Jeremy T. Cushman, M.D., M.S.

Jeremy T. Cushman, M.D., M.S.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 655
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 463-2900
Fax: (585) 463-2966

Professional Bio

Dr. Cushman is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Services and is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Chief of the Division of Prehospital Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, at the University of Rochester. He has completed an Emergency Medical Services Fellowship and a Master of Science in Emergency Health Services and Disaster Management from the University of Maryland. He remains a certified Paramedic and is Medical Director for the Monroe-Livingston Region, Monroe County, and dozens of fire and EMS agencies. In addition to administrative medical direction, he provides medical support and scene response for all law enforcement, fire department, and special operations teams in the City of Rochester and Monroe County.



Dr. Cushman has a history of collaborative research on prehospital care and his focus has been on the evaluation and management of victims of trauma. He has received funding from the CDC and NIH, and has served leadership positions in a number of local, state, and national organizations. In addition to his prehospital responsibilities, Dr. Cushman serves as the Interim Commissioner of Health for Monroe County and oversees the County's Department of Public Health.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Gold Seal Award, Joint Fire Service of Monroe County 2014
Unit Commendation Award, City of Rochester Fire Department 2012
Unit Commendation Award, Joint Fire Service of Monroe County 2011
2010 Leadership Award, Rochester Regional Health Information Organization 2011
Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians 2009
Best Pediatric Poster Presentation, National Association of EMS Physicians 2008
Physician of Excellence Award, Monroe-Livingston County EMS Council 2007
Clinical Teaching Award, University of Rochester Department of Emergency Medicine 2007
Best Poster Presentation, National Association of Emergency Medical Services Physicians Annual Meeting 2006
Gift of Life Award, Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services 2006
Outstanding Leadership Award, University of Maryland Emergency Medicine Residency Program 2004
Distinguished Service Award, University of Maryland Emergency Medicine Residency Program 2003
Chapter Service Award, Maryland Chapter, American College of Emergency Physicians 2003
Resident Dedication Award, Emergency Medicine Residents' Association 2002
Award for Excellence in Emergency Medicine, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine 2001
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society 2000

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 22 available »

2015 Mar
Lerner EB, Drendel AL, Falcone RA, Weitze KC, Badawy MK, Cooper A, Cushman JT, Drayna PC, Gourlay DM, Gray MP, Shah MI, Shah MN. "A consensus-based criterion standard definition for pediatric patients who needed the highest-level trauma team activation." The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 2015 Mar; 78(3):634-8.
2015
Willenbring B, Lerner EB, Brasel K, Cushman J, Guse C, Shah M, Swor R. "Operationalizing a consensus-based gold standard definition of trauma center need". Prehospital Emergency Care. 2015; .
2015
Jones CMC, Cushman JT, Lerner EB, Veazie PJ, Seplaki CL, Wasserman B, Dozier A, Shah MN. "Prehospital Trauma Triage Decision-Making: A Model of What Happens Between the 911 Call and the Hospital". Prehospital Emergency Care. 2015; .
2015
Whitley DE, Li T, Jones CMC, Cushman, JT, Williams DM, Shah, MN. "An Assessment of Newly Identified Barriers to and Enablers for Prehospital Pediatric Pain Management". Pediatric Emergency Care. 2015; .
2014 Apr
Lerner EB, Willenbring BD, Pirrallo RG, Brasel KJ, Cady CE, Colella MR, Cooper A, Cushman JT, Gourlay DM, Jurkovich GJ, Newgard CD, Salomone JP, Sasser SM, Shah MN, Swor RA, Wang SC. "A consensus-based criterion standard for trauma center need." The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 2014 Apr; 76(4):1157-63.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Emergency Medicine (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Emergency Medical Services - American Board of Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine - American Board of Emergency Medicine

Education

Masters Degree in Emergency Health Services | University of Maryland School Medicine2006
Doctor of Medicine | University of Maryland School of Medicine2001
Bachelor of Science in Biology and Biochemistry | Hobart College1996

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Emergency Medicine at University of Maryland School of Medicine07/01/2004 - 06/30/2006
Residency in Emergency Medicine at University of Maryland School of Medicine06/01/2001 - 06/30/2004