DC ACEP is the local chapter of national ACEP, the American College of Emergency Physicians. Founded in 1975, the chapter actively represents more than 275 emergency physicians, residents and medical students in DC.
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.
To be the voice of emergency medicine in the District.
To increase respect in the house of medicine by providing leadership at the local 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 District.