Paul Auerbach

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Paul Stuart Auerbach, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.W.M
Born (1951-01-04) January 4, 1951 (age 63)
Plainfield, New Jersey, U.S.
Residence Los Altos, California, U.S.
Nationality United States American
Occupation Physician
Known for Chief, Division of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (1985-1991); Chief, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine (1991-1995); Founder and past president of the Wilderness Medical Society,
Notes
Notes above from the Dr. Auerbach's CV dated June 2009.

Paul Stuart Auerbach (born January 4, 1951) is an American physician who is a leading voice in the area of wilderness medicine. He is a founder and past president of the Wilderness Medical Society.[1] Auerbach was the editor for the Journal of Wilderness Medicine (currently Wilderness and Environmental Medicine) published by the Wilderness Medical Society from 1990 to 1995.[2] Auerbach is the author of a number of articles and books on topics such as emergency medicine, hazardous marine animals, and scuba diving,[3][4] including two books of underwater photography.[5]

Background[edit]

Auerbach was born in Plainfield, New Jersey. He graduated from North Plainfield High School in 1969. Auerbach then went to Duke University located in Durham, North Carolina where he completed a Bachelor of Arts in religion, graduating magna cum laude in 1973.[2]

Auerbach received his Doctorate of Medicine from the Duke University School of Medicine in 1977.[6] Auerbach then went on to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and completed his clinical internship in 1978 before starting a residency in emergency medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center.[6] Upon completion of his residency in 1980, Auerbach became board certified in emergency medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine in 1981.[6]

Auerbach later went on to complete a Master of Science in Management as a Sloan Fellow at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.[2]

Career[edit]

From 1980 to 1981, Auerbach was an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA.[2] He then went on to become Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco until 1985 when he moved to the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, TN. Vanderbilt promoted Auerbach to Professor in 1991 and later that year he moved to the Stanford University School of Medicine. Auerbach served as the Chief, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine from 1991 to 1995.[6] Auerbach currently serves as the Redlich Family Professor of Surgery in the Division of Emergency Medicine at Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford University.[6]

Awards[edit]

Award received by Auerbach include:

  • DAN America Award, Divers Alert Network (1998)[6]
  • Outstanding Contribution in Education Award, American College of Emergency Physicians (1999)[6]
  • New Orleans Grand Isle (NOGI) Award for Science, The Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences (2007)[5][6]
  • Founders Award, Wilderness Medical Society (2000)[6]
  • Hero of Emergency Medicine, American College of Emergency Physicians (2008)[6]
  • Diver of the Year, Beneath the Sea (2008)[6]
  • DAN/Rolex Diver of the Year, Divers Alert Network (2009)[6][7]

Publications[edit]

Dr. Auerbach was the editor for the Journal of Wilderness Medicine (currently Wilderness and Environmental Medicine) published by the Wilderness Medical Society from 1990 to 1995 when he became the Editor Emeritus.[2] Editorial boards that he has served on have included Topics in Emergency Medicine (1981–2006), The Journal of Emergency Medicine (1985–1986), Current Concepts in Wound Care. (1986–1988), Emergindex (1992–2002), Annals of Emergency Medicine (1988–1991), and European Journal of Emergency Medicine (1993–2006).[2] He currently serves on the editorial board for Emergency Medicine Reports (1986–present).[2] Auerbach was on the consulting editorial board for the Journal of Emergency Nursing from 1981 to 1985. He has also served as the contributing medical editor for several diving publications including Dive Data (1987), Scuba Times (1988), The Undersea Journal (1988), and Dive Training (1991).[2]

Books[edit]

  • Auerbach, Paul S (1991). Diving the Rainbow Reefs: The Adventures of an Underwater Photographer. Darwin Pr. p. 236. ISBN 0-87850-072-3. 
  • Auerbach, Paul S (1991). A Medical Guide to Hazardous Marine Life. Mosby-Year Book. p. 62. ISBN 0-8016-6322-9. 
  • Auerbach, Paul S (1996). An Ocean of Colors. Darwin Pr. p. 120. ISBN 0-87850-114-2. 
  • Auerbach, Paul S (1998). Bad Medicine. Specialized Publications Company. p. 355. ISBN 0-9639960-7-X. 
  • Auerbach, Paul S (2002). Management Lessons from the E.R.: Prescriptions for Success in Your Business. Free Press. p. 272. ISBN 0-7432-1635-0. 
  • Auerbach, Paul S (2012). Wilderness Medicine (6th ed.). Elsevier. p. 2277. ISBN 978-1-4377-1678-8. 
  • Auerbach, Paul S; Donner, Howard J.; Weiss, Eric A. (2008). Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine. Elsevier. p. 944. ISBN 1-4160-4698-4. 
  • Auerbach, Paul S (2009). Medicine for the Outdoors: The Essential Guide to Emergency Medical Procedures and First Aid (5th ed.). Elsevier. p. 535. ISBN 0-323-06813-8. 

