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Media Advisory: Opportunity for Reporters Who Cover Emergency Medicine Issues
PR Newswire
Aug. 4
Aug 4, 2011

Learn Alongside Emergency Physicians in Hundreds of Clinical Courses; Participate in Policy Discussion on Issues such as Health Care Reform; Attend the Research Forum as Hundreds of New Studies Are Released

WHAT: Emergency physicians from around the country will gather in San Francisco for their annual meeting -- 2011 Scientific Assembly -- at the Moscone Center (South).

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Reporters who cover health and medical issues can register for free to participate in the same courses that emergency physicians attend.

An expected 6,000 attendees will focus on the most pressing issues facing medicine today, including implementation of the Affordable Care Act, which has become the number one domestic issue in the United States. The James D. Mills, Jr. Memorial Lecture will feature "Emergency Medicine 2020: Vision for the Future." The Colin C. Rorrie, Jr. Lecture will discuss health care reform in "The Quality Agenda."

The Research Forum will feature the latest findings in the field of emergency medicine. Emergency medicine researchers will present nearly 500 studies for review and discussion. New this year will be the New Speakers Forum, which will introduce fresh talent into ACEP meetings on a variety of emergency medicine topics.

Course highlights are available at http://www.acep.org/meetinginfo.aspx?id=45556. A full list of courses are available at http://www.acep.org/MeetingHome.aspx?MeetingId=SA11.

WHEN: Saturday, October 15, through Tuesday, October 18, 2011

WHERE: The Moscone Center (South)
747 Howard Street
San Francisco, Calif. 94103

WHO: ACEP is a national medical specialty society representing emergency medicine. ACEP is committed to advancing emergency care through continuing education, research and public education. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, ACEP has 53 chapters representing each state, as well as Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. A Government Services Chapter represents emergency physicians employed by military branches and other government agencies.

MEDIA: Registration fees are waived for credentialed members of the news media. Members of the news media may register in advance until Friday, September 16, by emailing a completed registration form (to download visit http://www.acep.org/uploadedFiles/ACEP/MeetingSites/SA08/Register/NewsMediaRegis(1).pdf) to [email protected]. News media may also register onsite for free at the Media Relations Office, Moscone Center (South).

The following are the hours of operation of the Media Relations Office, Moscone Center (South), which has phones and workspace for the news media.

    Friday, October 14                        1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Saturday, October 15                      7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Sunday, October 16                        7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Monday, October 17                        7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Tuesday, October 18                       7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

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ACEP is a national medical specialty society representing more than 29,000 emergency physicians, residents and medical students. ACEP is committed to advancing emergency care through continuing education, research and public education. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, ACEP has 53 chapters representing each state, as well as Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. A Government Services Chapter represents emergency physicians employed by military branches and other government agencies.

Media Contact: Elaine Salter
202-728-0610, ext 3007
http://www.acep.org/SA
Press Registration Form: http://tinyurl.com/3sqqjkr

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SOURCE American College of Emergency Physicians

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SOURCE: American College of Emergency Physicians

Media Advisory: Opportunity for Reporters Who Cover Emergency Medicine Issues

PR Newswire

Learn Alongside Emergency Physicians in Hundreds of Clinical Courses; Participate in Policy Discussion on Issues such as Health Care Reform; Attend the Research Forum as Hundreds of New Studies Are Released

WHAT:  Emergency physicians from around the country will gather in San Francisco for their annual meeting -- 2011 Scientific Assembly -- at the Moscone Center (South).  

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d)

Reporters who cover health and medical issues can register for free to participate in the same courses that emergency physicians attend.  

An expected 6,000 attendees will focus on the most pressing issues facing medicine today, including implementation of the Affordable Care Act, which has become the number one domestic issue in the United States. The James D. Mills, Jr. Memorial Lecture will feature "Emergency Medicine 2020: Vision for the Future." The Colin C. Rorrie, Jr. Lecture will discuss health care reform in "The Quality Agenda."

The Research Forum will feature the latest findings in the field of emergency medicine.  Emergency medicine researchers will present nearly 500 studies for review and discussion. New this year will be the New Speakers Forum, which will introduce fresh talent into ACEP meetings on a variety of emergency medicine topics.

Course highlights are available at http://www.acep.org/meetinginfo.aspx?id=45556.  A full list of courses are available at http://www.acep.org/MeetingHome.aspx?MeetingId=SA11.

WHEN: Saturday, October 15, through Tuesday, October 18, 2011

WHERE: The Moscone Center (South)
747 Howard Street
San Francisco, Calif. 94103

WHO: ACEP is a national medical specialty society representing emergency medicine.  ACEP is committed to advancing emergency care through continuing education, research and public education.  Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, ACEP has 53 chapters representing each state, as well as Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia.  A Government Services Chapter represents emergency physicians employed by military branches and other government agencies.

MEDIA: Registration fees are waived for credentialed members of the news media.  Members of the news media may register in advance until Friday, September 16, by emailing a completed registration form (to download visit http://www.acep.org/uploadedFiles/ACEP/MeetingSites/SA08/Register/NewsMediaRegis(1).pdf) to [email protected].   News media may also register onsite for free at the Media Relations Office, Moscone Center (South).

The following are the hours of operation of the Media Relations Office, Moscone Center (South), which has phones and workspace for the news media.  

Friday, October 14

1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 15

7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 16

7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Monday, October 17

7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 18

7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.



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ACEP is a national medical specialty society representing more than 29,000 emergency physicians, residents and medical students. ACEP is committed to advancing emergency care through continuing education, research and public education. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, ACEP has 53 chapters representing each state, as well as Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. A Government Services Chapter represents emergency physicians employed by military branches and other government agencies.

Media Contact:  Elaine Salter
202-728-0610, ext 3007
http://www.acep.org/SA
Press Registration Form:  http://tinyurl.com/3sqqjkr

/PRNewswire-USNewswire -- Aug. 4, 2011/

SOURCE American College of Emergency Physicians

Web Site: http://www.acep.org