Mary Dement

Assistant Professor

Mary Dement

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Emergency Medicine

Bio

Appointment Date: 2008

Dr. Dement is a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia. She completed her Emergency Medicine residency at the Medical College of Georgia in 1997. Following residency, she worked at University Hospital as an Emergency Department attending. After working in community practice for 11 years, she joined the faculty in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia in 2009 to serve in a clinician educator role. She has enjoyed an active role teaching problem based learning and physical diagnosis at the Medical School to first and second year medical students since 2010, and has received Outstanding Educator awards for undergraduate education.

She has served as Director of the Chest Pain Center and a member of the Chest Pain Center Committee since 2012. She has participated as ringside physician for both amateur and professional boxing, kickboxing, and MMA bouts. She has also served as the team physician for the kickboxing team representing the United States in Dublin, Ireland in 2011 and again in Sao Paolo, Brazil in 2013 at the World Association of Kickboxing Organizations (WAKO).

She strives to focus on the clinical education of residents and is proud to have been chosen to receive the Clinical Educator Award from the residency on multiple occasions.

Specialty Focus: Clinical Education

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  • AF 2039

Education

  • MD, Medicine Medical College of Georgia, 1993

  • BS, Biology/Biological Sciences, General Augusta College, 1989

Certifications

  • PALS 2010

  • ABEM American Brd of emergency Med, 1998

  • ATLS Provider 1997

  • BCLS 1997

  • PHY State of GA, 1995

  • ACLS 1997

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine ABEM, 2008

  • PALS American Heart Association, 2016

  • ACL AHA, 2016

  • BLS AHA, 2016

  • BCLS Instructor 1992

Awards & Honors

  • Teaching Excellence Program Award Augusta University, 2018

  • Exemplary Teaching Award for Undergraduate Education Medical College of Georgia, 2017

  • Teaching Excellence Program Award Augusta University, 2016

  • Exemplary Teaching Award for Undergraduate Education Medical College of Georgia, 2015

  • Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award Medical College of Georgia, Emergency Medicine, 2014

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • REMD 5000

    Emergency Medicine
  • EMED 5001

    Emergency Medicine Clkship
  • CLCR 8001

    Physical Diagnosis

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Benign paradoxical vocal cord adduction presenting as acute stridor, 1996
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Mentor Observership for College Students showing interest in Physician or other medical careers 2017 - 2018

    Role: Mentor
  • Mentor Observership for College Students showing interest in Physician or other medical careers 2017 - 2017

    Role: Mentor

University Service

  • Augusta University Chest Pain Committee 2013 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • Augusta University Chest Pain Committee 2013 - 2016

    Role: Chairperson

Professional Service

  • Institute of Public and Preventive Health - 2018

    Role: Other
  • University Hospital Medical Intensivist Subcommittee 2008 - 2008

    Role: Chairperson
  • University Hospital Medical Staff 2007 - 2008

    Role: Other
  • University Hospital Critical Care Committee 2005 - 2008

    Role: Committee Member
  • University Hospital Medical Staff 2005 - 2008

    Role: Other

Public Service

  • World Association of Kickboxing Organizatons (WAKO), World Final Tournament 2014 - Present

    Role: Other
  • World Association of Kickboxing Organizatons (WAKO), World Final Tournament 2012 - Present

    Role: Other
  • King of the Cage Amateur and Professional Boxing, Kickboxing and MMA 2020

    Role: Officer, Other Officer
  • King of the Cage Amateur and Professional Boxing, Kickboxing and MMA 2019

    Role: Officer, Other Officer
  • King of the Cage/ Professional and Amateur Boxing, Kickboxing and MMA 2019

    Role: Officer, Other Officer