Washington ACEP


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.


COVID-19 Updates

 

Guide to COVID-19

COVID-19 Daily Updates

This is a rapidly evolving situation. The following links are updating frequently.

ACEP Daily Updates | Washington State DOH | CDC | King County Public Health | ACEPUniversity of Washington | Global Map | AAC Testing Directory

ACEP Engaged Forum: Stay in contact with ACEP and colleagues regarding COVID-19 updates on the Engaged platform here. Contact admin@washingonacep.org if you run into any trouble.

WA-ACEP is sending weekly updates and is continuing to add to our hub of resources as they become available. Latest updates include:

  • Counseling Resources
  • FREE Hotels through Hilton
  • SBA Loan Applications
  • PPE request information

Click above button for a comprehensive page on COVID-19 Resources and Information.

 


 


2019 ACEP Council

WA-ACEP Represents at the 2019 ACEP Scientific Assembly

Councilors and Alternates at the 2019

ACEP 2019 Scientific Assembly in Denver From left to right: Herbie Duber, MD; Ryan Keay, MD, FACEP, Gregg Miller, MD, Liam Yore, MD, FACEP, Chris Kang, MD, FACEP, Cameron Buck, MD, FACEP, Nancy Auer, MD, FACEP, Carl Heine, MD, FACEP,K Kay Moody, MD, FACEP, Jennifer L’Hommedieu Stankus, JD, MD, FACEP, Cailey Nickerson, Hon. Nathan Schlicher, MD, JD, FACEP, Callan Fockele, Steve Anderson, MD, FACEP

Washington state was represented by 8 councilors and 4 alternates at the 2019 ACEP Scientific Assembly in Denver, CO this last October. WA-ACEP contributed in the discussion surrounding resolutions regarding Universal Healthcare, Balanced Billing, Mental Health Care for Vulnerable Populations, Allowing Emergency Physicians to prescribe buprenorphine and more. Click the following link for a full Summary of Resolution Outcomes.


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.