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PACEP Committees


​​​​Chapter committees serve as a valuable resource to the PACEP Board of Directors. Work to be done is delegated to the committees in the form of objectives, and recommendations formulated by committees are brought to the board for final decisions. The chapter has progressed towards its mission and objectives over the years largely as a result of the serious deliberations conducted at the committee level.

COMMUNICATIONS/MEMBERSHIP
Develops and monitors communications with members and other constituencies, and develops and implements membership recruitment and retention programs.
Chair: Scott J. Korvek, MD, FACEP

EDUCATION
Develops and conducts CME programs including the Scientific Assembly, Oral Boards, and One-Day Seminars.
Chair: Rika OMalley, MD​

REIMBURSEMENT
Monitors, analyzes, reports, and suggests strategies on policy, programs, and events related to the clinical and administrative aspects of emergency medicine, as well as monitors private payer and federal policies that may affect emergency physician practice and reimbursement.
Chair: Ron Stunz, MD, FACEP  Co-Chair: Richard Heath, MD, FACEP

EMS/DISASTER PREPAREDNESS
Monitors legislative and regulatory activities in Pennsylvania and maintains liaisons with EMS organizations, and develops procedures and programs to improve emergency physicians’ ability to prepare for and respond to a terrorist or disaster event.
Chair: Scott Goldstein, DO, FACEP

GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS
Monitors bills introduced in the General Assembly. Informs and educates PACEP members and legislators on specific bills of interest.
Chair: Erik Kochert, MD, FACEP   Co-Chair: Michael Boyd   PEP-PAC Chair: Robert Whipkey, MD, FACEP

YOUNG PHYSICIANS
Develops and implements projects and programs for members in their first ten years of practice.
Chair: Jacob Kleinman, MD

Interested in joining a committee? ​​​​

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