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Emergency Dentist Mar Vista LA Tooth Extraction 24 Hours Services Launched

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Emergency Dental Services has recently launched a 24-hour clinic in Mar Vista LA Los Angeles. The recently launched clinic aims to provide emergency dental care through Dr. Bruce King and his staff.

An Emergency dental clinic has recently been open in Los Angeles, California. The service aims to deliver 24 hours service daily and seeks to cater to the needs of residents in the communities of Mar Vista, Westdale, Park West, Sunkist Park, Del Rey, Culver – West, and Culver City. Additionally, the service seeks to accommodate people who cannot afford to pay for emergency services.

For more information visit https://www.emergencydentalservice.com/emergencydentist/los-angeles-ca-dr-bruce-e-king.

The recently launched emergency dental service aims to provide a wide variety of services to those who need it the most. The clinic seeks to provide relief to people suffering from Broken/Fractured Tooth, Severe Toothache, and Soft Tissue Injury among others. It also aims to deliver instant insurance verification and financing options for unexpected costs because an emergency can sometimes prove to be expensive.

Apart from insurance verification and financing options for people without insurance, the clinic seeks to offer a line of dental credit and a dental plan to help its patients save on dental care.

The clinic understands that emergency dental services can provide relief to suffering patients and also decreases the risk of a minor dental issue developing into a critical one.

A simple gum or tooth injury can leave permanent damage if a dental check-up is delayed or ignored. As such, Dr. Bruce King and his staff of trained dental practitioners seek to provide these services for people who need an extraction or other emergency dental services on short notice.

Dr. Bruce King has been serving the areas of Palms, Mar Vista, Culver City, and Los Angeles City for over 30 years. He also has 20 years of experience in family dentistry and aims to use that experience to deliver 24-hour emergency dental services daily.

More information is available at https://www.emergencydentalservice.com/emergencydentist/west-allis-wi-james-r-coakley-dds-sc.

Over the years, Dr. King has had many reviews from satisfied patients. One patient had this to say, “Dr. King and his staff are great! I initially saw Dr. King for an emergency appointment due to some tooth pain, and he was able to see me same day. His office is very transparent with price (Thanks Walter) and his dental assistants are super nice. Dr. King is very personable and everything he did was painless. Thank you so much for your care!”

For more information visit https://www.emergencydentalservice.com/emergencydentist/northville-mi-charles-s-choueiry-dds-pc.

Interested parties can click on the links above for more information.

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Name: Eric LaVette
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Organization: Emergency Dental Service Los Angeles CA 90066
Address: 3791 S. Centinela Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90066, United States
Phone: +1-323-451-9944

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Lung ultrasound training to help rural emergency medicine providers diagnose COVID-19

TUCSON, Ariz. – The University of Arizona Health Sciences is developing a lung ultrasound education program for rural emergency medicine providers to better diagnose COVID-19.

Lung ultrasound can be particularly useful in rural emergency departments (EDs), as many lack CT scan capabilities or have limited access to COVID-19 testing. With the disparate impact of COVID-19 on rural populations in Arizona, it is important to expand use of the imaging tool across the state.

Elaine Situ-LaCasse, MD, an assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson and a scholar of the National Foundation of Emergency Medicine (NFoEM), is leading the effort to develop the ultrasound education program for rural emergency medicine providers.

“The ability to perform lung ultrasound could help rural physicians with screening, management and follow-up,” Dr. Situ-LaCasse said. “This tele-ultrasound education program would allow rural EM providers to connect with POCUS experts for education, image review, consultation and quality assurance.”

One of the rural sites participating in the program is Copper Queen Community Hospital in Bisbee, Arizona.

“As a critical care hospital, we often lack staff and resources but, despite these barriers, we strive to provide quality care to rural communities,” said Julia M. Brown, MD, the hospital’s Emergency Department medical director. “Our providers are excited to partner with Dr. Situ-Lacasse using state-of-the-art ultrasound to help diagnose and treat our patients.”

