Schumacher Group Sets Schedule for 2012 ACEP Scientific Assembly Presence

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From Resident Career Counsel to Health Reform Implications, Schumacher Shares Expertise with Delegates in Denver.

Schumacher Group, one of the nation’s fastest growing emergency medicine management companies, will be hosting a variety of events, sponsorships and speakers at the 2012 ACEP Scientific Assembly in Denver, Oct. 8-10.

Before the official start of the ACEP event, SG will be sponsoring, along with Blue Jay Consulting and MedicAlert, this year’s Urgent Matters conference – a seminar that occurs in conjunction with the Scientific Assembly as a one day session on Oct. 7. The focus is on health care policies, the new era of health care reform, and how changes will affect emergency department patient flow across the U.S., with guest speakers including Mark McClelland, DNP, RN and Assistant Research Professor at George Washington University; Brent R. Asplin, MD, President of Fairview Clinics in Minnesota; Suzanne Stone-Griffith, RN, Hospital Corporation of America (HCA); Blue Jay Consulting’s Chief Nursing Executive Jim Hoelz, MS, MBA, RN, CEN, FAEN; and Jesse Pines, MD, MBA. (*Attendance information to follow in Editor’s Notes.)

Following Urgent Matters, Schumacher Group will be present at the following events:

EMRA (Emergency Medicine Residency Association) Luncheon
Exclusive Sponsor
Monday, Oct. 8, (11:50am – 1pm) Sheraton Hotel - Mile High Ballroom - 4A
FEATURED SPEAKER: Mark A. Mitchell, DO, FACOEP, President - Emergency Medicine Division, Schumacher Group
Presenting: Your First EM Job: What Are You Looking For?

EMRA Job Fair
Booth Participant
Monday, Oct. 8 (5 – 7pm) Colorado Convention Center - Mile High Ballroom - 3

AAWEP (American Association of Women Emergency Physicians) Breakfast
Exclusive Sponsor
Monday, Oct. 8 (7:30 - 10:30am) Sheraton Hotel - Governor's Square 10, Concourse Level
FEATURED SPEAKER: Beverly Gladney, MD, FACEP, Regional Medical Officer, Schumacher Group
Topic: Be Heard! Get Elected! EM women’s roles in politics, hospital committees, boards, and more.

Emergency Medicine and Health System Reform Panel: What is EM's True Value?
Wednesday, October 10 (4 – 6pm) Colorado Convention Center, Room 405
FEATURED PANELIST: Randy Pilgrim, MD, FACEP, CEO and Chief Medical Officer, Schumacher Group
Co-Presenting: Delivery System Reform

“ACEP is a remarkable champion, not only for emergency physician practices, but also for the healthcare delivery system as a whole,” stated Randy Pilgrim, MD, FACEP, CEO & Chief Medical Officer of Schumacher Group. “We are proud to support this year’s event in such a meaningful way.”

For additional details regarding the ACEP Scientific Assembly, visit For additional information about Schumacher Group, visit or follow SG on Facebook at


Caring for some 4 million patients annually, Schumacher Group is one of the largest emergency medical staffing and management companies in the U.S., as well as a health care resource for Hospital Medicine, Wellness Programs, Care Management, Urgent Care, Physical Therapy, and Billing & Coding. For more information, visit

*Editor’s Notes:
To attend the Oct. 7 Urgent Matters event, there is a registration fee of $75; but there is limited seating of 150 participants for the event. You do not have to be registered for the entire ACEP conference to attend, but pre-registration and payment is required. ACEP Delegates can attend Urgent Matters free of charge, but must pre-register. All other ACEP events are included in your ACEP registration.

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