Debra G. Perina, MD

Debra G. Perina, MD

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Debra G. Perina, MD

Division Director, Prehospital Care
EMS Fellowship Director
P.O. Box 800699
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Phone: (434) 924-8485
Fax: (434) 924-8715                                                            
E-mail: dgp3a@virginia.edu

 

Education:

  • BA, Biology, West Virginia University (1979)
  • MD, West Virginia University (1983)
  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, Richland Memorial Hospital/USC SOM (1987)

Clinical and Research Interests:

  • Prehospital care
  • Educational concepts/enhancements
  • Wellness issues
  • Faculty development and mentoring

National Involvement:

  • Task Force,  EM Model Review 2011
  • President, American Board of Emergency Medicine 2009-2010
  • Chair, Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education 2010-2011
  • Peer reviewer for Annals of Emergency Medicine and Academic Emergency Medicine

 

Most Recent Publications:

  • Boyd T, Perina D, Prehospital Cardiac Arrest, Emerg Med Clinics N Am, In press, 2011
  • Perina D, Air Medical Transport in Rural Areas, Principles and Direction of Air Medical Transport, Blumen, I, ed, Air Medical Physicians Association, St. Lake City, Utah, In Press, 2011
  • Perina D, Impact of EMS Physician Certification on Disaster Management, Emergency Medicine, Quadrant HeathCom, New York, emedmag.com, In press publication date September 2011.
  • Perina DG, O’Connor, R, Factors Associated with Resident Choice of an Emergency Medicine Career: Results form the ABEM Longitudinal Study of Emergency Medicine Residents, Acad Emerg Med, 18(5), Suppl 1, May 2011, S80
  • Perina DG, Reply to Letter to the Editor: The 2007 Model of the Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine, Ann Emerg Med, May 2011 doi:10.1016/annemergmed.3011.04.022 in press
  • Perina D, Low Back Pain, eMedicine Journal [serial online], 2010, Available at: http://www.emedicine.com/emerg/topic50.htm
  • Perina DG, Collier RE, Counselman FL, Jones JH, Witt EA, Report of the task force on residency training information (2010-2011), Ann Emerg Med. 2011 May;57(5):526-34.
  • Perina DG, Beeson MS, Char DM, et al, The 2007 Model of the Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine, published online 21 JAN 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2010.00962. 57 (3), March 2011, e1
  • Delbridge TR, Perina DG, Emergency Medical Services: A Journey to Subspecialty, Prehosp Emerg Care, 15 (1), Jan/March 2011, 1-3
  • Braithwaite S, Perina D, Dyspnea, Rosen’s Emergency Medicine Concepts and Clinical Practice, Marx J, Hockberger R, Walls R, Ed, 7th ed. Mosby, Philadelphia, PA, 2010, p 124-131
  • Perina DG, Gurka K, O’Connor RE:  Emergency Medicine Resident Physicians Reported Satisfaction, Identified Stressors, and Well-being Activities: Results from the ABEM Longitudinal Study of Emergency Medicine Residents. Acad Emerg Med. 17 (5), Suppl 1, May (2010): S201-202.
  • Perina DG, Ross PA: Differences in Minority vs Non minority Physicians Reported Practice Challenges and Career Satisfaction in Emergency Medicine: Results from the ABEM Longitudinal Study,  Acad Emerg Med. 17 (5), Suppl 1, May (2010): S130-131
  • Perina DG, Collier RE, Thomas HA, Witt EA: Report of the Task Force on Residency Training Information (2009-2010). American Board of Emergency Medicine Special Contribution. Ann Emerg Med, 55(5), (2010): 440-448
  • Perina D: Remember the Oath of Hippocrates. American Board of Emergency Medicine Memo, 12 (1) Spring 2010.
  • Perina D: President’s Report. American Board of  Emergency Medicine Annual Report (2010)
  • Perina D, Smith L, Allergies and Stings, Prehospital Systems and Medical Oversight, Bass, R, Brice, J, Delbridge, Gunderson, M, Kendall Hunt, Vol 2, 2009, 205-210
  • Perina D: Maintenance of Certification: The Value of Synergy, American Board of Emergency Medicine Memo, 11 (2) Fall 2009.
  • Perina D, Provider Wellness,  Prehospital Systems and Medical Oversight, Kendall Hunt, Vol 1, 2009, 369-373
 

National Presentations:

  • Perina DG, O’Connor, R, Factors Associated with Resident Choice of an Emergency Medicine Career: Results form the ABEM Longitudinal Study of Emergency Medicine Residents, SAEM Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, June 2011
  • Perina DG, Gurka K, O’Connor RE: Emergency Medicine Resident Physicians. Reported Satisfaction, Identified Stressors, and Well-being Activities: Results from the ABEM Longitudinal Study of Emergency Medicine Residents. SAEM Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, June 2010
  • Perina DG, Ross  PA,  Differences in Minority vs Non minority Physicians. Reported Practice Challenges and Career Satisfaction in Emergency Medicine: Results from the ABEM Longitudinal Study, SAEM Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, June 2010