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Rebecca Parker, MD, FACEP

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Executive Vice President, Leadership Development & Education, EmCare
Senior Vice President, Practice & Payment Integration, Envision Healthcare
Rebecca Parker, MD, FACEP

Dr. Rebecca Parker is a practicing attending emergency physician at Vista Health in Waukegan, Illinois. She also serves as Senior Vice President of Practice and Payment Integration for Envision Healthcare and Executive Vice President for Leadership Development and Education for EmCare. Parker serves on the Board of Directors for the American College of Emergency Physicians and was elected to the position of president elect by the ACEP Council in October 2015. She began her term as ACEP President in October 2016.

A graduate of Northwestern University, Parker brings many years of management experience in urban, suburban, government and academic practice. She spent two years as core faculty, quality director and emergency department medical director for Texas Tech University’s Emergency Medicine Residency program in El Paso, Texas where she continues to serve as clinical faculty. Parker understands the challenges in the private and academic setting.

Parker has served in numerous ACEP leadership positions over her 20 years of membership including chair of the ACEP Board of Directors, chair of the ACEP’s formidable Coding and Nomenclature Advisory Committee, editorial board member for Vital Care and as a member of the finance committee. She has been a leader in the Illinois College of Emergency Physicians, serving as president elect, secretary / treasurer and chair of the Educational Meetings Committee and also served on the Board of Directors of the Texas College of Emergency Physicians.

Parker has received several leadership awards, most recently the Bill B. Smiley Meritorious Service Award from the Illinois College of Emergency Physicians for significant contribution to emergency medicine in Illinois, their highest honor. She also received the prestigious AMA Foundation Leadership Award and the AMA’s Women’s Physician Congress Mentor Award.