About Us

Puerto Rico ACEP is the local chapter of national ACEP, the American College of Emergency Physicians. Founded in 1973, the chapter actively represents more than 135 emergency physicians, residents and medical students in Puerto Rico. We are actively involved in a wide range of issues that matter to emergency physicians and our patients, including emergency medical services, public health and safety, and disaster preparedness and response. 

Our Mission

To be the voice of emergency medicine in the commonwealth of Puerto Rico.  
To increase respect in the house of medicine by providing leadership at the local and national levels. 
To respond to the practice needs of our members through education, information and advocacy.
To provide a forum for social interaction and networking with other emergency physicians from around Puerto Rico.