connolly, MD, FACEP
David Griffen, MD, PhD, FACEP
John Hafner, MD, MPH, FACEP
Katherine Martens, MD, FACEP
Anna McCormick, MD
Michael Paddock, DO, MS
Edward J. Ward, MD, MPH, FACEP
Carolynn Zonia, DO, FACEP, FACOEP

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:

Carolynn Zonia, DO, FACEP, FACOEP, Chair
Syed Anvery, MD
Cindy Chan, MD
Mark Cichon, DO, FACEP, FACOEP
Darien Cohen, MD
Cai Glushak, MD, FACEP
David Griffen, MD, PhD, FACEP
George Lew, MD, PhD, FACEP
David E. Lieberman, MD, FACEP
Christina Long, MD
Anna McCormick, MD, FACEP
Linda Nordeman, MD, FACEP
Margaret Paik, MD
Neesha Patel, MD, MPH
Matthew Pirotte, MD
Beatrice Probst, MD, FACEP
Yanina Purim-Shem-Tov, MD, MS, FACEP, Board Liaison
Christopher Ross, MD, FRCPC, FACEP
Daniel Ross, MD, DDS, FACEP
Vincent Sevier, MD, FACEP
William P. Sullivan, DO, JD, FACEP
Michael G. Victor, DO, JD, FACEP
Michael S. Wahl, MD, FACEP
Edward J. Ward, MD, MPH, FACEP
Elif Yucebay, MD
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
R. Scott Altman, MD, FACEP
Amit Arwindekar, MD
Terry Balagna, MD
Mark Francis, MD, FACEP
David Griffen, MD, PhD, FACEP
George E. Hossfeld, MD, FACEP
James Hubler, MD, FACEP
Chintan Mistry, MD, FACEP
John Paul Mulligan, MD, FACEP
Laura Napier, MD
Saif Nazir, MD, FACEP
Susan M. Nedza, MD, MBA, FACEP
Neesha Patel, MD, MPH
Douglas A. Propp, MD, FACEP
Mitesh Rao, MD
Jeff Schaider, MD, FACEP
Jeffrey A. Schwartz, MD, FACEP
Vincent Sevier, MD, FACEP
Amarjit Singh, MD, FACEP
William P. Sullivan, DO, JD, FACEP
Edward J. Ward, MD, MPH, FACEP
John Zautcke, MD
Les 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
E. Bradshaw Bunney, MD, FACEP
D. Mark Courtney, MD, FACEP, Board Liaison
Wesley Eilbert, MD, FACEP
John W. Hafner Jr., MD, FACEP
Matthew Jordan, MD, FACEP
Erik Kulstad, MD, FACEP
Katherine A. Martens, MD, FACEP
Mark Mycyk, MD, FACEP, FACMT
Edward P. Sloan, MD, MPH, FACEP
Connie Swickhamer, DO, FACEP
Karis Tekwani, MD
Edward J. Ward, MD, MPH, FACEP
Hannah Watts, MD
Margaret Kelly Williamson, MD

ITLS Follow us on Facebook

ICEP - Illinois College of Emergency Physicians
3000 Woodcreek Drive, Suite 200, Downers Grove IL, 60515
Telephone: 630.495.6400 | 888.495.ICEP
Fax: 630-495-6404


Privacy Policy & Terms and Conditions