Structural Racism and Public Health

WA-ACEP is committed to taking an active stance in dismantling systemic racism and promoting health equity. Part of this work is assembling an Anti-Racism and Health Equity committee, which is chaired by Java Tunson, MD. A charter and strategic plan is currently being developed. To get involved please email admin@washingtonacep.org

Read our full statement on Structural Racism and Public Health here.


Schlicher Receives the 2017 Collin C. Rorrie Award

WA-ACEP Past President Nathan Schlicher, MD, JD, MBA, FACEP received the Collin C. Rorrie Jr Award for Excellence in Health Policy Oct. 28 during ACEP17 in Washington, DC.  The Colin C. Rorrie, Jr, PhD Award for Excellence in Health Policy is presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution to achieving the health policy objectives of the College and/or who has demonstrated outstanding skills, talent, and commitment as an administrative or political leader.


WA EPs Gather in DC

Washington Emergency Physicians met with various members of the state’s congressional delegation Nov. 1 to discuss Prudent Layperson and liability coverage for EMTALA-related care in Emergency Departments.


Congratulations New ACEP Fellows

The following WA-ACEP members were conferred Oct. 28:

Davis, Christopher W

Doten, Ian

Furtado, Marina

Johnson, Brian D

Macht, Marlow

Markel, David

Moy-Brown, Terry

Pheysey, David J