Dr. Steven Go received National Board of Medical Examiners Distinguished Service award.
Steven Go, MD received the Edithe J Levit Distinguished Service Award by the National Board of Medical Examiners in honor of his 20+ years of service and leadership at NBME. He currently serves on the NBME membership committee, is Vice Chair of the USMLE management committee and is the Chair of the NBME multimedia taskforce in addition to serving on other committees.
Dr. Mark Steele received the Missouri College of Emergency Physicians Lifetime Achievement award.
Mark Steele, MD was awarded the 2022 Missouri College of Emergency Physicians Lifetime achievement award during the annual MOCEP meeting in April 2022. This honors his lifetime of dedication and leadership in emergency medicine. Dr. Steele has served in numerous leadership positions including president of MOCEP as well as president of the American Board of Emergency Medicine
Dr. Erica Carney elected to the State Medical Director position.
This position is governor appointed and oversees the Regional Medical Directors, works with the State Advisory Council, and works with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Dr. Carney was elected to this position in December of 2021.
UH Dept of EM graduates first medical education-simulation fellow, Dr. Lacie Bailey.
Dr. Bailey has accepted a position as an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Bailey will be in their “clinician-educator” pathway with an emphasis on “supporting leadership and academic endeavors in medical education and simulation”. They were very interested in her simulation expertise and future MHPE degree. She hopes to continue with finishing up her MHPE remotely with UMKC and will continue working on her educational QI project with our chief resident, Dr. Elberts aimed at improving resident EKG skills.
Dr. Emily Hillman receives inaugural Faculty Clinical Affiliate Teaching Award
Dr. Emily Hillman received the inaugural Faculty Clinical Affiliate Teaching Award for Truman Medical Centers. The award acknowledges and celebrates a faculty member who is recognized for their clinical teaching of UMKC School of Medicine medical students, graduate program students, and/or graduate medical education residents/fellows. The award is given to one faculty annually for each of the schools major affiliates.
Dr. Kevin O’Rourke is New MOCEP Board Member
Our new board member is Kevin O’Rourke, MD, FACEP. Dr. O’Rourke is Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Associate Program Director TMC/UMKC Emergency Medicine Residency, and Director of Clinical Operations at Truman Medical Center Emergency Department. Dr. O’Rourke has been active on several MOCEP committees for many years and we welcome him to the board!
Dr. Melanie Camejo receives MHPE Degree from UMKC School of Medicine
Despite all that came with the pandemic, in December 2020 one of our EM faculty, Melanie Camejo, MD received her Master’s degree in Health Professions Education (MHPE). Completing the program has assisted with her new role as Assistant Program Director and thanks to Dr. Hillman, Assistant Medical Education Fellowship Director. She will also continue to enhance the EM clerkship curriculum as clerkship director. She is excited to see what the future holds and who she can mentor along the way. Congratulations!