COLLECTIVE IMPACT

Through advocacy, education, integrity and the highest standards, TCEP champions your profession in an era of rapid change. Join TCEP today for a stronger voice in the advancement of emergency medicine.

There’s never been a more challenging time to be a emergency physician. Your Texas College of Emergency Physicians (TCEP) membership gives you piece of mind knowing an organization representing more than 2,100 emergency physicians is looking out for you and your best interests. TCEP is your advocate in a changing health care climate.

TCEP’s membership represents emergency physicians from a wide variety of settings, including large and small practices, from academic centers and urban and rural areas. Our diverse membership works together for the common goal of furthering emergency medicine in Texas.

WHAT DO YOUR TCEP CHAPTER DUES FUND?


5% Volunteer Committees

  • EMS
  • Free Standing Emergency Department
  • Government Relations
  • Medical Education
  • Medical Student, Membership
  • Practice Enhancement
  • Reimbursement
  • Technology
  • Resident and Fellow Committee

35% Professional Environment and Staff Support

  • TCEP staff available to serve you
  • Expertise and leadership to advocate for emergency medicine and better practice environments
  • Austin chapter office is owned by TCEP with no financial debt, creating additional member equity.

25% Advocacy

  • One united voice to advance emergency care and represent the interests of our members in state legislative and regulatory affairs.
  • Representation with legislative and regulatory leaders to develop and enact laws that support emergency physicians and their patients including:
  • Protecting 2003 tort reform accomplishments
  • Balance billing and fair payment issues
  • Treating psychiatric patients in emergency care settings
  • Increasing trauma care funding across Texas
  • Maintaining funding for Medicaid in Texas
  • Regulating free-standing emergency departments

35% Member Education

  • Physicians and their staff can access outstanding educational opportunities:
  • TCEP Connect 2016
  • Simulation Lab Training Courses,
  • Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Training for emergency NPs and PAs.
  • Joint sponsorship opportunities to provide CME credit through ACEP.

To join TCEP today, visit: www.acep.org

NATIONAL BENEFITS

When you become a member of TCEP, you become part of a greater resource – ACEP. American College of Emergency Physicians connects you nationwide to health issues, advocacy and resources that can only enhance your TCEP membership.

ACEP MEMBERSHIP Benefits


Career and Practice Management Resources

  • Portfolio Tracker New icon- Keep all your important professional documents secure and handy
  • CME Tracker
  • Annals of Emergency Medicine - The #1 science and research journal in EM
  • Scientific Assembly - Registration discount
  • Continuing Medical Education (CME) - Member discounts
  • Clinical Policies, Policy Statements and information papers
  • Sonoguide: Ultrasound Guide for Emergency Physicians
  • EM Career Central – Access job listings at no charge
  • Practice Resources – Education for improved efficiency and patient care
  • Patient & Consumer Education – Patient information pieces from ACEP.org
  • Financial Planning Resources – Provided by the Financial Planning Association
  • 100% Club- 25% off national dues for all new ACEP members

Leadership and Networking Resources

  • ACEP’s Member Directory - Stay connected with your colleagues
  • Sections of Membership - Join any of 30 special interest groups providing education, networking and leadership opportunities
  • Leadership and Advocacy Conference - Featuring the annual Washington, DC emergency medicine lobbying day

Advocate for Emergency Medicine*

  • One voice on emergency medical and payment issues to policymakers
  • 911 Legislative Network
  • 911 Legislative Alerts on legislation that can impact the practice of medicine

Discounts and Savings

  • ACEP Insurance Programs - Hagan Barron Intermediaries has all your insurance solutions
  • Office Depot - Savings off manufacturer’s list prices
  • SoFi - Save thousands by refinancing your student loans
  • SoFI - Before you refinance
  • SoFI - Student Loan Refinance Guide
  • Dell - Special member discounts on computers and equipment
  • MedjetAssist - Take trips, not chances, with MedjetAssist
  • Bank of America - Earn cash back on purchases made with the BankAmericard Cash RewardsTM credit card
  • Framing Success - Handcrafted custom diploma and certificate frames
  • Hertz Rental Car - Special member discounts year-round
  • Hippo Emergency Medicine LLSA Prep - 10% Member Discount
  • LifeLock - What you should know about identity theft
  • Brooks Brothers - ACEP members save 15% on regular price merchandise at Brooks Brothers
  • FoundersCard - 35% off membership rate
  • EMSono - 10% Discount for ACEP Members
  • Canopy Medical Translator App - Free download with ACEP’s access code
  • PEPID - 15% Discount for ACEP Members
  • Prescriber’s Letter - Save more than $100 on a subscription that includes CME
  • SonoSim - 10% Discount for ACEP Members
  • VisualDX - 20% Discount for ACEP Members
  • ACEP Bookstore - Member discounts

To join TCEP today, visit: www.acep.org