Prepare for the Potential Pediatric Tripledemic

November 21, 2022

ACEP’s Pediatric EM Committee has pulled together some resources to help. The Pediatric Tripledemic: How to Survive presented by Annalise Sorrentino, MD, FACEP Managing RSV and Bronchiolitis presented by Christopher Amato, MD, FACEP, and Jessica Wall, MD, FACEP

ICEP asks for your help and to share your stories!

October 27, 2022

It’s time to take action on violence in the ED, and ICEP will lead the way with a new legislative initiative. And you can help! We need personal stories of violence which affected you (or your colleague healthcare workers, including nurses, techs, and all the staff) in the ED. Your experiences matter to lawmakers! We need as […]

ACEP needs your firsthand stories about the boarding crisis

October 21, 2022

ACEP needs your firsthand stories about the boarding crisis. ACEP is working to raise awareness with policymakers and advocate for them to address it. Your input helps paint a picture for these lawmakers of just how extreme the situation has become. Share your boarding stories with this anonymous form. Pediatric Policy Statement: ACEP, American Academy of Pediatrics and […]

Mental Health Emergencies Around the World

October 3, 2022

Mental Health Emergencies Around the World  October 27, 2022 1pm – 4pm GMT/UTC Check local time This virtual symposium is brought to you by the International Federation for Emergency Medicine in collaboration with the Royal College of Emergency Medicine.   Mental health is not a diagnosis like other conditions associated with clear presentations, diagnostic tests, and […]

The Current Landscape of Hypoglycemia Management with Dr. Janet Lin

In this episode of The Frontline, ACEP talks with ICEP’s Dr. Janet Lin about the current landscape and management of hypoglycemia in the prehospital and EM settings as well as tips on prevention. Click here to listen to the podcast.

Urge your Representative to co-sponsor the “Supporting Medicare Providers Act of 2022”

September 19, 2022

From ACEP: Emergency physicians could once again face drastic reductions to Medicare payments at the end of the year due to sequestration and Medicare’s “budget neutrality” requirements – a more than 10% cut that would jeopardize patient access to lifesaving emergency care.  The newly introduced bipartisan legislation would address one of the most significant portions […]

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 […]

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