Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine Core Faculty

Eric  Adkins, MD

Eric Adkins, MD

Assistant Professor and Medical Director OSUWMC Main Campus
Undergraduate:Chemistry and Biology, West Virginia University
Medical School:West Virginia University
Residency:Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine, Christiana Care Health Services
Fellowship:Pulmonary & Critical Care, The Ohio State University
Dr. Adkins is currently an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He is the Medical Director of the Emergency Department on the Main Campus. He completed his medical degree at West Virginia University in 2002. He completed a 5 year residency program for both Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine at Christiana Care Health Services in Delaware in 2007, where he served as Chief Resident in his final year of training. He then completed a 3 year fellowship training in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in 2010 having served as Chief Fellow. He is board certified in all 4 specialties. He completed a Masters Degree in Medical Science at OSU in 2010. He is also Co-Creator and Associate Program Director for the Emergency Medicine & Internal Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Adkins focuses his academic efforts on Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Critical Care and Ultrasound in the Emergency Department. He has a joint appointment with the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine where he divides his clinical time 75% in the Emergency Department and 25% in the Medical Intensive Care Unit.

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Jeffrey  Caterino, MD

Jeffrey Caterino, MD

Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Research
Undergraduate:History, Dartmouth College
Medical School:Pennsylvania State University
Residency:Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital
Jeffrey M. Caterino, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine and is Vice Chair of Research for the Department of Emergency Medicine. He completed his undergraduate studies with a B.A. in History at Dartmouth College and attended medical school at the Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Caterino completed a combined Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine residency at Allegheny General Hospital where he served as Chief Resident. He completed his MPH in Clinical and Translational Sciences at The Ohio State University. He is board certified in both emergency and internal medicine and serves clinically as an attending physician in the ED and the observation unit. His primary research interest is in geriatric emergency medicine with a specific focus in diagnosis and treatment of geriatric infectious diseases. In 2010, Dr. Caterino received an NIH K23 Paul B. Beeson Patient-Oriented Research Development Award in Aging from the National Institute on Aging, John A. Hartford Foundation, and American Federation for Aging Research. Dr. Caterino is also the recipient of a 2007 American Geriatrics Society Dennis W. Jahnigen Career Development Scholars Award. He is a past-chair Chair of SAEM'S Academy of Geriatric Emergency Medicine and serves as Chair of the OSU Wexner Medical Center's Evidence-Based Practice Committee.

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Diane  Gorgas, MD

Diane Gorgas, MD

Associate Professor
Medical School:Case Western Reserve University
Residency:Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati
Diane Gorgas is a 1990 graduate of Case Western University College of Medicine. She completed a residency in Emergency Medicine in 1994 at the University of Cincinnati, serving as chief resident from 1993-1994. Dr. Gorgas joined the faculty at The Ohio State University in 1994 and has since been involved with Residency Education and Administration. Initially serving as Associate Residency Director, her areas of interest stemmed from Resident didactic education and clinical bedside teaching. In 1998 she became Co-residency Director along with Dan Martin, and in 2010 assumed the Residency Director position. Her contributions to the program have included developing a small group forum for the didactic sessions as well as a monthly skills lab curriculum. Current areas of interest and research include individualized residency education, testing preparation, and clinical research in body mass index in relation to ED length of stay and utilization. She received the Ohio State University College of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine Teacher of the Year Award in 2005 and the Courage to Teach Award in 2010. She is a national lecturer for American College of Emergency Physicians, specializing in Life Long Learning and Self-Assessment, and has been an American Board of Emergency Medicine Oral Examiner since 2001 and an ABEM item writer since 2010.

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Emily  Kauffman, DO

Emily Kauffman, DO

Assistant Professor
Undergraduate:Animal Physiology and Neuroscience, University of California
Medical School:Ohio University
Residency:Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine, Louisiana State University
Dr. Kauffman received her undergraduate degree in Animal Physiology and Neuroscience from the University of California, San Diego; her Master of Public Health degree from The Ohio State University; and her medical degree from the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she completed a predoctoral fellowship in Osteopathic Manipulation Therapy. Dr. Kauffman completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, where she served as Chief Resident for one year. Dr. Kauffman's professional interests include sepsis guidelines, HIV in Latino populations, community development in underserved areas, and international public health. Her hobbies include international travel, all outdoor activities, gardening, reading, cooking, playing with her pups, binge online shoe shopping, and watching a movie in a cold theater on a hot day.

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Daniel  Martin, MD

Daniel Martin, MD

Professor and Vice Chair for Education, EM/IM Residency Director
Medical School:Indiana University
Residency:Internal Medicine, University of Iowa
Residency:Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
Daniel R. Martin, M.D. is a Professor of Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He is the Program Director of the Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Program and he is the Vice Chair of Education for the Department of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Martin served as the Program Director for the Emergency Medicine Categorical Program at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center from 1990 to 2010. Dr. Martin received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and then completed an Emergency Medicine Residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin serving as Chief Resident during his final year. His clinical interests include the treatment of infectious diseases in the emergency department, trauma management, emergency medicine education and patient satisfaction. His research interests are the ED treatment of infections, such as pneumonia and respiratory infections as well as medical education research. Dr. Martin is Chair of the SAEM Medical Education Research Interest Group and has serves as an ACEP Councilor. Dr. Martin serves on a number of committees in our Department of Emergency Medicine, the College of Medicine and the Medical Center along with being an active member in national organizations such as SAEM, the Council of Residency Directors (CORD) and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) to name a few. He has lectured as a Visiting Professor both regionally and nationally on topics such as Respiratory Infection, Case Studies of Infectious Emergencies, Recognizing and Reducing Cognitive Errors in Medicine and Applying Leadership Literature to Emergency Medicine.

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David  Wininger, MD

David Wininger, MD

Professor and Internal Medicine Residency Director
Medical School:Indiana University
Residency:Internal Medicine, Duke University
Fellowship:Infectious Disease, Duke University
Dr. David Wininger has been on the OSU faculty since 1995, assuming the Program Director role in 2007 after 4 years as an Associate Program Director. As a new intern he was asked what he wanted to "become" by his Infectious Diseases attending/IM Program Director, and he responded "You!". Linking residents with inspiring mentors is one of the joys of his job. He and his wife have 4 children, ages 9-15. He grew up in Dubois, Indiana and attended Indiana University School of Medicine graduating in 1989. Dr. Wininger did his Internal Medicine residency and ID fellowship at Duke University Medical Center. His research interest is AIDS clinical trials.

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