Virginia ACEP News and Bulletins

No child left behind: Healing Hearts Vietnam

Lynchburg physicians answer the call to provide cardiac surgeries, provider training in Vietnam Across Vietnam, thousands of children die of congenital heart disease every year because families cannot afford to pay for their portion of the required surgery, which often... Read More

Leadership & Advocacy Fellowship, 2017-2018

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

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,... 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

2016 CME Conference Presentations

Alternative Vascular Access E-CPR, the Pros and Cons Emergency Cardiac Care Guidelines Management of Spontaneous... Read More

Stay tuned!

Stay tuned for 2016 Virginia General Assembly action. Read More

The Voice of Emergency Medicine in Virginia Politics

For the past thirty years, VACEP has been a key player in the Virginia General... Read More

Three VACEP Emergency Physicians Chosen to Shape Mental Health Process

[caption id="attachment_2110" align="alignright" width="165"] Dr. William Barker (left), Dr. William Hazel, Secretary of HHR (center) and Dr. Bruce Lo (right) pose for a photo after the first Task Force meeting. Missing from photo is Dr. Scott Syverud.[/caption] Three VACEP Emergency... Read More

VACEP Endorsed Candidates Elected to ACEP Board

[gallery link="file" columns="2" ids="2117,2116"] Both VACEP Endorsed Candidates Elected to ACEP Board At ACEP Annual Council Meeting VACEP is very proud to announce that Robert O'Connor, MD, FACEP (Incumbent) and Debra Perina, MD, FACEP were elected to the ACEP Board... Read More

Virginia Receives a C- for Not Having Policies to Support Emergency Patients

VACEP President Jake O’Shea was interviewed on local TV and national radio in response to Virginia’s 18th place ranking with a C- in the American College of Emergency Physicians’ (ACEP) state-by-state report card on America’s emergency care environment (“Report Card”).... Read More

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... Read More

VA Dept of Health Alerts!

VA Dept of Health Alerts! MERS-CoV Update From VA State Health Commissioner (5-15-14) Indiana State Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported confirmation of the first imported case of MERS-CoV infection in the United... Read More

VACEP Office Moves To Richmond

VACEP President Jeremiah O'Shea, MD, FACEP states "VACEP's leadership felt your statewide association would better serve you by being closer to the state capital and all of the health and regulatory agencies that impact emergency medicine. So, we sold our... Read More

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... Read More