Kevin M. Klauer, DO, EJD, FACEP
Dr. Klauer was elected to the ACEP Board of Directors in October of 2016. He serves as Chief Medical Officer, Emergency Medicine, Chief Risk Officer, Executive Director of the Patient Safety Organization, and the Medical Director for the Medical Call Center for TeamHealth. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Klauer serves as the Medical Editor-in-Chief for ACEP Now, ACEP's monthly publication, and as former Editor-in-Chief for Emergency Physicians Monthly publication. He is the Co-Author of three risk management books: Bouncebacks: Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine Bouncebacks: Medical and Legal and Risk Management and the Emergency Department: Executive Leadership for Protecting Patients and Hospitals. Dr. Klauer also served as the American College of Emergency Physicians Council Speaker. He has received the EMRA Robert Dougherty ACEP/EMF Teaching Fellowship and also the ACEP National Faculty Teaching Award. In 2014, he was the recipient of the American College of Emergency Physicians Honorable Mention Outstanding Speaker of the Year Award and was recognized by the Ohio Chapter of ACEP with the Bill Hall Award for service. In 2016 he was honored with the ACEP Outstanding Speaker of the Year Award, as well as EMRA’s highest honor, the Joseph F. Waeckerle award. Dr. Klauer earned his Executive JD, with honors, from Concord Law School in 2011.
This course allowed me to recognize the training, skills and professionalism required by hospital administrators. A residency in emergency medicine gave me the necessary life saving skills for my profession, but this course adds management skills to practice the business of emergency medicine.