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Alumni Spotlight: George C. Willis, MD

George C. Willis, MD
Class of 2007

Dr. George C. Willis is the Director of Undergraduate Medical Education and Assistant Residency Program Director for the University of Maryland Department of Emergency Medicine. He graduated from the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine where he served as the Class President all four years of medical school and was awarded SAEM's Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award as a medical student. He completed his Emergency Medicine training at the University of Maryland Medical Center and was selected as the Mercy Medical Center Outstanding Resident Award as a PGY-2 and the Robert J. Doherty Exemplary Teaching Resident Award as a PGY-3. He was selected to serve as Chief Resident while he completed a fellowship in Faculty Development and attended ACEP's Teaching Fellowship. Dr. Willis is an outstanding educator and frequently lectures locally, nationally, internationally, and on social media on endocrine emergencies, aortic emergencies, procedural and simulation training. He has been active in the University of Maryland School of Medicine curriculum, creating multiple Emergency Medicine courses for the medical students to expose them to Emergency Medicine early. He has received numerous teaching awards including several University of Maryland Emergency Medicine Residency Program's Outstanding Teaching Award and the 2017 American College of Emergency Physician National Junior Faculty Teaching Award. 

Date Posted: Monday, February 3, 2020