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PACEP Governance

​​​​​​​​The Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians (PACEP) is a 501(c) (6) non-profit corporation that was incorporated in 1978 under the Nonprofit Corporation Law of the Commonwealth of Pennsy​lvania.

The management and control of PACEP is vested in the board of directors, subject to restrictions imposed by the Bylaws.

​​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.


​2017 Board of Directors Election - Candidate Bios

PACEP has four Board positions open this year and seven candidates. Please take some time to review these candidate’s credentials.

2017 Candidates

Deborah M. Brooks, MD

Joseph C. Clark, DO, MHA, FACEP

Scott I. Goldstein, DO, PHP, FACEP

Ronald V. Hall, MD

Ferdinando L. Mirarchi, DO, FAAEM, FACEP - INCUMBENT

Robert J. Strony DO, RDMS, RDCS, RVT, FACEP​

Gary D. Zimmer, MD, FACEP​​​​


PACEP Board of Directors (2016-2017)

Executive Committee

President: Merle A. Carter, MD, FACEP

President-Elect: Maria Koenig Guyette, MD, MPPM, FACEP

Vice President: Ankur A. Doshi, MD, FACEP

Treasurer: Anna R. Schwartz, MD, FACEP

Secretary: Arvind Venkat, MD, FACEP

Immediate Past President: Todd Fijewski, MD, FACEP

Board Members

Robert R. Cooney, MD, RDMS, FACEP

F. Richard Heath, MD, FACEP

Thompson Kehrl, MD, FACEP

Ferdinando L. Mirarchi, DO, FACEP

Ericka L​. Powell, MD, FACEP

Shawn M. Quinn, DO, FACOEP

Robert R. Whipkey, MD, FACEP

Resident Representatives

Vishnu M. Patel, MD

Erik Blutinger, MD, MSc

Joshua Enyart, DO

Leadership Fellow

Sameer Sinha, MD

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