ACEP’s advocacy fights for your rights and for the specialty at all levels, including federal, state, local/facility, and reimbursement.
ACEP is on the ground where it matters, as the only emergency medicine organization with:
ACEP members like you are key to these efforts, and regularly join the cause with letters, legislative visits where you share your stories and humanize key issues, cultivate long-term relationships with federal legislators and their staff to convey ACEP’s legislative priorities in an effective manner, and further support this vital work by donating to the bipartisan National Emergency Medicine Political Action Committee (NEMPAC), the financial vehicle for supporting the election or re-election of federal candidates who share their commitment to emergency medicine.
Leadership & Advocacy Conference
At LAC, we'll tackle problems facing EM such as the current boarding crisis, develop tools to advocate at all levels, and build relationships with policymakers and fellow advocates.
Boarding in the ED
ACEP members are speaking out about the impact of patient boarding, and the picture is bleak—emergency departments and hospitals are at a breaking point.
ACEP read and analyzed more than 6,800 pages of federal regulations for you – that’s equal to six Gray’s Anatomy textbooks! We wrote over 220 pages of comments on your behalf in letters to federal regulators to ensure your interests as emergency physicians were protected.