Virginia ACEP News

Leadership & Advocacy Fellowship, 2017-2018

VACEP is excited to offer the highly-regarded Leadership & Advocacy Fellowship for 2017-2018 to early-career... Read More

ACEP Re-Launches Saving Millions Campaign

Check out ACEP’s newly updated Saving Millions campaign!  It is designed to help the public... Read More
Dr. Jordan Tozer, MD, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

2017 McDade Winners Honored

Dr. Tozer, Assistant Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University Emergency Medicine department, won with his research... Read More
Dr. Mark Sochor speaks in support of ED Care Coordination before the House’s Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee.

2017 General Assembly Ends, Funds Emergency Department Information Exchange program

2017 Legislative Priorities Final General Assembly Report The 2017 Virginia General Assembly session adjourned on... Read More

2017 Annual CME Conference Presentations

LLSA 2014 LLSA 2015 LLSA 2016 2016 Update in Sepsis - Christopher Hogan, MD, FACEP, FCCM Annual Meeting Report, 2/11/17 Challenging Dysrhythmias - William J Brady,MD High Risk, nonTraditional ACS - William J Brady,MD Ketamine in The ED - Paul Stromberg, MD Meeting with... Read More

Virginia Hospital Emergency Department Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

The VHHA Board of Directors in January 2016 established a Task Force on Prescription Opioid... Read More

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Opioid Toolkit

This set of toolkit is intended to provide a series of resources for the treatment of acute and chronic pain. Check back regularly for updates!

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Upcoming Events

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  • September 13, 2017 - September 16, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Emergency Nurses Association’s annual conference provides the latest hands-on emergency nursing education, renowned speakers, leading research, and countless opportunities to network with nurses from around the world. Emergency Nursing 2017 in St. Louis will feature more than 150 education sessions presented by emergency nursing experts. Sessions range from leadership topics to trauma and pediatrics. (more…)


  • November 8, 2017 - November 12, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Plan to attend the 38th Annual Virginia EMS Symposium in Norfolk, Va. The largest EMS training event in the state and one of the largest in the country, offers more than 270 classes and 14 course tracks to help fulfill your continuing education needs. These courses are also applicable for nurses and physicians. Registration opens (more…)

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"During my term as VACEP President (2008-09) we successfully got Virginia to adopt the Prudent Layperson standard requiring health insurance plans base coverage of emergency care on a patient's symptoms, not the final diagnosis," stated Dr. Carl Wentzel, MD, FACEP. Dr. Bruce Lo, MD, FACEP and VACEP President thanked Dr. Wentzel for his leadership and presented him with a personalized white coat prior to an interview with Bon Secours PR Coordinator Lori Sharp and Suffolk Publications News Editor Tracy Agnew.
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During my term as VACEP President (2008-09) we successfully got Virginia to adopt the Prudent Layperson standard requiring health insurance plans base coverage of emergency care on a patients symptoms, not the final diagnosis, stated Dr. Carl Wentzel, MD, FACEP. Dr. Bruce Lo, MD, FACEP and VACEP President thanked Dr. Wentzel for his leadership and presented him with a personalized white coat prior to an interview with Bon Secours PR Coordinator Lori Sharp and Suffolk Publications News Editor Tracy Agnew.