Arkansas ACEP is the local chapter of national ACEP, the American College of Emergency Physicians. Arkansas ACEP exists to support its members through educational and leadership activities, to foster and promote the practice of quality emergency medicine, and to serve as an advocate for public health and the rights of patients to receive quality emergency care.
Founded in 1987, the chapter actively represents more than 185 emergency physicians, residents and medical students working at hospitals throughout Arkansas. Arkansas ACEP is a diverse and democratic organization that promotes and preserves the integrity and independence of emergency medicine.
We are actively involved in a wide range of issues that matter to emergency physicians and our patients, including emergency medical services, public health and safety, and disaster preparedness and response. As a member of Arkansas ACEP, you are making sure your voice is heard by state lawmakers. You are also learning about issues that affect you and your patients and you are contributing to the advancement of your specialty.
- To be the voice of emergency medicine in the state of Arkansas
- To increase respect in the house of medicine by providing leadership at the local, state and national levels
- To respond to the practice needs of our members through education, information, and advocacy
- To provide a forum for social interaction and networking with other emergency physicians from around the state of Arkansas