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Manish N. Shah, M.D., M.P.H.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-1198

Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Manish N. Shah is an Associate Professor (with Tenure) of Emergency Medicine, Public Health Sciences, and Medicine (Geriatrics/Aging) at the University of Rochester. He serves as Associate Chair for Research in the Department of Emergency Medicine.

He graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and completed his Emergency Medicine Residency training at The Ohio State University. He received further training in research as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at the University of Chicago.

In 2001 Dr. Shah returned to the University of Rochester. He has been an active leader in the EMS community, serving as one of the medical directors for EMS agencies, Monroe County, Livingston County, and two-county Region. His contributions were recognized in 2003 when he was awarded the EMS Physician of Excellence Award and in 2009 when he was awarded the Harriet C. Weber EMS Leadership Award and the Lloyd Leve Award for Commitment to EMS and Leadership in EMS.

As an emergency medicine physician-scientist focused on the care of older adults, he aims to develop and test innovative prehospital and community-based interventions to improve the health of older adults needing acute, unscheduled care. In achieving this aim, he has performed extensive research related to: 1) care delivered by ambulance-based emergency medical technicians and paramedics, 2) community paramedicine / mobile integrated health care; and 3) telemedicine for acute unscheduled care.

Dr. Shah is one of the national leaders in emergency medicine research and, more specifically, in geriatric emergency medicine research. He has received research and education funding from the NIH, AHRQ, CDC, and a number of foundations. He has published over 200 manuscripts, abstracts, and other publications. He serves in many roles, including on NIH, AHRQ, and foundation study sections; on committees within emergency medicine and geriatrics specialty organizations; on the editorial board of Academic Emergency Medicine, Prehospital Emergency Care, and the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Dr. Shah is committed to translating his research findings to successful and sustainable programs that benefit communities. As such, he works closely with community organizations, hospitals and health organizations, industry, and academic organizations to promote valuable research programs.

Dr. Shah cares for patients at the Strong Memorial Hospital Emergency Department.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Emergency Medicine - American Board of Emergency Medicine

Education

1992
B.A. | University of Chicago
Biology

1996
M.D. | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Medicine

2006
M.P.H. | Rochester Clinical Research Curriculum
in Clinical Investigation

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1996 - 06/30/1997
Internship in Emergency Medicine at Ohio State University Hospitals

07/01/1997 - 06/30/1999
Residency in Emergency Medicine at Ohio State University Hospitals

07/01/1999 - 06/30/2001
Fellowship in Research at University of Chicago Hospitals

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Awards

2014
Top Six Reviewer
Sponsor: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

2013
Consistent High Performer
Sponsor: Emergency Medicine Patient Satisfaction

2013
Geriatric Research Award
Sponsor: Excellus Blue Cross / Blue Shield of Rochester
Location: Emergency Department Revisits by Older Adults

2012
Geriatric Research Award
Sponsor: Excellus Blue Cross / Blue Shield of Rochester
Location: Telemedicine-Enhanced Emergency Care Program for Older Adults

2011
10 Best Papers Award
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics
Location: Pediatric Emergency Medicine Section

2010
Editor's Choice Award
Sponsor: Portal of Geriatric Online Education for Geriatric Podcasting

2010
Best Poster, Predicting Trauma Center Need Using the Mechanism of Injury Criteria
Sponsor: National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Meeting

2009
Poster of the Year Award
Sponsor: American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting
Location: American Academy for Home Care Physicians

2009
Lloyd Leve Award for Commitment to EMS and Leadership in EMS
Location: Monroe-Livingston Regional EMS Council

2009
Harriet C. Weber EMS Leadership Award
Location: Monroe-Livingston Regional EMS Council

2008
Kluge Trauma and Emergency Services Award to Contributors to Emergency Services

2008
Program Champions Award, US Administration on Aging for the Livingston Help for Seniors Pogram
Sponsor: Funded by HRSA Rural Health Outreach Grant

2008
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Best Practices Award in Health System Pharmacy

2006
Paul B. Beeson Career Development Award in Aging Research

2006
Excellence in Education
Sponsor: University of Rochester EMS Fellowship Program

2006
Outstanding Peer Reviewer
Sponsor: Academic Emergency Medicine

2006
Young Investigator Award
Sponsor: Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

2004
Fellow
Sponsor: American College of Emergency Physicians

2004
Outstanding Peer Reviewer
Sponsor: Academic Emergency Medicine

2003
EMS Physician of Excellence
Sponsor: Monroe Livingston Regional EMS Council

2003
Dennis W. Jahnigen Career Development Scholars Award

1996
Medical Education Achievement Award,
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

1996
Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award,
Sponsor: Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

1995
Alpha Omega Alpha
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

1992
Phi Beta Kappa
Sponsor: The University of Chicago

1991
Howard Hughes Summer Research Fellowship
Sponsor: The University of Chicago

1988
National Merit Scholarship
Sponsor: The University of Chicago

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Publications

Journal Articles

1/2015
Ichwan B, Darbha S, Shah MN, Thompson L, Evans DC, Boulger CT, Caterino JM. "Geriatric-specific triage criteria are more sensitive than standard adult criteria in identifying need for trauma center care in injured older adults." Annals of emergency medicine.. 2015 Jan 0; 65(1):92-100.e3. Epub 2014 Jun 06.

2014
Lerner EB, Willenbring BD, Pirrallo RG, Brasel KJ, Cady C, Colella MR, Cooper A, Cushman JT, Gourlay D, Jurkovich G, Newgard C, Salomone J, Sasser S, Shah MN, Swor R, Wang S. "A consensus-based gold standard for trauma center need". Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2014; 76(4): 1157-63.

2014
Shah MN; Bebarta VS. ""SAEM Training Grants: Hoping Prior Performance Indicates Future Results"". Academic Emergency Medicine. 2014; .

Books & Chapters

2013
Chapter Title: "Approach to the Geriatric Patient"
Book Title: Emergency Medical Services: Clinical Practice and Systems Oversight
Author List: Caprio TV, Shah MN (Brice J, Cone DC, Delbridge T, Myers B, ed.)
Published By: John Wiley & Sons, Oxford, England2013

2012
Chapter Title: Emergency Health Services
Book Title: Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness
Author List: Cushman JT, Shah MN
Edited By: Veenema T
Published By: Springer Publishing Company2012 in New York

2009
Chapter Title: Approach to the Geriatric Patient
Book Title: Prehospital Medicine: Clinical Practice and System Oversight.
Author List: Caprio TV, Shah MN
Edited By: Cone DC
Published By: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company2009 in Dubuque, Iowa

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