Alfred D. Sacchetti, M.D., FACEP
Explore This IssueACEP News: Vol 29 – No 10 – October 2010
Dr. Sacchetti is chief of emergency services at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden, N.J., and assistant clinical professor of emergency medicine at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.
A dedicated educator and researcher, he is a contributing author of more than 100 journal publications, medical monographs, and textbook chapters, and he has delivered more than 450 national and international lectures. His research interests include pediatric emergency medicine, emergency cardiology, and procedural sedation.
Outstanding Contribution in Research Award
Presented to a member who has made a significant contribution to research in emergency medicine.
Roger J. Lewis, M.D., Ph.D., FACEP
Dr. Lewis is a professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and the vice chair for academic affairs in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Harbor–UCLA Medical Center.
He is the author or co-author of more then 180 original research publications, reviews, editorials, and chapters, and in 2009 was selected as a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. A recognized expert in clinical research methodology, statistical analysis, and informed consent, Dr. Lewis participates in the design and analysis of numerous laboratory, clinical, and health services research studies.
Outstanding Contribution in EMS Award
Presented to a member or non-member who has made a contribution to emergency medical services that is nationally significant in application or scope.
Marvin A. Wayne, M.D., FACEP
Dr. Wayne is medical director for Whatcom Medic One, the emergency medical services system for Bellingham and Whatcom counties in Washington. He is also an attending physician in the emergency department at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center and an associate clinical professor at the University of Washington.
He has been the driving force in creating what is now considered one of the highest quality, most innovative, and most respected EMS systems in the world. Since 1974, he has worked effectively with influential community leaders, medical professionals, and elected officials to turn a vision of state-of-the-art out-of-hospital care into a reality.
Colin C. Rorrie Jr. Award for Excellence in Health Policy
Presented to a member or non-member who has made an outstanding contribution in monitoring and influencing health policy of importance to emergency medicine.
R. Myles Riner, M.D., FACEP
After nearly four decades in clinical practice, Dr. Riner currently serves as a consultant to CEP America, the nation’s third largest provider of physician staffing and comprehensive management services. Recognized as an expert in the complex arena of physician reimbursement, he has been a leading advocate for public policy changes to ensure fair payment of emergency physicians by government and private payers.