December 2023 News from the College

CMS recently released the Physician Fee Schedule PFS for calendar year 2024, which includes some wins for you and your patients, thanks to ACEP’s involvement. Other provisions are concerning and ACEP continues to fight for favorable solutions. Our goal is to ensure your work is valued appropriately. Read more at acep.org/2024physicianfeescheudle.

As part of your membership, you receive Annals of Emergency Medicine, which is transitioning to a digital-only publication beginning with the January issue. If you prefer print, you can subscribe separately to print-on-demand for $75/year at ussocieties@elsevier.com or call 800-654-2452, option 2. If you are not a member, you can subscribe through Annals journal website.

Do you work with an amazing 4th-year EMbound medical student? Do they deserve national recognition? Nominations for the ACEP/EMRA National Outstanding Medical Student Award are now open through Jan. 7 at acep.org/msawards.

Want to improve clinical outcomes, coordinate care, & reduce costs in your ED? E-QUAL, a FREE online, low-burden quality-improvement program is now enrolling for its 2024 initiatives on venous thromboembolism, substance use disorder, and stroke. Learn more and sign up today at acep.org/equal.

Map out your spending and investment accounts, retirement projections, and goal projections in one secure online platform with My Financial Coach. Learn more at myfinancialcoach.com/acep/.

As emergency medicine continues to evolve, more and more of your colleagues continue to disrupt the current landscape and establish their dream practice. If you’re ready to be your own boss, the ACEP/EMBC Independent EM Group Master Class will help make your dream a reality. Find out more and register at acep.org/indyclass.

Coming early 2024, this all-in-one, online medical education library offers conference content, webinars, podcasts, and more. When time is limited, efficiency matters—trust ACEP Anytime. Pre-order today at acep.org/anytime and use promo code ANYTIME10 and save 10% today.

Make career decisions that are best for you and your needs with the help of ACEP Open Book, developed with Ivy Clinicians. This online resource offers actionable insights about group structure, leadership, policies and more. Explore the tool today at https://openbook.acep.org.

This online, asynchronous curriculum developed by ACEP and EMRA, dives into reimbursement, contracts, operations and risk management, and other topics that may not have been covered in depth during medical school or residency. Free for ACEP and EMRA members at www.acep.org/practiceessentials.