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. […]

Improve Care With Geriatric Emergency Department Guidelines

March 14, 2014

The Geriatric Emergency Department Guidelines document is the product of two years of consensus-based work that included representatives from the American College of Emergency Physicians, The American Geriatrics Society, Emergency Nurses Association, and the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. The purpose of these Geriatric Emergency Department Guidelines is to provide a standardized set of guidelines […]

New Comment Period Open Until March 24 for ACEP’s IV tPA Clinical Policy

February 6, 2014

In response to the 2013 Council and ACEP Board-adopted Amended Resolution 32(13), the Clinical Policy: Use of Intravenous tPA for the Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke in the Emergency Department, published in 2013 in Annals of Emergency Medicine, is being posted for a 60-day additional ACEP membership comment period. Comments received along with supporting evidence […]

ICEP Calls for Committee Members for 2014

January 30, 2014

ICEP is accepting applications for members who wish to serve on ICEP Committees in 2014. ICEP committees meet several times a year at the ICEP office or by conference call. The deadline to submit a committee application is Friday, January 31, 2014. Members will be notified of committee appointments by email in late February. Submit […]

Illinois EMSC Releases New Child Abuse and Neglect Policy and Procedures Tool Kit

May 30, 2013

Illinois Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) is pleased to share a recently finalized document titled Child Abuse and Neglect Policy & Procedure Guidelines/Toolkit, 2nd edition.  This document can assist organizations as they develop and enhance their child abuse and neglect policies and procedures, as mandated by the Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act (325 ILCS […]

ACEP Launches ‘Saving Millions’ Campaign to Demonstrate Value of EM

Emergency departments are the hub for medical issues that come up suddenly and urgently, whether it’s the aftermath of a mass casualty event like the bombings in Boston, or a growing number of patients being referred by primary care doctors. In an effort to help the public and lawmakers understand the unique role of the […]

EMSC Encourages Illinois EDs to Participate in Pediatric Readiness Project

April 15, 2013

The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) for Children Program, working with representatives from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), and the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), has designed a multi-phase quality improvement initiative to ensure that every emergency department (ED) is ready to care for children. Called the National Pediatric […]

‘Untold Stories of the ER’ Seeks Physicians’ Stories for Season 8

March 22, 2013

“Untold Stories of the ER” on TLC and Discovery Health & Fit networks is seeking stories for its 8th season! To submit your story, email a short description to Please include a phone number and email address to be contacted at.

Illinois EMSC Offers Free Educational Module on Pediatric Pain Management

February 25, 2013

Illinois EMSC is offering a free Pediatric Pain Management in the Emergency Setting self-study educational module.  The purpose of the Pediatric Pain Management in the Emergency Setting education is to enhance the emergency care of pediatric patients who present in pain or with painful conditions. This education will discuss a number of topics including: current […]

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