Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Spotlight on Leaders in Emergency Medicine: David K. Wagner, MD FAAEM

Originally Published: Common Sense, May/June 2007 
Original Author:
Daniel Nishijima, MD

David Wagner, MD
David K. Wagner, MD FAAEM
David K. Wagner is one of the biggest contributors to emergency medicine since its inception. Dr. Wagner played a lead role in the establishment of the American Board of Emergency Medicine and has been one of the greatest supporters of AAEM over the years. I had the wonderful pleasure to sit down and interview Dr. Wagner at the 2007 AAEM Scientific Assembly in Las Vegas. It was an amazing experience to speak to this very warm and humble physician who has been working in the emergency department for 41 years. In the hour we spoke, it was a pleasure to see numerous former residents and