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1

2021

Commendation for Vidor E. Friedman, MD, FACEP

Florida College of Emergency Physicians

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

2

2021

Commendation for William P. Jaquis, MD, MSHQS, FACEP

Maryland Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

3

2021

Commendation for Gary R. Katz, MD, MBA, FACEP

Ohio Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

4

2021

Commendation for Margaret Montgomery, RN, MSN

Sandy Schneider, MD, FACEP
Bradford L Walters, MD, FACEP
Arlo F Weltge, MD, MPH, FACEP
Lynne D Richardson, MD, FACEP
Robert Allan De Lorenzo, MD, FACEP
Michael A Turturro, MD, FACEP
Isabel Araujo Barata, MD, FACEP
Jon Mark Hirshon, MD, MPH, PhD, FACEP
Robin Polansky, MD
Johnny L Sy, DO, FACEP
Daniel Freess, MD, FACEP
Antony P Hsu, MD, FACEP
C Ryan Keay, MD, FACEP
Alan Heins, MD
Pain Management & Addiction Medicine Section
Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine Section
Critical Care Medicine Section
Medical Directors Section

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

5

2021

In Memory of Catherine Agustiady-Becker, DO

Virginia Chapter ACEP
New York Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

6

2021

In Memory of Heidi J. Lako-Adamson, MD

North Dakota Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

7

2021

In Memory of Joseph Litner, MD, PhD, FACEP

Washington Chapter ACEP
Louisiana Chapter ACEP
Government Services Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

8

2021

In Memory of Paul S. Auerbach, MD, MS, FACEP

California ACEP
Wilderness Medicine Section

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

9

2021

In Memory of Samuel C. Slimmer, Jr., MD, FACEP

Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

10

2021

Board of Directors Action on Council Resolutions

Virginia Chapter ACEP
West Virginia Chapter ACEP
District of Columbia Chapter ACEP
North Carolina College of Emergency Physicians

A

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

11

2021

Eligibility for Retired Membership

Membership Committee
ACEP Board of Directors

A

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

12

2021

Permitting Bylaws Amendments on the Unanimous Consent Agenda

Paul R Pomeroy, Jr, MD, FACEP
James E Thompson, MD
Todd L Slesinger, MD, FACEP
Michael McCrea, MD, FACEP
Larisa May Traill, MD, FACEP
Nicole Ann Veitinger, DO, FACEP
Scott H Pasichow, MD, MPH, FACEP
Sara S Chakel, MD, FACEP

A

ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

13

2021

ACEP President-Elect Selected Directly by Members

Louisiana Chapter ACEP

A

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

14

2021

Establishing a Young Physician Position on the ACEP Nominating Committee

Young Physicians Section

A

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

15

2021

Member Determined Council Representation

Louisiana Chapter ACEP
Emergency Telehealth Section

A

REFERRED TO THE STEERING COMMITTEE

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

16

2021

ACEP Group Membership

John C Moorhead, MD, FACEP
Christopher Strear, MD, FACEP

A

REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOT APPLICABLE

In Progress

17

2021

Fair Emergency Physician Employment Contract Template

Louisiana Chapter ACEP

A

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

18

2021

Change to ACEP Conflict of Interest Statement

Howard K Mell, MD, MPH, CPE, FACEP
Phillip Luke LeBas, MD, FACEP

A

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

19

2021

Clear and Complete Conflict of Interest Disclosure at the Council Meeting

Louisiana Chapter ACEP

A

SUBSTITUTE RESOLUTION ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

20

2021

Creation of the Social Emergency Medicine Association

Taylor S Nichols, MD, FACEP
Howard K Mell, MD, MPH, CPE, FACEP

A

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

21

2021

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Nicholas John Jouriles, MD, FACEP
Ramon W Johnson, MD, MBA
Yvette Calderon, MD, FACEP
Marcus Jermere Wooten, MD
Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity Section

