The ACEP leadership team works tirelessly to improve the field of emergency medicine. Here’s a selection of what they’ve done recently to ensure emergency physicians have what they need so their patients get what they need. Read the full leadership reports at acep.org/leadershipreport.
At ACEP17, President Paul Kivela, MD, MBA, FACEP, along with Scott Weiner, MD, FACEP, and Krista Brucker, MD, FACEP, held a press conference to discuss recent opioid research and its overall impact on the public health crisis. To watch the full conference and read the press release, visit acep.org/leadershipreport.
In response to the shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Dr. Kivela stated: “On behalf of the nation’s emergency physicians, I want to express our heartfelt sympathy to the families and friends of those who were murdered at a Texas church last night. I am proud of my