Dr. Pawan Goyal is the Associate Executive Director for Quality with the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). ACEP is country's leading organization for policy, processes, best practices development, quality, and advocacy in Emergency Medicine representing 37,000+ Emergency Physicians. With more than 25 years of experience in healthcare delivery and management for large federal, state and local government contexts, Goyal has spent the last nine years as senior advisor for the VA with EDS, now HP. An otolaryngologist by training, Goyal had 14 years of surgical practice in India prior to moving to the United States in 1998. As a recognized leader and subject matter expert on process re-engineering for healthcare and electronic health records interoperability, Goyal often serves as an author, panelist and public speaker in areas such as patient medical records and effective EHR institutionalization and utilization.