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Iowa ACEP log

Iowa 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. Iowa ACEP represents the interest of all Iowa emergency physicians.


Legislative Initiatives

One of the important values of Iowa ACEP membership is having your rights and interests represented in Des Moines. As a strong, unified professional organization we have taken many steps to empower emergency physicians and protect our patients.

Previous activities include:

  • Prudent Layperson Definition Legislation
  • Development of a Statewide Trauma System
  • Safety Helmet Legislation
  • Seat Belt Legislation

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Save the Date!! ACEP’s Leadership and Advocacy Conference is scheduled for May 18-21, 2014 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. Click here for more information.

Officers Elected to Iowa ACEP Board of Directors

Iowa ACEP recently elected the following officers to two-year terms. Thank you for your willingness to serve Iowa ACEP!

  • Secretary--Dustin Derflinger, DO, FACEP
  • Treasurer--Amy Kumagi, DO, FACEP
  • Director-at-Large--Dr. Kathryn Dierks, DO
  • Elected Councillor--Ryan McCracken, MD