Ohio ACEP EM Assembly 2019: Advocate, Educate, Lead
March 20
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel

Assembly Highlights

Morning Rounds & Coffee Grounds

Breakfast with members of Ohio’s General Assembly at the Statehouse

What issues in EM get you fired up? If you could talk to your legislators about what impacts you and your patients, what would you say? Here’s your chance!

Ohio ACEP Annual Awards

Recognizing excellence in Advocacy, Education, and Leadership in EM

Know an emergency physician who deserves special recognition for outstanding work? Help give them an unforgettable experience—Nominate them for an Ohio ACEP Annual Award! Deadline January 30, 2019

Chapter Elections

Help determine the future and leadership of your organization

Interested in serving in an Ohio ACEP leadership role?

Step One: Please review the 2019 Board Commitment Statement

Step Two: Submit a Board of Directors Application - Deadline January 30, 2019

Medical Education and CME Sessions

Panels and presentations on some of the the hottest clinical topics in EM

  • Opioid State Targeted Response Technical Assistance: MAT, Waiver Training, & the Three-Day Rule
  • The Opiate Crisis: EM Solutions & Strategies
  • And more to come!

Check out the full EM Assembly Agenda

EM Assembly Location

Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel 
50 North Third St
Columbus, OH  43215
(614) 228-5050
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Group Rate Reservation Deadline: February 26, 2019 (or as the block permits)
Reservations: 614-228-5050 or 1-877-901-6632 (Please make sure to mention the code OhioACEP when making your reservation.)
Room Rate: $159 (plus applicable taxes)  Parking: $18 overnight or $12 daily (valet only)
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CME Information
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American College of Emergency Physicians and Ohio ACEP. The American College of Emergency Physicians is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Emergency Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 3 hours of ACEP Category I credit.

Didn't make it to the 2018 Annual Meeting? Here's what you missed!

On April 26, 2018, Ohio ACEP held its annual Emergency Medicine Forum. Sixty-five emergency physicians gathered in Columbus for an awesome day of interactive educational workshops, the Ohio ACEP Annual Awards presentation, Chapter elections, and more.

National ACEP President-Elect Dr. John Rogers [left] meets with graduating members of the Ohio ACEP Leadership Development Academy

Dr. Katie Buck [center] receives the Outstanding EM Resident of the Year Award from Drs. Purva Grover [left] and Sorabh Khandelwal [right]

Graduates of Missouri's A.T. Still University of Health Sciences—now emergency medicine residents—reconnect at the EM Forum in Columbus

Hosts of the popular podcast EM Over Easy [left to right] Drs. Andy Little, Tanner Gronowski, and Drew Kalnow display their new Emergency Physician Advocacy Awards

Incoming Chapter President Dr. John Queen [right] presents outgoing Chapter President Dr. Purva Grover [left] with her honorary Past President's gavel

Graduates of the 2017-2018 Leadership Development Academy [left to right] Drs. Tona Rios-Alba, Amy Raubenolt, Christina Campana, Bryan Graham, Peter Toth, Jeffrey Ruwe, and Matthew Vrobel

We were proud to welcome an outstanding faculty for the Forum, including the winner of the Outstanding Speaker of the Year Award at ACEP17, Colin Kaide, MD, FACEP, FAAEM; ACEP Board Member and nationally recognized risk management expert, Kevin Klauer, DO, EJD, FACEP; and EM:RAP Section Editor and author of the Bouncebacks! series, Dr. Michael Weinstock, MD.

Dr. Colin Kaide discuss often-overlooked syndromes in the ED and how to avoid missing them

Risk management gurus, Drs. Michael Weinstock [left] and Kevin Klauer [right] present “Critical Care: Bouncebacks!

Ohio ACEP Annual Award Recipients

The EM Forum also featured the Ohio ACEP Annual Awards presentation. We were honored to recognize eight amazing emergency physicians:

Gary Katz, MD, FACEP
Bill Hall Award for Service to Ohio Chapter ACEP

Emile El-Shammaa, MD, FACEP
Emergency Medicine Physician of the Year

Katherine Hunold Buck, MD
Outstanding Emergency Medicine Resident of the Year

Tanner Gronowski, DO; Andrew Little, DO; Andrew Kalnow, DO
Hosts of EM Over Easy
Emergency Physician Advocacy Award

Steven Dorsey, MD, FACEP
Emergency Physician Medical Education Award


Diane Gorgas, MD
Emergency Physician Leadership Award

Election Results

In conjunction with the Emergency Medicine Forum, Ohio ACEP held its annual elections for Board of Directors and ACEP Councillors.

Drs. Dan Breece, Michael McCrea, and Thomas Tallman were reelected to the Board for three-year terms. In addition to returning incumbents, Ohio ACEP members also elected Dr. Bryan Graham to serve on the Board.

Reelected to the Board of Directors and as Councillors were Drs. Matthew Sanders and Nicole Veitinger.

Drs. Purva Grover, Erika Kube, and Thomas Lukens were reelected for two-year terms as Councillors to represent Ohio ACEP at the National ACEP Council meeting. Drs. Christine Campana and Travis Ulmer were also elected to join the Ohio Council delegation.

Congratulations to these members!

Thank you!

Ohio ACEP would like to thank all the members, faculty, speakers, and physicians for turning out for the 2018 Emergency Medicine Forum—we are glad you were able to join us for this special event!

And a special thanks to all the exhibitors and sponsors for making the Emergency Medicine Forum possible!

Check out our EM Forum photo album on Facebook and #EMForum18 on Twitter for highlights, pics, and more!


Interested in Exhibiting?
Check out our 2019 Exhibitor Prospectus!

2019 Exhibitor Prospectus

For more pictures from the 2018 Forum, Like us on Facebook and check out the photo album!