The Massachusetts General Hospital Critical Care Center welcomes Charles B. Cairns, MD, FACEP, FAHA, for a discussion of critical care opportunities in emergency medicine.
Critical Care Grand Rounds: 'Time Makes a Difference to Everyone, Everywhere: Critical Opportunities in Emergency Care'Date: 05/02/2013 - 05/02/2013
Charles B. Cairns, MD, FACEP, FAHA
The Massachusetts General Hospital Critical Care Center welcomes Charles B. Cairns, MD, FACEP, FAHA, professor and chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Cairns is the principal investigator of the National Collaborative for Bio-Preparedness, the principal investigator of the National Regionalization of Emergency Medical Care Services Framework Project, the co-principal investigator of the Rapid Assessment of Acute Illness and Injury to Enhance the United States’ Response to Public Health Emergencies Project and the associate director of the U.S. Critical Illness and Injury Trials Group.
Dr. Cairns has received numerous awards and honors, including the Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) Established Investigator Award, the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Research Presentation Award and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Outstanding Contribution in Research Award.
Dr. Cairns serves in leadership positions within organized emergency and critical care, including co-chair of the SAEM-ACEP Research Working Group, the leadership committee for the American Heart Association Council on Cardiopulmonary and Critical Care, the steering committee for the Critical Care Societies’ Collaborative Task Force on Critical Care Research, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Asthma Education and Prevention Program, the steering committee of the NIH Roundtables on Medical and Surgical Emergencies and as co-chair of the NIH Roundtable on Emergency Trauma.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Mass General #1 in New England and #2 in the nation based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 clinical specialties.