Guidance and support for young emergency physicians

Young Physicians Section

The ACEP Young Physicians Section is the largest section in the College, providing a forum for early-career emergency physicians to develop a knowledge base, share information and to receive and give counsel.

We are a unified voice for all young EPs, and we strive to provide resources that encourage a balanced lifestyle, enhance your career prospects, expand your health policy knowledge and maintain the value of our specialty for years to come.

Latest News

December 17, 2020

Opinion: Is Hoping for Student Loan Assistance... Selfish?

Opinion: Is Hoping for Student Loan Assistance... Selfish? By Nnenna Ejesieme, DO YPS Councillor With more than $1.5 trillion in student loan debt, the American people and most of the world have been...

December 16, 2020

2020 ACEP Council Meeting Recap

Ben Karfunkle, MD, recaps what YPS supported at the ACEP20 Council Meeting and how these measures may affect YPs moving forward.

December 16, 2020

The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly about Medicare’s 2021 Physician Fee Schedule Changes

New YPS Legislative Advisor Dr. Jordan Warchol takes a closer look at the effects of PFS 2021.

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First Year Out

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The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly about Medicare’s 2021 Physician Fee Schedule Changes

New YPS Legislative Advisor Dr. Jordan Warchol takes a closer look at the effects of PFS 2021.

Pandemic Policy Primer

To fully understand pandemic policy, unprecedented in its speed and spending for these modern times, we must understand where we are and what’s on the horizon.

LAC 2020

YPS and EMRA host the Health Policy Primer every year at the ACEP Leadership & Advocacy Conference. View 2020 sessions.

ACEP 911 Grassroots Network

Use your voice to advocate for our future! Join the ACEP 911 Grassroots Legislative Network to stay current on federal issues facing emergency medicine.

Get Involved

Connecting with YPS provides a pathway for you to get involved with ACEP leadership opportunities. Join the conversation!

Life Balance

Life Balance

Many young physicians experience simultaneous growth in their personal and professional lives. These resources can help manage the sea of changes.

Mental Wellness

ACEP's Wellness Hub offers peer support, professional counseling and a large library of physician wellness resources.

Motherhood in Medicine

True balance is probably a myth, but these tips can help EM physicians integrate motherhood into their medical careers.

Financial Basics

As we get started in this specialty, it's a great time to better understand money management and the financial resources available.