On Sunday, Oct. 25, the ACEP Council elected Gillian Schmitz, MD, FACEP, as its next president-elect. She will serve a one-year term and will assume the presidency at ACEP Scientific Assembly in 2021.
Dr. Schmitz is an Associate Professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. She is also the vice chair of education at the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, TX. Within ACEP, Dr. Schmitz is a former chair of the Academic Affairs Committee, subcommittee chair for the Medical Legal Committee, chair for the Young Physicians Section, and former Board member for the Emergency Medicine Resident’s Association (EMRA). She has been active in the Texas ACEP chapter and is a past-president of the Government Services chapter. Dr. Schmitz has a medical degree from Loyola Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago and completed her residency at the University of North Carolina.