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Director of Emergency Ultrasound Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Director


Dr. Daniel Migliaccio is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of Emergency Ultrasound as well as the Ultrasound Fellowship Director at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Stanford University. During Residency, Dr. Migliaccio was able to obtain an Honors Certificate in Medical Education from the Clinical Teaching Scholars Honors Program. He was also fortunate enough to be able to focus on his ultrasound skills, leading to an award for Outstanding Achievement in Ultrasound. Dr. Migliaccio is passionate about medical education, point of care ultrasound, and optimizing patient care using current literature. He is currently dual board certified in Emergency Medicine as well as point of care ultrasound with a Focused Practice Designation in advanced point of care ultrasound through the American Board of Emergency Medicine and is enthusiastic about promoting Emergency Medicine and patient care nationally.


2014-2017 Emergency Medicine Residency Stanford University/Kaiser Permanente, Stanford, CA

2010-2014 Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY, Medical Doctor

2004-2008 Adelphi University, Garden City, N.Y. Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science, Summa Cum Laude


Areas of Interest

Ultrasound and Wilderness/Mountain Emergency Medicine

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Professional Societies & Memberships

  • 2020-current, Faculty advisor, Society of Clinical Ultrasound Fellowships (SCUF), Fellowship Pre-session Development Session
  • 2020- current, Member, American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) Point of Care Ultrasound Section
  • 2019-current, Member, Society of Clinical Ultrasound Fellowships (SCUF)
  • 2018-2021, Vice President, Young Physician Section of American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM)
  • 2017-2018, At-Large Board Member, Young Physician Section of American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM)
  • 2017-2021, Communications/Social Media Chair, American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) YPS.

Editorial Appointments

  • 2019-current, Editorial Board Member, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reports
  • 2018-current , Subject Matter Expert, ultrasound, stroke, resuscitation, Relias Publishing
  • 2017-2022 Review Editor, Visual Journal of Emergency Medicine
  • 2022 Reviewer, Wilderness and Environmental Medicine
  • 2017 Video Reviewer, AAEM Board Review Course
  • 2016 Expert Abstract Peer Reviewer, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine annual conference 2016 (SAEM16)

Special Honors & Awards

  • 2022 Certificate of Coaching, Leader as a Coach. UNC Pyramid Coaching Academy, Weekly attendance during the Fall course in course work related to leadership through coaching offered through the UNC Pyramid coaching group
  • 2022 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Certificate. Completed various coursework in health equity to obtain DEI certificate
  • 2021 Junior Faculty Award, UNC Academy of Educators
  • 2020 Most Valuable UNC Faculty Attending Award
  • 2020 Colleague of the week, Feb 2020, UNCEM
  • 2019 Most Valuable UNC Faculty Attending Award
  • 2018 Socrates Award for Outstanding Didactic and Clinical Teaching, UNCEM
  • 2018 Sepsis Star, August 2018
  • 2017 Academic Achievement Award, Stanford Emergency Medicine
  • 2017 Outstanding Achievement in Ultrasound Award, Stanford Emergency Medicine
  • 2017 Western Regional SAEM SonoSim Wars Champion
  • 2016-2017 Stanford University School of Medicine, Certificate of Honor, Scholar in Clinical, Teaching Bi-monthly attendance in course work related to creating educational leaders. Offered by the Stanford School of Medicine. Created and implemented a feedback program at the time of graduation from the certificate program
  • 2015 Annual Stanford Emergency Medicine Ultrasound SonoGames Champion
  • 2015 Certificate of Recognition for Highest In-Training Exam Percentile, Stanford/Kaiser Residency
  • 2016 Internship, Institute of Mountain Emergency Medicine at EURAC, Bolzano/Bozen, Italy Performed research on avalanche resuscitation and also use of POCUS at high altitude
  • 2014 Clinical Excellence Award from Stony Brook School of Medicine. May 2014
  • 2014 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • 2010-2012 Stony Brook School of Medicine Academic Merit Award Scholarship awarded to the top 5% of the class in the SOM
  • 2009 New York State College Health Association Outstanding Student. Selected statewide for wellness and educational initiatives and endeavors
  • 2008 Adelphi University Dean’s Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement from the School of Human Performance Science