San Diego, Calif., October 1, 2018 – US Acute Care Solutions (USACS) today announced that Nicholas J. Jouriles MD, FACEP has received the American College of Emergency Physician’s (ACEP) highest award, the John G. Wiegenstein Leadership Award.  

The John G. Wiegenstein Leadership Award, named for ACEP’s founder and first president, is awarded annually at the ACEP Scientific Assembly, held this year in San Diego.

Dr. Jouriles is the Vice Chair of Faculty Development at USACS and Professor & Chair, Emergency Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University. He has served on and led many regional, national and international emergency medicine committees and boards, including ACEP. He has designed emergency medicine education programs and curricula for medical students, residents and post training learners around the world. His publications are focused on education, policy and operations, particularly freestanding emergency departments.

Dr. Jouriles said, “I am extremely humbled by this distinguished recognition from ACEP and I am forever indebted to all my emergency medicine colleagues who afforded me the opportunity to serve and represent the practice of emergency medicine.”

As a leader in ACEP, Dr. Jouriles served on the Board of Directors from 2005-2010 and was elected to every office, culminating as president.

Dr. Jouriles earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University. He trained at Dartmouth and Denver Health.

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