Robert W. Strauss, Jr., MD, FACEP (Program Chair)

Dr. Robert Strauss practices clinically and administratively (asst. chair of EM) at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is TeamHealth’s Corporate Vice President of Program Development. Upon completion of his EM residency training at the University of Chicago, he became a member of the faculty as Program Director and Vice Chair of the Department.

Among his organized medicine leadership positions, he is a past chair of the “Residency Review Committee for Emergency Medicine (RRC-EM), an immediate past member of the ABEM Board of Directors, the director of ACEP’s ED Directors Academy (EDDA), a four-phase ED Directors’ training and certification program.

Dr. Strauss is a regular lecturer at EM residency programs and at ACEP’s national conferences. He is chief editor and contributor to McGraw-Hill’s “Strauss and Mayer’s Emergency Department Management.’ He has been honored with several ACEP awards, including the “James D. Mills Outstanding Contribution to EM” (2015), “ACEP’s Outstanding Speaker Award (2008),” “Hero of Emergency Medicine,” and “Outstanding Contribution to Education in Emergency Medicine.”

Intensive Experience

I enjoyed the intensive experience and the camaraderie gained through interaction with other medical director/assistants.