Committees

Education Committee

Chair: Sarah Bui Dubbs, MD, FACEP
Co-Chair: Jason D. Adler, MD, FACEP
Resident Education Committee Member: Zoe M. Glick, MD
Resident Education Committee Member: Stephannie Acha-Morfaw, MD
Board Liaison: Dov Frankel, MD, FACEP

Committee members plan educational meetings, annual meeting and other CME activities as needed. This includes identifying the gap analysis for the CME paperwork. Committee members review previous evaluation summaries to develop program content, and report to the Board of Directors. Meetings are set by the Chair..


EMS Committee

Chair: Timothy P. Chizmar, MD, FACEP
Resident Board Liaison: Zoe M. Glick, MD
Board Liaison: Kerry Forrestal, MD, FACEP

It is the mission of the EMS Committee of Maryland ACEP to provide guidance, expertise and support to the Maryland Chapter ACEP Board, leadership and its members. Through the EMS Committee, the Maryland ACEP Board can provide leadership to the decision makers in the EMS Community (local, state and national), and to disseminate information regarding trends and advances in pre-hospital emergency care to emergency physicians throughout Maryland.


Membership Committee

Chair: Sydney E. DeAngelis, MD, FACEP
Board Liaison: Reginald M. Brown, MD

Committee members develop membership initiatives, chapter marketing efforts including social media campaigns, and plan strategy to recruit and maintain chapter membership. The Committee reports to the Board of Directors.


Pediatric EM Committee

Chair: Suzanna Martin, MD, PhD, FACEP
Board Liaison: Robert Greenwald, MD

This committee serves as a resource for Chapter members on issues related to pediatric emergency medicine. The Committee reports to the Board of Directors.


EMPACT Committee

Chair:  Theresa E. Tassey, MD
Treasurer: Yemi A. Adebayo, MD

The chair and treasurer have fiscal responsibility for financial reporting and distribution of PAC funds.


Practice Management Committee 

Chair: J. David Gatz, MD, FACEP
Co-Chair: Edana Mann, MD
Practice Management Committee Member: Dov Frankel, MD, FACEP
Board Liaison: Jonathan L. Hansen, MD, FACEP

This committee serves as a resource for Chapter members on issues related to the practice of Emergency Medicine, such as EMTALA, JCAHO, and Point of Care testing. It is used as a resource for members to obtain information related to managing an ED practice and to disseminate information as necessary or appropriate on issues that affect ED management. Meetings are set by the Chair and are conducted by e-mail, telephone, and/or in person.


Legislative/Public Policy Committee

Chair: Theresa E. Tassey, MD
Legislative Committee Member: Reginald M. Brown, MD
Resident Board Liaison: Stephannie Acha-Morfaw, MD

Legislative arm of Maryland Chapter, ACEP. Committee members discuss policy, develop testimony, testify before the State Legislature, and contact state and local legislators. The Committee works directly with our Government Liaison Consultant to review current and proposed legislation. This Committee reports to the Board of Directors and meets quarterly in-person prior to Board meetings and monthly via conference call on non Board meeting months.


Nominations Committee

Chair: Robert C. Linton, II, MD, MBA, FACEP
Co-Chair: Kerry Forrestal, MD, FACEP

This committee serves as a resource for Chapter members on topics related to getting involved at the chapter level and provide details regarding each position of the Chapter Board. The goal of this committee is to have representation on the Chapter Board from areas across Maryland. Meetings are set by the Chair and are conducted by e-mail, telephone, and/or in person.