Michael Allen

Assistant Professor

Michael Allen

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Emergency Medicine

Bio

Dr. Allen grew up in Pittsburgh, PA. He received his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from St Vincent College and his medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed a traditional rotating osteopathic internship at UPMC St Margaret Hospital in Pittsburgh and his residency in Emergency Medicine at MCG. He served in the United States Army with assignments as a flight surgeon in the 10th Mountain Division and as Chief of Emergency Medicine at Eisenhower Army Medical Center. His background is pre-hospital emergency services having served as both a firefighter and EMT prior to medical school. He currently works full time at Eisenhower Army Medical Center and is the Medical Director for the Fort Gordon Fire Department and Fort Gordon EMS. He is a member of both the Professional Ski Instructors of America and the National Ski Patrol. His wife Jennifer is the program director for the OB/GYN residency program and together they have a daughter and twin boys. His primary professional interests are medicolegal review, performance improvement, and pre-hospital emergency services.

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  • AF 2039

Education

  • DO, Medicine Lake Erie College of Osteopath, 2007

  • BS, Biochemistry Saint Vincent College & Semina, 2003

Certifications

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor 2021

  • Fellow American College of Emergency Physicians, 2016

  • Diplomate American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2014

  • Advanced Medical Life Support 2014

  • Advanced Medical Life Support Instructor 2014

  • Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor 2014

  • Certificate of Primary Training in Hyperbaric Medicine 2013

  • Advanced Disaster Life Support 2010

  • Advanced Disaster Life Support Instructor 2010

  • Basic Disaster Life Support 2010

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support 2009

  • Advanced Trauma Life Support 2007

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support 2005

  • Essentials of Firefighting 2000

  • Basic Life Support 1997

  • Emergency Medical Technician - Basic 1997

  • Emergency Vehicle Operations Course 1997

  • PHY GA Medical Board, 2013

  • PHY Pennsylvania Board of Osteopathic Medicine, 2008

Awards & Honors

  • Teaching Excellence Program Award Augusta University, 2016

  • Meritorious Service Medal United States Military, 2016

  • Army Commendation Medal (1OLC) United States Military, 2013

  • Bronze Star Medal United States Military, 2009

  • Army Flight Surgeon Badge United States Military, 2008

Teaching Interests

Performance Improvement
Medicolegal Review / Risk Management
Pre-Hospital Emergency Services

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Hyperventilation Associated Electrolyte Abnormalities, 2014
    Magazine/Trade Publication
  • Injuries and Issues Surrounding the Use of Conductive Energy Devices (TASERS), 2014
    Magazine/Trade Publication
  • Lesion of the Buccal Mucosa, 2013
    Magazine/Trade Publication

Department Service

  • Emergency Medicine Mock Oral Board Examiner 2014 - Present

  • Emergency Medicine Residency Interviewer 2013 - 2017

  • Residency Clinical Competency Committee 2013 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • Chief Resident 2012 - 2013

    Role: Other

College Service

  • Medical School Admissions Interviewer 2021 - Present

    Role: Other

Professional Service

  • National Ski Patrol 2020 - Present

  • Medical Director - Fort Gordon Fire and EMS 2019 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Vice Chair, Emergency Department Operations, DDEAMC Department of Emergency Medicine 2019 - Present

  • Chief, DDEAMC Department of Emergency Medicine DDEAMC 2013 - 2016

  • Professional Ski Instructors of America 1996 - 2010

Public Service

  • Warren Baptist Church Youth Soccer Coach 2021 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Captain, Firefighter/EMT, Saint Vincent Volunteer Fire Department 1999 - 2003

    Role: Other
  • Emergency Medical Technician, Jeannette EMS 1997 - 2003

    Role: Other
  • Boy Scouts of America - Eagle Scout 1998

    Role: Other