A

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

22

2021

Expanding Diversity and Inclusion in Educational Programs

New York Chapter ACEP

A

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

In Progress

23

2021

Media Marketing of Value of Emergency Medicine Board Certification

Louisiana Chapter ACEP

A

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

Completed

24

2021

More Focused College

Louisiana Chapter ACEP

A

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

25

2021

ACEP Report Card

John C Moorhead, MD, FACEP
Christopher Strear, MD, FACEP

B

REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOT APPLICABLE

In Progress

26

2021

Advocacy for Syringe Services Programs and Fentanyl Test Strips

Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians
Ohio Chapter ACEP

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

In Progress

27

2021

Conditional Support for Medicare-for-All

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

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

28

2021

Consumer Awareness Through Classification of Emergency Departments

Paul Daniel Kivela, MD, MBA, FACEP
Florida College of Emergency Physicians
Maryland Chapter ACEP
California ACEP
Delaware Chapter ACEP

B

SUBSTITUTE RESOLUTION ADOPTED

SUBSTITUTE RESOLUTION ADOPTED

Completed

29

2021

Downcoding

Florida College of Emergency Physicians
Illinois College of Emergency Physicians
Minnesota Chapter ACEP
Missouri College of Emergency Physicians

B

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

30

2021

Unfair Health Plan Payment Policies

Thomas Jerome Sugarman, MD, FACEP
Bing S Pao, MD, FACEP
Douglas P Brosnan, MD, JD, FACEP
Michigan College of Emergency Physicians
California ACEP
Missouri College of Emergency Physicians

B

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

31

2021

Employment-Retaliation, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination

Rebecca B Parker, MD, FACEP
Amish Shah
Olga Gokova, MD, FACEP
Arizona Chapter ACEP

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

32

2021

Firearm Ban in EDs Excluding Active Duty Law Enforcement

James C Mitchiner, MD, MPH, FACEP
Alexandra Nicole Thran, MD, FACEP
Christopher E Barsotti, MD
Sarah Hoper, MD, JD, FACEP
Vermont Chapter ACEP
American Association of Women Emergency Physicians Section
Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity Section

B

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

33

2021

Formation of a National Bureau for Firearm Injury Prevention

Maryland Chapter ACEP
Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians
California ACEP
District of Columbia Chapter ACEP
New York Chapter ACEP
North Carolina College of Emergency Physicians
Vermont Chapter ACEP

B

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

In Progress

34

2021

Global Budgeting for Emergency Physician Reimbursement in Rural and Underserved Areas

Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians
Ohio Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

In Progress

35

2021

Preserving Rural Emergency Care in Rural Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Emergency Hospitals - FIRST TWO RESOLVEDS

Rural Emergency Medicine Section

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Ongoing

35

2021

Preserving Rural Emergency Care in Rural Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Emergency Hospitals - LAST THREE RESOLVEDS

Rural Emergency Medicine Section

B

REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

36

2021

Mitigating the Unintended Consequences of the CURES Act

New York Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

In Progress

37

2021

Physician Pay Ratio

Louisiana Chapter ACEP

REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOT APPLICABLE

In Progress

38

2021

Prehospital Oversight and Management of Patients Experiencing Hyperactive Delirium with Severe Agitation

Kevin Edward McVaney, MD
Stephen J Wolf, MD, FACEP
Colorado Chapter ACEP

B

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

39

2021

Recommit to Lessening Opioid Deaths in America

Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians
Ohio Chapter ACEP

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

40

2021

Reimbursement for Naloxone Distributed from Emergency Departments

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

SUBSTITUTE RESOLUTION ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

41

2021

Take Home Naloxone Programs in Emergency Departments

Donald E Stader, III, MD, FACEP
John Ryan Spartz, MD
Nathan Michael Novotny
Pain Management & Addiction Medicine Section
Colorado Chapter ACEP
Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians
New Jersey Chapter ACEP
Social Emergency Medicine Section
Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity Section
Emergency Medicine Residents' Association

