Associate Professor, Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences; Vice Chair of Education, Brooke Army Medical Center; Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Texas Health, San Antonio, TX.
Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina
Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago (2004)
Gillian Schmitz, MD, FACEP was elected to the Board of the American College of Emergency Physicians by the ACEP Council in October 2016. Dr. Schmitz is a practicing emergency physician and Associate Professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. She is also the Vice Chair of Education at the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, TX.
Dr. Schmitz has served in numerous ACEP leadership positions. She is a former Chair of the Academic Affairs Committee, subcommittee Chair for the Medical Legal Committee, Chair for the Young Physicians Section, and former Board member for the Emergency Medicine Resident’s Association (EMRA). She has been a leader in the Government Services Chapter, serving as President from 2015-2016. She has also been an active member of the Texas Chapter, serving on the Education and Free Standing Committees and a Leadership and Advocacy Fellow of the Chapter.
Dr. Schmitz has had an extensive career in academics and has practiced across the country as her husband was serving his military commitment in the Air Force. She brings many years of clinical experience in urban, suburban, government, academic and free-standing emergency practice settings. She has also been involved with emergency medicine research and is a former EMF grant recipient, published author, and reviewer for several medical journals. She has served as a national speaker for ACEP, EMRA, CORD and SAEM.
Dr. Schmitz has received awards for her leadership roles including the prestigious National Early Career Faculty Award from the Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine (AWAEM), EMRA’s Mentorship Award, the Early Career Achievement Award from the Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, and numerous teaching and mentoring awards from her residents and students.