EM News

EM Grand Rounds: Yvette Calderon, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine, Asst. Dean - Office of Diversity Enhancement, Jacobi Medical Center - September 29, 2015, Steiner Bldg. Auditorium

Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown and Emory Johns Creek Hospital receive 2015 American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline Gold Receiving Center award for outstanding care of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. 

Emory Department of Emergency Medicine enjoys a clean sweep in the Primary Care category for the Emory resident HOPE Awards (House Staff Organization Professional Excellence Award). The winners represent the top 1% of the 1,200 residents at Emory as selected by their peers for exemplifying professionalism. The 2015 winners are Lauren Hudak (overall Winner with highest number of votes), Katherine Nugent and Pearl Arnovitz.

Dr. Laren Hudak: Member Highlight in the May-June 2015 SAEM Newletter

Dr. Hany Atallah:  Simple Changes for ED Results (www.heatlhleadership.com)

Dr. Sheryl Heron honored as the Emory School of Medicine Outstanding Woman in Medicine 2015

Dr. Alex Isakov and the Grady EMS Biosafety Transport Team for Ebola patient, Dr. Brantley

The Grady EMS Biosafety Transport Team is the winner of the 2015 Health-Care Heroes Allied Health Professional award. Emory EM's Dr. Alex Isakov is the team medical director.

Dr. Sheryl Heron receives Healthcare Heros Award

Grady Testing Finds Half Of Atlanta's Newly Diagnosed HIV Patients Have AIDS

Dr. David Wright discusses sports related concussions

Dr. David Wright: Emory-Georgia Tech team wins NFL Head Health Challenge II for iDETECT brain injury detection

Emory emergency and family medicine doctors team up with CDC for Ebola support

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EM Spotlight

Barbara Swartzberg

Emergency Medicine Recognizes Barbara Swartzberg, DNP, for 25 Years of Service to Emory


Dr. Swartzberg, Chief Advanced Practice Provider at EUHM, started with Emory Healthcare in 1988. After a stint with the CDC from 1994-1997—a time when Emory did not offer APP positions—Barbara returned to Emory and joined the Anesthesia Pre-Op clinic as one of its first APPS. Since 2003 she has been Chief of the APPS at Emory University Hospital Midtown.

Barbara originally came to Atlanta from Oakton, Virginia, and earned a degree from the Art Institute here. She continues to paint. She received her Family Nurse Practitioner master’s degree from Georgia State University in 1994, and her DNP from the Medical College of Georgia in 2007.

Barbara is a member of the adjunct faculties of Emory’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing and the University of Birmingham, and until recently Squadron Commander of the US Air Force Reserve.

Twenty-nine years after taking the plunge into the field of nursing/medicine, Barbara remains passionate, compassionate and loyal to Emory Healthcare and the patients that entrust their care to her.