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Bullitt History of Medicine Club
August 30, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The Bullitt History of Medicine Club holds monthly meetings at the UNC . All meetings are free and open to the public.
The Bullitt Club will have its first meeting on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 12:00 noon in the UNC Health Sciences Library, Room 527. Light refreshments will be provided
The title of this month’s lecture will be “International Aspects of Emergency Medicine” by Dr. Judith Tintinalli, Professor Emeritus of Emergency Medicine, UNC School of Medicine.
This talk is “Part 2” of Dr. Tintinalli’s November 2015 lecture, “Emergency Medicine: A Bold Idea.” Dr. Tintinalli is Professor and founding Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is currently Professor Emeritus in the Department, and is also Adjunct Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management in the School of Public Health, and Guest Lecturer in Medical Journalism in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of North Carolina. She received the MD degree from Wayne State University, and completed residency training and received the MPH from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Dr. Tintinalli was president of the American Board of Emergency Medicine in 1989-1990, was the founding president of the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors, and was chairman of the Liaison Residency Committee (forerunner of the ACGME sponsored Residency Review Committee). She is editor in chief of the world’s largest selling emergency medicine textbook, Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine in its 8th (2015) McGraw Hill edition. The 7th edition received the ‘Best Surgical Book of 2011 from the British Medical Association. She was a Board Member, and Deputy Editor of the Annals of Emergency Medicine until 2005. She was elected to the National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine, in 1997, and was a member of the North Carolina Institute of Medicine, Task Force on the Uninsured (2005). She is past-president of the Association of Academic Chairs of Emergency Medicine (2006-2007) and is Editor in Chief of AccessEmergencyMedicine, the McGraw Hill digital library for emergency medicine, released January, 2007. She was appointed Editor in Chief of Emergency Physicians Monthly in July 2013. In May, 2013, she received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the University of North Carolina Academy of Educators. In May 2016 she was named an Honorary Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Medicine.