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Nov 16, 2020, 15:43 ET Emergency Physicians Urge Vigilance as COVID-19 Surges Across Country

The current surge of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations is extremely concerning for emergency physicians, patients, and health systems. With the U.S....


Nov 12, 2020, 15:32 ET Emergency Physicians Urge Thanksgiving Precautions to Avoid Becoming a COVID Super Spreader Event

This Thanksgiving, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) recommends that holiday hosts and guests prioritize efforts to prevent the...


Oct 26, 2020, 15:30 ET As Stress during the Pandemic Grows, Nearly Half of Nation's Emergency Physicians Uncomfortable Seeking Mental Health Care

A new poll from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and Morning Consult finds that despite the growing toll that serving on the...


Oct 25, 2020, 13:00 ET American College of Emergency Physicians Elects Dr. Mark Rosenberg as President

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is pleased to announce that Mark Rosenberg, DO, MBA, FACEP, has been elected president during its ...


Oct 25, 2020, 12:41 ET ACEP Rebuts President Trump's False Statements about Overcounting COVID-19 Deaths

In response to President Trump's baseless claims about physicians miscounting deaths due to COVID-19, the American College of Emergency Physicians...


Oct 23, 2020, 12:55 ET Top Minds in Emergency Medical Research Gather for ACEP20 Research Forum

Leading emergency medicine researchers will be on hand for the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Research Forum, part of ACEP20, the...


Oct 21, 2020, 11:39 ET New Poll: Barriers, Stigma Prevent Frontline Physicians from Seeking Mental Health Treatment During Pandemic

Fighting COVID-19 is taking an undue toll on emergency physicians. A teleconference hosted on Monday, October 26 at 3:30 pm EDT by the American...


Oct 06, 2020, 10:43 ET ACEP Awards First Emergency Department Pain and Addiction Care Accreditation

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is pleased to announce that St. Joseph's University Medical Center Emergency Department in...


Oct 05, 2020, 14:44 ET World's Largest Emergency Medical Conference Goes Virtual October 26-29

Leaders across emergency medicine will convene virtually this year for ACEP20, the world's largest emergency medical conference. Physicians, health...


Sep 28, 2020, 12:40 ET Emergency Physicians Warn Against Deadly "Benadryl Challenge" Popular Amongst Teens

Emergency physicians are warning parents and teenagers against participating in the "Benadryl Challenge," a viral social media trend in which...


Sep 17, 2020, 12:08 ET Emergency Physicians Recognize National Physician Suicide Awareness Day

In recognition of National Physician Suicide Awareness Day today, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) applauds efforts to protect our ...


Sep 08, 2020, 11:00 ET Emergency Physicians Urge Everyone to Recognize Warning Signs of Suicide and Know How to Help

In recognition of National Suicide Prevention Week, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) urges everyone to do their part to support...


Aug 31, 2020, 15:21 ET ACEP Marks International Overdose Awareness Day with Signs to Recognize an Overdose

August 31 marks International Overdose Awareness Day, and unfortunately the COVID-19 pandemic has complicated treatment and recovery for many people...


Aug 20, 2020, 12:54 ET New PSA Shines Light on Vital Role Emergency Physicians Play in Protecting Patients

Millions of patients rely on the nation's emergency physicians to help them through life's worst moments. A new 30-second public service announcement ...


Aug 12, 2020, 12:11 ET New Analysis Reveals Worsening Shortage of Emergency Physicians in Rural Areas

Despite the nation's growing reliance on emergency departments, large areas of rural America are experiencing shortages of emergency physicians,...


Aug 06, 2020, 12:40 ET High-Value Emergency Care Reduces Total Health Costs for Medicare Beneficiaries, New Study Shows

As national health care spending rises, emergency care stands out for its role in helping patients avoid costly care in other parts of the hospital....


Jul 30, 2020, 12:22 ET ACEP Warns Against COVID-19 Misinformation

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) cautions everyone to be wary of unsourced information or opinion masquerading as public health...


Jul 29, 2020, 14:47 ET ACEP Applauds Introduction of Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) strongly supports the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act, introduced today by...


Jul 27, 2020, 17:08 ET Injury Patterns May Help Differentiate Between Accidents and Physical Abuse in Elderly Patients, New Study Finds

The signs of physical abuse among elderly people can be challenging for health care professionals to recognize, resulting in as few as one in 24...


Jul 22, 2020, 11:00 ET Emergency Physicians and Nurses Remind Patients the ER is Safest Place in a Medical Emergency

With rates of COVID-19 spiking in certain regions and different parts of the country in various stages of reopening, America's emergency physicians...


Jul 09, 2020, 14:30 ET Emergency Physicians & Residents Discouraged by U.S. Restrictions on International Health Workforce

America's leading medical associations, including the American College of Emergency Physicians and the American Medical Association, are cautioning...


Jul 02, 2020, 11:11 ET Emergency Physicians Urge Americans to Continue Covering their Face in Public

As regions of the country are seeing rebounding rates of COVID-19, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) reminds everyone that...


Jun 16, 2020, 13:21 ET Emergency Physicians Object to Roll Back of Protections against Health Care Discrimination

In response to the Trump administration's announcement that it would rescind regulations that prohibit health care discrimination against patients...


Jun 04, 2020, 11:00 ET ACEP Statement on U.S. Withdrawal from World Health Organization

Following President Trump's decision to withdraw from the World Health Organization (WHO), William Jaquis, MD, FACEP, president of the American...


Jun 02, 2020, 11:00 ET Mental Health and Emergency Medical Experts Encourage Support for Clinicians Health During Pandemic

In a joint statement, emergency medicine and other leading medical associations, academics and psychiatry experts outline steps to support the mental ...