E-Prescribing Passed Both Houses
- Published: 25 February 2015
Thanks to all New York ACEP members who answered the action alert and contacted their Assembly members. We are happy to report the Assembly passed the bill today to delay the e-prescribing mandate until March 17, 2016. The bill passed the Senate on Tuesday, February 10. Governor Cuomo has 10 days from the date of transmittal to sign or veto the bill.
Vote Pending in the Assembly
- Published: 18 February 2015
Call to Action - Call Your Assembly Member Today in Their District Office and Ask Them to Vote "NO" on A.355 (Rosenthal). The Bill Requires Three Hours of Coursework Developed by the New York State Department of Health and the State Education Department Every Two Years in Pain Management. Please take immediate action today to prevent legislation A.355 (Rosenthal) which would require physicians to take three hours of continuing medical education in pain management every two years.
New Speaker Forum - Open to Attendings
- Published: 16 January 2015
Deadline: March 16, 2015
Presentation Date: Tuesday, July 7 at 3:30 pm
2015 Research Forum Call for Abstracts
- Published: 09 January 2015
The New York American College of Emergency Physicians is now accepting abstracts for review for oral and poster presentation at the 2015 Scientific Assembly, July 7-9, at the Sagamore Resort on Lake George in Bolton Landing, New York.
- Published: 08 January 2015
EMRA Deadlines Approaching: February 15, 2015
EMRA has numerous leadership opportunities and awards for medical students and residents. The application deadline for these opportunities and awards is February 15, 2015.
EMRA Awards: www.emra.org/awards/
Close to $80,000 annually in awards and travel scholarships is provided.
Medical Student Council: www.emra.org/students/medical-student-council/
Know stellar medical students looking to match into Emergency Medicine? Encourage them to apply for this committee.
Committee & Division Vice Chairs: www.emra.org/committees-divisions/
EMRA is looking for future leaders to guide their workgroups. This is a two-year commitment, with one year spent as Vice Chair and then succession to Chair.
Relief From Statutes and Regulations During Emergencies: December 15 Webinar
- Published: 03 December 2014
After the events of the 2009 influenza pandemic, Hurricane Irene, Superstorm Sandy, and other emergencies, a need was identified for guidance on how to seek the suspension or modification of statutes and regulations during emergencies.
In response, HANYS and Iroquois Healthcare Alliance, in collaboration with the Department of Health (DOH), convened a workgroup of associations representing healthcare providers across the continuum of care to develop guidance and assemble a list of potential statutory and regulatory barriers. This information can be found in the form of a guidebook here.
Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances
- Published: 02 December 2014
“Physician, Heal Thyself”: The Importance of Creating Resiliency
- Published: 26 November 2014
Emergency medicine can be highly rewarding, but it can also be extremely draining. Longevity in the specialty is tied to your ability to be both emotionally and physically resilient. These traits are partially inborn but can be learned and developed.
"Physician Heal Thyself: The Importance of Creating Resilience" presented during ACEP14 by ACEP's President-Elect, Jay Kaplan, MD, FACEP, defines "resiliency" with respect to emergency medicine, reviews the research behind the benefits of developing resiliency, and provides ways to foster and maintain a resilient mindset that can improve your life and the care you give to your patients. This lecture is free for ACEP members.
Earn up to 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
- Published: 17 October 2014
- Published: 07 October 2014
Drs. Nicole Yuzuk and Anchal Ghai represent New York residents at New York ACEP's October 7 board meeting.
House Passes Emergency Medical Services for Children Legislation
- Published: 17 September 2014
U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch and Congressman Jim Matheson announced Tuesday that legislation they introduced to reauthorize the Emergency Medical Services for Children, or EMSC, program has passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 405-4. The legislation is now ready for signature by President Obama after passing the Senate last week and the House Tuesday.
Strong turn out for New York ACEP's Resident Research Conference
- Published: 10 September 2014
Interactive, Online Learning Module: Treating Tobacco Use
- Published: 03 September 2014
The New York City Health Department has developed an interactive, online learning module entitled, Treating Tobacco Use to enhance provider knowledge on how to effectively assess, counsel and treat tobacco use. As the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S., we as health care professionals are in a prime position to help our patients successfully quit tobacco, while simultaneously lowering their risk of heart disease, stroke, COPD and other diseases.