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    VACEP Bylaws Adopted
    VACEP members voted in May to adopt the minor changes required by the American College of Emergency Physicians. The VACEP Board of Directors then adopted the member-approved changes at the June 8, 201 …
    VACEP's 1st Leadership & Advocacy Fellows Honored
    Dr. Joran Sequeira, MD was honored for her work to standardize the emergency mental health assessment process prior to admitting patients to state psychiatric facilities. Dr. Cameron Olderog, MD, FACE …
    New heart attack treatment uses photosynthetic bacteria to make oxygen
    Acting like miniature trees that soak up sunlight and release oxygen, photosynthetic bacteria injected into the heart may lighten the damage from heart attacks, a new study in rats suggests. When rese …

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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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…)