Explore This IssueACEP Now: Vol 33 – No 09 – September 2014
Dr. Francis Counselman Becomes ABEM President; Dr. Barry Heller Named President-Elect
At its July meeting, the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) named Francis Counselman, MD, its President. Dr. Counselman is a distinguished professor of emergency medicine and chair of the department of emergency medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk and a member of the Emergency Physicians of Tidewater. He received his medical degree from the Eastern Virginia Medical School, where he also completed his residency training in emergency medicine.
Taking over as President-Elect is Barry N. Heller, MD. Dr. Heller is an assistant clinical professor of medicine at UCLA School of Medicine in Los Angeles and practices emergency medicine at St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach, California, and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro in San Pedro, California. Dr. Heller received his medical degree from Indiana University in Indianapolis and completed residency training in emergency medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, California.