Walter Kuhn

Professor

Walter Kuhn

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Emergency Medicine and Hospitalist Services

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pediatrics

  • (706) 721-5592
  • AF 2039

Education

  • MD, Medicine (MD) Pennsylvania State University, 1974

  • BA, Liberal Arts and Sci /Liberal University of North Carolina -, 1970

Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine 2013

  • Elected Fellow of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene ASTMH, 2012

  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer OB-GYN and Abdominal Ultrasound , 2004

  • PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) - Instructor 1996

  • American Board of Family Practice 1984

  • BLS (Basic Life Support) 1981

  • PHY GA Composite State Medical Brd, 1990

  • ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) - Provider 2015

  • PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) - Provider 2013

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine 2004

  • ADLS (Advanced Disaster Life Support) 2003

  • BDLS (Basic Disaster Life Support) 2003

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine 1994

  • ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) - Instructor 1981

  • Diplomat- Tropical Medicine and Traveler’s Health Certification American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2000

  • Diplomat of the American Board of Forensic Examiners 1996

  • Elected Fellow American College of Emergency Physicians , 1995

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine 1984

  • Elected Fellow American College of Emergency Physicians , 1985

  • American Board of Family Practice 1978

Awards & Honors

  • Teaching Excellence Program Award Augusta University, 2016

  • Who’s Who in America 2013

  • Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare 2013

  • Jack A. Raines Humanitarian Award Medical Association of Georgia , 2013

  • Excellence in Education, Outstanding Teacher Award Medical College of Georgia, 2013

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • REMD 5000

    Emergency Medicine
  • EMED 5001

    Emergency Medicine Clkship
  • EMED 5008

    Emergency Ultrasound
  • MEDI 5163

    Mod 4 Gastrointest & Nutrition

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Point-of-Care Ultrasound Assessment of Tropical Infectious Diseases--A Review of Applications and Perspectives., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • 7 Tips for Scanning Overseas, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Ultrasound in Pediatric Acute Care and Pediatric Emergencies, 2015
    Broadcast Media
  • Focused assessment with Sonography for infectious diseases- a plea for a wider use in resource poor settings, 2015
    Broadcast Media
  • Scanning the Thyroid, 2015
    Broadcast Media

Department Service

  • MCG, Department of Emergency Medicine, Steering Committee 1993 - 1998

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG, Emergency Department Emergency Services Committee 1994 - 1996

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • MCG, Medical School Admissions 1999 - 2003

    Role: Other
  • MCG, Medical Student NRMP Match Committee 1996 - 1999

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG, Graduate Medical Education Committee 1997 - 1998

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine 2008 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography 2008 - Present

    Role: Member
  • International Society of Travel Medicine 2002 - Present

    Role: Member
  • American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2001 - Present

    Role: Other

Public Service

  • Mission to the World, Presbyterian Church in America 2000 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Presbyterian Church of America 1988 - Present

    Role: Other
  • United Presbyterian Church 1981 - Present

    Role: Other
  • International Medicine 2016

    Role: Other
  • International Medicine 2015

    Role: Other