In 2022, Harry J. Monroe, Jr, left his position in state government relations at the American College of Emergency Physicians, having worked in that capacity for eight years and a total of more than 20 years in regulatory affairs and government relations in the health care industry. Prior to coming to ACEP, he worked for Concentra Inc. and Healthesystems. Over the course of his career, he made significant contributions to legislative and regulatory initiatives impacting physician billing and reimbursement. He also participated in work groups and task forces addressing the opioid epidemic and various issues related to the delivery of medical care in the workers’ compensation sector.
Harry holds a B.A. in History and in Speech Communications from Western Kentucky University, an M.Div. from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, and a paralegal certificate from an ABA accredited institution. He has also been active in Toastmaster’s clubs and is a past club president and contest winner.
In his spare time, Harry reads voraciously and is a self-described baseball fanatic, having attended games at 28 Major League stadiums. Harry is also an ordained Presbyterian minister. Since entering “semi-retirement,” he has served as the organizing pastor of a small congregation being started in College Station, Texas.
About This Award
The Honorary Membership Award is presented to an individual who has rendered outstanding service to the College or to the specialty of emergency medicine.