Category Archives: Advocacy & Legislation

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 […]

White Coats on Call 2017

White Coats on Call 2017: When: January 24th, 2017, 7:30am-1pm Dust off your white coat – The Medical Society of Virginia’s annual lobbying day at the General Assembly building invites emergency physicians to join other medical specialties. VACEP members will be highlighting and advocating for advancing emergency medical care in Virginia. First-timers will be trained and […]

Emergency Physicians Speak Out on Capitol Hill

May 17th, 2016: “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, […]