Douglas Franzen, MD, M.Ed, FACEP

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Position Title: 
Assistant Professor
Administrative Title: 
Associate Program Director for the Emergency Medicine Residency Program
Medical School: 
University of Michigan, 2001
Internship and Residency: 
Emergency Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, 2004
Fellowship: 
Emergency Medicine Foundation Teaching Fellowship, American College of Emergency Physicians, 2007
Other Education: 
Masters of Education, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, 2008
Board Certification: 
American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2005, 2015
Academic Interests: 
Resident Education
Medical Student Education
Ultrasound
Recent Publications: 
Hiller K, Franzen D, Heitz C, Emery M, Poznanski S. Correlation of the National Board of Medical Examiners Emergency Medicine Advanced Clinical Examination Given in July to Intern American Board of Emergency Medicine in-training Examination Scores: A Predictor of Performance? Western Journal of Emergency Medicine 2015; 16(6):957-960. [original work]

Franzen D, Kost A, Knight C. Mind the Gap: The Bumpy Transition from Medical School to Residency. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 2015; 7(4):678-680. [invited editorial]

Franzen D. Review of Mattu’s Cardiovascular Emergencies. Annals of Emergency Medicine 2015; 66:566. [invited book review]

Kessler CS, Tadisina KK, Saks M, Franzen D, Woods R, Banh KV, Bounds R, Smith M, Deiorio N, Schwartz A. The 5 Cs of Consultation: Training Medical Students to Communicate Effectively in the Emergency Department. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2015; 49(5): 713-21. [original work]