At the close of 2021, the Board of Directors created a new ACEP committee to prioritize and address issues related to equity and inclusion. Ugo Ezenkwele, MD, FACEP, is the first chair of the ACEP Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. Dr. Ezenkwele is chief of emergency medicine at Mount Sinai Queens, vice chair for Diversity and Inclusion and associate professor of clinical emergency medicine at Icahn Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He was the president of the Diversity Interest Group of the Society of
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Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) and later became the vice chairman of the Academy of Diversity & Inclusion in Emergency Medicine of SAEM. Recently, he was named to the Crains New York Business Notable Black Leaders and Executives for 2021. He is an ACEP councillor representing the Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity Section and an oral board examiner for the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM).