Charles B Cairns, MD

Professor and Chair of Emergency Medicine

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Charles B. Cairns, MD
Professor and Chair of Emergency Medicine

ccairns@med.unc.edu

Medical School
University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 1986

Residency
Emergency Medicine
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 1989

Fellowship
EMF Emergency Medicine Research Fellowship
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 1990

Post Graduate Training
NHLBI Program in Genetics of Complex Diseases
The Jackson laboratrory, Bar Harbor, ME 2005

Board Certification
American Board of Emergency Medicine 1991

Professional Societies and Memberships

  • Associate Director & Steering Committee; US Critical Illness and Injury Trials Group
  • Chair, Research Committee; American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Leadership Committee; American Heart Association Council on cardiopulmonary
  • Board of Trustees; Emergency Medicine Foundation, 1998 - 2004
  • Program Chair; Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, 1997 - 1999
  • President, Research Section; American College of Emergency Physicians, 1998 - 2000
  • Editorial Board; Annals of Emergency Medicine, 1996 - 2002
  • Editorial Board; Academic Emergency Medicine, 1996 - 2002

Special Honors and Awards

  • 1986 : UNC Medical Faculty Award
  • 1989 : EMF Research Fellowship Award
  • 1990 : EMF Career Development Award
  • 1993, 1995 & 1997 : SAEM Best Scientific Presentation Awards
  • 1995 : University of Colorado Hospital Hero Award
  • 1995 : EMF Center of Excellence Award
  • 1999 : EMF Established Investigator Award
  • 2000 : ACEP Outstanding Contribution in Research Award
  • 2005 : Duke University Medical Center Patient Service Champion
  • 2007 & 2008 : SAEM Southeastern Best Research Presentation Award