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Rural Emergency Medicine

Faced with unique challenges of providing appropriate and adequate medical care in rural areas, members of the Section of Rural Emergency Medicine develop and share information related to issues such as pre-hospital, initial primary hospital, and tertiary hospital care of rural emergency patients. The section serves not only as a communications vehicle, but also as a database of relevant literature, education, and research.

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January 29, 2021

Rural Task Force Summary

The ACEP Rural Task Force completed their work in late 2020. Representatives from ACEP, AAFP, SEMPA, and AAENP that work in rural emergency departments addressed the assigned objectives and submitted...

November 10, 2020

News from the Chair

Welcome from Dr. Steve Jameson, the current Rural EM Section Chair.

October 30, 2020

Rural EM Section Meeting at ACEP20

ACEP Rural Section is getting ready for an “unconventional” annual meeting at the 2020 ACEP Scientific Assembly. This year our virtual zoom conference meeting will take place on October 28 from 11am-...

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