Bethlehem, PA – St. Luke’s University Hospital – Bethlehem emergency physician John Prestosh, DO, FACOEP, was recently named as the 20th president of the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP) during its annual Scientific Assembly.
“Dr. Prestosh is an amazing mentor, great leader, resident advocate and extraordinary emergency physician who was elected as president to a national society representing a large number of emergency physicians,” said Jennifer Axelband, DO, Attending and Associate Medical Director, Medical Critical Care Education, St. Luke’s University Health Network.
“Dr. Prestosh is a recognized national leader representing both emergency medicine and St. Luke’s University Health Networks,” said Joel C Rosenfeld, MD, M.Ed, Chief Academic Officer, St Luke’s University Health Network. “This is an outstanding accomplishment.”
The American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP) represents more than 3,000 active emergency physicians and includes an additional 2,000 residents and students. The organization exists to “support quality emergency medical care, promote interests of osteopathic emergency physicians, support development and implementation of osteopathic emergency medical education, and advance the philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine through a system of quality and cost effective healthcare in a distinct, unified profession,” according to ACOEP.
Denise E. Rader
Director, Network Media Relations
St. Luke's University Health Network
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