Jeremiah D Schuur, M.D.
|Title||Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine|
|Institution||Brigham and Women's Hospital|
|Address||Brigham and Women|
Neville House 306B
75 Francis St
Boston MA 02115
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||Alpha Omega Alpha|
||Young Investigator's Research Award, Finalist|
||EMRA Augustine D'Orta Award|
||National Emergency Medicine CPC Competition, Runner-Up|
||Hafenreffer House Staff Excellence Award|
||Resident Research Award|
||Resident Teaching Award|
2007||Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar|
2011||Top Peer Reviewer|
||Young Investigator Award|
||Junior Faculty Mentoring Award|
||Richard Zane Mentorship Award|
2013||Certificate of Excellence in Tutoring|
Jeremiah (Jay) Schuur, MD, MHS, is a practicing emergency physician with a research focus on health care quality and policy. He is the Chief of the Division of Health Policy Translation http://emhp.bwh.harvard.edu/ and the Vice Chair of Patient Safety and Quality for the Department of Emergency Medicine of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He completed an emergency medicine residency at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He then spent 2 years as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at Yale University where he worked on ED quality improvement, and developing and assessing performance measures. Dr. Schuur has served on or chaired numerous national committees including: the Quality and Performance Committee of the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC), the American Medical Association's Physician Council for Performance Improvement (PCPI), and panels of the National Quality Forum.
Dr. Schuur’s current research focuses on developing, implementing and evaluating measures of quality of care and patient safety in emergency medicine and evaluating emerging issues in health policy and emergency care. Members of his research team employ quantitative and qualitative methods. His team currently has several areas of focus: 1) studying the role of emergency departments in acute hospital admissions; 2) developing measures to quantify the value of emergency care; 3) studying the impact of freestanding emergency departments on the delivery of emergency care; 4) identifying best practices to reduce healthcare associated infections from the ED.
Dr. Schuur is the co-PI of ACEP’s Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI) Grant – a 4 year national initiative to accelerate quality improvement in emergency medicine http://www.acep.org/tcpi/
Dr. Schuur has successfully mentored medical students and residents on research projects leading to >20 publications with resident or student first authors. Residents and students working with Dr. Schuur have received numerous institutional, local, regional, and national grants. Please contact him if you are interested in working on research or quality improvement projects in his group. He is particularly interested in partnering with students who are committed to longitudinal involvement in research lasting at least one year and students with prior experience with large datasets.
Identifying Best Practices to Reduce Hospital Admission from the Emergency Department
Summer, 06/10/14 - 08/10/14
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