Lung ultrasound (LUS) plays a critical role in the COVID-19 pandemic. Evidence is mounting regarding its effectiveness to diagnose and assess the severity of coronavirus infections in hospital EDs. Sonographic features correlate well to computed tomography (CT) chest findings and a bedside LUS scan performed by a trained clinician, along with clinical examination, could be an alternative to chest X-ray and CT chest scans in these patients.

The project, “CLUE Study: A Tele-ultrasound Pilot Study in Rural Emergency Departments,” is funded by a NFoEM research grant. Upon completion of the CLUE (COVID-19 Lung Ultrasound Education) pilot study, Dr. Situ-LaCasse plans to expand the effort to a multi-center study that would include more rural EDs in other geographic regions of the United States. She also plans to expand this tele-ultrasound education platform to community EDs and other point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) applications, such as cardiac ultrasound.

Dr. Situ-LaCasse will investigate the knowledge gap in rural emergency medicine providers’ use of lung ultrasound. Her research team will build upon various tele-ultrasound platforms to create a sustainable, reproducible and scalable tele-ultrasound education program to help rural ED physicians feel more comfortable performing lung ultrasounds in the diagnosis and management of suspected or confirmed COVID-19 patients.

Dr. Situ-LaCasse is a part of NFoEM’s Scholar/Mentor Program, which provides an opportunity for scholars from 10 partner institutions to work on translational medicine research and foster professional development. She is one of nine scholar-mentor pairs receiving NFoEM funding for their COVID-19-related research projects. Her mentor is Srikar Adhikari, MD, a UArizona emergency medicine professor, Emergency Ultrasound Section chief and program director of the

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Emergency Dentist Tyson’s Corner VA Now Open 24 Hours for Wisdom Teeth Removal

Emergency Dentist Tyson’s Corner VA serves postcodes 22043, 22102, 22182 in Virginia recently updated its range of emergency dental services for patients who need urgent wisdom tooth removal.

TYSONS, VA / ACCESSWIRE / November 11, 2020 / Emergency Dental Service Tyson’s Corner Virginia announced the launch of an updated range of emergency dental services for patients in Tysons, Virginia. The dental team can perform emergency wisdom tooth removal and schedule appointments 24 hours, 7 days a week.

More information can be found at https://www.emergencydentalservice.com/emergencydentist/tysons-va-avanti-dentistry

The newly launched emergency dental services at Emergency Dental Service Tyson’s Corner Virginia aim to help patients who need to have their wisdom teeth extracted. They serve these postcodes near Tyson’s Corner VA, 22043, 22102, 22182.

Impacted wisdom teeth or wisdom teeth infections can be very painful and dangerous to one’s oral health. That is why it is essential to schedule a dental emergency appointment when having any difficulty with one’s wisdom teeth.

The team at Emergency Dental Service (Dr Dr. Farshad Farhoumand from Avanti Dentistry) Tyson’s Corner Virginia have extensive experience providing treatments for patients with acute conditions and emergencies, such as toothache or pain from a wisdom teeth infection.

In addition, the practice offers dental services for a multitude of emergencies, including partially and fully dislodged tooth, broken or fractured tooth, object stuck between teeth, severe toothache, root canals, lost dental crown or dental filling, oral bleeding, jaw injury, and many more.

Emergency Dental Service Tyson’s Corner Virginia provides financing options so that all patients can receive the dentistry care they need.

The dental professionals can help those who do not have insurance or the money to pay for emergency treatment with their dental emergency line of credit service. They also offer an affordable dental plan to help each patient save money on dental care.

Emergency Dental Service Tyson’s Corner Virginia has been providing dental services for almost 40 years. He speaks Italian, Spanish, French, Persian and Amharic fluently.

A satisfied patient said: “The convenience of having various specialists under one roof is the perfect business model. Not only is the consultation time frame greatly reduced and more efficient, but as a patient, one’s understanding of the interdependent relationship between necessary procedures is greatly enhanced.”

