Ed Michelson, M.D. FACEP

Dr. Michelson is the Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Paul L Foster School of Medicine, Texas Tech University HSC. He was formerly an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and director of the emergency department at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland Ohio. Dr. Michelson, a native of Baltimore, Maryland, completed his undergraduate training in applied biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA. He then completed his medical degree at Washington University in St. Louis. His post graduate medical education was a combined residency in both internal medicine and emergency medicine at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.

Dr. Michelson has practiced academic emergency medicine for the last 28 years holding the position of assistant professor and associate director of the ED at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Montefiore Hospital, Pittsburgh PA. He then went back to Northwestern University where he was associate professor of medicine and the program director for emergency medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, followed by the director of clinical operations at NMH.

In 2002, Dr. Michelson was recruited to University Hospitals and Case Western to build a new academic department of emergency medicine at UH, design and build a new Center for Emergency Medicine, and to start a new EM residency training program. He has an interest in EMS, toxicology as well as computers and technology applications in medical education and health care delivery.