B

SUBSTITUTE RESOLUTION ADOPTED

SUBSTITUTE RESOLUTION ADOPTED

In Progress

42

2021

Administration of COVID-19 Vaccines in the Emergency Department

Laura Janneck, MD, FACEP
Nikkole J Turgeon, MD
Disaster Medicine Section
Young Physicians Section
International Emergency Medicine Section
Social Emergency Medicine Section
Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity Section

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

43

2021

Autonomous “Shared Governance” Due Process

Paul Daniel Kivela, MD, MBA, FACEP
California ACEP

REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOT APPLICABLE

In Progress

44

2021

Caring for Transgender and Gender Diverse Patients in the Emergency Department

Hannah Janeway, MD
Lauren E Apgar, DO
Logan C Jardine, MD
Leslie Gailloud, MD
Young Physicians Section
Social Emergency Medicine Section
Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity Section

C

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

45

2021

ED Performance Measures Data for Small, Rural, and Critical Access Hospital EDs

Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians
Rhode Island Chapter ACEP
Wisconsin Chapter ACEP
Rural Emergency Medicine Section
Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Section

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

46

2021

Effects of EM Practice Ownership on the Costs and Quality of Emergency Care

Stephen K Epstein, MD, MPP, FACEP
Jay Mullen

C

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

In Progress

47

2021

Family and Medical Leave - SECOND RESOLVED

Megan J Dougherty, MD, FACEP
Sarah Hoper, MD, JD, FACEP
Iowa Chapter ACEP
Vermont Chapter ACEP
American Association of Women Emergency Physicians Section

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

47

2021

Family and Medical Leave - FIRST RESOLVED

Megan J Dougherty, MD, FACEP
Sarah Hoper, MD, JD, FACEP
Iowa Chapter ACEP
Vermont Chapter ACEP
American Association of Women Emergency Physicians Section

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

47

2021

Family and Medical Leave - THIRD RESOLVED

Megan J Dougherty, MD, FACEP
Sarah Hoper, MD, JD, FACEP
Iowa Chapter ACEP
Vermont Chapter ACEP
American Association of Women Emergency Physicians Section

C

REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

48

2021

Financial Incentives to Reduce ED Crowding

Thomas Jerome Sugarman, MD, FACEP
Stephen K Epstein, MD, MPP, FACEP

C

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

49

2021

Forced EMS Diversion - SECOND RESOLVED

New York Chapter ACEP

REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

49

2021

Forced EMS Diversion - FIRST RESOLVED

New York Chapter ACEP

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

50

2021

Complications of Marijuana Use

Michael L Carius, MD, FACEP
Roneet Lev, MD, FACEP
Thomas Jerome Sugarman, MD, FACEP
Gregory L Shangold, MD, FACEP
Rhode Island Chapter ACEP
Connecticut College of Emergency Physicians

C

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

In Progress

51

2021

Medical Bill of Rights for Detained and Incarcerated Persons While Receiving Emergency Medical Care

Georgia College of Emergency Physicians

REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOT APPLICABLE

In Progress

52

2021

Standardization of Medical Screening Exams of Arrested Persons Brought to the ED

Utah Chapter ACEP

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

53

2021

Reporting of Injuries Suspected or Reported to be Resulting from Law Enforcement Actions

Kevin X Durgun, MD MPH
Alex Schmalz, MD
Taylor S Nichols, MD, FACEP
California ACEP
Young Physicians Section

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

54

2021

Understanding the Effects of Law Enforcement Presence in the Emergency Department

International Emergency Medicine Section
Social Emergency Medicine Section
Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity Section

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

In Progress

55

2021

Patient Experience Scores

New York Chapter ACEP

C

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

56

2021

Race-Based Science and Detrimental Impact on Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Communities

District of Columbia Chapter ACEP
Social Emergency Medicine Section
Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity Section

