New Board of Directors Members, Officers Announced at Spring Symposium

Valerie J. Phillips, MD, FACEP, turned over the gavel to incoming President Yanina Purim-Shem-Tov, MD, MS, FACEP, at the Annual Business Meeting that took place during the Spring Symposium on May 4, 2017 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Purim-Shem-Tov will serve as President for the 2017-2018 term. Dr. Phillips will serve as Past President.

The results of the Board elections were also announced at the meeting. Re-elected to the Board of Directors was Ernest Wang, MD, FACEP. Elected to their first terms were Amit Arwindekar, MD, MBA, FACEP, Jack Wu, MD, FACEP, Paul Casey, MD, FACEP, and Christopher McDowell, MD, MBA, FACEP, as well as Hashim Zaidi, MD as the Board’s Resident Member.

The 2017-2018 Officers were also selected. Janet Lin, MD, MPH, FACEP was elected President-Elect. Dr. Wang was elected Secretary-Treasurer. Chrissy Babcock, MD, FACEP was elected Member-at-Large.

At the meeting, outgoing Board members Mila Felder, MD, FACEP, and John Hafner, MD, MPH, FACEP, and Resident Member Erik Frost, DO were recognized for their service to ICEP. Dr. Phillips was also presented with a plaque that recognized him for his year of service as ICEP President.

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