ICEP Deplores the Gun Violence That Killed Seven People in Highland Park

July 5, 2022

As front-line providers of emergency care, we emergency physicians have seen the horrors that gun violence inflicts on innocent victims.  We deplore the massacre that occurred at yesterday’s Independence Day parade in Highland Park. ICEP commends the heroic response by EMS and other first responders.  Emergency physicians and their hospital colleagues were trained and prepared […]

ICEP Supports Protection of the Physician-Patient Relationship

June 24, 2022

As the Supreme Court overturns the precedent established by Roe v. Wade, the Illinois College of Emergency Physicians (ICEP) is deeply concerned about the medical and legal implications of judicial overreach into the practice of medicine. The U.S Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson today ruled that abortion is not a right protected by the […]

Advocacy Alert: Urge Your Legislators to Support Commonsense Firearms Violence Legislation

June 23, 2022

The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives Expected to Vote Soon on Bipartisan Legislation to Address Firearms Violence Time is of the essence to contact your federal legislators to urge support and rapid passage of this reasonable and commonsense legislation Urge Your Federal Legislators to Support Commonsense Legislation to Address Firearms Violence This week, the […]

Farewell to Ginny Kennedy Palys

June 6, 2022

Many of us weren’t sure this day would ever come, even though we knew it had to come eventually, After 37 years as Executive Director, Ginny Kennedy Palys has made the decision to retire in July. We are proud of all she has accomplished and happy for her as she begins a new chapter of […]

Important for ED providers who work with sexual assault survivors

April 19, 2022

According to the SASETA, all ED providers who work with sexual assault survivors and are not SANEs or SAFEs need to do 2h of training every 2 years. The next deadline is July 1, 2022. The link below are instructions on how to access the updated training module from the Office of Attorney General. Click […]

Meet the ICEP Board of Directors 2022 Candidates

March 29, 2022

Voting is conducted online at:    To log in and cast your ballot, you will use your ACEP Member number (beginning with A) and your email (as recorded by ACEP) at the link provided above.   If you cannot sign in to the voting platform at the link above with your email and ACEP […]

Congrats to ICEP’s Ernest E. Wang, M.D for Being Elected to the ABEM Board of Directors

February 17, 2022

From the ABEM website. The Board of Directors of the American Board of Emergency (ABEM) has elected two new members: Susan E. Farrell, M.D., Ed.M., and Ernest E. Wang, M.D. Dr. Wang is Chief of Emergency Medicine and Assistant Dean for Medical Education for the NorthShore University Health System, where he practices clinically. He is […]

Missed Advocacy Day 2022? Watch it here now!

Thank you to everyone who joined us on Wednesday, February 16th for Advocacy Day. If you were unable to attend Advocacy Day with us you can watch it here.

Illinois Heart Rescue is providing AEDs

February 11, 2022

Purpose and background of Illinois Heart Rescue: As a state-funded nonprofit, the Heart Rescue Project aims to improve how out of hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is recognized, treated, and measured in the State of Illinois. With a state population of over 12 million, Illinois Heart Rescue (ILHR) strives to make a significant public health impact […]

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