Committees

Directory –  2021-2022 Committees

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Awards/Nominating Committee

This committee nominates members for national ACEP awards, nominates a member to receive the Bill B. Smiley Meritorious Service Award, the ICEP Meritorious Service Award, and other occasional awards. The Committee coordinates presentation of ICEP awards at the ICEP Spring Symposium and develops methods to recognize chapter members for exemplary service.

The Committee develops slates of candidates for election to various ICEP leadership positions, including Board of Directors, councilors, and officers.

The Committee members are:

Jason Kegg, MD, FACEP – Chair
Christine Babcock, MD, MSc, FACEP
Debra Baines, MD, FACEP
Dayle Davenport, MD
Cai Glushak, MD, FACEP
Napoleon Knight, MD, MBA, FACEP, FAAPL
Janet Lin, MD, MPH, MBA, FACEP
Christopher McDowell, MD, MBA, MEd, MS, FACEP
Henry Pitzele, MD, FACEP
Meeta Shah, MD
Edward Sloan, MD, MPH, FACEP

Bylaws Committee

The Bylaws Committee recommends amendments to ICEP bylaws, and assures that ICEP bylaws are consistent with those of national ACEP and Illinois law.

The Committee members are:

Henry Pitzele, MD, FACEP – Chair
Christine Babcock, MD, MSc, FACEP
Janet Lin, MD, MPH, MBA, FACEP
Yanina Purim-Shem-Tov, MD, MS, FACEP

Educational Meetings Committee

ICEP presents excellent continuing medical education programs throughout the year that are monitored and developed by this committee. Examples of educational courses offered are the Spring Symposium, Emergency Medicine Update, Oral Board Review Course, and Emergent Procedures Simulation Skills Lab.

The Committee members are:

Janet Lin, MD, MPH, MBA, FACEP – Chair
Thomas Alcorn, MD, FACEP
Dhara Amin, MD, FACEP
Christine Babcock, MD, MSc, FACEP
Matt Baluzy, DO
Michael Cirone, MD
G. Carolyn Clayton, MD
Christopher Colbert, DO, FACEP, FACOEP
Kristen Donaldson, MD, MPH, FACEP
Wes Eilbert, MD, FACEP
Rodney Fullmer, DO, FACOEP, FACEP
Erik Frost, DO, FACEP
Katarzyna Gore, MD
Michael Gottlieb, MD
Kathleen Hegarty, MD
Jeffrey Heiferman, MD
Sara Hock, MD, FACEP
Matthew Kuhns, MD
Christina Long, MD, FACEP
Christopher McDowell, MD, MBA, MEd, MS, FACEP
Alisa McQueen, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Jared Novack, MD, FACEP
Adriana Olson, MD, FACEP
Nathan Olson, MD
S Margaret Paik, MD, FACEP
Joseph Palter, MD
Lauren Pierce, MD
Liza Pilch, MD, FACEP
Nicolas Ramsay, MD
Shana Ross, DO, FACEP
Nupur Shah, DO
Lydia Sharp, MD
Helen Straus, MD, FACEP
Tina Sundaram, MD
Deborah Weber, MD, FACEP

EMS Committee

This committee develops, supports and implements ICEP positions on EMS issues including paramedic licensure, medical control, trauma center designation, and leadership in EMS systems. The committee coordinates the activities of the Illinois EMS Forum and the Illinois EMS Medical Directors group.

The Committee members are:

Ken Pearlman, MD, FACEP – Chair
David Hassard, MD, FACEP – Chair
Kurt Bloomstrand, MD, FACEP
Mark Cichon, DO, FACEP
Scott French, MD, FACEP
Susan Fuchs, MD, FACEP
Cai Glushak, MD, FACEP
Matt Jordan, MD, FACEP
Jason Kegg, MD, FACEP
Max Koenigsberg, MD, FACEP
Parkson Lin, DO
Jeremy Lott, DO
Esmael Mayar, MD
Eddie Markul, MD
Michael McCartin, MD
Valerie J. Phillips, MD, FACEP
Art Proust, MD, FACEP
Jon Strotkamp, DO, FACEP
Katie Tataris, MD, FACEP

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee reviews and recommends ICEP’s financial policies. ICEP’s budget, financial statements, investments and investment policies are all supervised by this committee as well as any budget modifications to be brought before the Board of Directors.

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The Committee members are:

Napoleon Knight, MD, MBA, FACEP, FAAPL – Chair
Amit Arwindekar, MD, FACEP
Christine Babcock, MD, MSc, FACEP
Cai Glushak, MD, FACEP
Jason Kegg, MD, FACEP
Janet Lin, MD, MPH, MBA, FACEP
Christopher McDowell, MD, MBA, MEd, MS, FACEP
Howie Mell, MD, MPH, CPE FACEP
Henry Pitzele, MD, FACEP
Yanina Purim-Shem-Tov, MD, MS, FACEP
Edward Sloan, MD, MPH, FACEP
Ernie Wang, MD, FACEP
Ed Ward, MD, FACEP

ITLS Illinois Advisory Committee

ICEP serves as the Illinois chapter of  International Trauma Life Support (ITLS). The Advisory Committee coordinates ITLS and its members conduct ITLS basic and advanced provider and instructor training programs throughout the state.

