ACEP Board Member Robert E. O’Connor, MD, FACEP, has been recognized by the National Association of EMS Physicians with the Ronald D. Stewart Award.
The award, named for one of the pioneers of emergency medicine and paramedic systems in the United States, is given each year to a person who has made a lasting, major contribution to the EMS community. Dr. O’Connor is professor and chair of emergency medicine and professor of public health sciences at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. In addition to his service with ACEP, he has been an active volunteer with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Quality and Emergency Cardiac Care departments. He currently serves on the 3CPR Council.