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1

2020

Commendation for Stephen H. Anderson, MD, FACEP

Washington Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

2

2020

Commendation for James J. Augustine, MD, FACEP

Ohio Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

3

2020

Commendation for Jon Mark Hirshon, MD, MPH, PhD, FACEP

Maryland Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

4

2020

Commendation for Janyce M. Sanford, MD, MBA, FACEP

Alabama Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

5

2020

Commendation for Dean Wilkerson, JD, MBA, CAE

COUNCIL
ACEP Board of Directors

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

6

2020

In Memory of Walter J. Bradley, III, MD, MBA, FACEP

Illinois College of Emergency Physicians

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

7

2020

In Memory of Lorna Breen, MD, FACEP

New York Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

8

2020

In Memory of Col (ret) Christopher Scharenbrock MD, CPE, FACEP

Government Services Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

9

2020

ACEP Committee Quorum Requirement – Housekeeping Amendment

Todd Brian Taylor, MD, FACEP
Bylaws Committee
ACEP Board of Directors

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

10

2020

Commendation and Memorial Resolutions

Council Steering Committee

ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

11

2020

Council Resolution Sponsors and Cosponsors

Council Steering Committee

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

12

2020

Council Resolution Sponsors and Cosponsors

Council Steering Committee

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

13

2020

Counting Fellowship Training Time Toward FACEP

Kurtis A Mayz, JD, MD, MBA, FACEP
Zachary Joseph Jarou, MD, MBA, FACEP
Young Physicians Section
Emergency Medicine Residents' Association

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

14

2020

Ethics Procedures

Ethics Committee
ACEP Board of Directors

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

15

2020

Procedures for Addressing Charges of Ethical Violations and Other Misconduct

Ethics Committee
ACEP Board of Directors

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

16

2020

Special Board of Directors Meetings

ACEP Board of Directors

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

17

2020

Unanimous Consent Agenda

Council Steering Committee

ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

18

2020

ACEP Membership and Leadership

District of Columbia Chapter ACEP
Puerto Rico Chapter ACEP
Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity Section
Emergency Medicine Residents' Association

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

In Progress

19

2020

Framework to Assess the Work of the College Through the Lens of Health Equity

Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians
Maryland Chapter ACEP
Minnesota Chapter ACEP
Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians
California ACEP
Missouri College of Emergency Physicians
Social Emergency Medicine Section
Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity Section
Emergency Medicine Residents' Association

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

In Progress

20

2020

ACEP Award for Excellence in Innovations in the ED Care of Patients with Behavioral Health and Substance Use Disorder

Fred Dennis, MD, MBA, FACEP
John D Bibb, MD, FACEP
Pain Management & Addiction Medicine Section
Florida College of Emergency Physicians
California ACEP
Emergency Medicine Residents' Association

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

21

2020

Medical Society Consortium on Climate & Health

Caitlin S Rublee, MD, MD, MPH
Joshua B Weil, MD, FACEP
Marc Allan Futernick, MD, FACEP
Katelyn Moretti, MD
Nikhil Ranadive, MD
California ACEP
Wisconsin Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

22

2020

State Media Training for Emergency Physicians

Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians
Illinois College of Emergency Physicians
Minnesota Chapter ACEP
Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians
Ohio Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

23

2020

Subspecialty Faculty for ACEP Educational Programs

Tracy Leigh LeGros, MD, PhD, UHM, FACEP
Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine Section

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

24

2020

911 Awareness and Policy

Mark William E Kindschuh, MD
Shaun Joo Chun, MD, FACEP
William John Holubek, MD, FACEP
Nizar Kifaieh, MD, FACEP
Adam Ash, DO, FACEP
Jayant Rao, MD, FACEP
Gaston Ariel Costa, MD
Alexander Chiu, MD, FACEP
Maryland Chapter ACEP
Louisiana Chapter ACEP
Wyoming Chapter ACEP
Puerto Rico Chapter ACEP
Vermont Chapter ACEP
Emergency Medical Services-Prehospital Care Section

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

25

2020

Adverse Impact of Healthcare Insurers on Emergency Medicine Reimbursement & Optimal Patient Coverage

Florida College of Emergency Physicians
Arizona Chapter ACEP
Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians
Illinois College of Emergency Physicians
Virginia Chapter ACEP
Ohio Chapter ACEP
Texas College of Emergency Physicians
Indiana Chapter ACEP
Wisconsin Chapter ACEP
Air Medical Transport Section

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

In Progress

26

2020

Addressing Systemic Racism as a Public Health Crisis

District of Columbia Chapter ACEP

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Ongoing

27

2020

Attributing the Unqualified Term “Resident” to Physicians - LAST THREE RESOLVEDS

Emergency Medicine Residents' Association

AMENDED AND ADOPTED LAST THREE RESOLVEDS

ADOPTED LAST THREE RESOLVEDS

Completed

27

2020

Attributing the Unqualified Term “Resident” to Physicians - FIRST RESOLVED

Emergency Medicine Residents' Association

AMENDED AND REFERRED FIRST RESOLVED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

28

2020

Banning of Choke Holds

Florida College of Emergency Physicians
American Association of Women Emergency Physicians Section
Young Physicians Section
Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity Section

SUBSTITUTE RESOLUTION ADOPTED

SUBSTITUTE RESOLUTION ADOPTED

Completed

29

2020

Billing and Collections Transparency in Emergency Medicine (first two resolveds)

Robert M McNamara, MD
Tom Scaletta, MD

AMENDED AND ADOPTED FIRST TWO RESOLVEDS

ADOPTED FIRST TWO RESOLVEDS

Completed

29

2020

Billing and Collections Transparency in Emergency Medicine (last three resolveds)

