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Careers in Emergency Medicine

Section of Careers in Emergency Medicine Minutes

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

8:00 AM Eastern

Washington, DC

 

MINUTES

Participating in all or part of the meeting were:  James Augustine, MD, FACEP, Board Liaison; Sanford H. Herman, MD, FACEP, Chair; Sullivan K. Smith, MD, FACEP, Secretary and Councilor; Angela F. Mattke, MD, FACEP; Jesus M. Perez, MD; Tracy G Sanson, MD, FACEP; and Michael L. Weaver, MD, FACEP

Others participating:  Tanya L. Downing, ACEP staff liaison; Pam Shirey, ACEP staff.

Major Points Discussed  

  1.  Sanford H. Herman, MD, FACEP, Section Chair, called the meeting to order at 8:13 AM.
  2. Attendees introduced themselves.
  3. Angela F. Mattke, MD, FACEP gave a talk on “Locums as a Career Trend.”
  4. Dr. Herman presented the 2017 Careers in Emergency Medicine Section Longevity and Tenure Awards. Plaques and certificates will be mailed to those not present.

Longevity Award

Stephen Karas, Jr., MD, FACEP of Oceanside, CA received the award for the longest active career in emergency medicine (42 years). Dr. Karas was unable to attend.

Tenure Award

Medard Lutmerding, MD, FACEP of Columbus, OH received the award for the longest tenure in the same emergency department (39 years). Dr. Lutmerding was unable to attend.

Certificates of Recognition

Carlos H. Castellon-Vogel, MD, FACEP for 41 years. Dr. Castellon-Vogel was unable to attend.

William D. Rogers, MD, FACEP for 40 years. Dr. Rogers was unable to attend. 

Charles R. Grassie, MD, JD, FACEP for 37 years. Dr. Grassie was unable to attend.

Michael L. Weaver, MD, FACEP for 37 years.

Mitch Charles, MD, FACEP for 26 years. Dr. Charles was unable to attend.

  • Officer Elections:
    • Dr. Sanford Herman was nominated for the position of Section Chair. Dr. Herman accepted the nomination. There were no other nominations. Having no other nominees, the section voted Dr. Herman as the Section Chair.
    • Dr. Sullivan Smith was nominated for the position of Secretary. Dr. Smith accepted the nomination. There were no other nominations. Having no other nominees, the section voted Dr. Smith as the Section Secretary.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:13 AM.

 

 

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