Assistant Professor and Medical Director OSUWMC Main Campus
Chemistry and Biology, West Virginia University
West Virginia University
Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine, Christiana Care Health Services
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.
Mark G. Angelos, MD, is a Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Ohio State University School of Medicine and Vice Chair for Research. Dr. Angelos graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine with a MD degree. He completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at Wright State University and a fellowship in Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. He is board certified in Emergency Medicine and in Hyperbaric and Undersea Medicine. Dr. Angelos directs a research laboratory which is focused on myocardial ischemia and reperfusion and cardiac arrest.
Assistant Professor and Assistant Residency Director
Biochemistry, Case Western Reserve University
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Emergency Medicine, The Ohio State University
Dr. Bachmann earned a Bachelor's Degree in Biochemistry with a minor in Russian from Case Western Reserve University where he continued his education earning a medical degree. Following medical school, he served in the United States Navy as an Undersea & Diving Medical Officer. He completed his residency training in Emergency Medicine at The Ohio State University including his final year as Chief Resident. Dr. Bachmann has varied interests including hyperbaric medicine, sports medicine, medical education, wilderness medicine and disaster preparedness. He loves to travel and is always looking for international medicine opportunities. He's done medical mission work on four of the seven continents (and has a goal to serve all seven). Dr. Bachmann is a licensed physician with the Ohio Athletic Commission and serves as the Medical Team Manager for Ohio Task Force One, a FEMA Urban Search & Rescue Team. He always enjoys spending time with his wife, two daughters and his son.
Dr. Bahner graduated from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 1995. He completed a residency in emergency medicine from the Ohio State University in 1998. During his residency he became very active in ultrasound and completed his RDMS certification in 2000. Since then he has taken an active role in ultrasound education and systemizing training across undergraduate and graduate medical education. Besides developing asynchronous learning aids as applications, websites or twitter feeds, he has developed the role of ultrasound in simulation at Ohio State and integrated it into medical student, resident and fellow training. He has been active at the national level serving as the inaugural emergency ultrasound section leader at the AIUM and the first emergency physician to sit on its Board of Governors. He is the inaugural chair of the AIUM's medical student ultrasound education interest group and champions the integration of ultrasound throughout medical school. He continues to champion ultrasound education and has established an Ultrasound Academy at Ohio State with multiple opportunities for medical students, residents and faculty to learn sonographic techniques in simulated environments and during clinical cases. He has lectured and written multiple papers on ultrasound education, simulation, social media, wireless ultrasound, and shock. He continues to advocate for the safe and early use of ultrasound in the medical encounter and the requisite benefits from the portable focused use of bedside ultrasound.
Dr. Boulger was born and raised in central Ohio and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology with a minor in Chemistry and Childhood Studies from Case Western Reserve University. She continued her education in Dayton, Ohio earning a medical degree from Wright State University. Following medical school she did her residency here at Ohio State. Dr. Boulger's area of interest include trauma, EMS, and ultrasound. She currently serves as Assistant Medical Director for the Paramedic Training Program at Columbus State Community College. She loves travel and any outdoor adventure especially backpacking and boating. She and her husband Nick have a very spirited daughter Rowan and dog Cooper.
Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Research
History, Dartmouth College
Pennsylvania State University
Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital
Jeffrey M. Caterino, MD, is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine and is Director of Clinical 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 currently the Chair of SAEM'S Academy of Geriatric Emergency Medicine and serves as Chair of the OSU Wexner Medical Center's Evidence-Based Practice Committee.
Chemistry, National Sun Yat-Sen University in Taiwan
Biological Chemistry, The Ohio State University
Dr. Chen received his bachelor's degree in Chemistry and his master's degree in Organic Chemistry from National Sun Yat-Sen University in Taiwan, and his doctor of philosophy degree in Biological Chemistry from The Ohio State University. His research interests include the redox regulation on cardiovascular disease, especially in the field of ischemia and reperfusion injuries. His hobbies include playing golf, basketball, baseball, and softball; watching sports with his children; home improvements; and cooking, especially grilling on the weekends.
Dr. Cooper is the current administrative fellow for the Ohio State University Emergency Department. After completing his residency at Ohio State, during which he was Chief Resident, Dr. Cooper chose to spend another 2 years at Ohio State as the Administrative Fellow while pursuing his MBA at the Fischer College of Business. Dr. Cooper's ED interests include optimizing the emergency department EHR and helping streamline ED flow. Additionally he has a keen interest in social justice and helping the underserved as a board member of the Columbus Free Clinic, through his church, and by working on numerous political campaigns. In his free time he participates in all things hipster and swing dance.
Family Practice, St Elizabeth Medical Center Dayton
Mark L. DeBard, MD, FACEP, is a Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, Ohio State University College of Medicine, and an Attending Emergency Physician at University Hospital East. Dr. DeBard was one of the first ABEM-certified physicians and Clinical Professors of Emergency Medicine in the country. Dr. DeBard has been particularly active in medical politics, having been President of Ohio ACEP, a member of the Board of Directors of National ACEP, and Speaker of the ACEP Council. He has been extensively involved in medical student and resident education throughout his more than 30 year career at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio as well as at Ohio State. He has received Teacher of the Year awards from students and residents at both locations, and has lectured extensively at EM residency programs throughout the country.
Fellowship: Critical Care Medicine
Residency: Emergency Medicine, Ohio State Medical Center
Medical School: Ohio State University
Undergraduate: University of Colorado
Board Certification: Emergency Medicine
Academic/Research Interests: EM critical care
Emile El-Shammaa, MD, is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at the Ohio State University. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore, and medical school at Duke University, followed by emergency medicine residency at the Ohio State University. He then completed a pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at Nationwide Children's Hospital. He is currently dual clinical faculty at the Ohio State University and Nationwide Children's Hospital emergency departments, as well as the ACLS Medical Director at OSU. His clinical interests include education, pediatrics, emergency ophthalmology, and ultrasound. e-mail: email@example.com
Associate Professor and Emergency Medicine Residency Director
Case Western Reserve University
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.
Assistant Professor and Assistant Residency Director
Psychology, Swarthmore College
Case Western Reserve University
Emergency Medicine, Orlando Regional Medical Center
Sarah Greenberger is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine. She completed her undergraduate studies at Swarthmore College, earning a degree in psychology, before attending medical school at Case Western Reserve University. She subsequently completed her residency in emergency medicine at Orlando Regional Medical Center, in Orlando, Florida. Prior to joining OSU in 2011, she worked for three years at Virginia Hospital Center, in Arlington, Virginia. Her academic interests include residency education, obesity and emergency medicine, and group dynamics in the emergency department.
Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
Emergency Medicine, The Ohio State University
Dr. Haynes completed a 6 year combined BS/MD program at the Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine (NEOUCOM). Her residency in emergency medicine was at The Ohio State University. She then worked for several years in community hospitals before returning to OSU as an attending in the ED at OSU East. She lives on Buckeye Lake with her husband Bill and son John.
Dr. Hill received his undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology from Otterbein College and his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Vanderbilt University, where he served as chief resident for one year. Dr. Hill's professional interests include medical simulations and sepsis. His hobbies include travel, elementary school career weeks, and collegiate and NFL football.
Colin Kaide is a clinical associate professor of emergency medicine. As a native of Chicago, Illinois, he completed Medical School and Undergrad at the University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign. He completed residency in Emergency Medicine at the Ohio State University (1993-1996). After residency he served as the assistant director of the emergency department in Lima, Ohio for 3 years while serving as part-time faculty at OSU. In 2000 he joined the department at OSU full time. He is board-certified in Emergency Medicine and Hyperbaric Medicine. In addition to emergency medicine, he completed advanced training in wound care and is certified by the Council for Medical Education and Testing. He does wound care at the Ohio State Comprehensive Wound Center. Academic interests include: Medical education, Rapid-sequence intubation and the advanced management of the difficult airway, procedural sedation, hyperbaric medicine and chronic wound care. He was honored as "Teacher of the Year" for the Department of Emergency Medicine (2008) and has received both the OSU COM Excellence in Teaching Award (2004) and Outstanding Teaching Award (2008). One of his outside interests is martial arts. He has participated in the combative arts since 1978 and holds a 3rd-degree black belt in Goshin Jitsu. He has been a teacher of self-defense since high school and has developed a specialized course for EMS providers and healthcare professionals. He also has developed a medical software company that produces a computer-based medical record product that creates computerized ED discharge instructions, prescriptions, and work excuses.
Animal Physiology and Neuroscience, University of California
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.
Melissa Kerg, MD graduated from Smith College earning a BA in Economics and Chemistry.
She then completed medical school at the University of Cincinnati in 1999 and completed residency in Emergency Medicine at The Ohio State University in 2002. Her interests surround clinical work and educating residents. She enjoys working at our affiliated urban community hospital, OSU Hosptial East. Dr. Kerg is married with two children.
Emergency Medicine, Los Angeles County - USC Hospital
David P. Keseg, MD, FACEP is a native of Columbus, Ohio. He attended The Ohio State University for both his undergraduate and Medical School degrees, obtaining a B.S. in Zoology in 1975 and his M.D. in 1978. After completing his Medical Flexible internship at Mt. Carmel Medical Center in Columbus in 1979, he then completed a 2 year Public Health Services commitment serving in a health shortage area in Greenfield Ohio as a Family Practitioner and EMS Medical director of Greenfield Area Life Squad (GALS). He served as Hospital Chief of Staff and Emergency Department Chairman there. He then worked as an Emergency Physician and Associate Medical Director along with EMS Medical Director of Ross County at Adena Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio from 1981-83 before matriculating out to Los Angeles County - USC Hospital for his residency training in Emergency Medicine which he successfully completed in 1985 after serving as Chief Resident. He began working fulltime at Riverside Methodist Hospital in 1985 and became Chief Medical Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Olentangy Emergency Physicians from 1987 to 1996 He joined Premier Health Care Services in 1996 as first their Chief Operating Officer and then their Chief Development Officer and retired from that position in 2010. He began working as a Medical Director for the Columbus Division of Fire in 1987 and continues in that position currently. In addition, Dr. Keseg served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians for 11 years and was elected President of the Chapter from 1998-99. He has been awarded the John Campbell Trauma Education award, the Columbus Division of Fire Chief's Award of Excellence, and the Michael Keys Copass EMS Medical Director award.
Emergency Medicine, Orlando Regional Medical Center
Emergency Medical Services, University of Texas Medical School Houston
Dr. Craig Key's undergraduate education led to a degree in Electrical Engineering from The Ohio State University. He obtained his Medical Doctorate from The Medical College of Ohio (now the University of Toledo Medical School). Following medical school, Dr. Key completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at the Orlando Regional Medical Center in Orlando, Florida. After residency, Dr. Key went to Houston to participate in an Emergency Medical Services Fellowship under the direction of Dr. Paul Pepe and remained there for five years as Associate Medical Director of the Houston Fire Department. Currently, Dr. Key is on faculty with The Ohio State University as Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine. He enjoys teaching residents and participating with local EMS agencies. Among his academic activities, he has authored or contributed to many publications and professional presentations concerning the subject of out-of-hospital cardiac care and the need for early recognition, response and treatment of heart attacks. He has also developed and implemented research concerning the subject of out-of-hospital resuscitation and emergency medical dispatch. Dr. Key is now drawing on his undergraduate training in Electrical Engineering as he becomes more interested in the application of technology to medicine and EMS. He has developed numerous websites and written iPhone apps dealing with teaching and practicing medicine.
Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center Cleveland
Sorabh Khandelwal, MD, is a Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He is a proud member of Buckeye Nation having completed his undergraduate and medical school studies at Oho State. He completed an EM residency at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Khandelwal serves as Director of Hyperbaric Medicine as well as Associate Director of Oho State's Comprehensive Wound Center. Within the College of Medicine, Dr, Khandelwal serves as Director of the EM clerkship as well as Director of Ohio State's Procedural Curriculum. His clinical and research interests revolve around education and hyperbaric medicine.
Samuel Kiehl, MD was born in Columbus, Ohio in 1946. His family was among the first settlers of Franklin County, Ohio in the early 1800's. He currently lives on the family farm where many of the original settlers are buried. He did his undergraduate training at The Ohio State University, where he majored in Mathematics and graduated Summa Cum Laude in 1967. He then attended medical school at OSU and graduated in 1971. He did a year of internal medicine residency at York Hospital in York, PA. In 1972 he was drafted as a military physician and served 2 years in the Navy at the end of the Vietnam war. He returned to Columbus in 1974 where he worked as a full-time emergency physician at Riverside Methodist Hospitals. In 1980, he became the director of the ED at RMH. Shortly thereafter, with Dr. Rund and OSU ED, he and RMH ED cofounded the EM residency program that is now at OSU. The RMH ED became a national model for many of our processes and he was asked to present at several national symposia on some of these. He started a billing company in 1980, which he still owns. It provides services to 20 clients in states east of the Mississippi. We have 100 employees, half of which are in India. He has been a prolific reviewer of medical malpractice cases. He has reviewed over 1000 cases and has testified at trial or deposition 400 times. He is a partner in many business ventures which are interesting and fun. I was an officer and board member at Ohio ACEP for 10 years and was the state reimbursement chairman during that time. One of those years, he was selected as the Ohio Emergency Physician of the year. He is married to a high school friend and just celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary. They have 6 children, all of whom are married and they have 17 grandchildren. He does a lot of volunteer work in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and have served as a priesthood leader in that organization for over 30 years. For recreation, he enjoys golf and spending time with his family.
Andrew King, MD is currently an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine. He completed his undergraduate studies at Youngstown State University, where he graduated summa cum laude with a degree in combined sciences. He received his medical degree from Northeastern Ohio Medical University and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at The Ohio State University. After completing residency, Dr. King spent a year working in the Wake Forest University Health System before returning as an attending physician. His professional interests include: ultrasound, resident and medical student education. Dr. King and his wife Erin have two children, Bentley and London. He enjoys sports, outdoors, and spending time with his family.
Associate Professor and Medical Student Clerkship Director
The Ohio State University
The Ohio State University
Emergency Medicine, Wake Forest University
Dr. Nicholas Kman earned his undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University and his MD from The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Kman trained at the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center where he was a Chief Resident. Currently, his research interests include Medical Student Education and Emergency Preparedness. He the Director of the Emergency Medicine Clerkship and is currently helping to facilitate an honors program in Emergency Medicine for 4th year medical students. Dr. Kman is the President-Elect of Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine (CDEM). He is also a Medical Manager for Ohio Task Force 1 which is Ohio's Urban Search and Rescue Team. He is a member of the Emergency Preparedness Committee at Ohio State and has a special interest in Disaster Preparedness. Dr. Kman is also a Medical Manager for Ohio Task Force 1 which is Ohio's Urban Search and Rescue Team. He is a member of the Emergency Preparedness Committee at Ohio State and has a special interest in Disaster Preparedness.
Emergency Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Dr. Leung earned a Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Chicago where she continued her education earning a PhD in Neurobiology. She then pursued a medical degree from the Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. She completed the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Case Western Reserve University.
Dr. Lindsey completed her undergraduate degree at The University of Chicago in Psychology and her medical degree at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She trained in emergency medicine at UCSF Fresno in Fresno, CA where she served as Chief Resident. She worked as clinical faculty at UCSF Fresno for a year before moving to Columbus. Dr. Lindsey's professional interests include clinical work and women's health. She enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with her husband, daughter and 110-pound labrador.
Professor and Vice Chair for Education, EM/IM Residency Director
Internal Medicine, University of Iowa
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.
Assistant Professor and Associate Residency Director
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Medical College of Wisconsin
Emergency Medicine, The Ohio State University
Jilian McGrath, M.D. is an assistant professor of emergency medicine. She completed her undergraduate training at University of Wisconsin-Madison. She completed her medical school Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. McGrath completed emergency residency at The Ohio State University.
Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
The Ohio State University
Emergency Medicine, Christiana Care Health System
Mark G. Moseley, MD, MHA, FACEP is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Vice Chairman for Clinical Affairs in the Department of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Moseley is a graduate of the Ohio State University College of Medicine and the OSU Graduate Program in Health Services Management and Policy. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, Delaware, and served as Chief Resident in his final year of training. Dr. Moseley has served as a core educational faculty in the Department's training programs since coming to OSU, and has been honored with teaching awards three times during his tenure. Dr. Moseley previously served the Department as ED and CDU Medical Director for 6 years prior to becoming Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs. While at OSU, he has been honored as Columbus Monthly's Top 40 Leaders Under 40, recognized as a Best Doctor by The Best Doctors in America and Columbus Monthly Magazine, and is the 2013 winner of the OSU College of Medicine Innovation Award. He has lead teams that created the current CDU, created the Psychiatric Flex Unit and Harding holding beds, created new triage/intake space, designed the soon to be expanded ED, as well as helped to propose and implement the After Hours Clinic at Martha Morehouse. Dr. Moseley was responsible for founding a group of Emergency Medicine faculty that serve the Medical Center as advisors for CMS medical necessity determinations, appeals, and denials. Dr. Moseley was named Assistant Chief Operating Officer for the entire OSU Health System in 2012. In this role he focuses on easing institution wide inpatient capacity challenges through improved bed management and throughput strategies and serves as a senior physician leader for the Medical Center.
Dr. Nelson is a graduate of the Ohio State University College of Medicine and completed his emergency medicine residency at Summa Akron City Hospital. He has served as President of the Ohio Chapter American College of Emergency Physicians as well as President of the Columbus Medical Association. He was President of the American Board of Emergency Medicine in 2011-2012 where he also chaired the Initial Certification Task Force and the Test Development Committee. He is a Delegate from Ohio to the American Medical Association House of Delegates. He has served as Medical Director of Emergency Medicine and Hyperbaric Medicine at OSU, and also served as Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs for a number of years. He currently is Medical Director of Morehouse AfterHours Care Clinic. His academic and research interests include environmental emergencies, disaster preparedness, hyperbaric medicine, testing and simulation technology, and medical-legal and legislative issues in emergency medicine.
Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria
Dr. Neltner graduated from Thomas More College with a Biology degree in 1991. He then graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in 1995. Next, he completed emergency medicine residency at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria in 1998. He worked 1 year in community emergency medicine prior to coming to OSU in 1999. He is married with 2 children.
Assistant Professor and Director, OSU Center for EMS
Biology, Michigan State University
Ohio State University
Emergency Medicine, The Ohio State University
Dr. Panchal began his career as a researcher completing a Ph.D at Case Western Reserve University. Following this, he went to The Ohio State University College of Medicine for medical school and residency where he was elected as Chief Resident. Dr. Panchal is a board certified Emergency Physician having practiced at the University of Arizona prior to joining The Ohio State University. His interests include undergraduate medical education, Emergency ultrasonography and cardiovascular research focusing on cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Dr. Panchal teaches in the College of Medicine as a longitudinal group leader for the Lead. Serve. Inspire. Curriculum and is the Assistant Fellowship Director for Ultrasound. He is a member of the American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovascular Care Scientific Subcommittee responsible for guideline writing and literature evaluation for cardiac arrest care.
Don Rucker, MD is Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Biomedical Informatics as well as Associate Dean for Innovation and Chief Operating Officer of OSUMC's IDEA Studio. Dr. Rucker is a graduate of Harvard College and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine with Board Certifications in Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine. He holds a Masters in Medical Computer Science and an MBA, both from Stanford. Dr. Rucker has practiced emergency medicine at Kaiser in California, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston where he was the first full-time Emergency Department attending and at the University of Pennsylvania's Penn Presbyterian and Pennsylvania Hospitals. Dr. Rucker has also worked extensively in corporate settings building and bringing products to market. At Datamedic Corporation he co-developed the world's first Microsoft Windows based electronic medical record. He came to OSUMC from Siemens Healthcare USA where he served as Chief Medical Officer for 13 years. Dr. Rucker led the team that designed the computerized physician order entry workflow that, as installed at Cincinnati Children's Hospital, won the 2003 HIMSS Nicholas Davies Award for the best hospital computer system in the US. Dr. Rucker recently served terms on the Board of Commissioners of the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology and Medicare's Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC) and has extensive healthcare policy experience representing healthcare innovations before Congress, CMS, AHRQ, OMB, MedPAC, ONC, and MEDCAC.
Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco
Surgery, Stanford University
Dr. Rund is a graduate of Yale University and the Stanford College of Medicine. He is board certified in both Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Services. He has interests in emergency medical services, emergency psychiatry and medical education.
Dr. Douglas Rund is the founder of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Ohio State. He served as Departmental chair from 1990 to 2011. He resigned as chair in 2011 to continue teaching and academic work within the department.
Dr. Rund became the Director of the Division of Emergency Medicine at Ohio State in 1978. When the Division became a full Department in 1990, he was appointed Professor and Chair of the Department. During his tenure at Ohio State he has also been named Interim Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine and Interim Chair of the Department of Family Medicine on two occasions. He was named Associate Dean for Hospital Based Services in 2003. He was elected President of the Faculty Practice Plan, OSU Physicians, in 2003 and served in this capacity until his recent retirement as Chair. He also served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the OSU Hospital System and Board of Directors of the OSU Health Plan.
Under his leadership the Department of Emergency Medicine grew to 40 faculty members with 36 residents in the EM Program. The department has also developed fellowships in Pediatrics, Toxicology, Sports Medicine, Ultrasound, Research, Administration and Education.
Rund became a member of the Association of Academic Chairs in Emergency Medicine in 1990 and served as President of the organization in 1992. He was selected to receive the Outstanding Contribution to Education Award from ACEP in 1992. He served on the Board of Directors of The American Board of Emergency Medicine from 1988 to 1997; and as President in 1995-96. He was a member of the RRC for Emergency Medicine from 1997 to 2002. He has been active as consultant and site reviewer for new and established EM programs for many years. He has authored and edited many scientific and educational articles and texts including Essentials of Emergency Medicine with Drs. Rosen, Barkin and Sternbach.
Dr. Sahlani is a clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine and current ultrasound fellow at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. She graduated from Miami University with a degree in Zoology and minor in Neuroscience and continues to be active in undergraduate recruitment activities for the university. The next part of her education was completed at The University of Toledo College of Medicine, where she earned her MD. Dr. Sahlani completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at The Ohio State University, where she was one of three residents from the medical center honored with The OSU House Staff Excellence in Teaching Award (2013) by the OSU College of Medicine Class of 2013, and one of six residents from the medical center honored with a Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award (2013) chosen by 3rd and 4th year medical students. She was also awarded the House Staff Collegiality Award (2013) for being well known by her peers for routinely exhibiting attributes of collegiality and professionalism. Dr. Sahlani's professional interests include ultrasound applications in procedures, medical education, and social media. Dr. Sahlani enjoys mentoring medical students and residents through the residency application process as well as career choices. Her hobbies include travel, photography, recreational sports participation, and being a Cleveland sports enthusiast.
Dr. Shellman is from Fairfield, Ohio. She completed undegraduate at The Ohio State University with a BS in Human Nutrition. She then attended medical school at The Ohio State University. She completed residency training at North Carolina Baptist Hospital/Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, North Carolina. She has been at OSU East since March of 2000. She has two children and lives in Dublin, Ohio.
Dr. Southerland completed her medical training and residency at Duke University Hospital in North Carolina. She then did a fellowship in geriatrics and emergency medicine at Beaumont Hospital in Michigan. Her interest in Geriatrics led her to Ohio State where she is currently collaborating with other faculty to improve the care of the elderly in our Emergency Department. Her research interests include fragility fractures, transitions of care, and resident education in geriatrics. She also enjoys gardening, baking, and chasing after her kids.
Emergency Medicine, Columbia Affiliated Residency Program
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, State University of New York Health Sciences Center at Syracuse
Dr. Terndrup is an Emergency Medicine specialist with over 30 years of clinical, educational, and research experience in the provision of emergency medical care, with venues ranging from remote rural, to suburban community, and large urban academic hospital facilities. He founded the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, a full academic department at the School of Medicine. He also established the Center for Emerging Infections and Disaster Preparedness (CEIEP) in order to address issues associated with emerging infections and disaster preparedness through multidisciplinary research, training and service programs. He transitioned to Penn State University (PSU), his alma matter (COM class 1981), in October, 2006. At PSU, he directed approximately 220 full time employees in their pursuit of high quality emergency medical care and education. At Penn State he was instrumental in developing interdisciplinary groups to focus on systemic hypothermia, sepsis improvements, and emergency care clinical trials. As an example, Penn State leads the national in enrollment in the Protocolized Care for Early Septic Shock (ProCESS), reduced the observed to expected mortality for sepsis patients by 36%, and an ongoing contributor to the Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials group. Presently, he transitions to the Ohio State University (OSU) as chair and professor, with a renewed energy and enthusiasm to build upon the clinical and educational success of the Department of Emergency Medicine at OSU.
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Wesleyan University
University of Pittsburgh
Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Dr. Thompson received her undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from Wesleyan University, and her master's degree in Clinical Research and her medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Emergency Medicine also at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Thompson's professional interests include simulation, quality improvement, and health policy. Her hobbies include running, cooking, and spending time with her husband and daughter.
Howard Werman, MD is a Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, The Ohio State University College of Medicine and an Attending Physician at both OSU Medical Center and OSU East Hospitals. In addition, he is on Courtesy Staff at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Dr. Werman graduated Duke University and attended the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine. He was a member of the first three-year residency class in Emergency Medicine at the Ohio State University Medical Center. He did a one-year Research Fellowship in Resuscitation under the mentorship of Charles Brown, MD. He has been a member of the faculty since 1984. In addition, Dr. Werman serves as Medical Director for MedFlight of Ohio, the critical care transport service in central and southeast Ohio.
Brandy Zimmer, MD (former Western New Yorker) graduated from SUNY Geneseo with a BS in Biology and Anthropology in 1995. She also is a graduate of University of Buffalo College of Medicine (SUNY Buffalo) in 1999. After completing her Emergency Medicine Residency at The Ohio State University in 2002, she has been part of OSU's faculty as a Clinical Assistant Professor, focusing on community medicine at OSU East. She is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Dr. Zimmer is married, and has two sons.