We are proud to announce that Dr. James Feldman, Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of the Emergency Department Research Section, has received the Massachusetts Medical Society Committee Chair Service Award, which recognizes exceptional leadership and service to the Society. He will receive the award at the Society’s annual meeting on April 30th.
Dr. Feldman and has held many clinical, academic, and administrative positions at Boston City Hospital / Boston Medical Center, and the Boston University School of Medicine. In addition he has received a myriad of prestigious awards including the Boston University School of Medicine Chair Award in Emergency Medicine, the MACEP Distinguished Service Award, the MACEP Vanguard Award, the MACEP President’s Award, the MACEP Pinnacle Award, and the Massachusetts Medical Society Grant V. Rodkey Award.
Congratulations to Dr. Sophia Dyer, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Medical Director of Boston EMS, Police & Fire, for receiving the Boston University School of Medicine Alumni Association Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award!
This award recognizes a healthcare provider who embodies characteristics of compassionate care such as respect, interpersonal communication, empathy, and cultural sensitivity.
Dr. James was cited for her extraordinary ability to interact "with patients in a truly authentic and compassionate manner. She sees the person behind each injury and searches for that person’s story. Her sensitivity, communications skills, optimism and kindness have deeply impacted the lives of her patients and families."
Dr. James is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director and Co-founder of the Violence Intervention Advocate Program (VIAP), Co-founder of Unified for Global Healing, and President of the Boston Medical Center Medical and Dental Faculty. She received the award on November 20, 2014.
The American Medical Association (AMA) has presented BMC's Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Andrew Ulrich, with the prestigious AMA Medal of Valor in recognition of his courage and leadership during the Boston Marathon bombings.
Boston Medical Center received the first group of critically injured patients only minutes after being notified of the event. Dr. Ulrich played a pivotal role in saving the lives of the 28 patients presenting to the ED from the marathon.
We are very proud of the incredible work that Dr. Ulrich did on that day and continues to do every day here at Boston Medical Center.
We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Ron Medzon will become the Director of Boston Medical Center's Clinical Simulation Center effective July 1st. Ron is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and a practicing clinician in our Emergency Department.
Ron is a graduate of McGill University and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine here at the Boston City Hospital/Boston Medical Center program. He has published over 25 peer-reviewed articles, case reports, and book chapters, including in the field of simulation, and has co-edited a textbook in Emergency Medicine. For the past 8 years he has focused on developing educational curricula using simulation in the Emergency Medicine Residency. More
Congratulations to Dr. Judy Linden, Vice Chair for Education and Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, for receiving the Suffolk District Medical Society 2014 Community Clinician of the Year Award!
This award recognizes a physician from each of the Massachusetts Medical Society's 20 state districts who has made significant contributions to his or her patients, his or her community and who also is a leader in his or her field.
Dr. Linden was cited for her expertise on caring for survivors of sexual assault. Her colleagues stated that "she has been a mentor for many medical students and residents over her career and has focused her research and professional activities on improving the care for survivors of sexual assault." More
We are proud to announce that Dr. Jeff Schneider, Residency Program Director, has been chosen as the recipient of the 2014 Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians (MACEP) Emergency Medicine Physician of the Year award!
This prestigious award recognizes and honors an emergency medicine physician who has made significant contributions to the advancement of emergency medicine in Massachusetts. The award will be presented at MACEP's annual meeting on May 7, 2014.
Dr. Kristin Dwyer, PGY4, has been selected as MACEP’s Emergency Medicine Resident of the Year!
This award recognizes and honors an outstanding emergency medicine resident whose combination of clinical promise, leadership, and commitment to his/her patients and emergency medicine separate him/her from other EM residents.
We are proud to announce that Dr. Gabrielle A. Jacquet, Assistant Residency Director and Director of the International Health Section, has been chosen as the recipient of the prestigious 2014 Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine (AWAEM) Early Career Faculty award!
Each year AWAEM awards this honor to a female faculty who shows promise for significant career achievements in the field of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Jacquet was chosen because she "has devoted much of her academic focus to Emergency Medicine development projects internationally with research and training projects in India and Haiti. In addition to working internationally, Dr. Jacquet is devoted to improving education in her own residency program and has demonstrated a strong commitment to mentoring. She formally and informally mentors many residents and colleagues and has helped organize a women's mentoring program at her institution. Dr. Jacquet's commitment to education, her advocacy for emergency medicine internationally, and her dedication to mentoring distinguished her among the strong field of candidates."
Congratulations to Dr. Joseph Pare, PGY4, for his acceptance into the Master of Health Science (MHS) program at Yale University!
Dr. Pare, who begins an Ultrasound Fellowship at Yale-New Haven Hospital this summer, is receiving support for the MHS program by the Department of Emergency Medicine. The MHS degree is completed over two years in conjunction with the fellowship program.
Dr. Pare will investigate the use of emergency point-of-care ultrasound for fluid management and resuscitation in sepsis.