Interested parties can find more by visiting the above-mentioned website or accessing https://www.emergencydentalservice.com/emergencydentist/decatur-ga-belvedere-plaza-dental and https://www.emergencydentalservice.com/emergencydentist/abington-pa-abington-smile-center

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Organization: Emergency Dental Service Tyson’s Corner Virginia
Address: 1500 Cornerside Blvd #500, Tysons, VA 22182, United States
Phone: +1-703-997-5247
Website: https://www.emergencydentalservice.com/emergencydentist/tysons-va-avanti-dentistry

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Dr. Juan Fitz, a ‘hero of emergency medicine,’ dies of Covid-19 in Texas

When Dr. Juan Fitz, an emergency medicine physician in Lubbock, Texas, caught the coronavirus, he viewed it like he did everything else: as an opportunity to help others.

Fitz, 67, “lived and breathed emergency medicine,” said Dr. Michael Chamales, the medical director of the Covenant Health Emergency Departments in Lubbock and a fellow ER physician who worked with Fitz for 15 years.

So it was not a surprise to those who knew him that Fitz planned on using his diagnosis to educate the public.

Hospitalized in early October with shortness of breath at Covenant Medical Center, where he worked for nearly 20 years, he texted a longtime friend, Christy Martinez-Garcia, to tell her he was sick. Martinez-Garcia is the publisher of a monthly news publication serving Lubbock’s Latino community for which Fitz wrote health columns, and when she asked him if he would be willing to share what Covid-19 symptoms felt like with her readers once he got out of the hospital, Fitz did not hesitate to say yes.

“We just said, once you get done, we’ll do an interview on our Facebook page,” Martinez-Garcia, 52, said. “That got him excited.”

Instead, Fitz’s condition worsened, and he was transferred to the intensive care unit, where he was later put on a ventilator, his daughter, Natassja “Tasha” Sloan, said. On Nov. 3, he died.

Fitz was a larger-than-life presence wherever he went, Sloan, 36, who also lives in Lubbock, said. He loved to dance, watch “Looney Tunes” and trash-talk anyone who rooted against the football team at his medical school alma mater, Texas Tech University.

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But his true passion was emergency medicine, Sloan said. He chose to go into the field because he loved mysteries.

Tasha Sloan with her father, Dr. Fitz. (Courtesy Tasha Sloan)
Tasha Sloan with her father, Dr. Fitz. (Courtesy Tasha Sloan)

“He always said, ‘It’s something new every day,’” Sloan, an insurance billing specialist, said. “In the emergency department, you’re solving a case, and you have a short amount of time.”

Fitz was an active member of the Texas College of Emergency Physicians and the Lubbock County Medical Society. His dedication to his patients garnered him multiple awards, including in 2008, when he was recognized as a “Hero of Emergency Medicine” by the American College of Emergency Physicians.

“A really good friend of mine told me, ‘God needed a damn good doctor in heaven, and hand-picked your dad,’” Sloan said. “I’m like, ‘Could he have not picked someone else?’”

“A really good friend of mine told me, ‘God needed a damn good doctor in heaven, and hand-picked your dad.’”

Fitz was born in El Paso, raised by parents who both spoke Spanish as their first language. Fluent in Spanish himself, he was particularly interested in helping Latino patients. For 15 years, he wrote for Martinez-Garcia’s bilingual publication, Latino Lubbock Magazine, educating readers about everything from the importance of flu shots to the dangers of leaving toddlers in hot cars.

“He utilized his language skills and his cultural background to make that connection,” Martinez-Garcia said,

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Emergency Dentist Schaumburg IL 24-Hour Toothache Treatments Service Launched

The Emergency Dental Service has launched a 24-hour emergency dental treatment service with The Dental Store in Schaumburg IL, offering premium-quality dentistry with affordable financing options.

The Emergency Dental Service website has launched new 24-hour emergency dental treatments through The Dental Store for patients in Schaumburg IL and the surrounding villages, including Elk Grove Village, Roselle, and Hoffman Estates.

More information is available at www.emergencydentalservice.com/emergencydentist/schaumburg-il-the-dental-store

The recently updated Emergency Dental Service Schaumburg Illinois site allows patients to quickly find an emergency dentist and offers instant insurance verification, in addition to financing options for unexpected medical bills. Emergency Dental Service is an online platform that allows qualified professionals to list their dental practice, such as The Dental Store in Illinois, and enables patients to find emergency care in clinics across the US.

