Category Archives: Advocacy & Legislation

‘Our job is to rule out the scary’

Early careerist profile: An interview with Joran Sequeira, M.D. Virginia ACEP recently shadowed Joran Sequeira, M.D. on her Monday evening shift, where we were able to witness an emergency physician at work on one of the busiest days for EDs nationwide. A graduate of New York Medical College, Sequeira completed her Emergency Medicine residency at […]

Leadership and Advocacy Fellowship, 2018-2019

VACEP is excited to offer the highly-regarded Leadership & Advocacy Fellowship for 2018-2019 to early-career emergency physicians passionate about improving emergency medical care throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. VACEP Mission Statement The Virginia College of Emergency Physicians exists to promote quality emergency care for all patients and to represent the professional interests of our members. […]

White Coats on Call 2018

ER Docs Converge on Capitol Hill Opposition to expansion of Nurse Practitioner independent practice, balance billing, and Doctor of Medical Science drew emergency physicians to lobby their elected officials during VACEP’s Annual White Coats on Call day.  “It’s impressive experiencing the positive reception we get meeting with our Delegates and Senators while wearing our white […]

Leadership & Advocacy Fellows, class of 2017-2018

Welcome to the Virginia College of Emergency Physicians Leadership & Advocacy Fellows, class of 2017-2018! The L&A Fellowship, led by Dr. Leon Adelman and Dr. Cameron Olderog, is designed for early-career emergency physician leaders. The fellowship provides leadership development through mentorship, advocacy projects, state and national meetings & networking, and Board of Directors participation. This year’s […]

Emergency Physicians Speak Out on Capitol Hill

May 2018: “Emergency Physicians Speak Out on Capitol Hill” –Virginia had the eighth largest number of physicians in the country visiting Washington. The Virginia delegation visited elected officials on Capitol Hill during the 2016 Leadership and Advocacy Conference. Discussions addressed; increased liability protections for emergency physicians, greater funding for resident programs, safe harbor legislation, psychiatric […]