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The Michigan College of Emergency Physicians exists for the purpose of supporting quality emergency medical care and promoting the interests and values of emergency physicians.
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Please join us at the 2018 Midwest Medical Student Symposium Saturday, April 14 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Columbus, OH.
Jan 19, 2018 WASHINGTON, DC — As part of a bizarre social media trend, teens taking the “Tide Challenge” are posting videos where they put water-soluble Tide detergent pods in their mouths, putting themselves at high risk for serious health consequences or death. The nation’s emergency physicians strongly advise: do not attempt chewing or swallowing[…]
ACEP Launches Video Campaign to Expose Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield for Denying Coverage to Emergency Patients
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield has announced it will not pay for emergency visits in six states — Indiana, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, New Hampshire and Ohio — if the company decides after the fact that patients were not having medical emergencies, even if they thought they were. Unless stopped, this policy will be implemented in[…]
ACEP President Dr. Paul Kivela is planning a Solutions Summit as part of the Leadership and Advocacy Conference this year. ACEP wants to recognize innovative and successful approaches to managing two of the most vexing issues facing emergency departments across the country: end-of-life care and opioid use. ACEP’s Leadership and Advocacy Conference in May 2018[…]
President Jacob Manteuffel, MD, FACEP, Updates Members On National and State Strategies Dealing With the Opioid Epidemic
The opioid abuse epidemic took center stage at the 2017 American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Council Meeting. After some passionate testimony, the Council adopted a resolution creating ACEP policy in support of the development and study of Supervised Injection Facilities (SIFs) for people who inject drugs as a potential public health intervention. ACEP joined[…]
Don’t forget to register for the Medical Student Forum in conjunction with the Midwest Winter Symposium from January 25-28, 2018 at Mountain Grand Lodge in Boyne Falls, MI. Agendas, additional information, and registration can be found here: https://www.mcep.org/medical-students/151-2/
This annual preparatory course is designed to review core topics in Emergency Medicine before the in-service examination. Featured speakers represent several residency programs and residents from all Michigan Emergency Residency Programs are encouraged to attend. To register online, visit our website at https://www.mcep.org/emram/in-service-review/ or call 517-327-5700 for more information.
Register now for the Midwest Winter Symposium from January 25-28, 2018 at Mountain Grand Lodge in Boyne Falls, MI. Learn more and register online here: https://www.mcep.org/conferences/winter-symposium/
Register now for the Midwest Medical Student Emergency Medicine Symposium on April 14, 2018 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Columbus, OH. http://www.ohacep.org/aws/OACEP/pt/sp/residencyresources
Go here to watch the interview: http://wwmt.com/news/state/hospitals-launch-prescription-guidelines-to-help-opioid-abuse Healthcare providers seeking solution to opioid epidemic President Donald Trump’s drug czar nominee withdrew his name for consideration after reports that U.S. Rep. Tom Marino sponsored legislation that hindered the Drug Enforcement Administration’s fight against the opioid crisis. Earlier this week, President Trump vowed to declare the opioid[…]