Learn about actions taken by the ACEP Board of Directors on Council-adopted resolutions. Details include each proposed resolution and any action taken, often with a brief description of the previous o...
Thanks to Drs. Linton, Hirshon, DeKosky, DeAngelis, and Twanmoh for advocating on key issues affecting EM in Maryland during national ACEP's Lobby Day. Support for the Lorna Breen Act, MAT Act, Medicare Payment Cuts, etc...were discussed. Way to go MDACEP Team! ... See MoreSee Less
It's ACEP's Lobby Day in DC! First meeting held with Allegra Carson, Rep Kweisi Mfume, staff. Dr. Linton, Dr. DeAngelis and Dr. DeKosky clearly speak about Dr. Breen Act, Improving Access to Addition Treatment, Medicare Cuts & Payment Issues, and MAT. Way to go MDACEP Team! More to come.... ... See MoreSee Less
American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) Research Forum - ACEP is hosting its inaugural Special Edition Virtual Research Forum highlighting COVID research, Wednesday, August 4, 2021. You'll hear from experts in the field and get the latest on research related to clinical care. There will also be a featured on-demand Virtual Poster Hall from August 2–6. Register here for this research forum: ACEP // Research Forum www.acep.org/education/meetings/research/... See MoreSee Less
Join ACEP for its inaugural Special Edition Research Forum highlighting COVID research. You'll hear from experts in the field, get the latest on research related to clinical-care, hear from a physicia...
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) - Changes in Influenza and Other Respiratory Virus Activity During the COVID-19 Pandemic - United States, 2020–2021 - In the United States, influenza activity decreased in March 2020, was historically low through the summer of 2020, and remained low during October 2020–May 2021 (<0.4% of respiratory specimens with positive test results for each week of the season). Circulation of other respiratory pathogens, including respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), common human coronaviruses (HCoVs) types OC43, NL63, 229E, and HKU1, and parainfluenza viruses (PIVs) types 1–4 also decreased in early 2020 and did not increase until spring 2021. You can learn more here: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reportwww.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/70/wr/mm7029a1.htm?s_cid=mm7029a1_e&ACSTrackingID=USCDC_921-DM61908&ACST...... See MoreSee Less
UPDATED Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People - This guidance includes updated considerations for people who are immunocompromised. People who are immunocompromised should be counseled about the potential for reduced immune responses to COVID-19 vaccines and the need to continue to follow current prevention measures (including wearing a mask, staying 6 feet apart from others they don't live with, and avoiding crowds and poorly ventilated indoor spaces) to protect themselves against COVID-19 until advised otherwise by their healthcare provider. To learn more, please visit: Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People | CDC www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/fully-vaccinated-guidance.html... See MoreSee Less