Refereed journals[edit]

  • Levy NL, Auerbach PS, Hayes EC (June 1976). "A blood test for multiple sclerosis based on the adherence of lymphocytes to measles-infected cells". The New England Journal of Medicine 294 (26): 1423–7. doi:10.1056/NEJM197606242942604. PMID 1272275. 
  • Auerbach PS, Halstead B (1982). "Marine hazards: attacks and envenomations". Journal of Emergency Nursing: JEN : Official Publication of the Emergency Department Nurses Association 8 (3): 115–22. PMID 6123611. 
  • Auerbach PS, Geehr EC (December 1983). "Inadequate oxygenation and ventilation using the esophageal gastric tube airway in the prehospital setting". JAMA : the Journal of the American Medical Association 250 (22): 3067–71. doi:10.1001/jama.250.22.3067. PMID 6417358. 
  • Auerbach PS, Geehr EC, Ryu RK (June 1984). "The Reel Splint: experience with a new traction splint apparatus in the prehospital setting". Annals of Emergency Medicine 13 (6): 419–22. doi:10.1016/S0196-0644(84)80003-7. PMID 6731958. 
  • Auerbach PS (August 1984). "Hazardous marine animals". Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America 2 (3): 531–44. PMID 6152553. 
  • Kizer KW, McKinney HE, Auerbach PS (February 1985). "Scorpaenidae envenomation. A five-year poison center experience". JAMA : the Journal of the American Medical Association 253 (6): 807–10. doi:10.1001/jama.253.6.807. PMID 3968819. 
  • Auerbach PS, Langenberg A (1985). "Ventricular fibrillation associated with calcium administration during cardiopulmonary resuscitation". Journal of Emergency Nursing: JEN : Official Publication of the Emergency Department Nurses Association 11 (2): 69–71. PMID 3884871. 
  • Geehr EC, Lewis FR, Auerbach PS (May 1986). "Failure of open-heart massage to improve survival after prehospital nontraumatic cardiac arrest". The New England Journal of Medicine 314 (18): 1189–90. doi:10.1056/NEJM198605013141812. PMID 3960093. 
  • Auerbach PS, Osterloh J, Braun O, Hu P, Geehr EC, Kizer KW, McKinney H (June 1986). "Efficacy of gastric emptying: gastric lavage versus emesis induced with ipecac". Annals of Emergency Medicine 15 (6): 692–8. doi:10.1016/S0196-0644(86)80427-9. PMID 2871787. 
  • Morris JA, Auerbach PS, Marshall GA, Bluth RF, Johnson LG, Trunkey DD (September 1986). "The Trauma Score as a triage tool in the prehospital setting". JAMA : the Journal of the American Medical Association 256 (10): 1319–25. doi:10.1001/jama.256.10.1319. PMID 3747045. 
  • Auerbach PS, McKinney HE, Rees RS, Heggers JP (1987). "Analysis of vesicle fluid following the sting of the lionfish Pterois volitans". Toxicon 25 (12): 1350–3. doi:10.1016/0041-0101(87)90014-6. PMID 3438924. 
  • Auerbach PS, Yajko DM, Nassos PS, Kizer KW, McCosker JE, Geehr EC, Hadley WK (June 1987). "Bacteriology of the marine environment: implications for clinical therapy". Annals of Emergency Medicine 16 (6): 643–9. doi:10.1016/S0196-0644(87)80061-6. PMID 3578968. 
  • Gentile DA, Auerbach PS (July 1987). "The sun and water sports". Clinics in Sports Medicine 6 (3): 669–84. PMID 3334043. 
  • Auerbach PS, Yajko DM, Nassos PS, Kizer KW, Morris JA, Hadley WK (September 1987). "Bacteriology of the freshwater environment: implications for clinical therapy". Annals of Emergency Medicine 16 (9): 1016–22. doi:10.1016/S0196-0644(87)80751-5. PMID 3631666. 
  • Danzl DF, Pozos RS, Auerbach PS, Glazer S, Goetz W, Johnson E, Jui J, Lilja P, Marx JA, Miller J (September 1987). "Multicenter hypothermia survey". Annals of Emergency Medicine 16 (9): 1042–55. doi:10.1016/S0196-0644(87)80757-6. PMID 3631669. 
