Dr. Jon Mark Hirshon testifies in Congressional Hearing: “Where Have All the Patients Gone? Examining the Psychiatric Bed Shortage”.

Univision interviews Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-CA) during ACEP's 2013 Leadership & Advocacy Conference

(L-R) ACEP Members Recardo Martinez, Maria Raven, William Jaquis, Jay Schuur & Jesse Pines at Health Affairs Seminar, "The Future of Emergency Medicine"

ACEP Member, Dr. Ryan Stanton and Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN

ACEP president, Dr. Andrew Sama and Dr. Robert O'Connor conduct a news teleconference about frequent users of the ER.

Dr. Andrew Bern & Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), 2012 GOP Convention

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Awards will be presented to print and broadcast news stories that provide:

  • Outstanding coverage of an emergency medicine issue.
  • In-depth analysis or investigation that brings clarity to a key emergency medicine issue and educates the public.
  • Significant impact that motivates positive change or breaks a new story that generates widespread coverage.
  • Awards

One award will be given in each category, unless there are no qualified submissions. Winners will receive an award and recognition during ACEP’s annual Leadership & Advocacy Conference in Washington, DC, May 18-21, 2014. Winners will be publicized through a press release, and special letters of congratulation will be mailed to each recipient’s organization.

Eligibility and Criteria for Entry >>



This is a weekly round-up of national and local newspaper, magazine, and television reports that mention the American College of Emergency Physicians, our issues, or our spokespeople.


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ER 101 is a radio health program sponsored by the American College of Emergency Physicians. It’s hosted by Dr. Leigh Vinocur. The program airs live every on RadioMD.com at 11am EST every other Friday. You can hear interviews from our most recent program here. http://radiomd.com/show/er-101

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