President's Message

Dr. Sterling Overstreet, MD, FACEP

Tuesday May 24th we were again left shocked and trying to process the news of another senseless massacre, this time affecting Uvalde. This heinous shooting targeted innocent children in their elementary school. We continue to grieve with the community and families who lost their loved ones in this unfathomable manner. I want to recognize the efforts of the medical teams and the emergency physicians in Uvalde and surrounding areas who worked against the odds to minimize the loss of life that day...
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The 2020 No Surprises Act (NSA) established new federal protections against surprise medical bills and balance billing, most of which took effect January 1, 2022. Click here for a summary of the major No Surprises Act requirements and what they mean for you.


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ACEP connects you to a peer network of more than 30,000 emergency medical professionals. Our peer network continues to grow annually, with members of diverse ages and backgrounds nationwide. 

As a dual member of the Texas Chapter and ACEP, you have access to programming, communications, legislative resources, and educational tools to make you a better physician. 

Ways TCEP/ACEP can support YOU! You'll have access to banking services, insurance coverage, counseling services, travel discounts, access to supplies through Amazon, and MORE; all to support you as you work on the frontlines of healthcare.

Advocating on your behalf  - Our members are active in legislative efforts and campaigns that help protect patients from surprise bills. We stand behind our members as the leaders of the emergency team, supervising NPs and PAs.

Providing support - You take care of patients 24-7-365; we want to help take care of YOU. Members receive three free counseling or wellness coaching sessions.

Belonging to a community - Sections of membership allow you to connect with colleagues who share your interests – exchange ideas and best practices through our engagED platform. Members also get special pricing for education and tools that can help you prep and stay current on recertification.

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ACEP Regs and Eggs Blog

Jeffrey Davis
Director of Regulatory Affairs at ACEP

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Dr. Sarmed (Sam) Ashoo, MD, FACEP of the FL ACEP chapter publishes this weekly newsletter. He has given us permission to share on our website with our TX members.


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