Previous Award Winners
Joe Carlson for Security Lapses
Kaiser Health News & National Public Radio
Jenny Gold for Mentally Ill Languish in Hospital Emergency Rooms
The New York Times
Lizette Alvarez for Life and Death, Stat!
Joanne Kenen for We Can't Save You.
John Commins and Cheryl Clark for series of articles:
- Emergency Physicians Raise Alarm on ED Financial Stress, Closures
- Hospital Leaders Give Strategies to Remove ED Bottlenecks
- Emergency Rooms and Docs Brace Themselves for Newly Insured
- Emergency Docs Say BlueCross BlueShield Is Wrong about Unnecessary ED Visits
- ACEP Calls for Halt to ED Boarding
- ACEP Critical of CDC Report on ED Use
- ED Visits Up 23% in 10 Years, and Longer Waits for Emergency Care Coming, Physicians Say
Carla Johnson for Heath Overall May Mean Longer ER Waits and Illinois’ Most Crowded ER Struggles to Improve
Mary Brophy Marcus and Liz Szabo for 24 Hours in the ER
John Pekkanen for Call 911 & Trouble in the ER
Dr. Frank McGeorge for Night Shift in the ER
Melinda Wenner Moyer for Cold Relief
Jason Grotto and Bruce Japsen University of Chicago Medical Center (series)
Nancy Young for Waits Take a Toll: Bed Shortages Bottle Up the Emergency Departments
Star Ledger (Series)
Angela Stewart Series - Various Emergency Department Issues
Susan Ince for Crisis in the ER
ABC World News Tonight
Bill Weir of The Real 24 — One Day in the Life
NBC 30 (CT)
Monica Brannon for her investigative piece Going Inside the Real ER
Donald Snyder for Emergency Rooms in America: A Deadly Prognosis
San Antonio Express News
Nicole Foy for Emergency in the ER
U.S. News & World Report
Josh Fischman, for Give Me a Neurosurgeon, Stat!
Television (National) two winners
NBC Nightly News
Nancy Snyderman, for Overcrowded Emergency Rooms
ABC News Now
Jackeline.A.Pou for Hospital Disaster Preparedness
Dr. Francis McGeorge and Sarah Mayberry, health reporters, for their May 2007 piece Secrets of the ER.
New England Cable Network
Ally Donnelly, health reporter/anchor, for On Call Specialist Shortage.
National Public Radio
Steve Inskeep, host of Morning Edition, for Disaster Would Overwhelm Hospitals.
Arian Camp-Flories, Miami bureau chief, for Code Blue in the ER.
Lufkin Daily News
Hina Alam and Jessica Savage for State of Emergency
Wall Street Journal
“Hospitals Open Up ER Space”
Christiana McCausland for ER: Everything You Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask
ABC World News
Jim Avila for Emergency Room overcrowding/Ambulance Diversion
KEYE News CBS 42 – Arizona
Seema Mather for ER: In Critical Condition (series)
Brian Wilson for Illegal Immigration, IOM Reports and Emergency Preparedness (series)
WRCR Radio Rockland
Barbara Faccara for Ins and Outs of the ER
Special Recognition (Series)
Rosemary Goudreau and Jeff Stidham for Florida's Emergency Care System Needs Urgent Attention, What's Ailing Our Emergency Rooms, Emergency Rooms in Code Blue Need Attention, Leadership Stat, Crisis Demands Complex Remedies, Medical Association Offers Needed Leadership on ER Crisis”
Award for Achievement in Media Entertainment (2007 only)
Untold Stories of the ER
For educating the public each week about the heroic efforts of emergency physicians and emergency care providers.
Newspaper (Series) two winners
The Connecticut Post
Marian Gail Brown and Edward J. Crowder for Patients Turned Away and Emergency Rooms Jammed
The Times Herald-Record
Beth Quinn and "The Go Healthy Staff" for My Favorite Save series.
American Medical News
David Glendinning for cover story Medicare Payment Cuts Threaten More Strain on Overcrowded EDs
Ladies’ Home Journal
Linda Marsa (editor) and Diane Salvatore (editor-in-chief) for Crisis in the ER
Dr. Sanjay Gupta and senior medical producer Chris Gajilan for Angels of the Storm
KNXV-TV (ABC 15 Arizona)
The iNVESTiGATORS for Will Care Be There?
New England Cable News
Anya Huneke for Emergency Room Backups
WILK Radio Network (Pennsylvania)
"The Morning News with Nancy & Kevin for Coverage of the ACEP Rally at the U.S. Capitol.
Post-Star (Glen Falls, NY)
Thom Randall, for ER,
John Morrissey for Volume Control
John Stossel, co-host, and Jennifer Cohen, producer for Give Me A Break
KENS-TV (CBS-San Antonio)
Wendy Rigby for Illegal Immigrants and the Issue of Uncompensated Care in the Emergency Department
Fox News Channel
Linda Vester, Bill Shine, Nancy Duffy, Pippa Bark, Grace Cutler, Monica Hill, Kevin Huffman, and Joel Parks for Breaking Point: Medical Meltdown in America
National Public Radio/Morning Edition
Richard Knox for Emergency Rooms Overcrowded Due to Flu Vaccine Shortage
Robert Davis for EMS Series, "Six Minutes to Die"
WAGA-Fox News (Atlanta, GA)
Beth Galvin for 24 Hours at Grady
Tara Curtis for Health Care Woes and More in PA