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Free X-Waiver Certification Virtual Training Offered July 29

July 21, 2020

A new opportunity for free X-Waiver Certification Virtual Training is available! The training will be presented Wednesday July 29, from 8 am-12 pm Register online now at: https://dhcmattraining.eventbrite.com Training is open to any medical providers looking to become X-Waiver Certified. There is no cost for training. View Info Flyer The training will be facilitated by […]

ACEP Seeking Input on COVID Financial Impact Survey

July 2, 2020

ACEP is collecting data to help us in our advocacy efforts in getting more federal relief money paid to emergency physicians rather than directly to hospitals.    Please answer this quick survey to give us a sense of the actual financial impact to emergency physicians and their groups over the past few months of the COVID-19 […]

Join the 2020 Hospital Opioid Treatment and Response Learning Collaborative

June 19, 2020

The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) is pleased to extend an invitation to hospitals in Chicago and suburban Cook County to participate in the Hospital Opioid Treatment and Response Learning Collaborative (HOTR-LC). Learning Collaborative launch: Friday July 17, 2020, 12:30-2:00 pm Learning collaborative registration form due July 10 (open to all hospitals in Cook County) […]

New ACEP Benefit Gives Members Preferred Access to COVID-19 Supplies

In partnership with Amazon, ACEP has created a Central Amazon Business account exclusively for our members. Unlike your personal account, this account will allow you to make Business Purchases of products to keep your home safe or supplement items you might need on shift – without having to queue up in the consumer waiting line. […]

Community-Based COVID Testing Sites Now Open to All

June 4, 2020

Expanded Criteria Will Allow Anyone to Get Tested, Regardless of Symptoms The State of Illinois is opening its community-based testing sites to anyone to get tested, regardless of symptoms or other criteria. As Illinois moves through the Restore Illinois plan, and into a full reopening of the state, testing will be crucial to identifying new […]

Virtual Spring Symposium Course Available Now for CME

May 8, 2020

The educational content of the Spring Symposium is available in a pre-recorded online format, FREE for all ICEP members. Course access and CME credit will be open through April 2021.  ICEP’s 2020 virtual Spring Symposium includes: 5 narrated PowerPoint-based videos 15 post-test assessment questions with 5 knowledge check questions 2.50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM continuing […]

Congratulations to Newly Elected ICEP Board Members, Officers

May 7, 2020

Incoming president Henry Pitzele, MD, FACEP accepted the virtual gavel from outgoing president Ernest Wang, MD, FACEP, during the Board meeting May 7. The results of the ICEP Board of Directors elections were also announced, and the officers for the 2020-2021 term were elected. Elected were: • Sunil Arora, MD, MBA, FACEP • Janet Lin, […]

From ICEP’s President: COVID-19 – The 2020 Emerging Global Pandemic

March 2, 2020

From ICEP President Dr. Ernest Wang: On February 29, 2020, the Illinois Department of Health announced that another Illinois resident has tested positive for coronavirus. The positive test results will have to be confirmed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lab. The patient is hospitalized in isolation and CDC protocols have been […]

ICEP Mourns the Loss of Past Leader Dr. Walter Bradley

February 10, 2020

It is with great sadness that ICEP announces that past ICEP Board member Walter Bradley, MD, MBA, FACEP, passed away at his home on February 9. View Dr. Bradley’s obituary and arrangements Walter was a member of the ICEP Board of Directors from 1997 to 2004. He also served as Secretary-Treasurer and President Elect. Walter […]

Advisory: 2nd U.S. Case of Novel Coronavirus Confirmed Today in Chicago

January 24, 2020

As you are aware, a second case of of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was confirmed today in Chicago. The Chicago patient returned to the U.S. from Wuhan on January 13, 2020, and called a health care provider after experiencing symptoms a few days later. The patient was admitted to a hospital, where infection control measures […]

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