IDPH Supports New Clinical Guidelines Prescribing PrEP

April 6, 2015

Released by the Illinois Department of Public Health March 26, 2015 The CDC and the U.S. Public Health Service have released new clinical guidelines recommending health care providers consider prescribing pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for patients at significant risk for HIV. The strategy of providing daily oral antiretroviral drugs continuously to uninfected individuals prior to HIV […]

University of Chicago UCAN Presents Critical Care and Trauma Conference

March 31, 2015

Critical care and emergency care concepts are continually evolving. Join The University of Chicago Medicine UCAN for its 2015 Critical Care and Trauma Conference on May 7 in Tinley Park. The conference is a full day of presentations exploring current practice recommendations that will lead to optimized patient care. ICEP member Ira Blumen, MD, FACEP […]

University of Chicago Hosts Complimentary CME Dinner on Aortic Diseases

March 23, 2015

The University of  Chicago Medicine is hosting a complimentary CME dinner event targeted for emergency physicians, cardiologists, and primary care physicians. (Midlevel providers are also welcome to attend.) The program, “Aortic Dissection: Update on Imaging and Treatment,” will be held from 6 – 9 PM Wednesday, May 6 at Sunda Restaurant in Chicago. At the […]

ACEP Press Release: Emergency Departments Prepared for Measles Outbreak

February 5, 2015

The American College of Emergency Physicians has issued a press release in response to the recent outbreak of measles in the United States. All ACEP members should be on alert to identify measles cases, and the press release states that emergency departments are fully prepared to handle the outbreak. To date, 1 case of measles […]

ICEP Member Dr. Michael Cruz Assumes Presidency of OSF Saint Francis in Peoria

January 26, 2015

Longtime ICEP member Michael Cruz, MD, FACEP has been selected to serve as President of OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. The medical center is OSF HealthCare’s flagship hospital. “The Illinois College of Emergency Physicians congratulates Dr. Cruz on his appointment as President of OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. It is a great accomplishment […]

ICEP Leadership Development Forum Rescheduled for April 13, 2015

January 20, 2015

The ICEP Leadership Development Forum has been rescheduled for Monday, April 13, 2015 at the ICEP Conference Center in Downers Grove. ICEP continues to seek recommendations for participants to attend this debut event. The program is designed for attending physicians in their first five years of practice. Senior residents are also invited to attend. There […]

ACEP Comment Period Open for Draft Intravenous tPA Clinical Policy

January 13, 2015

The Clinical Policies Committee of ACEP has completed a draft clinical guideline: “Clinical Policy: Use of Intravenous tPA for the Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke in the Emergency Department.” Since the 2012 clinical policy on IV tPA, there have been changes to the clinical policies development process, the grading forms used to rate published research […]

Call for Research for 2015 Spring Symposium Showcase

January 6, 2015

ICEP is seeking submissions for the annual Statewide Research Showcase held at the Spring Symposium. This is ICEP’s only research presentation opportunity, so don’t miss your chance to submit and present at a regional meeting! The Statewide Research Showcase is open to both residents and attending physicians to present oral and poster presentations of emergency […]

Call for Nominations for ICEP Board of Directors, Councillors

January 5, 2015

ICEP is seeking nominations for candidates for the Board of Directors and Councillors for 2015. All nominations must be received by Monday, January 12, 2015. Five members of the Board of Directors will be elected in 2015. Members serve a 3-year term and may be re-elected to a second 3-year term. The Board of Directors […]

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 […]

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