  • Auerbach PS, Morris JA, Phillips JB, Redlinger SR, Vaughn WK (September 1987). "An analysis of ambulance accidents in Tennessee". JAMA : the Journal of the American Medical Association 258 (11): 1487–90. doi:10.1001/jama.258.11.1487. PMID 3625947. 
  • Stahlman GC, Auerbach PS, Strickland WG (February 1988). "Neurologic manifestations of non-ketotic hyperglycemia". Journal of the Tennessee Medical Association 81 (2): 77–80. PMID 3278164. 
  • Mee SL, McAninch JW, Robinson AL, Auerbach PS, Carroll PR (May 1989). "Radiographic assessment of renal trauma: a 10-year prospective study of patient selection". The Journal of Urology 141 (5): 1095–8. PMID 2709493. 
  • Auerbach PS (February 1990). "Paramedic and emergency medical technician clinical encounter management system for Tennessee". Journal of the Tennessee Medical Association 83 (2): 63–70. PMID 2407898. 
  • Auerbach PS (October 1990). "Some people are dead when they're cold and dead". JAMA : the Journal of the American Medical Association 264 (14): 1856–7. doi:10.1001/jama.264.14.1856. PMID 2402046. 
  • Tom PA, Garmel GM, Auerbach PS (March 1994). "Environment-dependent sports emergencies". The Medical Clinics of North America 78 (2): 305–25. PMID 8121213. 
  • Auerbach PS (1994). "The role of urgent care in the American health care system". Academic Emergency Medicine 1 (6): 505–6. PMID 7600394. 
  • Leikin JB, Aks SE, Andrews S, Auerbach PS, Cooper MA, Jacobsen TD, Krenzelok EP, Shicker L, Weiner SL (December 1997). "Environmental injuries". Disease-a-month : DM 43 (12): 809–916. PMID 9442757. 
  • Kimball AB, Arambula KZ, Stauffer AR, Levy V, Davis VW, Liu M, Rehmus WE, Lotan A, Auerbach PS (2004). "Efficacy of a jellyfish sting inhibitor in preventing jellyfish stings in normal volunteers". Wilderness & Environmental Medicine 15 (2): 102–8. doi:10.1580/1080-6032(2004)015[0102:EOAJSI]2.0.CO;2. PMID 15228063. 
  • Haddad V, de Souza RA, Auerbach PS (2008). "Marine catfish sting causing fatal heart perforation in a fisherman". Wilderness & Environmental Medicine 19 (2): 114–8. doi:10.1580/07-WEME-CR-1182.1. PMID 18513109. 
  • Lin B, Norris RL, Auerbach PS (2008). "A case of elevated liver function tests after crown-of-thorns (Acanthaster planci) envenomation". Wilderness & Environmental Medicine 19 (4): 275–9. doi:10.1580/07-WEME-CR-153.1. PMID 19099322. 

Abstracts[edit]

Patents[edit]

  • 1989 US 4801777  "A device for microwave rewarming of blood products"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barry, Jonna; Erb, Blair. "WMS Footprints: past, present, and future". Wilderness Medical Society. Retrieved 16 June 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h Dr. Auerbach's CV dated June 2009
  3. ^ Auerbach PS (February 2008). "Physicians and the environment". JAMA : the Journal of the American Medical Association 299 (8): 956–8. doi:10.1001/jama.299.8.956. PMID 18314440. Retrieved 16 June 2009. 
  4. ^ Auerbach PS; Auerbach, Paul S. (August 1991). "Marine envenomations". The New England Journal of Medicine 325 (7): 486–93. doi:10.1056/NEJM199108153250707. PMID 1677161. 
  5. ^ a b "Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences Announces New NOGI Recipients". Divers Alert Network. Retrieved 16 June 2009. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Community Academic Profiles". Stanford University School of Medicine. Retrieved 16 June 2009. 
  7. ^ "DAN Announces Winner of 2009 DAN/Rolex Diver of the Year Award". Divers Alert Network. 30 April 2009. Retrieved 16 June 2009. 

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