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 Pennsylvania.
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.
PACEP Board of Directors (2016-2017)
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
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
Vishnu M. Patel, MD
Erik Blutinger, MD, MSc
Joshua Enyart, DO
Sameer Sinha, MD