In addition to excellence as a teacher, clinician, and ACEP supporter, he is also the author of numerous articles published in emergency medicine and general medical journals.
Explore This IssueACEP News: Vol 30 – No 10 – October 2011
Cherri D. Hobgood, M.D., FACEP
Outstanding Contribution in Education Award – Presented to a member who has made a significant contribution to the educational aspects of emergency medicine.
Dr. Hobgood is Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine and Rolly McGrath Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Prior to this role, she spent 12 years at the University of North Carolina, last serving as vice chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine.
Over the course of her career, she initiated projects on the assessment of medical errors, quality measurement, and teaching teamwork in emergency medicine practice. She is Chair of the International Federation for Emergency Medicine Core Curriculum and Education Committee, which has developed and disseminated model curricula for emergency medicine students and residents worldwide.
Her work in death notification, including the GRIEV_ING communication model, was funded by the Emergency Medicine Foundation and the federal Office for Victims of Crime and is recognized as a standard in palliative care.
Nathan Kuppermann, M.D., FACEP
Outstanding Contribution in Research Award – Presented to a member who has made a significant contribution to research in emergency medicine.
Dr. Kuppermann is the Bo Tomas Brofeldt Endowed Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the UC Davis School of Medicine and a professor in the departments of emergency medicine and pediatrics.
He is the primary or senior author of nearly 100 research papers published in leading journals. His primary areas of study are pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis–associated cerebral edema, clinical and laboratory evaluation of febrile children, and laboratory and radiographic evaluation of pediatric trauma patients.
He was elected to the Institute of Medicine in 2011 and is the recipient of numerous awards. He served as Chair of the Steering Committee of the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network from its creation in 2001 through 2008. In 2011, Nate helped to further develop pediatric emergency medicine in Argentina, and is helping to develop the first pediatric emergency medicine research network in Argentina and Uruguay.
Debra G. Perina, M.D., FACEP
Outstanding Contribution in EMS Award – Presented to a member or nonmember who has made a contribution to emergency medical services that is nationally significant in application or scope.