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Michael J. McCrea, MD, FACEP

President, Ohio ACEP

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Save the Date

Downtown Cincinnati
July 26, 2016

Welcome, New Members!

Vase Bari
Nicholas D Black
Macey Brandeberry
Daniel L Brook
Joshua Clark
Abraham Feshazion
Sarah D Gallucci
David Hartnett, MD
Alok Harwani
James A Liggett, Jr
Mecca Madhun
Steven Olsen, DO
Lisa J Pursell
Kaya R Smith
Andrew Stein
Hanh-My T Tran
Nathan H Voigtman

President's Message

Two psychiatrists, three emergency physicians, two lobbyists, three executive directors, and one policy director walk into a bar...

Okay, so half of that was true. Sadly we did not meet at a bar.

Last week we held The Psychiatric Boarding in Ohio's Emergency Departments Summit, and by “Summit,” I mean some people got together on a random Thursday afternoon in the Ohio ACEP Board room and ate some Easter candy. Alright, I'll stop. This is what actually happened. [Read more]

Member Kudos

James Augustine, MD, FACEP, for being presented with the 2016 National Excellence in EMS Award during a recent meeting of the EMS State of the Sciences Conference

Do you know of a member who deserves to be congratulated? Let us know! 

Don’t miss the Ohio ACEP Emergency Medicine Leadership Forum, featuring dynamic continuing medical education workshops, plus the very best in physician advocacy and leadership topics—and plenty of time for networking and fun!

EMRA, Ohio ACEP to Host Regional Med Student Symposium

On April 16 in Columbus, Ohio ACEP will team up with EMRA to offer medical students a unique opportunity to explore the fastest-paced and most exciting specialty in the house of medicine.

For more information, including registration and event schedule, check out EMRA’s Medical Student Symposium page!
Is your residency program director looking to reach out to medical students?
Consider exhibiting at the Medical Student Symposium!

Interested In Serving On An Ohio ACEP Committee?

One of the most valuable ways a member can contribute to the growth of Ohio ACEP is to participate on one of Ohio ACEP's committees. We encourage all members to get involved!

Members interested in serving on a committee must complete an online committee interest form by March 25, 2016.

Members chosen to serve on committees serve a minimum of one year and will be appointed in conjunction with the Ohio ACEP Emergency Medicine Leadership Forum. Committee members are encouraged to register for and attend the EM Leadership Forum, which will take place April 18 and 19 at the Sheraton Columbus at Capitol Square. We thank you for your interest in serving on a committee!

Members in the News

Dominic Bagnoli, MD, FACEP, who was featured in the MD News article, “Dominic J. Bagnoli, MD, CEO, U.S. Acute Care Solutions: Patient-centered, Physician-owned”

Charles Emerman, MD, FACEP, who was interviewed in the Cleveland Plain Dealer article, “MetroHealth System takes over the former HealthSpan emergency department on Snow Road”

Diane Gorgas, MD, whose column, “Emergency Medicine: Even the seemingly healthy can suffer cardiac arrest,” was published in The Columbus Dispatch

Michael Jarosick, DO, who was interviewed by Kevin Klauer, DO, EJD, FACEP in the ACEP Now article, “Emergency Physician Lands in ED after Subarachnoid Hemorrhage During Bike Ride”

Hamilton Lempert, MD, FACEP, who co-wrote the ACEP Now article, “Documentation Pearls for Navigating Abscess Incision/Drainage ICD-10 Codes”

Joan Papp, MD, FACEP, who co-wrote the ACEP Now article, “Naloxone Distribution Strategies Needed in Emergency Departments”

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

Interested in Volunteering? Apply Now to be a Member of an ACEP Committee
Want to serve on a national committee during fiscal year 2016-17? Submit an interest form and CV by May 16. ACEP President-Elect Rebecca B. Parker, MD, FACEP, asks members to include details explaining qualifications and experiences relevant to the particular committee. Appointments will be made in June. More details are available online.

Check Out This Video Resource on Opioids for Your Patients and Their Families 
In this educational video supported by an ACEP section grant to the Trauma and Injury Prevention Section, Dr. Scott Weiner discusses what patients need to know in order to stay safe when using pain medications. Share this resource with your patients on a cell phone, tablet or workstation on wheels.

Call for 2016 AAWEP Award Nominations
Celebrate the shining stars in your life by nominating them for an Annual American Association of Women Emergency Physicians (AAWEP) Award! Honor your colleagues, and give credit where it’s due. Learn more details and download the nomination forms here. Hurry! The deadline for submissions is April 3, 2016.

Recent News & Opinion

In My Shoes: Facing burnout as emergency medicine physician
Richmond [Virginia] Times-Dispatch
February 20, 2016

Navigating to the Top: Lessons Learned From Women in Academic Medicine
AM Rounds
February 23, 2016

5 more thoughts on balance billing from the President of ACEP
By ACEP President Dr. Jay Kaplan, in a letter to the editor of Becker’s Hospital Review
February 24, 2016

5 reasons why physicians fail as leaders
February 28, 2016

EHRs in the ED: Concerns Emerge About Medical Errors
Kaiser Health News
March 1, 2016

Doctoring to the test: The unintended consequences of performance measures
March 1, 2016

It’s time for doctors to stop feeling guilty for taking time off
March 2, 2016
Rates of some hospital-acquired infections fall by 50%
USA Today
March 3, 2016

Slowing Down The ER To Improve Care For Patients With Autism
Kaiser Health News
March 4, 2016

EM Lessons from ‘The Princess Bride’
By Dr. Amal Mattu, for Emergency Medicine News
March 11, 2016

A female physician is murdered. A call to action to end intimate partner abuse.
By EM physician, Dr. Esther Choo for FemInEM
March 13, 2016

Deep Roots for Lack of Minorities in American Medical Schools
Medpage Today
March 15, 2016

Sky-Rage: Bills, Debt, Lawsuits Follow Helicopter Medevac Trips
ABC News
March 16, 2016

ACEP President Dr. Jay Kaplan Discusses Challenges Facing Emergency Medicine
March 16, 2016

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