Mission, Vision, Values & Guiding Principles
The Ohio Chapter, American College of Emergency Physicians is dedicated to advancing excellence in emergency care, and advocating for emergency physicians, their patients and the health of the community.
Vision Statement: Recognizing emergency medicine's unique role in the health of our community, Ohio ACEP will:
- Be viewed as the authority in emergency care and a trusted voice regarding emergency medicine issues.
- Be recognized as the leading advocate and primary source of support for members in the ever-changing health care landscape.
- Empower emergency physicians to achieve professional excellence and personal satisfaction.
- Ensure emergency medicine is recognized and valued as an essential public service.
Values & Guiding Principles: Our work is guided by fundamental values that inform what we do and guide our work.
Patient Centeredness: Quality emergency care is a fundamental right and unobstructed access to emergency services should be available to all patients who perceive the need for emergency services.
Physician Excellence: Physicians entering the practice of emergency medicine should be residency trained in emergency medicine and ready to champion best practices and evidence- based methods to provide outstanding patient care.
Leadership: We believe that emergency physicians have the responsibility to play the lead roles in the definition, management, evaluation, and improvement of quality emergency care.
Collaboration and Work Environment: The best interests of our members and patients are served when emergency physicians practice in a fair, equitable, and supportive environment.