ACEP Reacts to Death of AAEM President


Updated with joint statement from the EM community on Nov. 27, 2017

Nov. 21, 2017

ACEP extends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of AAEM President Kevin G. Rodgers, MD, FACEP, FAAEM.

“We were all shocked to hear of the tragic and untimely death of this strong leader. Working together, I appreciated Kevin’s collegiality and his exceptional ability to build bridges,” said ACEP President Dr. Paul Kivela. “His passing is a major loss for the entire emergency medicine community.”

At this time, our thoughts and prayers and with his family and all that knew him.

The following joint statement was released by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM), the AAEM Resident and Student Association (AAEM/RSA), the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM), the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP), the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD), and the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM):
http://www.aaem.org/publications/news-releases/joint-statement-from-the-emergency-medicine-community-on-the-loss-of-dr-kevin-rodgers

  1. #1 by David E. Hogan DO MPH FACEP - November 29th, 2017 at 12:37

    Kevin was a classmate of mine during Residency. He was at Brooke, I was at Fort Hood. He was a passionate educator of both residents and faculty. He is fondly remembered, and deeply missed.

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