Emory Medicine Magazine The Making of a Tactical Physican Recalibrate

Jeremy Ackerman is an associate professor of emergency medicine, who works three or four shifts a week in the Grady Memorial Hospital Emergency Care Center in downtown Atlanta. He’s also a tactical physician, a sworn police officer who deploys with a SWAT team and has received a medal of honor for taking part in an operation.

School of Medicine News

What began as a simple question years ago led to a program through Emory’s Urban Health Initiative known as the Rolling Suitcase Drive. Anyone can donate suitcases to benefit people helped by the Atlanta Mission.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science has named six Emory faculty members as 2022 Fellows because of their efforts toward advancing science applications.

Carlos del Rio, an internationally known clinician and epidemiologist, has been named interim dean for Emory School of Medicine. He will begin his appointment on March 1.


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