Michigan College of Emergency Physicians


6647 W. St. Joseph Hwy.
Lansing, MI 48917

517-327-7530 fax

Jacob Manteuffel, MD, FACEP, President

Belinda Chandler
Executive Director

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What is MCEP

MCEP has been your state advocate for emergency medicine since 1969 and currently has over 1,600 physician members. MCEP works for the highest principles of our specialty to the benefit of our physicians and patients together. MCEP is a democratic organization with an elected board. MCEP is a unifying force for emergency physicians facing practice challenges in all their wide variety in a setting of rapid change. MCEP is a respected, expert and united voice of reason. 
MCEP is your voice!! 

Who is MCEP?

The MCEP Board of Directors and Committee Members are a very 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, independents, young fresh members, and older mature members. Our Board represents all practice settings and the full range of emergency medicine experience. This diversity and unity gives us strength to pursue our common goals. 

MCEP is YOU!! 

MCEP Committees & Task Forces

Would you like to be involved? MCEP has a diverse group of committees, bringing members together to address the full range of issues facing Emergency Physicians. You are free to explore the ones of interest to you.

  • Councillor Liaison Committee
  • Education Committee
  • EMS
  • Finance Committee
  • Health Finance Committee
  • Leadership Development
  • Legislative Committee
  • Membership Committee
    • Medical Student Outreach 
  • Observation Committee
  • Public Relations Committee

CME & Educational Programs

MCEP CME approved courses cover the full range of emergency physician interests. From pediatrics to management, from resident oral board review to technology, MCEP strives to meet the current needs of emergency physicians. Members enjoy a considerable savings at MCEP seminars.

  • APLS
  • Michigan Emergency Medicine Assembly
  • Straight Talk Reimbursement Conference
  • Winter Symposium
  • Observation Medicine Course
  • Ultrasound Courses
  • EMCC Review Course
  • Risk Management Course
  • Critical Care in the ED Course
  • Expert Testimony Course
  • Resident's Assembly
  • Resident Oral Board Review Course
  • Resident Research Day/SIMWARS
  • Resident In-Service Review Course 

Legislative Initiatives

One of the important values of MCEP membership is having your rights and interests represented in Lansing. As a strong, unified professional organization we have taken many steps to empower emergency physicians and protect our patients. 

MCEP has contracted with Muchmore, Harrington, Smalley & Associates, one of the most reputable lobbying groups in the state, to keep up with the multiple bills introduced in Lansing and to introduce some of our own. Some of our ongoing activities include:

  • Medical Liability Reform (Gross negligence standard for EMTALA related care)
  • Medicaid Expansion
  • Prudent Layperson Definition Legislation
  • Medicaid 2 Tier Payment System
  • Funding of a Statewide Trauma System
  • Safety Helmet Legislation

Important Liaisons

Both MCEP staff and individual members have worked to form relationships on a state level, resulting in open communication, increased visibility, and inclusion with agencies and organizations such as the Michigan Department of Public Health, The Michigan Legislature, The Michigan Hospital Association, and The Michigan State Medical Society. 

MCEP Goals

MCEP is committed to protect the longevity and future of individual physicians, our patients, and emergency medicine as a specialty. This includes involvement in education of medical students, residents, emergency physicians, our patients, and the general public. We promote policies that preserve the integrity and independence of emergency medical practice. We support emergency physician representation within medical organizations and academic institutions. MCEP represents the interest of all Michigan emergency physicians. 

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And rest assured that there is someone taking care of your business, so you can get to the business of taking care of your patients.

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