Moreover, the expanded Schaumburg-based services allow patients without insurance to pay for their emergency treatment with an dental emergency line of credit service, in addition to offering affordable dental plans. The Schaumburg clinic accepts insurance policies with Aetna, Ameritas, Cigna, Connection Dental, Delta Dental, Humana, and many more.

The emergency dental services and treatments include pediatric dentistry, fixing crowns, bridges, and dentures, in addition to tooth extractions, root canals, and emergency wisdom teeth removals.The Dental Store in Schaumburg IL is run by Dr. Glenn Shulkin, who practiced dental surgery at the University of Illinois College of Dentistry, after studying Chemistry at Indiana University.

The Dental Store became the first practice in the US to use Nd:YAG lasers to conduct soft tissue surgeries after the technology was FDA-approved. The emergency dentist practice is open 24 hours and can offer relieve for a number of oral and dental problems including jaw injuries, dislodged teeth, fractured teeth, and severe persistent toothache.

The qualified team at the Dental Store can expertly fit crowns and bridges, in addition to conducting root canals and standard fillings.

The Emergency Dental Service listing for The Dental Store has over 412 google reviews, including one from a satisfied customer who said “I’ve been going to this place for my dental cleaning couple of times already and I can say that Alana is the best. She is super careful with your teeth and gums and does an excellent job… also, during this pandemic era they are doing everything to keep themselves and patients safe. Totally recommended”

More information about the Emergency Dental Services can be found at www.emergencydentalservice.com/emergencydentist/garland-texas-north-texas-family-and-cosmetic-dentistry and at www.emergencydentalservice.com/emergencydentist/washington-dc-dc-pearls-dental-boutique , or by calling +1-847-780-9676.

Postcodes served by this dentist are 60007, 60159, 60168, 60169, 60172, 60173, 60193, 60194, 60195, 60196

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Organization: Emergency Dental Service Schaumburg Illinois
Address: 1061 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60193, United States
Phone: +1-847-780-9676
Website: https://www.emergencydentalservice.com/emergencydentist/schaumburg-il-the-dental-store

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Physician advocates screening teen emergency room patients for sexually transmitted infections

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A University of Cincinnati researcher is recommending pediatric hospital emergency rooms consider screening for sexually transmitted infections (STI) teenage and young adult patients who visit for other acute care issues.

Mark Eckman, MD, professor and director of the UC Division of General Internal Medicine, conducted a computer analysis that simulated outcomes for screening pediatric emergency room patients ages 15-21 for sexually transmitted infections. It will add costs to hospital budgets but Eckman says it also helps combat future health complications of STIs for young people.

Using a hypothetical population that included 10,000 emergency room visits Eckman looked at a 3.6% prevalence of chlamydia and gonorrhea—the same amount generally found in the nation’s young adult population—and the impact of targeted screening, universal screening and no screening. Under the scenario 360 STI cases would be present.

Targeted screening resulted in the detection and successful treatment of 95 of 360 STI cases (26.4%) at a cost of $313,063 and universally offered screening identified and treated 112 of 360 STI cases at a cost of $515,503. If no screening were done, 76 of 360 cases (21.1%) would be found at a cost of $190,409.

The study’s results in its entirety were recently published in the Journal of American Medical Association Pediatrics.

“Untreated chlamydia or gonorrhea can in women lead to pelvic inflammatory disease and ectopic pregnancies because of scarring in the fallopian tubes, while men can face epididymitis,” says Eckman, also a UC Health physician. “Women and men could face infertility if these sexually transmitted infections are not treated.”

Nationally, adolescents and young adults represent 25% of the sexually active population, but comprise 50% of all diagnosed sexually transmitted infection cases. Of the 20 million new cases of sexually transmitted infections each year 10 million occur among adolescents and young adults.


Low screening rates for adolescents diagnosed with PID in the nation’s emergency departments


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Michigan Medicine student volunteers help patients cast emergency absentee ballots

(WXYZ) — With the help of medical students, two patients hospitalized in Ann Arbor were still able to cast their vote on Election Day.

According to an article with Michigan Medicine, student volunteers made themselves available around the clock to assist with emergency absentee voting.

