Ariz. physician named to head medical specialties board
NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted March 1, 2004
Harvey Meislin, MD, has been elected president of the American Board of Medical Specialties. He is chair of the Dept. of Emergency Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson.
Dr. Meislin is founder and director of the university's Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center and professor of emergency medicine. He played a pivotal role in creating the university's department of emergency medicine in 2001.
He served as president of the American Board of Emergency Medicine and as an Advanced Trauma Life Support instructor for the American College of Surgeons. He has been on editorial/review boards for numerous publications, including the Annals of Emergency Medicine, American Journal of Emergency Medicine and Journal of the American Medical Association.
Note: This item originally appeared at http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2004/03/01/prbf0301.htm.