Leadership Society

The ACEP Young Physicians Section is pleased to introduce the Young Physicians Leadership Society, an annual award program recognizing attending emergency physicians who have demonstrated exceptional leadership within the specialty. 

We are looking forward to recognizing the inaugural class of award winners during the YPS Leadership Summit at ACEP21 in Boston! Winners will also be recognized in the YPS "What's Up" newsletter, on the YPS website and in ACEP Now magazine.


  • EM attending physician in their first 10 years of practice post-residency
  • ACEP member in good standing
  • Demonstrates leadership within the emergency medicine specialty at the chapter or national level

Nomination Process

Honorees of the YP Leadership Society are selected and submitted by their state chapters. Chapters can submit a maximum of two honorees annually, with a new cohort being selected each year. Once selected, they will be notified of their award by YPS and invited to attend the group recognition during ACEP's annual Scientific Assembly.

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