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Michael J. McCrea, MD, FACEP

President, Ohio ACEP

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The New and Improved!

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Ohio ACEP Emergency Medicine Product & Course Brochure

Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Courses

New - Advanced EM Ultrasound Course!

Education Opportunity from MCEP

Observation Medicine 
Science & Solutions Conference

September 10-11, 2015
DoubleTree Hotel
Nashville, TN
We are simply informing our members about a course which may interest them. This conference has not been planned, offered, nor specifically endorsed by Ohio ACEP.

Recent News & Opinion

With help from bystanders, cardiac arrest outcomes improving
July 21, 2015

Housing for homeless patients could cut inappropriate ER use, readmissions
Fierce Healthcare
July 22, 2015

CDC report: Lyme disease is spreading to new territories
The Washington Post
July 24, 2015

4 tricks to a successful residency program search
AMA Wire
July 27, 2015

Don't Blame ER Patients
By Dr. Michael Gerardi, Letter to the Editor of the Hartford Courant
July 28, 2015

U.S. Medical Groups Join to Fight Prescription Painkiller Abuse
July 29, 2015

The Hot Summer of 1968: EM Advances in a Troubled Nation
Emergency Physicians Monthly
July 31, 2015

Imposter syndrome makes medical training more difficult than it should be
July 31, 2015

USA needs to take immediate steps to fight super bugs, experts say
USA Today
August 4, 2015

Yelp, ProPublica pair to give consumers more data on health care facilities
USA Today 
August 5, 2015

Why should physicians have to enter orders in the computer?
By Dr. Edwin Leap, for
August 5, 2015

AMA, CMS Announce ICD-10 Grace Period Specifics
August 6, 2015

Want to keep ER nurses from leaving? Focus on patient safety instead of satisfaction.
By Dr. Thomas Paine, for
August 6, 2015

A Republican Presidential Candidate [Gov. John Kasich] Just Gave One of the Most Stirring Defenses of Medicaid You’ll Ever See
August 6, 2015

The Changing Face of Medical Education: Big Data, Self-Paced Learning
Medpage Today
August 6, 2015

Study Casts Doubt On Assumptions About Hospital ‘Frequent Fliers’
Kaiser Health News
August 7, 2015

Emergency docs make HIE recommendations
August 7, 2015

10 simple solutions to stop medical student suicide
August 8, 2015

The problem with resident training hours: The numbers don’t add up
August 9, 2015

Allergists, ER Doctors Should Cooperate in Anaphylaxis Care
Doctors Lounge
August 10, 2015

Adeptus Health puts central Ohio hospital, emergency room projects on pause
The Columbus Dispatch
August 11, 2015

President's Message

Two events in the past week have well demonstrated leadership in action. One of the three strategic pillars of Ohio ACEP is Leadership. Last week, I had the privilege of being invited to attend the Constantine C. Roussi Memorial Lecture in Emergency Medicine at Akron General EM Residency. Past Ohio Chapter and National ACEP President, Dr. Nick Jouriles invited past and current leaders from Ohio and emergency medicine. We heard from Dr. Bruce Janiak, the first EM resident in the universe... [Read more]
Attending the Constantine C. Roussi Memorial Lecture in EM are [left to right] Ohio ACEP President, Michael McCrea, MD, FACEP; Seth Podolsky, MD, FACEP; Chief Medical Officer of Akron General Medical Center, Dave Peter, MD, FACEP; CEO of Akron General Medical Center, Tim Stover, MD; Ohio ACEP and National ACEP Past President, Brian Keaton, MD, FACEP; Frederick Blum, MD, FACEP, FAAP; former Speaker of ACEP Council, Mark DeBard, MD, FACEP; Bruce Janiak, MD, FACEP; Carol Cunningham, MD, FACEP; Dean Wilkerson, JD, MBA, CAE; and Ohio ACEP and National ACEP Past President, Nick Jouriles, MD, FACEP

Ohio Emergency Medicine Residents’ Assembly

On August 13, 200 residents, medical students, and leaders from Ohio ACEP, National ACEP, and EMRA gathered for the Ohio Emergency Medicine Residents’ Assembly in Columbus. 19 of Ohio’s 21 emergency medicine residency programs were in attendance for Ohio ACEP’s signature event supporting EM residents and medical students. [Read more]
Congratulations to Nikhil Mohan, DO, of Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, who was elected Resident Representative to the Ohio ACEP Board by his fellow resident members! 
Congratulations to Dr. Garrett Bassett [left] from Adena Regional Medical Center for winning the Ohio EM Residents' Assembly Poster Contest for best case study.
Congratulations to Drs. Andrew Little [left] and James Schneller [right] from OU-HCOM/Doctors Hospital for winning the Poster Contest for best original research.
Champions of the EMRA Quiz Show, St. John Medical Center EM Residency!
Ohio ACEP would like to thank all the exhibitors, sponsors, faculty, and panelists, as well as leaders from ACEP, Ohio ACEP, and EMRA for making the 2015 Ohio Emergency Medicine Residents’ Assembly such a great event!

