Becky Abell

Assistant Professor

Becky Abell

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Emergency Medicine and Hospitalist Services

Bio

Grew up in South Carolina, obtained her MD from MUSC, served in the US Army, returned back to academics to complete an EMS fellowship, and works now in Augusta GA. Mother to two children ages 19 and 12.

  • (706) 721-1005

Education

  • MD, Medicine (MD) Medical University of South Ca, 2007

  • BS, Biology/Biological Sciences, G Coastal Carolina University, 2003

Certifications

  • Stop The Bleed Instructor American College of Surgeons, 2018

  • Emergency Vehicle Operating Course Department of Transportation, 2016

  • Wilderness EMS Medical Director WMS, 2014

  • Wilderness First Responder WMS, 2014

  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Instructor 2014

  • Wilderness Medicine Instructor Certification WMS, 2011

  • Outworld Medical Rescue Services Wilderness Medicine Instructor WMS, 2011

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider 2010

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) 2010

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) 2007

  • Diplomat of the American Board of Emergency Medicine American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2011

  • Advanced Wilderness Life Support Wilderness Medicine Society, 2015

  • PHY Georgia Composite Medical Brd, 2013

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Instructor 2011

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Instructor 2011

  • Jungle Survival Course completion and certification WMS, 2009

  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) 2010

  • Wilderness Expedition Medicine for Professionals WMS, 2009

  • PCR in Vector Surveillance Certification 2009

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians ACEP, 2017

  • Commendation from the Governor 2017

  • Senate Resolution 389 Georgia Senate, 2017

  • The Army Commendation Medal United States Army, 2010

  • GSACEP, First Place for Best Resident Poster Presentation United States Army, 2009

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • REMD 5000

    Emergency Medicine

Teaching Interests

EMS Mass Sheltering and Disaster Response Rural Medicine Wilderness Medicine

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • A Pilot Study to Assess the Accuracy of Portable Ultrasonography to Diagnose Acute Fractures by Emergency Medical Residents in the Emergency Department. , 2010
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A Procedure for Soft Tissue Foreign Body Removal under Real-Time Ultrasound Guidance, 2007
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Acute Beta blocker overdose: A case review and management in the emergency department. , 2006
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Mass Sheltering during hurricaine disaster response Mobile Integrated Health in rural communities Emergency telemedicine support in rural hospitals

Department Service

  • ACS Trauma Steering Subcommittee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Washington County Emergency Medical Services 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • USA Cyclists 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Decontamination Subcommittee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Red Ryder 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Regin G Coalition 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Hospital Emergency Preparedness Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Vigilant National Guard 2017 - 2017

    Role: Administrative Assignment, Other

Professional Service

  • National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Item Writing Committee 2016 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • Korean National University 2012 - 2013

    Role: Other
  • Brooke Army Medical Center, Emergency Medicine Intern Selection Committee 2008 - 2009

    Role: Committee Member
  • Brooke Army Medical Center, Order of Merit List Review Board Resident Representative 2008 - 2009

    Role: Committee Member
  • Brooke Army Medical Center, Post Graduate Medical Education Committee Resident Representative 2008 - 2009

    Role: Committee Member