James Feldman MD MPH FACEP is Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Chair of the Boston Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine IRB Panel Blue and Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. Graduated magna cum laude (History and Science) from Harvard University (1976), the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1980) and Boston University School of Public Health (2006, Epidemiology and Biostatistics). Completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Boston City Hospital (1983) and has been a member of the faculty in the Department of Emergency Medicine since 1983. Research interests have included prehospital emergency medical care, acute cardiac ischemia, cocaine induced cardiac ischemia, and public health. Served as President of the Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians (MACEP) 2008-9. The recipient of several teaching and academic awards including BCH/BMC Outstanding Faculty (1992, 2003), Chair’s Award (1997, 2007), the Pinnacle Award from MACEP (2012), the Mark E. Weinstein MD award for contributions to regional emergency medical services (2012) and the Grant V. Rodkey MD award from the Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS), 2014. Leadership positions for the MMS have included Vice Chair and Chair of the Committee on Medical Services (2003-5) and Vice Chair and Chair of the Committee on the Quality of Medical Practice (2006-2015). Serves on the Statewide Quality Advisory Committee (2011-16) and has been a member of the AMA Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement (PCPI), 2006-14. Member of SAEM, New England Research Directors (NERDS), ACEP.
Disclosure- funding from NIH/NHLBI, consultant to Siemens Diagnostics.