Archives     Advertise     Editorial Calendar     Subscribe     Contact Us    


ACEP Executive Director Announces Retirement


 

Dean Wilkerson, the Executive Director of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) for over 15 years, announced today he plans to retire in 2020.

"I'm grateful to have the opportunity to work with so many talented emergency physicians and dedicated staff to make progress in ACEP's mission. Together, we have transformed the organization over the years and made a profound difference in the lives of millions of Americans seeking emergency care."

ACEP has experienced dramatic growth in almost every area of its operations during Mr. Wilkerson's tenure, including membership, legislative and regulatory advocacy, internal and external communications, clinical resources, meeting attendance, budget, staff, PAC giving, and increased donations and creation of an endowment for its affiliated research foundation.

"ACEP is a terrific organization and I am very proud of all that we've accomplished. But I discussed with ACEP's Board of Directors several years ago that I intend to retire on July 31, 2020, when my current employment agreement ends."

ACEP's President Vidor Friedman, MD, FACEP, said, "Dean has done a great job for us for many years. ACEP's Board appreciates the lead time he has given us. We will do a thorough nationwide search to find his successor who will have some big shoes to fill."

"ACEP has a critically important mission to advance emergency care, a wonderfully engaged and supportive Board of Directors, and a very professional staff," said Mr. Wilkerson. "It is the right time to let someone else come in as the chief staff executive and guide the future of ACEP. My successor will inherit a strong organization."

A search committee has been appointed and Association Strategies () will conduct a nationwide search. A position description will be available by mid-October.

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is the national medical society representing emergency medicine. Through continuing education, research, public education and advocacy, ACEP advances emergency care on behalf of its 40,000 emergency physician members, and the more than 150 million Americans they treat on an annual basis. For more information, visit .

 
Share:

Related Articles:


Recent Articles

TMA Issues Statement on Medicaid Block Grant Proposal

The largest professional organization for doctors in Tennessee has submitted its public comments regarding the proposal to convert federal funding for TennCare to a block grant.

Read More

Blackburn, McSally & Others Urge Improved Breast Cancer Screening for Servicewomen, Veterans

A bipartisan group of senators is urging the Pentagon to revamp breast cancer screening options for beneficiaries.

Read More

Gauging Reactions

Pros and cons to Gov. Lee's block grant proposal expressed by Tennessee's healthcare leaders.

Read More

Governor Rolls Out TennCare Modified Block Grant Proposal

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee looks to do something no state has done before in crafting a modified block grant to give the state more flexibility, share of savings in managing Medicaid.

Read More

Leadership Health Care Expands Programming to Boston

LHC took a slight detour from their annual D.C. Delegation and headed to Boston instead to study a healthcare ecosystem that differs from Nashville's own.

Read More

More than Just a Number

VUMC's Harvey Murff, MD, stays busy training providers, dispelling myths about geriatric care.

Read More

The Challenges of Identifying, Treating Behavioral Health Issues in the Geriatric Popu-lation

Comorbid conditions, often including some form of dementia, increases the challenge of pinpointing and treating behavioral health and substance abuse issues in older populations.

Read More

Senior Living Solutions Evolve to Meet Resident Needs

As residents' needs and acuity levels have risen, senior living solutions have had to evolve to meet new health and wellness challenges.

Read More

COA of Middle Tennessee Releases Eldercare Report

Caring for an elderly relative while working takes a toll on both employees and employers. COA is working to improve community supports.

Read More

Improving Senior Care across the Continuum

naviHealth ensuring better outcomes for better quality of life.

Read More

Email Print
 
 

 

 


Tags:
None
Powered by

The browser you are using is outdated!

You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience
and may be open to security risks!

Consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser or choose on below: