Missouri Chapter ACEP
What is the MoCEP-Missouri College of Emergency Physicians?
MoCEP-Missouri College of Emergency Physicians is your local connection to the emergency medicine network of physicians working for you. Many of the issues that affect your practice of medicine are determined at the national level. However, more and more, important issues are decided at the state level. MoCEP-Missouri College of Emergency Physicians is your state advocate for emergency medicine. MoCEP-Missouri College of Emergency Physicians works for the highest principles of our specialty to the benefit of our physicians and patients together. It is a democratic organization with elected officers and a board of directors. MoCEP-Missouri College of Emergency Physicians is a unifying force for emergency physicians facing practice challenges in all their wide variety, in a setting of rapid change. MoCEP-Missouri College of Emergency Physicians is a respected, expert and united voice of reason.
MoCEP-Missouri College of Emergency Physicians is YOUR voice!!
Who is MoCEP-Missouri College of Emergency Physicians?
The MoCEP-Missouri College of Emergency Physicians is one of 53 chapters that are chartered by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). It is a diverse group of practicing emergency physicians. They include academicians, private practice physicians, large group, small group, individual physicians, board certified, non-board certified, rural, urban, residents, medical students, democrats, republicans, independent, young fresh members, and older mature members. This diversity and unity gives us strength to pursue our common goals.MoCEP-Missouri College of Emergency Physicians is YOU!!
Who can be involved in MoCEP-Missouri College of Emergency Physicians?
Would you like to be involved? Chapters bring members together to address the full range of issues facing emergency physicians. Chapters advocate for the rights of physicians and their patients to ensure delivery of the highest quality emergency care. In addition to advocacy, chapters also provide:
- Continuing medical education through meetings and resources
- News and information
- Local networking opportunities
- Leadership development opportunities
- Liaison relationships with the state medical society and other local organizations
- Public education activities
One of the important values of chapter membership is having your rights and interests represented at the state government. As a unified professional organization we take steps to empower emergency physicians and protect our patients.
Chapters work to form relationships on a state level, resulting in open communication, increased visibility, and inclusion with agencies and organizations such as the state health department, state legislature, the hospital association, and the state medical society.
MoCEP-Missouri College of Emergency Physicians needs YOU to be involved!
What are the goals of MoCEP-Missouri College of Emergency Physicians?
MoCEP-Missouri College of Emergency Physicians is committed to protect the longevity and future of individual physicians, our patients, and emergency medicine as a specialty. We promote policies that preserve the integrity and independence of emergency medical practice. We represent the interest of all MoCEP-Missouri College of Emergency Physicians emergency physicians. MoCEP-Missouri College of Emergency Physicians supports emergency physician representation within medical organizations and academic institutions. MoCEP-Missouri College of Emergency Physicians represents the interest of all Missouri emergency physicians.
The primary purposes of our organization are:
To establish standards of emergency medicine.
To encourage and to implement the training and continuing education of emergency physicians.
To study and to analyze socioeconomic aspects of emergency medical care.
To promote education of the general public and of patients who may require emergency care.
To promote research, which will result in improving emergency medicine.
To promote coordination of community emergency care facilities and personnel.
To promote policies, which preserve the integrity of private practice.
To promote official community state and national representation for emergency medicine in organized and academic medicine.
To promote the establishment of full and autonomous emergency departments within all hospital and medical staff structures providing full-time emergency department coverage by emergency physicians.
And generally to promote the improvement of the practice of emergency medicine.
Here is the link to our latest newsletter. http://www.mocep.org/
MoCEP contracts with Gamble & Schlemeier, one of the most prominent lobbying firms in the State of Missouri. Legislative Goals include:
- Tort Reform
- Medicaid Reimbursement
- Safety Helmet Legislation
- Primary Seat Belt Legislation
Our committees are: BTLS/EMS Education Legislative/PAC
MoCEP-Missouri College of Emergency Physicians WANTS YOU!
Rest in the knowledge that MoCEP-Missouri College of Emergency Physicians is taking care of your business, so you can get to the business of taking care of people.
Missouri Chapter Dues