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

57

2021

Social Determinants of Health Screening in the Emergency Department

Betty Chang, MD, FACEP
Laura Janneck, MD, FACEP
Anna G Wright, MD, FACEP
Daniel Benjamin Gingold, MD, MPH, FACEP
Nikkole J Turgeon, MD
Dominique A Gelmann, MD
International Emergency Medicine Section
Social Emergency Medicine Section

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

In Progress

58

2021

Updating and Enhancing ED Buprenorphine Treatment Training and Support

Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians
Missouri College of Emergency Physicians

C

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

59

2021

Use of Medical Interpreters in the Emergency Department

Laura Janneck, MD, FACEP
Nikkole J Turgeon, MD
International Emergency Medicine Section
Social Emergency Medicine Section

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

60

2021

Accountable Organizations to Resident and Fellow Trainees

Emergency Medicine Residents' Association

D

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

61

2021

Advocating for a Required Emergency Medicine Rotation at All U.S. Medical Schools

Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians

C

SUBSTITUTE RESOLUTION ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

62

2021

Support of Telehealth Education in Emergency Medicine Residency

Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians
Emergency Medicine Residents' Association

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

63

2021

Physician-Led Team Leader Training

Government Services Chapter ACEP

C

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

In Progress

64

2021

Rural Emergency Medicine Education and Recruitment

Rural Emergency Medicine Section

C

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

In Progress

65

2021

Rural Provider Support and a Call for Data

Rural Emergency Medicine Section

D

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

In Progress

66

2021

ACEP Promotion of the Role of Emergency Physician Led Teams

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

SUBSTITUTE RESOLUTION REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIR

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

67

2021

Patient Informed Consent

Emergency Medicine Workforce Section

SUBSTITUTE RESOLUTION REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIR

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

68

2021

Patient’s Right to Board Certified Emergency Physicians 24/7 (In-person or via Telehealth)

Louisiana Chapter ACEP
Emergency Telehealth Section

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

69

2021

Workforce Transparency

Louisiana Chapter ACEP

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

70

2021

Creation of Specialized Scope Expansion Advocacy Teams for State Level Advocacy

Government Services Chapter ACEP

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

In Progress

71

2021

Emergency Medicine Workforce by Non-Physician Practitioners

Emergency Medicine Workforce Section

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

72

2021

Fair Compensation to Emergency Physicians for Collaborative Practice Agreements & Supervision

Louisiana Chapter ACEP

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

73

2021

Offsite Supervision of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians
Ohio Chapter ACEP
Young Physicians Section
Emergency Medicine Residents' Association

REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

74

2021

Regulation by State Medical Boards of All Who Engage in Practice of Medicine

Emergency Medicine Workforce Section

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

75

2021

Required Clinical Experience for Emergency Nurses

Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

76

2021

Standards for Non-Residency Trained Physicians and Mid-Levels to Work in Emergency Medicine

Maryland Chapter ACEP
District of Columbia Chapter ACEP

SUBSTITUTE RESOLUTION REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF DIR

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

77

2021

Workforce Fairness

Louisiana Chapter ACEP

NOT ADOPTED

NOT APPLICABLE

Completed

78

2021

In Memory of Leon L. Haley, Jr., MD, MHSA, CPE, FACEP, FACHE

Florida College of Emergency Physicians
Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity Section

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

79

2021

In Memory of Juan Francisco Fitz, MD, FACEP

Texas College of Emergency Physicians

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

80

2021

In Memory of Jay Edelberg, MD, FACEP

Florida College of Emergency Physicians

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

81

2021

Leon L. Haley, Jr. Award

Ramon W Johnson, MD, MBA
Florida College of Emergency Physicians
Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity Section

A

ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

82

2021

Defining the Job Description of an Emergency Physician

Georgia College of Emergency Physicians

D

AMENDED AND ADOPTED

ADOPTED

Completed

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