May 2 & 3, 2017
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Don’t miss the Ohio ACEP Emergency Medicine Forum, featuring two days of dynamic continuing medical education workshops, plus the very best in physician advocacy and leadership topics—and plenty of time to catch up with colleagues!

Agenda highlights

On the evening of May 2, the Emergency Medicine Forum will feature a panel of national leaders in emergency medicine, including:


James Augustine, MD, FACEP

ACEP Board Member

Kivela Web

Paul Kivela, MD, FACEP

ACEP President-Elect

K Kay Moody, DO, FACEP

President, Tennessee ACEP

Ryan Stanton

Ryan Stanton, MD

Host of ACEP Frontline

And on May 3, the Forum continues with:

  • Conversations over coffee with key state legislators
  • Clinical sessions—CME available!
  • The Ohio ACEP Annual Meeting Luncheon
  • Chapter Elections
  • Ohio ACEP Annual Awards
  • And much more!

Registration Rates
Ohio ACEP Member Attending Physician - $50
Ohio ACEP Member Resident/Medical Student - $40
ACEP Member - $60

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Hotel Information

Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square

75 East State St

Columbus, OH 43215


Group Rate Reservation Deadline: March 29, 2017 or as the block permits

Reservations: Book your room online or call 614-365-4500 (Mention Ohio ACEP when making your reservation)

Room Rate: $138 (plus applicable taxes)

2016 Emergency Medicine Forum Recap

Ryan McGarry MD - Creator of Code BlackOn April 18 and 19, 2016, Ohio ACEP held its Emergency Medicine Forum. Attending physicians, EM residents, medical students, and Ohio legislators gathered for this lively day of physician advocacy, leadership topics, medical education, and networking. If you weren’t able to join us, here’s what you missed!

Our Members at the StatehouseDr. Ryan McGarry—an emergency physician, writer/director of the acclaimed documentary Code Black, and co-writer/producer of the television drama of the same name spoke to attendees about his life as a resident, the making of the documentary, and the media’s effect on public perceptions of medicine.

EM Forum attendees gathered at the Ohio Statehouse for Morning Rounds & Coffee Grounds, a great opportunity for emergency physicians to introduce themselves and speak with their legislators about emergency medicine and introduced themselves as valuable resources for healthcare issues.

The EM Forum also featured informative and entertaining clinical sessions from:

  • Attorney General Mike DeWine addresses EM Leadership Forum attendeesDr. Adam Singer – “Contemporary EM Perspectives on Venous Thromboembolic Disease”
  • Dr. Brad Raetzke – “The Heart Failure Management Paradigm: From the ED to Hospital Admission & Discharge”
  • Dr. Michael Weinstock – “How to Spot the Well-Appearing Patient Who Will Soon Be Dead”

At the Membership Luncheon, we were honored to be joined by guests from National ACEP: President-Elect Dr. Rebecca Parker and ACEP Board Members, Drs. Hans House, John Rogers, and James Augustine, who is also a Past President of Ohio ACEP.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine joined us to speak about the ongoing opioid abuse epidemic and novel law enforcement approaches to confronting the crisis.

At the Forum, Ohio ACEP Annual Awards were presented to five outstanding emergency physicians:

Dr. Joan Papp

Dr. Joan Papp

Emergency Physician Advocacy Award

Dr. Andrew King

Dr. Andrew King

Emergency Medical Education Award

Dr. Rory Stuart

Dr. Rory Stuart

Outstanding Emergency Medicine Resident of the Year

Dr. Mary Hancock

Dr. Mary Hancock

Bill Hall Award for Service

We were also pleased to award Dr. John Tafuri with the 2016 Emergency Physician of the Year!

Ohio ACEP would like to thank all the members, faculty, speakers, public officials, and physicians for turning out for the 2016 Emergency Medicine Forum!

And a special thanks also to all the exhibitors and sponsors for making the Emergency Leadership Forum possible, particularly our Prime Partner, Island Medical Management and our Event Partner, VITAS Healthcare.

For more pictures, Like us on Facebook and check out the Forum Photo Album!

2017 Annual Awards
Due Feb 17!

2017 Annual Awards Nomination Packet

Past Award Recipients & Additional Info

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