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Hundreds of Emergency Physicians Coming to Washington, D.C., May 21-23
Experts Available To Talk With News Media
Apr 20, 2018

WASHINGTON — Hundreds of emergency physicians from across the country will be in the nation’s capital May 21-23 to discuss issues facing the specialty of emergency medicine and to meet with key policy leaders and lawmakers on Capitol Hill.  Experts will be available to talk about issues including disaster preparedness and reauthorization of the Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA), drug shortages, the national opioid epidemic, Medicare and Medicaid, quality measures, psychiatric care and the future of emergency medicine.

The meetings are part of the 2018 Leadership & Advocacy Conference for the American College of Emergency Physicians. (NOTE:  Most, but not all, meetings are open to the public and news media.) For a complete list of events, please go to our website at

When: May 21-23, 2018
Where: Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC  20001

Registration: For media credentials (no fees), contact Elaine Salter at 202-370-9289 or 
Members of the media can also be credentialed on site.







ACEP is the 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. 

For further information: Mike Baldyga | 202-370-9288 | | | Twitter @EmergencyDocs