Don’t miss the Chapter Leadership session at LAC!

Sunday, May 5

1:00 pm - 1:05 pm Welcome and Overview
Vidor E. Friedman, MD, FACEP, ACEP President, Past President, Florida College of Emergency Physicians
1:05 pm - 1:50 pm Strategic Planning: How to Develop a Strategic Direction/Plan and Why it’s Important
Kelly Gray-Eurom, MD, MMM, FACEP, Past President, Florida College of Emergency Physicians; and Tanya Pearson, Executive Director, Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians 
  • Why create a strategic plan
  • Discuss essential elements 
  • Running the session
  • Execute and Evaluate
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Friends in Low Places: Constructing Successful Legislative Initiatives
Moderated roundtable discussion led by
Bradley J. Uren, MD, FACEP, Past President, Michigan College of Emergency Physicians

How does your chapter identify its next legislative priority? Do you have “friends” in each party whom you can call upon for support or to champion new legislation? What organizations hold similar legislative priorities and would be able to lend support for your initiative?
  • Develop a framework for formulation (proactive) or identification (reactive) of a key state legislative initiative.
  • Discuss successes, failures, and lessons learned when building support for your initiative.
2:40 pm - 3:10 pm Making Your Leadership Bullpen Ready for the Next Call
Moderated roundtable discussion led by
Aisha T. Liferidge, MD, MPH, FACEP; ACEP Board Member; Past President, District of Columbia Chapter ACEP

Your chapter president announces that she has accepted a job elsewhere and will be leaving the state next month. Does this announcement instill panic or a routine call to the bullpen?
  • Describe strategies to recruit board members with a focus on diversity of career stage, sex, race, practice type, and practice location.
  • Share examples and outcomes of existing state chapter-based leadership development programs.
  • Estimate the value of engagement with national and chapter committees as it relates to chapter leadership development.
3:20 pm - 3:50 pm Strength in Numbers thru Member Engagement
Moderated roundtable discussion led by
Aimee K. Moulin, MD, FACEP, Immediate Past President, California ACEP

Henry Ford proclaimed, “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” How do we work with our chapter leaders to assemble our “everyone?”
  • Explore strategies to augment member involvement and foster member professional growth.
  • Identify examples of membership development programs, micro-volunteering, resident/student outreach, engagement, recruitment, and retention.
3:50 pm Closing Remarks
Vidor E. Friedman, MD, FACEP, ACEP President, Past President, Florida College of Emergency Physicians