Illinois EMS Summit Is November 19 in Springfield

November 4, 2014

The Illinois EMS Summit will be held Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at the Northfield Inn Suite & Conference Center in Springfield. The program will run from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM, with registration starting at 8:30 AM. The 2nd Annual Illinois EMS Summit will again bring together EMS providers and other stakeholders for the purpose […]

ACEP Update on Ebola; Expert Panel Convened, Resource Page Added

October 20, 2014

The landscape about treatment and containment of this infectious disease is changing minute by minute. ACEP has been working in many ways to filter the information and provide you with a trusted source of updates. We also have many initiatives planned for next week, next month and beyond as we continue to help you in […]

Illinois Department of Public Health Provides Update on State’s Preparedness Efforts for Ebola

October 17, 2014

Governor Quinn Directs Agency to Assemble Ebola Preparedness Task Force, Announces Informational Hotline and Website Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck, joined by local health department, hospital, health care and emergency response officials, held a media briefing today to update the public about Ebola preparedness efforts in Illinois. “Governor Quinn has […]

IDPH Activates 24-Hour Ebola Hotline

October 16, 2014

Illinois Department of Public Health Director (IDPH) Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck today announced the activation of an Ebola hotline to answer residents’ questions about Ebola 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The hotline number is 800-889-3931. Managed by staff from the Illinois Poison Center, hotline operators are able to provide timely information on Ebola […]

CDC Issues Health Alert Notice on Evaluating Patients for Possible Ebola Virus Disease

October 3, 2014

The purpose of this Health Alert Notice Advisory is to remind healthcare personnel and health officials to: (1) increase their vigilance in inquiring about a history of travel to West Africa in the 21 days before illness onset for any patient presenting with fever or other symptoms consistent with Ebola; (2) isolate patients who report […]

Be Part of the First Ever Emergency Medicine Hackathon

October 2, 2014

You are formally invited to participate in the first ever emergence medicine hackathon right here in Chicago! October 24-26, at 1871. Please register at What’s a hackathon? A hackathon is a weekend event where programmers / coders join with designers and doctors to solve some challenge. Winners get $$$ and the chance to potentially pilot their ideas. Do […]

2 ICEP Members Seeking ACEP Board of Directors Positions

August 26, 2014

Two ICEP members are seeking positions on national ACEP’s Board of Directors this fall. Mark L. Mackey, MD, MBA, FACEP is seeking reelection to the ACEP Board. Dr. Mackey was elected to the Board in 2011. Rebecca B. Parker, MD, FACEP will stand for election for President-Elect of ACEP. Dr. Parker was elected to the […]

HFS Issues Advisory PowerPoints to Clarify Emergency Rules for FOID Mental Health Reporting Requirements

June 13, 2014

The Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) has issued the following PowerPoint presentations to clarify the emergency rules related to the FOID mental health reporting requirements implemented as part of the concealed carry legislation in Illinois. PowerPoint – Inpatient Facilities PowerPoint – Outpatient Facilities PowerPoint – Qualified Examiners

Three ICEP Members Honored for Service, Dedication with Annual Awards

May 13, 2014

Three ICEP members were honored during the Annual Business Meeting at the Spring Symposium in May at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Cai Glushak, MD, FACEP, Carolynn Zonia, DO, FACEP, FACOEP, and Walter Bradley, MD, MBA, FACEP, were honored by ICEP for their contributions to the college and emergency medicine. Bill. B. Smiley Award Dr. […]

New ICEP Board of Directors Members Announced

May 2, 2014

Edward J. Ward, MD, MPH, FACEP turned over the gavel to incoming President David Griffen, MD, PhD, FACEP, at the Annual Business Meeting that took place during the Spring Symposium on May 1, 2014 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Griffen will serve as President for the 2014-2015 term. Dr. Ward will serve as Past President. […]

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