DuPage County Health Dept. Offers Free Opioid Safety Seminar on May 10

May 2, 2017

The DuPage County Health Department is hosting a free CME seminar on opioid safety on May 10 in Addison. The program is open to all physicians and provides 4.0 hours of CME. OPIOID SAFETY SEMINAR: IMPROVING PATIENT SAFETY IN THE OPIOID CRISIS: What is the Prescriber’s Role? Click here to register Wednesday, May 10, 2017 […]

Board of Directors Run-off Election to be held at Annual Meeting on May 4

April 25, 2017

For the first time in many years, there is a tie for a position on the ICEP Board of Directors. Two candidates, Paul Casey, MD, FACEP, and D. Mark Courtney, MD, FACEP, received the same number of votes in the electronic ballot vote. A run-off election will be held at the Annual Business Meeting. Active […]

OH ACEP, MCEP Hosting Medical Student Symposium in Toledo, Ohio

March 7, 2017

MCEP and Ohio ACEP are hosting a Midwest Medical Student Symposium on April 1, 2017 in Toledo, OH. Radisson Hotel at the University of Toledo 3100 Glendale Avenue Toledo, OH 43614 Register Today! $25 Registration Fee Includes All Workshops, Residency Fair, and Skills Labs! What is the Midwest Medical Student Symposium? Emergency Medical Students from all […]

ICEP Leadership Scholarship Recipients for 2017 Announced

February 20, 2017

ICEP would like to congratulate the 3 recipients of the 2017 ICEP Leadership Scholarship program: Racheal Gilmer, MD, PGY-2, University of Chicago Alejandro Palma, MD, PGY-4, University of Chicago John Purakal, MD, MSc, PGY-3, University of Illinois at Chicago Drs. Gilmer, Palma, and Purakal will be attending ACEP Leadership and Advocacy Conference in March and […]

ACEP Comment Period Open on New Clinical Policy – Reperfusion Therapy for STEMI

February 13, 2017

The Clinical Policies Committee of ACEP has completed a draft “Clinical Policy: Emergency Department Management of Patients Needing Reperfusion Therapy for an ST-Elevation Acute Myocardial Infarction.” The draft is now open for comments until April 13, 2017. To view the draft policy and comment form, go to:—practice-management/Clinical-Policy-Comment-Form—Reperfusion-Therapy-for-STEMI/ For questions, please contact ACEP Clinical Practice […]

Mission: Lifeline Program Seeks Applications for EMS Recognition

January 26, 2017

Is your EMS agency working with your hospitals to gain recognition? Is your hospital working with your EMS providers to help them gain recognition? Mission: Lifeline® is excited to offer a recognition program designed to showcase Emergency Medical Service organizations across the nation for excellent STEMI care. In 2016, 21 agencies in Illinois were recognized. […]

Save the Date for Illinois EMS Summit on April 6

January 19, 2017

Save the Date: ICEP is proud to be a member of the Illinois EMS alliance! Illinois EMS Summit Presented by the Illinois EMS Alliance Thursday, April 6th, 2017 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation – Springfield $15 registration fee Group rate lodging: Carpenter Street Hotel @ (217) 789-9100 CEUs are […]

Call for Nominations: ICEP Board of Directors, Councillor, Awards, ACEP Awards

December 27, 2016

ICEP is seeking nominations for candidates for the Board of Directors, Councillors, ICEP’s annual awards, and national ACEP awards. All nominations must be received by Friday, January 27, 2017. Board of Directors Five Active members of the Board of Directors will be elected in 2017. Members serve a 3-year term and may be re-elected to […]

ACEP Takes Issue with NEJM Report

November 18, 2016

A letter from ACEP President Dr. Becky Parker: The New England Journal of Medicine published a “study” stating that emergency physicians submit exorbitant balance bills to patients, in one case as high as $19,000. It alleges an “average” physician charge of 798 percent of Medicare rates. ACEP distributed a press release critical of the study, […]

2016 Resolutions Adopted by ACEP Council, Board of Directors

At the ACEP Council Meeting in Las Vegas, a total of 31 resolutions from 17 chapters and sections were debated. One bylaws resolution and 23 non-bylaws resolutions were passed; five were referred to the ACEP Board of Directors for evaluation; and just two were not adopted. Our Illinois chapter drafted a resolution about assessing the […]

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