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President's Message

College football, apple picking, fantasy football leagues, and children back in school are all reminders that fall is in full swing. By now, intern residents have settled in and newly graduated residents are getting comfortable with their new roles and responsibilities. We can also tell that it’s fall because our state legislators have come back from their summer recess and our advocacy activities are once again heating up.  

In July, after an intense budget process that included missed deadlines, stalled negotiations, and plenty of drama, Gov. Mike DeWine signed into law... [Read more]

Member Kudos

Andrew Little, DO, who was named one of 2019's EMRA 45 Under 45

Correction: In last month’s eNews edition, we mistakenly omitted Alisa Roberts, DO, FACEP from the list of Residents’ Assembly Poster Judges. We apologize for the error and sincerely thank Dr. Roberts for serving as a Poster Judge!

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

Don't miss the 2019 EMS Medical Director Conference, November 13 in Columbus!

We're teaming up with the Division of EMS and the State Board of Emergency Medical, Fire, and Transportation Services to bring you the 2019 EMS Medical Director Conference, a fast-paced conference for EMS Medical Directors and all members of the EMS community!

EMS Medical Director Conference

November 13, 2019
Ohio Department of Transportation

Check out the Conference Agenda!

Members in the News

Erik Adkins, MD, FACEP, and Howard Werman, MD, FACEP, who were quoted in the Columbus Dispatch article, “Should ambulances always go to nearest hospital? Many cities require it, but central Ohio officials say emergency-room diversion plan works

Erik Adkins, MD, FACEP, who was quoted in the WCBE Columbus Public Radio story, “Genetic Mutation Linked To Flu-Related Cardiac Complications

Ashley Larrimore, MD, who was quoted in the Columbus Dispatch article, “New information system being created to improve patient treatment,” and the HIT Infrastructure article, “OSU’s Wexner Medical Center Pilots EMS-Hospital Health Data Exchange

Thomas Terndrup, MD, FACEP, and Nicholas Kman, MD, FACEP, who wrote the AP’s “The Conversation” article, “Disaster communications: Lessons from 9/11

Do you know of a member featured or interviewed in a news story? Let us know!

Calling all Med Students…

Save the date for the EM-focused Med Student event designed just for you!

Midwest Medical Student Symposium & Residency Fair

April 25, 2020
Hilton Garden Inn Toledo/Perrysburg

Stay tuned for more info and registration!

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Featured Ohio ACEP Course

Featured Ohio ACEP Product

Dr. Carol Rivers' Preparing for the Written Board Exam in Emergency Medicine, 8th Ed

Ohio ACEP Course Calendar

Oct 13-17, 2019

Ohio ACEP Emergency Medicine Board Review
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel

Oct 18, 2019

LLSA Review Course—2017, 2018, 2019
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel

Nov 7, 2019

LLSA Review Course—2017, 2018, 2019
Ohio ACEP Education Center in Columbus

Jan 31-Feb 1, 2020

EM Review RedefinED
San Diego Marriott La Jolla Hotel

Full Ohio ACEP Events Calendar

Welcome, New Members!

Ealla Atari
Nicholas Benson
Shane D Blaney
Ciara L Cao
Jimmy Chen, MD
Tyler B Cummings
Dustin Cunningham, MD
Derek J David, DO
Adam Engberg
DeShawn A Hickman, PhD
Tyler L Johnston
Mark Lehman, MD
Robert A Link
Seamus Mangan
Brian Mcnicholas, DO
Rachel Miller

Brent Monk, MD
Ariel S Noble
Nate W Ogletree
Eduardo R Pestana
Sahini Pothireddy
Evan Price
Colin J Rogers
Kelsey Schaefer
Matthew T Scott, MD
Spencer S Seballos
Kenneth Shum, DO
Nour R Sinno, MD
Rachel L Thompson, MD
Onyinyechi Ukwuoma, MD
Elijah D Walters
Mitchell Weeman

From National ACEP

Sign Up for Free Sickle Cell Webinar
Patients with sickle cell disease (SCD) often require care in EDs for a myriad of potentially life-threatening conditions. Join ACEP and the NHLBI from 12-1 pm CT, September 25 for a webinar highlighting current evidence-based best practices and ongoing research designed to improve the care of patients with SCD in the ED. RSVP now. Co-sponsored by the HHS Office of Minority Health and the American College of Emergency Physicians.

ACEP Executive Director Plans to Retire in 2020
Dean Wilkerson, ACEP's Executive Director for over 15 years, announced this week he plans to retire in 2020. “Dean has done a great job for us for many years ... We will do a thorough nationwide search to find his successor who will have some big shoes to fill,” said Dr. Vidor Friedman, ACEP President. Read more.

Recent News & Opinion

Wexner Medical Center Pilots Program To Connect EMS And ER
WOSU Public Radio
August 19, 2019

Physicians With Lawsuits—How long can past litigation haunt you?
By EM physician, Dr. Edwin Leap, for MedPage Today
August 20, 2019

2019 ACEP Elections Preview: Meet the Board of Directors Candidates
August 20, 2019

Go Rural, Young Doctors! People deserve high-quality care – wherever, whenever
By EM physician, Dr. Edwin Leap, for MedPage Today
August 22, 2019

Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $572 Million in Landmark Opioid Trial
The New York Times
August 26, 2019

Female Docs Clearly ID'd as Such Report Better Work Experience
MedPage Today
August 26, 2019

UH Gets $1M Grant for App to Track Discharged Patients’ Opioid Use
HIT Infrastructure
August 28, 2019

Ohio health system launches urgent care telehealth app
Becker’s Hospital Review
August 29, 2019

That Beloved Hospital? It’s Driving Up Health Care Costs
Op-Ed by Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal, for The New York Times
September 1, 2019

Health Is Not Just Health Care (Especially for Frequent ED Users)
Emergency Medicine News
September 1, 2019

Study: Closing ERs increases death rate in local communities
United Press International
September 4, 2019

Gov. DeWine, Mayor Whaley, others discuss how to stop mass shootings
Dayton Daily News/WHIO
September 5, 2019

When EDs Close, Patients at Nearby Hospitals Suffer
September 6, 2019

Ohio psychiatric crisis services get $21 million more in state funding
Cleveland Plain Dealer
September 10, 2019

Purdue Pharma Tentatively Settles Thousands of Opioid Cases
The New York Times
September 11, 2019

Some disparities in U.S. hospital care may start in the ambulance
September 11, 2019

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Columbus, OH 43235

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