Daniel D. Dressler, MD, MSc

Daniel Dressler, MD, MSc

Dan D. Dressler, MD, MSc 
Director of Education for the Division of Hospital Medicine

Dan Dressler, MD, MSc is Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of Education for the Division of Hospital Medicine, and Associate Program Director for the J. Willis Hurst Internal Medicine Residency Program, Emory University School of Medicine. He was founding Director of Hospital Medicine at Emory University Hospital and served in that position for 5 years prior to assuming Director of Education for the >80 physician Section. He completed his undergraduate training at Duke University in Physics, and his medical training at Emory University School of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Emory University, followed by a fellowship in Hospital Medicine and a Master of Science in Clinical Research.  He is board certified in internal medicine.

Dr. Dressler re-designed the School of Medicine Medical Epidemiology course to include a 4-year Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) curriculum for Emory medical students. He directs the Evidence-Based Medicine curriculum for the internal medicine residency program and directs the internal medicine teaching services at Emory University Hospital. In the Department of Medicine, he serves on the Residency Leadership Committee, Residency Clinical Competency Committee, Faculty Development Mentoring Subcommittee, and Quality Committee.  At Emory University Hospital, he co-chairs the Medical Practice Committee and serves on the Pharmaceuticals and Therapeutics Committee, Critical Care Committee, and Universal Protocol Core Advisory Group. He has served and continues as course director for the Annual Southern Hospital Medicine Conference, since 2005. Within the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM), he served on and chaired the Core Curriculum Task Force and is co-editor of the Core Competencies in Hospital Medicine (Journal of Hospital Medicine, 2006). Currently, he serves on SHM’s Education Committee, Handoff Standards Task Force, and Annual Meeting Committee—and founded the Evidence-Based Rapid Fire Track for the SHM Annual Meeting.

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