b"SUMMER 2024EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE An Update From Your PresidentBy Jennifer L. Savino, DO, FACEPI am honored to represent you as the 51st President of the Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians. For those of you who do not know me, I am a community emergency physician currently practicing at Conemaugh Miners Medical Center in northern Cambria County. I am two months in to my presidency term and we are working hard on behalf of the emergency physicians and patients across the state!Jennifer L. Savino, DO, FACEP We have been very busy on the advocacy front alongside our lobbyists Bigley PACEP President 2024-2025 and Blikle, LLC.On June 4th we attended the House of Medicine Reception in Harrisburg.In conjunction with the PA Orthopedic Society, we met with Representative Arvind Venkat, MD (D, Allegheny). Speaker of the House Joanna McClinton also dropped in. While in the Capitol, we presented Rep. Venkat the PACEP Legislator of the Year Award as he was unable to attend our awardsreception at Kalahari in May.We also met with Senator David G. Argall (R, Schuylkill) who is the prime sponsor of the Certificate of Merit legislation and Representative Dan Frankel (D, Allegheny) who is the House Health Committee The PACEP CouncilChair and the prime sponsor for non-compete legislation. On Monday, June 10th PACEP along with the Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society and the Pennsylvania delegation has preparedCoalition for Civil Justice Reform held a Medical Liability Reform Press Conference and submitted 6at the Capitol. PACEP Board Member, Dr. Annahieta Kalantari spoke on behalf of PACEP and shared comments on how the mitigate the looming medical liability resolutions and 2crisis caused by the reintroduction of trial lawyer venue shopping.memorial resolutions. WeACEP Council 2024 preparation is in full swing over the summer.Before I got also worked with anotherinvolved with PACEP I didnt even know what council was or that it even existed.chapter to co-sponsorFor those of you who were like me and may not know, the ACEP Council consists of members representing ACEPs 53 chartered chapters (50 states, Puerto Rico, a resolution. That givesthe District of Columbia and Government Services), its sections of membership, us a grand total of 9the Association of Academic Chairs in Emergency Medicine (AACEM), the Council resolutions for 2024! of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD), the Emergency Medicine Residents' Association (EMRA) and the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM). The Council is a deliberative body that meets once a year for two days continue reading on page 3"