And we would like to extend a special thanks to today’s Prime Partners, 4M Emergency and EmCare. Without them, the Assembly would not have been possible!
For more photos from the Ohio EM Residents’ Assembly,
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EM Residency Spotlight

Submitted by St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency 

St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency is a new program that welcomed its first group of residents on July 1st, 2015. The four year program will accept six residents each year and is approved by the American Osteopathic Association. We are located in Boardman, Ohio, a beautiful suburb of Youngstown. [Read more]
The first group of SEBH EM PGY1 residents are pictured outside of the Emergency Department: (left to right) Charles Farrell, DO, Brett Davenport, DO, E. Reed Morgan, DO, Benjamin Miner, DO, Craig McDonough, DO, and Valerie Posada, DO. 

Ohio ACEP Board Review Courses

Many options to fit your schedule!

Ohio ACEP Emergency Medicine Board Review
(5-day course)

Columbus, Ohio

Aug 21-25, 2015  |  Oct 11-15, 2015
Fast Facts EM Board Review (3-day course)
Columbus, Ohio

Aug 26-28, 2015
And, we are excited to be partnering with California ACEP to offer our nationally recognized Board Review in Newport Beach, California!
February 8-12, 2016
The course EM physicians have trusted for over 30 years...
Right in the heart of beautiful Newport Beach!

Members in the News

Diane Gorgas, MD, whose article, “CPR-style breath gets objects out of toddler noses,” was published in The Columbus Dispatch

Nathaniel Mann, MD, whose article, “The Level One Commitment,” was published in ACEP Now

W. Tyler Winders, MD, whose article, “Helicobacter pylori: Underappreciated and Underdiagnosed,” was published in ACEP Now

Have you seen a news article or commentary written by a member? Or do you know of a member featured or interviewed in a news story? Let us know!

From National ACEP

Help Ohio Win! Triple E Campaign: Expand – Enhance – Engage
In an effort to broaden the legislative influence of emergency physicians, ACEP has launched the Triple E Campaign. The Campaign is a contest to see which ACEP Chapter can get the most members added to the ACEP 911 Legislative Grassroots Network. The contest runs until October 15, and the winning Chapters will be recognized at ACEP15 in Boston. Join the 911 Network to help Ohio earn points and win! You will need your ACEP log-in credentials to get started.

Fellow Status Application Deadline Extended to August 31
The FACEP designation means more than just board certification – it indicates a true leader in emergency medicine. Eligible members must apply by August 31, 2015, to be inducted at ACEP15 in October. If you have questions about your eligibility for Fellow Status, contact Membership and Customer Service at 800-798-1822, ext. 5, for your personal eligibility review. Learn more here.

Webinar on August 19 Discusses Naloxone Distribution
Please join the Trauma & Injury Prevention Section for the upcoming webinar, “ED Naloxone Distribution: Key Considerations & Implementation Strategies,” on Wednesday, Aug. 19 at Noon (CST). Experts who have helped establish ED naloxone distribution programs will share their experiences. Register here.

Nominations Accepted for the QIPS Resident Quality & Patient Safety Award
Established in 2010, the QIPS Resident Quality & Patient Safety Award will be presented to a resident or residents with outstanding innovations in advancing Quality and/or Patient Safety. Projects will be judged on its overall importance, innovation, outcomes, and applicability to Emergency Medicine practice. Submissions revealing quality and safety improvements are of key interest to QIPS. Please click here for more details and submit all nominations to no later than Aug. 21, 2015.

Welcome, New Ohio ACEP Members!

Jeneba Abass-Shereef, MD
Dayanis M Acosta, DO
Daniel Z Adams, MD
Mohammed Alomani, MD, MBBS
April Tantillo Anderson, MD
Brent W Arnold
Jennifer Baker, MD
Sambita Basu, MD
Adam H Bates
Keith Cameron Burley, MD
Nicholas Camerlengo
Justin Carroll, MD
Justin D Coomes, MD
Catherine Coss
Thomas P Dailey, MD
Andrew D DAlessandro
Eric Thomas Davis, MD
Jacob John Dickinson, MD
Tyler Dschaak, MD
Bradley M End, MD
Kelly Eileen Estes, MD
Jacob P Flinkman, DO
Kaitlin M Fries, DO
Chad Garthe, MD
Peter Griffin, MD
Dave Habib
Trenton J Hansen, MD
Ibrahim Husain, MD
James T Johns, DO
Justin M Kazee
Josh N Klepinger, MD
Austin Kosier, MD
Margaret Krebs, MD
Lalitha Kunduru, MD
Anne P Lally
David Meranda, MD
Lindsay M Morrow, DO
Vishnu Vardhan Mudrakol, DO
Brian Oloizia, MD
Angela M Palitto, DO
Kazia L Parsons
Anand Patel, MD
Bao Pham
Julie Pokersnik, MD
Valerie Posada, DO
Tonatiuh Rios-Alba, MD
Glen Saxby, MD
Matthew A Schwartz, MD
Lori K Shannon, DO
Mitchell Sheley, MD
Asegedech Shimellis, MD
Sara Sonali Singhal, MD
Cody Smith, MD
Nicole P Soria, MD
Kenneth Carl Staples, DO
Christopher L Swyers
Patrick Sylvester, MD
Kevin Tran, MD
Alexander J Ulintz
Andrew Vang
Meagan Verbillion, DO
Christopher J Vermillion, MD
Tanner S Weigand, DO
Adam C Welch, MD
Ya Wen, DO
Erin Wenzel, MD
Aaron Wood
Ambrose C Wu

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