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Colorado ACEP is committed to protect the longevity and future of individual physicians, our patients, and emergency medicine as a specialty. This includes involvement in education of medical students, residents, emergency physicians, our patients, and the general public. We promote policies that preserve the integrity and independence of emergency medical practice. We support emergency physician representation within medical organizations and academic institutions. Colorado ACEP represents the interest of all Colorado emergency physicians.

Are you concerned about where emergency medicine is going and who is working for your personal concerns? Emergency Physicians face a wide variety of challenges in an era of rapid change. We must be united to protect our specialty and to protect our patients.

Colorado ACEP Mission Statement

"The mission of the Colorado Chapter, American College of Emergency Physicians is to serve as the primary organization in the State of Colorado representing the specialty of Emergency Medicine, promoting the interests and values of emergency physicians and patients by giving physicians the tools to support the highest quality of emergency medical care."

The Colorado Chapter of Emergency Physicians is your voice for those concerns!

CO ACEP Meetings

All meetings will be held at CMS/COPIC offices located at 7351 E. Lowry Blvd. Meetings begin at 12:00pm.

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Leadership

Kevin McGarvey, MD, MBA FACEP

President

Kevin McGarvey, MD, FACEP

kevinwmcgarvey@gmail.com
Andrew French, MD, FACEP

Vice President

Donald Stader, MD, FACEP

donald.stader@gmail.com
Nathaniel Hibbs, DO, MS, FACEP

Secretary/Treasurer

Nathaniel Hibbs, DO, MS, FACEP

orygundo@gmail.com
Andrew French, MD, FACEP

Immediate Past President

Andrew French, MD, FACEP

Andrew.French@dhha.org

2018 Colorado ACEP Board of Directors

  • Jennifer Bellows, MD, MPH
  • Anna Engeln, MD
  • Caleb Hernandez, MD, FACEP
  • Christopher Johnston, MD
  • Dylan Luyten, MD, FACEP
  • Erik Verzemnieks, MD
  • Garrett Mitchell, MD
  • Dave Ross, DO, FACEP
  • Pramod Vangeti, MD, FACEP

Resident Representative

Leadership Fellow

Executive Director

Membership

CO ACEP is your professional organization and leading advocate for emergency medicine in Colorado. CO ACEP is a democratic organization of 700 members with an elected Board of Directors representing the full range of emergency medicine services, employment, and practice settings.

CO ACEP engages in frequent dialogue with the general public, media, healthcare organizations, and local and state government agencies about the roles and value of emergency medicine in a rapidly evolving healthcare environment.

CME & Educational Programs

CO ACEP hosts one educational meeting each year, the Annual CO ACEP Symposium on Emergency Medicine. The program continues to grow in size and reputation, and features interactive workshop. CO ACEP also provides sponsorship to the Rocky Mountain Trauma and Emergency Medicine Conference.

Member Communications

CO ACEP members receive a quarterly electronic newsletter packed with state and national news.

Member Benefits

Legislative

Updates

Are you concerned about where emergency medicine is going and who is working for your personal concerns? Emergency physicians face a wide variety of challenges in an era of rapid change. We must be united to protect our specialty and to protect our patients. The Colorado Chapter of Emergency Physicians is your voice for those concerns!

Advocacy

One of the most important values of Colorado ACEP membership is having your rights and interests represented at the state capitol. As a strong, unified professional organization we have taken many steps to empower physicians and to protect our patients. We have enjoyed several important successes as a result, including but not limited to:

  • Medicaid Reimbursement
  • Medical Liability Reform
  • Emergency Medical and Prehospital Services
  • Statewide Trauma System

Colorado ACEP Lobbyist

Suzanne Hamilton

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Residency Corner

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