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Director, Ultrasound Fellowship Clinical Assistant Professor


Dr. Daniel Migliaccio is currently the Director of the Ultrasound Fellowship in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also serves as the Head of Ultrasound Education in the Emergency Department. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Stanford University. While at Stanford, he obtained an Honors Certificate in Medical Education from the Clinical Teaching Scholars Program and was fortunate enough to be able to focus on his ultrasound skills. He was awarded the “Outstanding Achievement in Ultrasound Certificate” from the Stanford Emergency Department. While at UNC, he has received the Socrates Award for outstanding didactic and clinical teaching. He is passionate about medical education, point of care ultrasound, and optimizing patient care and safety using current literature and cutting-edge ultrasound. Dr. Migliaccio lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina with his wife, Physician Assistant Katherine Migliaccio, and their 3-year old daughter.


Medical School
Stony Brook University
School of Medicine
Stony Brook, NY

Stanford University
Stanford University Medical Center
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Santa Clara
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Emergency Medicine
Stanford, CA


Areas of Interest

Ultrasound and Wilderness/Mountain Emergency Medicine

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Professional Societies & Memberships

  • At-Large Director, YPS Board, American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM)

Special Honors & Awards

  • Academic Achievement Award, Stanford Emergency Medicine Residency (2017)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Ultrasound Award, Stanford Emergency Medicine Residency (2017)
  • Certificate of Honor, Honors Scholar in Clinical Teaching Seminar Series, Stanford University (2016)
  • Annual Stanford Emergency Medicine Ultrasound "Sonogames" Champion (2015)
  • Certificate of Recognition, Highest In-Training Exam Percentile, Stanford/Kaiser EM Residency (2015)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • Clinical Excellence Award, Stony Brook School of Medicine
  • Stony Brooke School of Medicine Academic Merit Award (2010-2011)(2011-2012)