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):

  1. #1 by Torrance Gardeners - November 20th, 2019 at 19:25

    deepest condolences, sorry to hear

  2. #2 by Coquitlam Handyman - November 25th, 2019 at 16:35

    Oh man, this is just awful.

  3. #3 by pavement maintenance - December 16th, 2019 at 18:58

    He is a great and a good leader. So sad to hear the news.

  4. #4 by Dog goomers rebi - December 23rd, 2019 at 20:11

    Sorry to hear that again.

  5. #5 by Electrical Services - January 13th, 2020 at 16:23

    Sorry for your loss…

  6. #6 by Towing Parma Ohio - January 16th, 2020 at 09:15

    Sorry for your loss. Will be praying for him and his family

  7. #7 by Robert A. Durrett - January 20th, 2020 at 19:39

    deepest condolences, sorry to hear

  8. #8 by - January 26th, 2020 at 18:00

    Your legacy remains in our hearts. You are such a good leader.

  9. #9 by Mike - February 10th, 2020 at 08:11

    deepest condolences!

  10. #10 by Ad Agency Toronto - February 14th, 2020 at 11:31

    May his death be a reminder that life is short.

  11. #11 by Pathogenx - February 14th, 2020 at 11:32

    If only I knew ahead, I could have spent more time watching him work.

  12. #12 by Chiropractor Scarborough - February 21st, 2020 at 13:42

    Sad to hear this news, he was a good leader. My condolences.

  13. #13 by Fencing Towoomba - February 25th, 2020 at 05:28

    I’m so sorry to hear. The world has certainly lost a great president, passionate leader & most of all a wonderful human being. My condolences.

  14. #14 by Security Fence McAllen - February 25th, 2020 at 08:12

    What a sad news. It’s even sadder since he was killed in a robbery incident. Hoping that justice prevail.

  15. #15 by commercial painting - February 25th, 2020 at 08:21

    Kevin was also a veteran of the U.S. Army, where he served with distinction for over 10 years before honorably separating at the rank of Major. Salute to this man!

  16. #16 by rendering melbourne - February 26th, 2020 at 04:32

    Sad news.
    Every fallen great man leaves a legacy.Salute to you!

  17. #17 by Stamped Concrete - February 27th, 2020 at 21:39

    This is a reminder for all of us that life is too short. Losing a great leader is hard but we need to move on and live with his legacy.

  18. #18 by Recommended chiropractor - March 9th, 2020 at 19:10

    What a sad news, All prayer will come to his family and love one.

  19. #19 by Portland Stamped Concrete Portland, Or - March 10th, 2020 at 19:41

    Our deepest sympathy to the bereaved family of AAEMP President.

  20. #20 by Maid Service - March 12th, 2020 at 04:34

    This was a tragic incident! Very sad to know! Our deepest condolences to the lost.

  21. #21 by Click here! - March 15th, 2020 at 12:55

    I’m so sorry for your loss. He was able to give so much before his passing.

  22. #22 by music program - March 15th, 2020 at 12:57

    Wow. I am so sorry to hear this. Much love.

  23. #23 by construction builder - March 15th, 2020 at 13:14

    Sorry. I’ll give you a free bonus coupon on my concrete contracting because of this terrible tragedy.

  24. #24 by Roach killer - March 15th, 2020 at 13:15

    What a tragedy. I kill cockroaches.

  25. #26 by - March 15th, 2020 at 13:33

    Get one!

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    A good read, thank you for sharing

  27. #28 by Well Drilling Company - March 18th, 2020 at 12:30

    Incredible read, thank you

  28. #29 by Concrete Lifting - March 18th, 2020 at 12:32

    So sad, thank you for sharing what you know.

  29. #30 by Pavement Striping - March 18th, 2020 at 12:32

    So unfortunate, we are all thinking of you

  30. #31 by retaining walls townsville - March 20th, 2020 at 01:37

    We were all shocked to hear of the tragic and untimely death of this strong leader..our deepest condolences

  31. #32 by Chiropractor Scarborough - March 20th, 2020 at 11:52

    so sad to hear. sorry for your loss

  32. #33 by Oregon handyman tiling - March 23rd, 2020 at 07:34

    AAEM President Kevin G. Rodgers, is such a great man. You are always be remembered with your kindness and passion for your job.

  33. #34 by - March 24th, 2020 at 07:29

    My deepest condolence. I’m sorry for what happened

  34. #35 by Click Here - March 25th, 2020 at 07:23

    I am so sorry for the family. My deepest condolence.

  35. #36 by - March 25th, 2020 at 08:27

    I am so sorry to hear about this. I may not know him but may he rest in peace.

  36. #37 by - March 27th, 2020 at 02:52

    I am really sorry for what happened to Mr. Kevin. May he rest in peace.

  37. #38 by Read more - March 28th, 2020 at 03:15

    My deepest condolence to his family and friends.

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  40. #41 by - April 7th, 2020 at 20:30

    We are soory to hear the news. Such a great man.

  41. #42 by Portland Stamped Concrete Portland, Or - April 7th, 2020 at 21:01

    Here in Portland is saddened with his loss. He is known for a good man and a noble leader.

  42. #43 by landscape architects port macquarie - April 8th, 2020 at 19:57

    our deepest condolences. It’s very sad news…

  43. #44 by Lawn Care - April 9th, 2020 at 10:07

    This is so sad. I am sorry for the family.

  44. #45 by - April 14th, 2020 at 00:51

    Kevin was also a veteran of the U.S. Army, where he served with distinction for over 10 years before honorably separating at the rank of Major. Condolence for the beraved family.

  45. #46 by - April 15th, 2020 at 01:31

    Death comes to everyone on this planet. Sad to say that we as people don’t have access to immortality, but good to know that the heavens are always ready to accept us. Condolences to the bereaved.

  46. #47 by - April 15th, 2020 at 05:24

    Such a great leader. Sorry for your loss.

  47. #48 by access industrial - April 15th, 2020 at 12:00

    thanks , this is wonderful article

  48. #49 by repipe . - April 17th, 2020 at 05:59

    nice article , thanks for sharing

  49. #50 by digitale - April 19th, 2020 at 11:42

    I’m so sorry for your loss. He was able to give so much before his passing.

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