Michigan Medicine says the Emergency Voter Initiative has helped several dozen Michigan Medicine patients request and receive emergency absentee ballots, or use the regular absentee voting process, to ensure their voices are heard in the election.

At 8 a.m. on Election Day, students Shelby Hinds and Eric Rosen helped two longtime voters who had planned to vote in person but were unexpectedly hospitalized on the eve of Election Day.

Michigan Medicine says the students drove first to Pinconning, then to Bay City, to deliver the patients’ signed requests for emergency absentee ballots to their local clerks. Then, ballots in hand, they drove back to University Hospital so the patients could make their choices.

The final leg of the journey will be handled by the patients’ husbands, who will both return home this evening to drop off their wives’ ballots and then go cast their own votes.

Michigan Medicine says patients who are unexpectedly hospitalized and/or have experienced a significant personal emergency in the days leading up to the November 3 voting deadline qualify to request an emergency absentee ballot under state law.

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Utah sent every phone in the state an emergency alert warning about rapidly rising Covid-19 cases

“State of Utah: COVID-19 is spreading rapidly. Record cases. Almost every county is a high transmission area. Hospitals are nearly overwhelmed,” read the alert. “By public health order, masks are required in high transmission areas. Social gatherings are limited to 10 or fewer.”

“Be careful!” it warned, alongside a link containing more information about the ever-worsening coronavirus surge.

The messages were sent beginning at 2 p.m. on Friday and remained active for 15 minutes.

Typically used for severe weather and AMBER Alerts, state and local officials are increasingly deploying these Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) to warn of Covid-19 spikes as well. Through late September, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), local officials had sent the public than 400 such alerts.

Typically they are targeted to a city; New Yorkers have gotten a few. But Utah’s appears to be the first time a WEA was sent to an entire state. Officials explained in a news statement that the “dire situation” there drove them to try the stark approach.

“Despite the ongoing pandemic, there are a number of people who are not aware of the dire situation we find ourselves in,” state officials said. “As a result, the emergency alert was an effort to “make sure nearly everyone is aware of the serious nature of the pandemic.”

The alert came as the state hit a grim milestone, as Utah hits record highs in several Covid-19 measures, including number of new cases, 7-day case average, and test positivity percentage, the state data dashboard shows.

In a press conference on Thursday, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert called the state’s situation “one of the worst outbreaks in the country.”

The state reported a record 2,281 new Covid-19 cases Friday, according to state data. Previously, its record high was 1,989 cases on October 22. Furthermore, its 7-day case average now sits at a record of 1,621.7 cases, and its percentage of positive tests is at a record 18.17% as of Friday. All of these barometers are steadily climbing.

Meanwhile, 72.5% of Utah’s ICU beds are occupied, along with 54% of its traditional beds, according to the state dashboard, meaning that hospitals are quickly running out of space for new patients.

All this comes as the US hits a record of 9 million Covid-19 cases, a number that experts are warning will continue to surge.

CNN’s Jenn Selva contributed to this report.

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Emergency Dentist West Allis WI Now Open 24 Hours For Toothache, Extraction etc

West Allis, WI-based dentist James R. Coakley, DDS announces his updated 24-hour emergency dental care service to provide immediate care to patients in local neighborhoods

WEST ALLIS, WI / ACCESSWIRE / October 25, 2020 / West Allis, WI-based dentist James R. Coakley, DDS announces his updated 24-hour emergency dental care service. This emergency dental service is intended to provide immediate care to patients in Rainbow Gardens, Greenfield Park, Root River Estates, Rose hill, among other local neighborhoods.

More information is available at https://www.emergencydentalservice.com/emergencydentist/west-allis-wi-james-r-coakley-dds-sc

This service, intended for patients looking for 24-hour emergency dental treatment, offers the ability for instance insurance verification and financing options to ensure treatment can happen when the patient needs it most.

In addition to insurance verification and financing options, the emergency dental service offers patients an affordable dental plan to help them save money on dental care and has plans in place to help those who currently don’t have insurance or extra money to pay for their emergency operations.

