Dr. Liferidge Elected to ACEP Board of Directors

November 6, 2017

Dr. Aisha Liferidge

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) today announced the election of four members to its Board of Directors during ACEP17 — Scientific Assembly, the organization's annual meeting in Washington, DC, which is the largest gathering of emergency physicians in the country.  Board members are elected to serve 3-year terms.

The Board of Directors is the organization's policymaking body, responsible for ACEP's management and control, consisting of 12 elected directors, plus the president, president-elect, immediate past-president and chairman. Board members are elected at the annual ACEP Council meeting and can serve up to two 3-year terms.

Dr. Liferidge, of Washington, DC, is an assistant professor for the department of emergency medicine and director of the emergency medicine health policy fellowship at The George Washington University (GWU) School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She also is an assistant professor at the department of health policy at the GWU's Milken Institute of Public Health. Dr. Liferidge has served as president of the District of Columbia Chapter of ACEP. She also serves on ACEP's Public Health and Injury Prevention, Clinical Emergency Data Registry and Steering Committees. In addition, she is chair of ACEP's Diversity and Inclusion Task Force. She earned her medical degree at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and completed her emergency medicine residency at the University of Maryland Medical System in Baltimore.

Dr. Liferidge also recently had an article on "Trends in the Contribution of Emergency Departments to the Provision of Hospital-Associated Health Care in the USA" published in the International Journal of Health Services.