We have significant challenges facing emergency medicine within Kentucky and across the country. Whether it is staffing, boarding, reimbursement, or countless hoops that we navigate while still providing the best care for our patients, it is integral that we come together as a profession and emergency physicians to move our specialty forward.Read More
Kentucky ACEP has focused on physician scope of practice. In addition to this work, the chapter added an emergency pediatric section to its Board of Directors to further involve our community. The chapter continues to partner with its Medical Student Council and provides support and education. KY ACEP furthers its efforts with the Kentucky Medical Association on health care legislative issues in the state. The chapter’s annual meeting has provided a venue for statewide research poster presentations and the “Battle of the Bluegrass” emergency medicine residency competition.