Emergency Medicine

The Department of Emergency Medicine is part of the Northeast Ohio Medical University Division of Clinical Sciences.

Department chair

Nicholas Jouriles, M.D. is Professor and Chair of Emergency Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University and Vice Chair, Faculty Development at Summa Health. He has served on and led many regional, national and international emergency medicine committees and boards, including ACEP, where he served on the Board of Directors from 2005-2010 and was elected to every office, culminating in president. He was honored in 2018 with the American College of Emergency Physician’s highest award, the John G. Wiegenstein Leadership Award. He has designed emergency medicine education programs and curricula for medical students, residents and post training learners around the world. He has published on education, policy and operations, particularly freestanding emergency departments.

He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from Case Western University. He trained at Dartmouth and Denver Health.


Janet McCourtie
Phone: 330.325.6294
Email: jmccourtie@neomed.edu 


Nicholas J. Jouriles, M.D.
Phone: 330.325.6294
Email: njouriles@gmail.com


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