The award is conferred annually upon an emergency physician or pediatric emergency medicine physician who has contributed significantly to evidence-based medicine in pediatric emergency care.
IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) December 17, 2015
EBSCO Health and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) announces the winner of the third annual EBSCO/PEMSoft Achievement Award is Dr. Marianne Gausche-Hill, MD, FACEP, FAAP. The award is conferred annually upon an emergency physician or pediatric emergency medicine physician who has contributed significantly to evidence-based medicine in pediatric emergency care and will be officially presented to Dr. Gausche-Hill in March 2016 at the Advanced Pediatric Assembly meeting in Orlando, Florida.
Dr. Gausche-Hill is the Medical Director for Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency, Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and the EMS Fellowship Director at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. She is nationally known for her work as an EMS researcher and educator, and for her leadership in the field of EMS and pediatric emergency medicine. She is best known for her study of pre-hospital airway management for children published in JAMA 2000 and her work on the National Pediatric Readiness Project published in JAMA–Pediatrics in 2015. Dr. Gausche-Hill currently serves on the American Board of Emergency Medicine Board of Directors.
She has received numerous awards, including:
- The National Education Award in Emergency Medicine by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) (2004)
- The Martha Bushore-Fallis APLS award from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) (2005)
- Woman of the Year by the National Association of Professional Women (2013)
- The Distinguished Service in EMS Medal by the State of California (2013)
- The Outstanding Contribution in EMS award (2014) as well as the Speaker of the Year Award by ACEP
The EBSCO/PEMSoft Achievement Award includes $1,000 honoraria, for-registration, travel and hotel for ACEP’s Pediatric Advanced Assembly and a year’s subscription to PEMSoft, EBSCO’s invaluable point-of-care clinical information resource. Nominees for the award need to have contributed first author publications and/or contributed to practice-changing innovations in electronic publication or technology, which have meaningfully enhanced emergency care of children.
ACEP is the national medical specialty society representing emergency medicine. ACEP is committed to advancing emergency care through continuing education, research and public education. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, ACEP has 53 chapters representing each state, as well as Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. A Government Services Chapter represents emergency physicians employed by military branches and other government agencies.
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