The Missouri College of Emergency Physicians (MOCEP) is a not-for-profit organization created to support and advocate for Emergency Medical Physicians (EMPs) practicing in the state of Missouri. MOCEP is a state chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).


An Organization with Variety

The MOCEP chapter is comprised of approximately 600 board-certified (ABEM & AOBEM) emergency medicine physicians, resident physicians in training and medical students throughout Missouri who are interested in emergency care.


The Mission

MOCEP’s mission statement is to support the highest quality emergency medicine care, and to serve as advocates for our patients, our members and our specialty.

The Vision

MOCEP aspires to be the leading advocate for high quality emergency care for all people in the state of Missouri.

MOCEP’s Goals

  • Serve as advocates for Emergency Medicine Physicians in the state of Missouri.
  • Act as a contact organization for the public when questions arise about Emergency Medicine.
  • Protect and promote access to emergency medical services for the citizens of the state of Missouri.
  • Offer members beneficial resources and educational opportunities.

The History of MOCEP

The archive of our history includes documentation of the achievements of the organization, as well as the physicians who have represented Missouri Emergency Physicians either as members of the Board of Directors or College Councilors:

An Archive of Our History

Please note our archive is a work in progress. We are aware that we are likely missing some of MOCEP’s accomplishments, as well as accomplishments of physicians working on the behalf of MOCEP. If you believe there is anything that should be added to this archive, please notify us and we shall place it on the website.

This page documents the accomplishments of MOCEP and the physicians that have given their time to the organization. We realize that this page will always be a work in progress as the organization continues to grow and do more to help its members and their patients.

Please send any thoughts about events, or other details that should be included, to the board so that we can include them on the website.