David Milzman

Title: Professor, Associate Dean
Company: Georgetown University
Location: Washington, D.C., United States

David Milzman, Professor and Associate Dean for Innovation and Clinical Research at the School of Medicine of Georgetown University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in emergency care, trauma and medical education.

Dr. Milzman is an integral figure in the field of medicine at Georgetown University, providing his services in clinical work, teaching, mentoring and research. He was the youngest tenured faculty and was made an associate professor at 34 years old, a feat no one in the past 30 years has been able to match. For the past 25 years, Dr. Milzman has been a lead researcher in brain injury and shock. Since 2016, he has held the position of Senior Associate Dean for Innovation and Clinical Research at Georgetown University. Furthermore, Dr. Milzman is an attending emergency physician at the Children’s Hospital National Medical Center, an adjunct professor of biology at Georgetown, an attending emergency physician at the Gallup Indian Medical Center, a Professor of Emergency Medicine at Georgetown University, a research director and attending physician at MedStar Health, and a Medical Student Senior Advisor at Georgetown.

Interested in medicine at an early age, Dr. Milzman first earned a Bachelor of Science at the University of Maryland in 1982 before earning an MD from Georgetown University in 1986. He continued his medical education with an internship and a residency in emergency medicine at the Eastern Virginia Medical School, subsequently serving as a critical care fellow at the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services System from 1991 to 1992.

Active in his professional circles, Dr. Milzman has served as a senior consultant for Indian Health Services since 2005 and as a member of the Advisory Board on Health and Safety Services of The American National Red Cross since 1992. He also served on the Community Advocacy Board for the American Heart Association, Inc. from 1999 to 2005. He is a member of the Society for Neurological Critical Care, the Eastern Society for the Surgery of Trauma, the Society of chest Pain Centers, the Trauma Association of Canada, the American College of Chest Physicians, the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, the Pan American Trauma Society, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine and the American College of Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Milzman’s achievements have been recognized throughout his career in the medical field. He has received numerous Best Student Presentation awards and Best Student Paper awards from SAEM and the Pan American Trauma Society, and in 2005, he was inducted to the Eastern Association of Surgery for Trauma. In 1999, Dr. Milzman received an Honorary AOA Faculty Award from Georgetown University. In addition, he was inducted to the Trauma Association of Canada in 1994 and won First Place in the 17th Annual Marine Corps Marathon in 1993.

Dr. Milzman became involved in his industry because he was interested in helping others. He was considering going into the Peace Corps, but came to the conclusion that medical training would allow him to make a bigger difference throughout his lifetime. Taking care of sick people is truly his passion, and he is proud that he was able to make a difference in the lives of many people.

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