Dr. Svengsouk graduated from the Ohio State University College of Medicine, and from the University of Rochester Simon School of Business Administration. His specialty training in emergency medicine and subspecialty training in hospice and palliative medicine were at the University of Rochester. He was trained in ultrasound at the Jefferson Ultrasound Research and Education Institute, and at the SUNY Buffalo Department of Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Svengsouk served as the founding director of the Emergency Medicine Ultrasound program at UR Medicine Strong Memorial Hospital for over a decade, personally training over 100 Emergency Medicine residents and fellows in point-of-care ultrasound, providing continuing medical education introductory emergency ultrasound courses to practicing emergency physicians at multiple western New York hospitals, and giving international emergency ultrasound education in Hue, Vietnam. He continues to serve as Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Director.
Dr. Svengsouk has an interest in therapeutic music, playing live music for patients at the bedside with Native American flute, and is a student of the Music for Healing and Transition Program. He serves as board member with the National Standards Board for Therapeutic Music.
Emergency Medicine - American Board of Emergency Medicine
Hospice and Palliative Medicine - American Board of Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Residency & Fellowship
Fellowship, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2008 - 2010
Internship, Emergency Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 1997 - 2000
Residency, Emergency Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 1997 - 2000
MD | Ohio State University College of Medicine. 1997
AAHPM Annual Assembly Scholarship. 2009
Excellence in Clinical Teaching of Emergency Medicine Residents. 2008
Clinical Teaching Award for Adult Services. 2007 - 2008
Scholarship Recipient,. 2007
Member, Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society of Collegiate Schools of Business. 2005
Best Emergency Medicine Resident Research Project Presentation. 2000
The Freda V. Mallory Prize- In Recognition of Outstanding Achievement in the Medical Humanities. 1995
B.A. Cum Laude, Economics. 1990
The Effect of Training In Emergency Pelvic Ultrasonography on Emergency Medicine Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Knowledge
Simons, R.; Agresta, J.; Adler, D.; Davis, E.; Svengsouk, J.
Annals of Emergency Medicine, Supplement 1. 2010; 56(3): S114-S115.
Elevation of breath alcohol measurements by alcohol-containing breath sprays
Svengsouk, J.S.; Wax, P.M.; Schneider, S.M.
Annals of Emergency Medicine, Supplement. 2000; 36: S5-S6.