James J. Augustine, MD, FACEP, is an emergency physician, and the chair of the National Clinical Governance Board for U.S. Acute Care Solutions, in Canton, Ohio. He serves as a clinical professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. He’s also a member of the board of directors of the American College of Emergency Physicians and is the vice president of the Emergency Department Benchmarking Alliance (EDBA). He serves as medical director for several agencies in the regions of Dayton, Ohio; Atlanta, Georgia; and Naples, Florida.