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The Washington delegation met with several legislators during the ACEP Leadership and Advocacy Conference held in Washington, DC May 20-23. Pictures (from left) are: Drs. Chris Kang, Justin Bacon, Nathan Schlicher, Steve Anderson, Jenn Stankus, Liam Yore, Pat Solari and Carl Heine with Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA).
As an early leader of Emergency Medicine at the University of Washington, Dr. Eisenberg realized that critical resuscitations began prior to patient arrival and continued through the inpatient handoff. His research and quiet, academic approach helped make Medic One the world leader in Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest, while expanding Emergency Medicine’s reputation as a critical part of the entire hospital experience. He is among the first Washington EM mentors to lecture at the National Scientific Assembly and is still trusted by academic and “trench EM Docs” alike for his honesty and positive encouragement to develop and teach the science that is now Emergency Medicine. More.
You did it! Thanks to your phone calls and emails to legislators, HB 2114 never advanced to a vote in the Senate. The issue certainly will be back next session, and we will call on you again to educate legislators about our position. But, for now, let’s savor this victory.
Thank you WA-ACEP Members!