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Action on 2017 Resolutions

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1

2017

Commendation for James M. Cusick, MD, FACEP

Colorado Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

2

2017

Commendation for Robert E. O’Connor, MD, MPH, FACEP

Virginia Chapter ACEP
Delaware Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

3

2017

Commendation for Gordon B. Wheeler

Washington Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

4

2017

In Memory of Charles R. Bauer, MD, FACEP

Texas College of Emergency Physicians

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

5

2017

In Memory of Diane Kay Bollman

Michigan College of Emergency Physicians

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

6

2017

In Memory of Aaron T. Daggy, MD, FACEP

New York Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

7

2017

In Memory of Geoffrey Edmund Renk, MD, PhD, FACEP

South Carolina College of Emergency Physicians

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

8

2017

In Memory of Salvatore Silvestri, MD

Florida College of Emergency Physicians

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

9

2017

In Memory of Robert Wears, MD, FACEP

Florida College of Emergency Physicians

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

10

2017

Chapter Bylaws Conformance Standards – Housekeeping Change

Bylaws Committee
ACEP Board of Directors

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

11

2017

Diversity of ACEP Councillors

Young Physicians Section Details
Emergency Medicine Residents' Association

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

12

2017

Seating of Past Chairs of the Board in the ACEP Council - Bylaws Amendment

Florida College of Emergency Physicians
Washington Chapter ACEP
Louisiana Chapter ACEP
Virginia Chapter ACEP
Wisconsin Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

13

2017

Seating of Past Chairs of the Board in the ACEP Council - Council Standing Rules Amendment

Florida College of Emergency Physicians
Washington Chapter ACEP
Louisiana Chapter ACEP
Virginia Chapter ACEP
Wisconsin Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

14

2017

Unanimous Consent

Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

15

2017

ABEM Financial Transparency

Texas College of Emergency Physicians

WITHDRAWN

NOT APPLICABLE

16

2017

ABEM Governance

Texas College of Emergency Physicians

WITHDRAWN

NOT APPLICABLE

17

2017

ACEP Membership and Status is Independent of Other Organizations

Texas College of Emergency Physicians

WITHDRAWN

NOT APPLICABLE

18

2017

ACEP Wellness Center Services

Arizona Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

19

2017

Advocacy and Support for “Scholarly Activity” Requirements for Emergency Medicine Residents

Research, Scholarly Activity and Innovation Section

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

20

2017

Campaign Financial Reform

Arlo F Weltge, MD, MPH, FACEP
Marco Coppola, DO, FACEP
Douglas Mark Char, MD, FACEP
Henderson D McGinnis, MD, FACEP
Jennifer L'Hommedieu Stankus, MD, FACEP
James L Shoemaker, Jr, MD, FACEP
Annalise Sorrentino, MD, FACEP
Anne Zink, MD, FACEP

REFERRED TO THE STEERING COMMITTEE

NOT APPLICABLE

21

2017

Creation of an Electronic Council Forum

Emergency Medical Informatics Section

REFERRED TO THE STEERING COMMITTEE

NOT APPLICABLE

22

2017

Funding of EM Training

Dual Training Section

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

23

2017

Information Sharing, Regular ACEP/Chapter Contact, and Regional State/Chapter Relationships

Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

24

2017

Maintenance of Competence for Practicing Emergency Physicians

Texas College of Emergency Physicians

REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOT APPLICABLE

25

2017

Resolution Co-sponsorship Memo

Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

26

2017

Study of Locums Physicians Representation

Angela F Mattke, MD, FACEP
Eric E Maur, MD, FACEP
Howard K Mell, MD, MPH, CPE, FACEP

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

27

2017

9-1-1 Number Access and Prearrival Instructions

Illinois College of Emergency Physicians
Oklahoma College of Emergency Physicians
West Virginia Chapter ACEP
Missouri College of Emergency Physicians
Alaska Chapter ACEP
Emergency Medical Services-Prehospital Care Section

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

28

2017

Coverage for Patient Home Medication While Under Observation Status

New York Chapter ACEP
Observation Medicine Section

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

29

2017

CPR Training

Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

30

2017

Demonstrating the Value of Emergency Medicine to Policy Makers & the Public

Fred Dennis, MD, MBA, FACEP
Jim V Antinori, MD, FACEP
Ramon W Johnson, MD, FACEP
John D Bibb, MD, FACEP
Lawrence M Stock, MD, FACEP
California ACEP

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

31

2017

Development and Study of Supervised Injection Facilities

Donald E Stader, MD, FACEP
Erik Janis Verzemnieks, MD

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

32

2017

Essential Medicines

New York Chapter ACEP

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

33

2017

Immigrant and Non-Citizen Access to Care

Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians

REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOT APPLICABLE

34

2017

Generic Injectable Drug Shortages

Frederick C Blum, MD, FACEP
Mark L DeBard, MD, FACEP
Nicholas John Jouriles, MD, FACEP
Robert C Solomon, MD, FACEP
Brian F Keaton, MD, FACEP
West Virginia Chapter ACEP

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

35

2017

Legislation Requiring Hyperbaric Medicine Facility Accreditation for Federal Payment

Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine Section

REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOT APPLICABLE

36

2017

Maternity and Paternity Leave

Diana L Fite, MD, FACEP
Fotini Manizate, MD
Sarah Hoper, MD, JD, FACEP
Washington Chapter ACEP
Iowa Chapter ACEP
Missouri College of Emergency Physicians
American Association of Women Emergency Physicians Section
Young Physicians Section
Emergency Medicine Residents' Association

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

37

2017

Medically Supervised Injection Facilities

Larry A Bedard, MD, FACEP
Dan K Morhaim, DO, FACEP
Susan T Haney, MD, FACEP

WITHDRAWN

NOT APPLICABLE

38

2017

Prescription Drug Pricing

Connecticut College of Emergency Physicians
Geriatric Emergency Medicine Section
Emergency Medicine Residents' Association

REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOT APPLICABLE

39

2017

ACEP Involvement in State Legislative Activities

Texas College of Emergency Physicians

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

40

2017

Reimbursement for Emergency Services

Indiana Chapter ACEP

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

41

2017

Reimbursement for Hepatitis C Virus Testing Performed in the ED

Illinois College of Emergency Physicians

REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOT APPLICABLE

42

2017

ACEP Policy Related to Cannabis

Arizona Chapter ACEP

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

43

2017

Expanding ACEP Policy on Workforce Diversity in Health Care Settings

Larry A Bedard, MD, FACEP
Evangeline Sokol, MD, FACEP
Bernard Luis Lopez, MD, FACEP
Tracy G Sanson, MD, FACEP
Vicken Y Totten, MD, FACEP
Susan T Haney, MD, FACEP
Nicole Berwald, MD, FACEP
Mary Westergaard, MD, FACEP
Leila Getto, MD, FACEP
American Association of Women Emergency Physicians Section

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

44

2017

Guidelines for Opioid Prescribing in the Emergency Department

Illinois College of Emergency Physicians

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

45

2017

Group Contract Negotiation to End-of-Term Timeframes

New York Chapter ACEP

REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOT APPLICABLE

46

2017

Impact of Climate Change on Patient Health and Implications for Emergency Medicine

Washington Chapter ACEP
California ACEP
Wilderness Medicine Section

REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOT APPLICABLE

47

2017

Improving Patient Safety Through Transparency in Medical Malpractice Settlements

Charles A Pilcher, MD, FACEP
Jack Handley, MD, FACEP

REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOT APPLICABLE

48

2017

Non-Fatal Strangulation

Michael L Weaver, MD, FACEP
William James Green, MD, FACEP
William S Smock, MD, FACEP
Ralph James Riviello, MD, MS, FACEP
Heather Valentine Rozzi, MD, FACEP
Forensic Medicine Section

REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOT APPLICABLE

49

2017

Participation in ED Information Exchange and Prescription Drug Monitoring Systems

Washington Chapter ACEP
Oregon Chapter ACEP
Ohio Chapter ACEP
GS Chapter ACEP
New Mexico Chapter ACEP
Alaska Chapter ACEP
South Carolina College of Emergency Physicians

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

50

2017

Promoting Clinical Effectiveness in Emergency Medicine

Hawaii Chapter ACEP

REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOT APPLICABLE

51

2017

Retirement or Interruption of Clinical Emergency Medicine Practice

Texas College of Emergency Physicians

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

52

2017

Support for Harm Reduction and Syringe Services Programs

Donald E Stader, MD, FACEP
Erik Janis Verzemnieks, MD

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

53

2017

Supporting Research in the Use of Cannabidiol in the Treatment of Intractable Pediatric Seizure Disorders

Georgia College of Emergency Physicians

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

54

2017

Use of Cannabis as an Exit Drug for Opioid Dependency

Larry A Bedard, MD, FACEP
Dan K Morhaim, DO, FACEP

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

55

2017

Workplace Violence

Howard K Mell, MD, MPH, CPE, FACEP
Missouri College of Emergency Physicians

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

56

2017

In Memory of Robert E. Blake, MD, FACEP

West Virginia Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

57

2017

In Memory of James H. Creel, Jr., MD, FACEP

Tennessee College of Emergency Physicians

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

58

2017

In Memory of Paul Berger, Jr., MD, FACEP

Iowa Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

59

2017

In Memory of William Wilkerson, Jr., MD, FACEP

Michigan College of Emergency Physicians

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

60

2017

Commendation for First Responders to 2017 Hurricanes

Florida College of Emergency Physicians
Louisiana Chapter ACEP
Texas College of Emergency Physicians
Puerto Rico Chapter ACEP
Disaster Medicine Section

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

61

2017

In Memory of Michael G. Guttenberg, DO, FACEP, FACOEP, FAEMS

New York Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

62

2017

Freestanding Emergency Centers (FECs) as a Care Model for Maintaining Access to Emergency Care in Underserved, Rural, and Federally Declared Disaster Areas of the United States

Justin P Hensley, MD, FACEP
Carrie de Moor, MD, FACEP
Phillip Luke LeBas, MD, FACEP
Freestanding Emergency Centers Section

REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOT APPLICABLE

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