Angela Gardner, M.D., an emergency physician from Galveston, Texas, was elected to be the next president of the American College of Emergency Physicians during its annual meeting and 40th-anniversary celebration in Chicago last month. Gardner, 47, will take over as the 27,000-member, Dallas-based organizations third female president at its meeting next October in Boston. Gardner has served on the ACEP board of directors for six years and this year served as the boards vice president. She was president of ACEPs Texas chapter in 2003, and has been a strong advocate for tort reform in her state, a news release states. She is also a blogger, and has been posting entries at Gardners Gate since December 2006 including several entries on the impact and aftermath of Hurricane Ike. Also at the ACEP Chicago meeting, Nicholas Jouriles, M.D., an emergency physician from Chagrin Falls, Ohio, assumed the presidency. Jouriles, 52, works at the Akron (Ohio) General Medical Center, and is also a professor of emergency medicine at Northeast Ohio Universities College of Medicine in Akron.
Gardner, Angela, M.D.
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