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Michael J. McCrea, MD, FACEP

President, Ohio ACEP


In this issue:

Ohio ACEP Product & Course Brochure



Oral Board Prep


Can't make it to a live Board Review Course?

Watch lectures from our Board Review Course—at your convenience!

EM Ultrasound Courses



Recent News & Opinion


Ohio second in drug overdose deaths nationwide
Cincinnati Enquirer
December 19, 2015

Don’t tie the hands of clinicians
Response to USA Today Editorial
December 21, 2015

Why Physicians Need ‘Right Compassion’
New York Times Op-Ed, by Dr. Gavin Francis
December 25, 2015

Don’t poop where you eat: Mental health services for young physicians
By EM physician, Dr. Amy Ho, for KevinMD.com
December 27, 2015

Female leaders in medicine: It’s lonely on top
KevinMD.com
December 28, 2015

Tales From the Emergency Room on New Year's Eve
ABC News
December 31, 2015

What I learned treating the victims of a mass shooting
By EM resident, Dr. Jon Boyd Roper, for Fusion
December 31, 2015

It’s a New Year: Make it Count
By Dr. Judith Tintinalli, for Emergency Physicians Monthly
January 1, 2016

Cleveland Pressures Hospitals To Keep ERs Open To All Ambulances
NPR
January 2, 2016

Mindful EM: Even Lying Patients Deserve Quality Care
By Drs. Jordana Haber and Alberto Hazan, for Emergency Medicine News
January 4, 2016

ER Goddess: The Perks of Being Dr. Barbie
By Dr. Sandra Scott Simons, for Emergency Medicine News
January 4, 2016

Physicians aren’t burned out. They’re abused.
KevinMD.com
January 5, 2016

Spike in Drug Shortages Worries ER Docs
Medpage Today
January 7, 2016

What ails the medical profession—and ways to heal it
By AMA President, Dr. Steven Stack
January 8, 2016

Emergency doctors, NFL team-up on concussion education
ABC 6 Columbus
January 14, 2016

Welcome, New Members!


Harshesh Amin
Michael Kaminski
Robert Kenter, MD
Jonathan Mayeux, MD
Kristin Podboy
Jamie Siesel
Kent Weaver
 

President's Message


Happy New Year! We're two weeks into 2016 but I figured it was okay to say it one last time.

Since it's the time of year when many of us think about ways to better ourselves, here are a few ideas for New Year’s resolutions to ponder while you lose weight, stop drinking, stop smoking, and/or eat better so you can be ripped and/or shredded for summer:

ACEP’s first EM Wellness Week, January 24-30. I think we all roll our eyes whenever we hear about "wellness;" goodness knows my residents do. But the fact is no other specialty deals with the social disasters and time away from family while being constantly sleep deprived like we do. [Read more]

Member Kudos


Andrew Little, DO, for being appointed to the Continual Medical Education Committee of the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Medicine

John Lyman, MD, FACEP, for being installed as President of the Montgomery County Medical Society

Richard N. Nelson, MD, FACEP, for the establishment of The Ohio State University Department of Emergency Medicine’s newly created “Richard N. Nelson Distinguished Alumni Award”

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

Scholarship and Award Opportunities for Residents and Med Students 


By Dr. Nikhil Mohan, Resident Rep to the Ohio ACEP Board


As a fellow EM resident and your representative on the Ohio ACEP Board of Directors, I’m excited to let you know about upcoming opportunities for awards and travel scholarships from EMRA (Emergency Medicine Residents Association) and Ohio ACEP. [Read more]

National ACEP Board of Directors Nominations Due March 1


Want to use your expertise to make a positive difference in emergency medicine? Consider running for National ACEP Board of Directors! The ACEP Nominating Committee is accepting individual, chapter, and section recommendations for Board of Directors candidates. For more information, including eligibility criteria and nominating instructions, check out ACEP’s website. Nominations are due March 1, 2016!

Ohio ACEP Board Member Elected to ITLS Board


Two new members and one incumbent were elected to the ITLS Board of Directors during ITLS’ International Trauma Conference Business Session on November 11, 2015. Among the newly elected Board members is Mary Hancock, MD, FACEP, of Elyria, Ohio. She will serve a three-year term on the Board. [Read more]

The Ohio ACEP Emergency Medicine
Board Review Course


Everything that makes the Ohio ACEP Emergency Medicine Board Review great…

Now with a beachside view!

Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa
February 8-12, 2016

Chapter Member Needed to Serve on Sexual Assault Advisory Board


The Sexual Assault Advisory Board of Ohio (SAABO) seeks an emergency physician to serve as the Ohio ACEP representative to the Board. The mission of SAABO is to ensure all victims of sexual assault or sexual abuse have consistent access to quality medical... [Read more]

Emergency Medicine Leadership Forum: Nominate a Colleague for an Award!

Know an Ohio ACEP member who deserves to be recognized?


We are accepting nominations for the Bill Hall Award for Service, the EM Physician of the Year, Ohio ACEP Advocacy Award, Education Award, and Leadership Award, and—new this year—the Outstanding Emergency Medicine Resident of the Year Award.

Awards will be presented during the 2016 Annual Meeting at the Ohio Emergency Medicine Leadership Forum, April 19!

For more on the awards, including past winners, award criteria, and nomination instructions, check out the 2016 Annual Awards Nomination Packet!

 

Nominations are due February 22, 2016!


Members in the News


James Augustine, MD, FACEP, whose article, "Emergency Department Benchmarking Alliance Releases 2014 Data on Staffing, Physician Productivity," was published in ACEP Now

Dominic Bagnoli, MD, FACEP, who was quoted in the Tampa Bay Business Journal article, “Emergency medicine company strikes deal with Tampa Bay doctors’ group”

Diane Gorgas, MD, whose article “Persistent hiccups can become health threat” was published in The Columbus Dispatch

Kevin Klauer, DO, EJD, FACEP, whose articles, "Emergency Medicine Leaders Discuss Role of Democratic Groups in Future of EM," "Emergency Medicine Leaders Discuss Drivers of Hospital Consolidation at ACEP15 Council Town Hall," and "Opinion: Institute of Medicine Report on Medical Misdiagnoses Overly Critical of Emergency Medicine," were published in ACEP Now; and Nicholas Jouriles, MD, FACEP, and Brent Asplin, MD, MPH, FACEP, who were quoted in the first and second articles, respectively

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!

January Issue of BWC's Provider e-News Now Available


The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has released the November edition of its Provider e-News. This monthly communication provides high-level updates which impact Ohio’s workers’ compensation program.

From National ACEP


ACEP Seeks Nominations for Awards Program
ACEP is accepting nominations for the 2016 ACEP Awards Program, which honors members who distinguish themselves through leadership and excellence in emergency medicine. All members are eligible to submit nominations in one or more award categories. Deadline for making a nomination is March 1.

Join Hundreds of Colleagues in Signing Up for EM Wellness Week
ACEP's Emergency Medicine Wellness Week is right around the corner and there is still time to pledge to participate in the inaugural event, January 24-30. Hundreds of emergency physicians, nurses, PAs and other health care providers have signed up to receive daily emails that week with wellness tips and resources. Sign up today.

Now Accepting Nominations for Emergency Department Director of the Year
Nominations are being accepted for the Blue Jay Consulting/Emergency Medicine Foundation Emergency Department Director of the Year Award. The award recognizes emergency physician leaders who have demonstrated exemplary collaborative skills in the emergency department. The deadline for submitting nominations is February 15. For more information on the award and how to nominate, click here.

                    
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