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PACEP Governance


​​​​​Board of Directors​

The PACEP Board of Directors is a diverse group of practicing emergency physicians. They include academicians, private practice physicians, large group, small group, individual physicians, board-certified, non-board certified, rural, urban, residents…that is the full range of emergency medicine experience.

There are at least fifteen members who are elected to serve a maximum of two consecutive, three-year terms. Board membership also includes at least one resident representative. 
Other than travel reimbursement, the members of the Board of Directors do not receive any compensation for their services.​


PACEP Board of Director​​s (2017-2018)

Executive Committee

President: Maria E. Guyette, MD, FACEP
President-Elect: Ankur Doshi, MD, FACEP
Vice President: Arvind Venkat, MD, FACEP
Treasurer: Shawn M. Quinn, DO, FACOEP, FACEP
Secretary: Anna R. Schwartz, MD, FACEP
Immediate Past President: Merle A. Carter, MD, FACEP

Board Members

​​Deborah Brooks, MD
Robert R. Cooney, MD, RDMS, FACEP
Ronald Hall, MD
F. Richard Heath, MD, FACEP
Thompson Kehrl, MD, FACEP
Ferdinando Mirarchi, DO, FACEP
​Robert Strony, DO, FACEP

Resident Representatives

Erik Blutinger, MD, MSc
Valery Bratinov, MD
Joshua Enyart, DO
Dhimitri Nikolla, DO


2017 - 2018 PACEP Board of Directors Meetings

*All PACEP members welcome!*

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - Harrisburg

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - Philadelphia, with Resident's Day

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - Harrisburg

Wednesday, Januaury 17, 2018 - Harrisburg/conference call

Monday, March 19, 2018 - Harrisburg, with PACEP18 Scientific Assembly


Questions? Contact Cicely Elliott, Executive Director, at 877-373-6272.


777 East Park Drive
P.O. Box 8820
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8820

Toll Free: 877-ER-DOC-PA (877) 373-6272

Fax: 717-558-7841
Email: pacep@pamedsoc.org

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