NJ-ACEP News

Message from the President

  • 26 July 2016
  • Author: Lauren Myers
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It is my honor to serve as this year’s President of NJ-ACEP.   I want to thank Mark Rosenberg for an outstanding year and congratulate him on his election to the National ACEP Board of Directors.  I have a tough act to follow. Please allow me to introduce myself to those who may not know me.

Aside from medical school (Chicago) and residency (Philadelphia), I have spent most of my life in New Jersey.  I completed my residency training at Jefferson in 1995 and spent the next 6 years practicing in Philadelphia.   During the early years of my career I had the opportunity to moonlight at many of New Jersey’s Emergency Departments from single coverage 24 hour shifts in Sussex County to Atlantic City’s city hospital and everything in between. This allowed be to experience multiple clinical settings and group structures.  I moved from my fulltime position in Philadelphia to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick in 2001.

Dr. Rosenberg discusses prescription addiction in CNN's town hall

  • 15 May 2016
  • Author: Lauren Myers
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NJ-ACEP Emergency Department Violence Initiative

  • 13 May 2016
  • Author: Mike Cooke
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NJ-ACEP Emergency Department Violence Initiative

 

Violence against healthcare providers is a growing trend in our emergency departments. Many of us have accepted it as a normal part of the job; part of our culture like running a code. However, just as we are advocates for our patients' health and safety, so must we be advocates for our own safety as healthcare professionals.  NJ-ACEP is here to be your advocate, and has embarked on a mission for Emergency Department Safety. 

NJ-ACEP needs to hear your voice against workplace violence. As part of a state wide campaign to change the culture of violence, we need your personal stories of violent encounters in the emergency department. These stories will be featured anonymously in New Jersey news reports. Please contact NJ-ACEP with your interest: info@njacep.org 

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NBC News Covers Pain Management Alternatives

  • 2 May 2016
  • Author: Lauren Myers
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Dr. Jay Kaplan Speaks Out Against Insurance Companies' Unfair Coverage

  • 18 March 2016
  • Author: Lauren Myers
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2016 ED Directors Dinner

  • 12 January 2016
  • Author: Mike Cooke
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2016 ED Directors Dinner

A special thanks to those who attended the ED Directors Dinner with keynote speaker Dr. Steven J. Stack, MD, FACEP on January 11, 2016 - it was a memorable evening!

Thanks to our sponsors who made the event possible:
Actavis, Emergency Medical Associates, EmCare, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, TeamHealth, and Vitas Healthcare

 

click Read More to view pictures from the event

Inaugural EM Wellness Week Focuses on the Well-being of the Care-Giver

  • 11 January 2016
  • Author: Mike Cooke
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Inaugural EM Wellness Week Focuses on the Well-being of the Care-Giver

Created and spearheaded by the American College of Emergency Physicians, the 2016 Emergency Medicine Wellness Week™ is an opportunity all emergency physicians and their colleagues to take the time to self-renew while staying dedicated to the highest quality patient care. 

New Leadership, High Attendance Highlight ACEP15

  • 23 December 2015
  • Author: Mike Cooke
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Near-record attendance at ACEP15 in Boston brought new leadership, new faces, and healthy contributions to ACEP's advocacy program and the Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF).

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from left to right: Dr. Bill Jaquis, Dr. Tom Brabson, Dr. Paul Kivela, and Dr. Margie Langer

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Violence in the ED


Violence should not be part of the job. However, 80% of emergency department staff experience violence daily or weekly. Click here for more info.

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