The Committee members are:

Art Proust, MD, FACEP, Chair
Brandon Bleess, MD, EMT-T, FACEP
Eric Brandmeyer, RN, EMT-P
Nicholas Fish, RN, BSN
Danelle Geraci, EMT-P
Marilyn Hallock, MD, MS, FACEP
Louis Hondros, DO
Jason Kegg, MD, FACEP
Edward Kemnitz, EMT-P
Napoleon Knight, MD, MBA, FACEP, FAAPL – Board Liaison
Greg Love, NRP
Rosemary McGinnis, RN
David Meiners, EMT-P
Matt Moyes, BSN, RN, TNS, NRP I/C, CCEMT-P, ASM-C

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee works to develop services to members and potential members of ICEP. Membership recruitment and retention are among the committee’s objectives. For membership information, see this site’s Membership Information page.

The Committee members are:

Amit Arwindekar, MD, FACEP – Chair
Jason Kegg, MD, FACEP
Matthew Kuhns, MD
Julie Martino, MD, FACEP
Howie Mell, MD, MPH, CPE, FACEP
Laura Napier, MD, FACEP
Liza Pilch, MD, FACEP
Willard Sharp, MD, PhD, FACEP
Tom Spiegel, MD, MBA, MS, FACEP

Patient and Physician Advocacy Committee

The ICEP Patient and Physician Advocacy Committee is one of ICEP’s most active committees. The committee supports ICEP’s political action committee and key contact network with state legislators. Key issues are identified for action and strategies are developed to ensure a positive practice environment for emergency physicians and maintain the quality of care for emergency department patients. For more information, see Legislative Information page. The committee is also designed to increase public awareness of ICEP, emergency medicine and emergency medicine issues. The committee plans special activities and projects to promote the interests of emergency medicine.

The Committee members are:

Yanina Purim-Shem-Tov, MD, MS, FACEP – Chair
Sobia Ansari, MD – Co-chair
Amit Arwindekar, MD, FACEP
Elisabeth M Giblin, MD
Adnan Hussain, MD, FACEP
Matt Jankowski, MD
Amy Kule, MD, FACEP
George Lew, MD, FACEP
Hannah Meissner, MD
John Moustoukas, MD, FACEP
Susan Mm. Nedza, MD, FACEP
Jenna Karagianis Nikolaides, MD, FACEP
Scott Pasichow, MD, MPH
Keya Patel, MD
Henry Pitzele, MD, FACEP
Monika Pitzele, MD, FACEP
Adam Rodos, MD, FACEP
Louis Jay Sharp, MD, FACEP
Willard Sharp, MD, PhD, FACEP
Michael Wahl, MD, FACEP
Jack Wu, MD, FACEP

Practice Management Committee

The Practice Management Committee develops, supports and advocates ICEP’s positions on practice management issues. Committee members educate payors about the unique role of emergency medicine and provide information and education to members on reimbursement, pension/retirement and other practice management issues.

The Committee members are:

Mila Felder, MD, FACEP – Chair
Tom Spiegel, MD, MBA, MS, FACEP – Co-chair
Amit Arwindekar, MD, FACEP
Adnan Hussain, MD, FACEP
Mitchell Kentor, MD
Shannon Lovett, MD, FACEP
John Moustoukas, MD, FACEP
Laura Napier, MD, FACEP
Henry Pitzele, MD, FACEP
Yanina Purim-Shem-Tov, MD, MS, FACEP
William Sullivan, DO, JD, FACEP
Jack Wu, MD, FACEP

Research Committee

The Research Committee conducts a scientific papers and posters presentation at the ICEP Annual Meeting, is sponsoring a resident research grant program, and surveys Illinois Emergency Departments about their research projects.

The Committee members are:

Shu Chan, MD, MS, FACEP – Chair
Neeraj Chhabra, MD
Casey Collier, MD, FACEP
Wesley Eilbert, MD, FACEP
Mark Mycyk, MD, FACEP
Willard Sharp, MD, PhD, FACEP
Edward Sloan, MD, MPH, FACEP

Social Emergency Medicine Committee

The Social Emergency Medicine Committee aims to foster awareness of the social determinants of health, with an emphasis on advocacy and policy change, education, and research. Committee members focus on decreasing health disparities in emergency care through systematic interventions that address the social context of patients in urban, rural and international settings.

The Committee members are:

Kim Stanford, MD, MPH, FACEP – Chair
Vinoo Dissanayake, MD – Co-chair
Tammy Abughnaim, MD
Sobia Ansari, MD
Debra Bains, MD, FACEP
Carolyn Clayton, MD, FACEP
Erica Concors, MD, MPH
Corey Goldstein, MD
Bailee Jacobsen, DO
Hannah Meissner, MD
Vinay Mikkilineni, MD
Quincy Moore, MD
Theresa Nguyen, MD, FACEP
Keya Patel, MD
Urvi Patel, DO
Harrison Pidgeon, MD
Nupur Shah, DO,
Lydia Sharp, MD
Christine Stehman, MD, FACEP
Qi Charles Zhang, MD

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