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Nathaniel R. Schlicher, MD, JD, FACEP

EMRA Legislative Advisor, 2008-2010

Associate Director, TeamHealth Patient Safety Organization

Regional Director of Quality,

CHI Franciscan Health Emergency Departments

President, Washington Chapter of ACEP

Alison Haddock, MD, FACEP

EMRA Legislative Advisor, 2010-2012

Director of Health Policy: Advocacy

Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine

Division of Emergency Medicine

Chair, ACEP State Legislative–Regulatory Committee




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