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Christina L. Shenvi, MD, PhD, FACEP

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine President of the Association for Professional Women in Medical Sciences (APWIMS) Director of the UNC Office of Academic Excellence (OAE)

Training

Bachelor of Arts:
Princeton University
Chemistry, summa cum laude
Princeton, NJ

Doctor of Philosophy:
University of California at Berkeley
Chemical Biology
Berkeley, CA

Medical School:
Yale University
School of Medical School
New Haven, CT

Residency:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina Health Care
Emergency Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC

Fellowship:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Geriatric Emergency Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC

Masters of Business Administration
UNC Kenan-Flagler Executive MBA program
Chapel Hill, NC
Expected 2021


Research

Areas of Interest

Geriatrics
Medical Education
Geriatric Emergency Medicine

Learn More About The Research at UNC Emergency Medicine


Professional Societies & Memberships

  • Board of Governors of the ACEP Geriatric ED Accreditation program
  • Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP)
  • National Geriatric ED Collaborative
  • Diplomat, American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM)
  • Council of Residency Directors (CORD)
  • Academy of Geriatric Emergency Medicine (AGEM)
  • UNC Academy of Educators
  • Section Editor, Annals of Emergency Medicine journal
  • Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine (CDEM)
  • Sigma Xi
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Alpha Omega Alpha

Special Honors & Awards

  • Renaissance Award in recognition of the ability to balance clinical excellence, personal interests, and commitment to family, selected by the residents | Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina (2020)
  • UNC Academy of Educators Faculty Teaching Award for Graduate Medical Education, awarded to one faculty member in the UNC School of Medicine annually for significant contributions to graduate medical education. (2020)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society membership, UNC chapter – I was nominated by medical students and was one of 10 faculty members accepted from the school of medicine. (2020)
  • UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School executive MBA program merit-based scholarship recipient (2019)
  • National Emergency Medicine Junior Faculty Teaching Award from the American College of Emergency Physicians, awarded to 5 individuals annually (2019)
  • Osler Award for the faculty leader of the best educational module, selected by the residents, for ENT/ophthalmology module | Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina (2019)
  • UNC Emergency Medicine Academic Award and funding for travel to Mediterranean Emergency Medicine Conference in Dubrovnik, Croatia to deliver an oral presentation (2019)
  • Nominated for the Triangle Business Journal’s Healthcare Heroes Award for 2018 (2019)
  • First Place Faculty Discussant in Clinical Pathological Case (CPC) Competition | University of North Carolina Department of Emergency Medicine (2018)
  • Renaissance Award in recognition of the ability to balance clinical excellence, personal interests, and commitment to family, selected by the residents | Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina (2018)
  • Council of Residency Directors Faculty Teaching Award, a national recognition of outstanding contributions and commitment to the education of emergency medicine residents, awarded to two individuals nationally each year. (2017)
  • Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (2016)
  • Certificate of Achievement from the American Association of Women Emergency Physicians (2016)
  • Socrates Award for outstanding didactic and clinical teaching, steadfast commitment to resident education and providing the inspiration to learn, selected by the residents | Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina (2016)
  • Best Emergency Medicine Poster at the American Geriatrics Society annual meeting (poster presented by my mentee, Yetunde Fatade in Long Beach, CA) (2016)
  • ALiEM award for best new podcast for creation of GEMCAST, the Geriatric EM podcast www.aliem.com/2016/congratulations-winners-2016-aliem-awards/ (2016)
  • Nomination for Clerkship Directors in EM (CDEM) Young Educator of the Year award through SAEM (2016)
  • National Clinical Pathological Case (CPC) Competition Semi-Finals winner at the Council of Residency Directors Academic Assembly, Nashville, TN (2016)
  • John A. Hartford Foundation Center of Excellence Scholar (2015)
  • Renaissance Award in recognition of the ability to balance clinical excellence, personal interests, and commitment to family, selected by the residents | Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina (2015)
  • Osler Award for the faculty leader of the best educational module, selected by the residents, for ENT/ophthalmology module | Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina (2015)
  • Junior Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, awarded to one UNC school of medicine faculty member annually. | University of North Carolina Academy of Educators (2015)
  • National Clinical Pathological Case (CPC) Competition Semi-Finals presenter at the Council of Residency Directors Academic Assembly, Phoenix, AZ (2015)
  • UNC Academy of Educators member | A recognition of teaching excellence and dedication to the education mission of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine (2013)
  • Parker Prize | Awarded to the graduating Yale medical students with the best qualifications to be successful physicians | Yale School of Medicine (2010)
  • Yale Surgical Society Travel Award | Awarded to one medical student yearly to attend the annual congress of the American College of Surgeons | Yale School of Medicine (2008)
  • Harvey Fellowship | A competitive 3-year scholarship for individuals with high future leadership potential, from The Mustard Seed Foundation (2005-2008)
  • Annual Memorial Book Award | Awarded annually to one Yale medical student by the association of retired Connecticut physicians for a piece of creative writing | Yale School of Medicine (2007)
  • Andrew Braisted Award | Awarded at the Chemical Biology in the Bay Area conference for the best poster (2005)
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellowship | A prestigious, pre-doctoral research fellowship in the biological sciences awarded for 3 years of funding. (2002-2005)
  • Sigma Xi | Inducted as a member into the national honor society for academic excellence in the sciences | Princeton University (2001)
  • Phi Beta Kappa | Inducted as a member into the national honor society for academic excellence | Princeton University (2001)
  • Summa cum laude | Highest graduation honors for top academic performance | Princeton University (2001)
  • Everett S. Wallis prize | Awarded to one student for the best score on an organic chemistry and biochemistry exam administered to graduating seniors | Princeton University Department of Chemistry (2001)
  • Certificate of excellence in Materials Science and Engineering | Awarded to one student annually in recognition of excellence in and service to the field of Materials Science and Engineering | Princeton University Department of Materials Science and Engineering (2001)
  • William Foster Memorial Prize in Chemistry | Awarded to the top student in the Junior Class | Princeton University Department of Chemistry (2000)
  • Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Participant | Funding awarded to pursue a research project in the Materials Sciences | National Science Foundation, through Princeton University (2000)
  • ADP Science Scholarship | Awarded by the Independent College Fund of New Jersey (2000)
  • President's Award for Underclassmen Academic Achievement | Awarded to the top students (approx. top 5%) in the second-year class | Princeton University (1999)
  • Summer Undergraduate Research Program Participant | Funding awarded to eight students annually to participate in summer research | Princeton University Department of Chemistry (1998)
  • President's Award for Underclassmen Academic Achievement | Awarded to the top students (approx. top 5%) in the first-year class | Princeton University (1998)
Christina Shenvi