Robert M McNamara, MD
Tom Scaletta, MD

REFERRED LAST THREE RESOLVED TO THE BOARD OF DIREC

NOT APPLICABLE

Ongoing

30

2020

Protection and Transparency

Louisiana Chapter ACEP
Emergency Telehealth Section

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

31

2020

Insurer Accountability/Policy Weakness Disclosure

Louisiana Chapter ACEP
Emergency Telehealth Section

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

In Progress

32

2020

Loss of Health Insurance Due to COVID-19

Rachel Solnick, MD
Charles F Pattavina, MD, FACEP
Larry A Bedard, MD, FACEP
Asa Viccellio, MD, FACEP
Bradford L Walters, MD, FACEP
James C Mitchiner, MD, MPH, FACEP
Robert C Solomon, MD, FACEP
Gregory Luke Larkin, MD, FACEP
Kathleen Cowling, DO, MS, MBA, FACEP
Harrison Alter, MD, FACEP
Megan L Ranney, MD, MPH, FACEP
Jacob Manteuffel, MD, FACEP
Michael Vincent Gratson, MD, FACEP
Chris Buresh, FACEP, FACEP
Gregory Gafni-Pappas, DO, FACEP
James D Maloy, MD, MPH

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

33

2020

Metrics, Measures, and Pay-for-Performance Programs

Aimee K Moulin, MD, FACEP
John J Rogers, MD, FACEP

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

34

2020

Public/School Bleeding Control Kit Access and Training

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

35

2020

Supporting the Development of a Seamless Healthcare Delivery System to Include Prehospital Care

Allen Yee, MD, FACEP
Sara Ann Brown, MD, FACEP
John Gerard McManus, Jr, MD, FACEP
Gina Piazza, DO, FACEP
Angela Pettit Cornelius, MD, FACEP
Georgia College of Emergency Physicians
Maryland Chapter ACEP
Texas College of Emergency Physicians
Indiana Chapter ACEP
Government Services Chapter ACEP
Alaska Chapter ACEP
Kansas Chapter ACEP
Emergency Medical Services-Prehospital Care Section
Air Medical Transport Section

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Ongoing

36

2020

Telehealth Free Choice

Louisiana Chapter ACEP
Emergency Telehealth Section

SUBSTITUTE RESOLUTION REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIR

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

37

2020

Telehealth Implementation, Reimbursement, and Coverage

Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians
Illinois College of Emergency Physicians
Minnesota Chapter ACEP
Ohio Chapter ACEP
Government Services Chapter ACEP
Missouri College of Emergency Physicians
Emergency Telehealth Section

SUBSTITUTE RESOLUTION REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIR

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

38

2020

Universal Access to Telehealth Care

Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians
Illinois College of Emergency Physicians
Minnesota Chapter ACEP
Ohio Chapter ACEP
Government Services Chapter ACEP
Missouri College of Emergency Physicians
Rural Emergency Medicine Section
Emergency Telehealth Section
Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity Section

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Ongoing

39

2020

Urging the Prohibition of Law Enforcement Use of Rubber Bullets and Tear Gas for Crowd Control

Marisa Karina Dowling, MD, MPP
James D Maloy, MD, MPH

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

40

2020

Addressing Critical Need for PPE by Emergency Physicians During a Pandemic

Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

41

2020

Personal Protection Equipment

Louisiana Chapter ACEP
Emergency Telehealth Section

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Ongoing

42

2020

Addressing Ethical Challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic for Emergency Physicians

Florida College of Emergency Physicians
Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians
Ohio Chapter ACEP

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

In Progress

43

2020

Creating a Culture of Anti-Discrimination in our Emergency Departments and Healthcare Institutions

Maryland Chapter ACEP
District of Columbia Chapter ACEP
Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity Section

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

In Progress

44

2020

Due Process in Emergency Medicine

Robert M McNamara, MD
Tom Scaletta, MD

AMENDED AND REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOT APPLICABLE

Ongoing

45

2020

Emergency Licensing and Protection in Disasters

Louisiana Chapter ACEP
Emergency Telehealth Section

AMENDED AND REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOT APPLICABLE

In Progress

46

2020

Employment Information

Louisiana Chapter ACEP
Emergency Telehealth Section

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

47

2020

Honoring Employment Contracts for Graduating Emergency Medicine Residents

Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians
Emergency Medicine Residents' Association

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

48

2020

Residency Program Expansion

New York Chapter ACEP

REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

49

2020

Strangulation Policy Statement and Educational Resources

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

SUBSTITUTE RESOLUTION ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

50

2020

Support for Expedited Partner Therapy

Rachel Solnick, MD
Alan Heins, MD
Vermont Chapter ACEP
American Association of Women Emergency Physicians Section
Observation Medicine Section

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

In Progress

51

2020

Telehealth Disaster Pilot and Educational Resources

Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians
Louisiana Chapter ACEP
Emergency Telehealth Section

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

In Progress

52

2020

The Corporate Practice of Medicine

Robert M McNamara, MD
Tom Scaletta, MD

AMENDED AND REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOT APPLICABLE

Ongoing

53

2020

In Memory of Lindsey J. Myers, MD

Maryland Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

54

2020

In Memory of Herbert Arnold (“Arn”) Muller, MD, FACEP

Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

55

2020

In Memory of J. Ward Donovan, MD, FACEP, FACMT

Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

56

2020

In Memory of Craig A. Manifold, DO, FACEP, FAAEM, FAEMS

Texas College of Emergency Physicians
Government Services Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

57

2020

In Memory of Douglas W. Lowery-North, MD, MSPH, FACEP

Richelle J Cooper, MD, FACEP
David W Wright, MD, FACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

58

2020

In Memory of Debra Sanders, Hawaii Chapter Executive

Hawaii Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

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