This updated 24-hour emergency dental care service aims to provide care for patients suffering from a wide range of unexpected oral health issues. This can include partially or fully dislodged teeth, severe toothaches or root canals, lost dental crowns or fillings or handling a broken or fractured tooth.

In the Henderson Park area, this 24-hour emergency service is led by James Coakley, DDS, who has been practicing dentistry since 1985. With a career spent serving four generations of patients, James Coakley’s experience helps him handle any of the cases that might occur.

The organization James Coakley is working alongside, Emergency Dental Service has been running for over 18 years to help patients find 24-hour dental services in all 50 states.

Matthew Korpowski shared his experience with Dr. Croakley. “Dr. Coakley has been and continues to be a great dentist for my entire family. He does excellent work and even finds out how we best want to be contacted for appointments. I was really surprised when he remembered that my son was on his High School golf team. He even asked me how his season had gone. That personal touch means a lot to me. Proud patient for 4 years and counting. HIGHLY RECOMMEND.”

More information on James Coakley’s expanded 24-hour emergency dental service, including contacting his office in case of an emergency, can be found at the link above. More information about emergency dental services in Northville, MI can be found at https://www.emergencydentalservice.com/emergencydentist/northville-mi-charles-s-choueiry-dds-pc.

More information about 24-hour emergency dentists in Phoenix, AZ can be found at the following link – https://www.emergencydentalservice.com/emergencydentist/phoenix-az-smile-dental-studio

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Organization: Emergency Dentist West Allis WI
Address: 8900 W Lincoln Ave, West Allis, WI 53227, United States
Phone: +1-414-488-6323
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American College of Emergency Physicians Elects Dr. Mark Rosenberg as President

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is pleased to announce that Mark Rosenberg, DO, MBA, FACEP, has been elected president during its annual meeting, ACEP20, the world’s largest emergency medicine conference.

Mark Rosenberg, DO, MBA, FACEP, president, American College of Emergency Physicians
Mark Rosenberg, DO, MBA, FACEP, president, American College of Emergency Physicians

Through his leadership role Dr. Rosenberg will focus on pandemic readiness—including the ongoing battle against COVID-19—improving health equity, and the expansion of telehealth. Reflecting on his upcoming presidency and the future direction of the college, Dr. Rosenberg said:

“Our lives are forever changed by the COVID-19 pandemic, as a country and medical specialty. The fight against this virus has revealed the commitment and courage of emergency physicians like few other events in our lifetime. The nation has witnessed what ACEP members have known all along: emergency physicians provide incredible value to our patients and health care system.

Now, under my leadership, we will create a stronger framework for the future that focuses on improving patient access to care and empowers and protects emergency physicians’ ability to do their job.

The pandemic also adds urgency to efforts to eliminate health disparities and improve health equity in this country. Many people rely on emergency physicians because we are the best or only option for care. We are often first to confront the consequences of gaps in care and barriers to access, so it is imperative that we seize the opportunity to factor prominently into the solutions. Emergency physicians must make sure that patients of all backgrounds have more opportunities to access treatment they need.

Further, it is time to use telehealth to extend the footprint of emergency medicine beyond hospital walls. Emergency physicians are finding new ways to deliver appropriate medical attention to patients when, and where, it is necessary. We must encourage a favorable regulatory environment that welcomes more comprehensive and better-connected care.

ACEP members are leading efforts to fight the opioid epidemic, improve mental health care, and enhance the way we treat our older and most vulnerable patients, among many other initiatives to confront the nation’s most pressing health care challenges. It is the honor of a lifetime to lead ACEP as we forge the future of our specialty and build on the remarkable value of emergency medicine to make a difference in millions of patients’ lives.”  

During his one-year tenure as ACEP president, Dr. Rosenberg will move from chair to chair emeritus of emergency medicine at St. Joseph’s Health in Paterson and Wayne, New Jersey, where he is known as the innovator behind the nation’s first Alternative to Opioids (ALTO) program.

Dr. Rosenberg was first elected to the ACEP board of directors in 2015 and has served on the board of directors of the Emergency Medicine Foundation, and on the National Pain Management Task Force of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In addition to ALTO, Dr. Rosenberg has long been a champion for advances in palliative and geriatric care, including the ACEP

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