Health Policy Committee

Health Policy Committee Leaders

Chair

Kirstin Woody Scott, MD, MPhil, PhD

University of Michigan

Chair-Elect

Logan Ramsey, MD

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Vice Chair

Brandon Wang, MD

LAC Harbor UCLA Medical Center

Vice Chair

Evelyn Huang, MD

Northwestern University

Vice Chair

Sarah Zyzanski, MD

LAC Harbor UCLA Medical Center

Vice Chair

Michael Rushton, DO

Michigan State University

Vice Chair

Angela Wu, MD, MSc

George Washington

Staff Liaison

Heather Deja

Operations Manager
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Director of Health Policy

Maggie Moran, MD

San Antonio Military Medical Center - San Antonio, TX
Contact Maggie

Chair

Kirstin Woody Scott, MD, MPhil, PhD

University of Michigan

Chair-Elect

Logan Ramsey, MD

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Vice Chair

Brandon Wang, MD

LAC Harbor UCLA Medical Center

Vice Chair

Evelyn Huang, MD

Northwestern University

Vice Chair

Sarah Zyzanski, MD

LAC Harbor UCLA Medical Center

Vice Chair

Michael Rushton, DO

Michigan State University

Vice Chair

Angela Wu, MD, MSc

George Washington

Staff Liaison

Heather Deja

Operations Manager
Contact Heather

Director of Health Policy

Maggie Moran, MD

San Antonio Military Medical Center - San Antonio, TX
Contact Maggie

Health Policy Leaders in Emergency Medicine Spotlight Series: Dr. Katrina Gipson - July 15, 2021

Learn more about Dr. Gipson’s journey to health policy leadership, including her role in leading Emory’s  Health Policy Fellowship program as well as perspectives on the topic “Health Policy is Social Justice”.

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Health Policy Leaders in Emergency Medicine Spotlight Series: Dr. Mahshid Abir - June 2, 2021

Learn more about Dr. Abir’s fascinating journey to Emergency Medicine and her ongoing health policy research through her appointments at the University of Michigan and RAND Corporation.

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Life After Residency: Contracts, Careers, Pay, and Policy

EMRA's Administration and Operations and Health Policy Committees power a session dedicated to preparing EM residents for their future careers after residency!

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ED of the Future: Is the Traditional Hospital-Based ED Outdated?

A futuristic conversation with Emergency Medicine Thought Leaders

EMRA Administration & Operations Committee
EMRA Health Policy Committee
ACEP Young Physicians’ Section

Speakers

Judd Hollander MD
SVP for Healthcare Delivery Innovation

Ricardo Martinez MD
CMO of Adeptus

Jesse Pines MD, MBA, MSCE
National Director for Clinical Innovation at USACS

Cedric Dark, MD, MPH, FACEP
Founder and Executive Editor of Policy Prescriptions®

Gillian Schmitz MD, FACEP
ACEP Vice President

Arjun Venkatesh MD, MBA, MHS
Chief of Administration Section at Yale

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Fresh-Baked COVID-19 Updates with EMRA and Brief19

First, Dr. Kimi Chernoby will help us all with some quarantine wellness by walking us through a bread dough prep, and then the Brief-19 team will answer your COVID-19 Health Policy and Research questions (you can submit your questions when you register for the call!)

Kimi Chernoby, MD, JD, MA
Editor, Policy Briefs | Brief19
Chief Resident
Emergency Medicine

Indiana University

Jermey Faust, MD, MS, MA
Editor-In-Chief, Policy Breifs | Brief19
Emergency Physician
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Joshua Niforatos, MD, MTS
Editor, Research Briefs | Brief19
Resident
Emergency Medicine
Johns Hopkins 

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Joining EMRA Committees is easy and FREE.

Just log into your EMRA account and select which one(s) you wish to join.

Once you join, you will receive an invitation to be part of the EMRA Committee Basecamp, which helps facilitate communication and collaboration.

Intro to Health Policy slides presented at the 2020 ACEP Leadership and Advocacy Conference (LAC)

EMRA and ACEP Young Physicians Section present a health policy primer at the annual ACEP LAC, Emergency Medicine's advocacy conference on the Hill in Washington, DC. This is the annotated slide presentation from the Intro to Health Policy lecture at LAC 2020 presented by EMRA Director of Health Policy, Angela G. Cai.

Annotated Slide Presentationpdf 2.49 MB

Please feel free to learn and share for educational purposes with appropriate credits, for example: Cai, AG. Intro to Health Policy. Slide presentation at: ACEP Leadership and Advocacy Conference; April, 2020; Washington, DC. Retrieved from https://www.emra.org/globalassets/emra/be-involved/be-an-advocate/lac20-intro-policy-handout.pdf

Real Stories on How Health Policy Impacts Our Patients

The future of Emergency Medicine is bright, as our residents engage in making their patients' lives better. Check out their health care advocacy stories below.

Health Policy Virtual Mentorship

If you have an interest in Health Policy but do not have adequate mentorship at your home institution, we can help! Use this form to sign up for a mentor - or to serve as one.

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As a resident, you get joint memberships in both EMRA and ACEP - so make sure you're aware and informed of what the ACEP Health Policy Section is doing!

When you set up your EMRA/ACEP membership, you get (2) section memberships for free - one to the ACEP Young Physician Section, and one of your choice. Why not make that choice Health Policy?

Additional ACEP section fees are half off - only $20

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EMRA's Advocacy Toolkit

EMRA Advocacy Lecture Series

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Health Policy Basics

Get the basics

 

Join the 911 Network

Stay up-to-date on the latest legislative, political and regulatory issues and activities. 

HP Journal Club

Check out the monthly HP Journal Club Articles

Health Policy Basics

Get started with the basics.

EMRA Fellowship Guide

Chapter 11 Health Policy Fellowship

Healthy policy fellowships strive to educate future physician leaders who will be effective change agents within the health care system and ultimately serve to shape the future health care landscape. This is accomplished through the development of academic, clinical, and professional skillsets. EM providers, with their experience at the gateway to health care and broad clinical training, are uniquely qualified to serve in this capacity.

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Emergency Medicine Advocacy Handbook

Published: April, 2019

Health policy plays a critical role in the success of every emergency physician. Be an informed, active advocate for yourself and your patients! EMRA’s Advocacy Handbook, 5th ed., will give you the knowledge and context you need to discuss the policy issues affecting the way you practice medicine. Produced with the help of an educational grant from US Acute Care Solutions, this book offers a clear path to becoming a savvy advocate.

Coming soon on Amazon and the ACEP Bookstore!

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Health Policy Committee

Develop your voice in EM policy. Engage directly with elected officials who craft legislation affecting your career and patients. Get personalized mentorship from attendings on building your own policy career. Contribute to policy conversations by publishing articles and joining the lively discussions in the PolicyRx Journal Club. Come join us!