Angela Gardner, M.D., FACEP, Receives Leadership Award

Angela Gardner, M.D.

Angela Gardner, M.D., FACEP, has received the John G. Wiegenstein Leadership Award, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) highest award.

While Dr. Gardner served as the president of ACEP in 2009 – 2010, during the enactment of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), ACEP added the Prudent Layperson Standard to the ACA legislation, a provision that calls for insurers to cover ER visits even when patients who thought they were having a true emergency turned out to have a minor, non-emergent problem.

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