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Erik A. Rueckmann, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 273-4146

Office: (585) 273-4146

Fax: (585) 473-3516

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentNot Accepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Emergency Medicine


Professional Background

He attended SUNY College at Geneseo and received his MD in 2002 from SUNY Upstate Medical Center. Dr. Rueckmann completed his residency at the University of Rochester in 2005 and has also pursued an MPH Degree in 2015. Dr. Rueckmann is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He is also the Director and Student Advisor of the Emergency Medicine, 4th year Clerkship for URMC School of Medicine.



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


MD | Suny Upstate Medical University

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2005 - 07/01/2006
Fellowship in Emergency Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2000 - 06/23/2005
Residency in Emergency Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center


Faculty Marshall for Class of 2018
Location: Strong Memorial Hospital

The Dr. Marvin J. Hoffmann Faculty Mentoring Award
Location: University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

2014 - Present
Keith Miner Ford Award for Excellence in Teaching

2013 - 2013
Outstanding Achievement & Significant Contribution as a Member
Sponsor: The Stroke Treatment Alliance of Rochester
Location: Rochester, New York

EMS Fellowship Completion Recognition, July 2005 - July 2006
Sponsor: National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Meeting
Location: Phoenix, AZ

Best Poster Award
Sponsor: National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Meeting
Location: Naples, Florida

Diversity Award
Sponsor: Highland Hospital

EMS Physician of Excellence Award
Sponsor: Monroe-Livingston County EMS

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Journal Articles

Rueckmann E, Shah MN, Humiston SG. "Influenza vaccination among emergency medical services and emergency department personnel." Prehospital Emergency Care. 2009; 13: 1-5.

Shah MN, Karuza J, Rueckmann E, Swanson P, Conwell Y, Katz P. "Reliability and validity of prehospital case finding for depression and cognitive impairment." Journal of the American Geriatric Society. 2009; 57: 697-702.

Babcock Cimpello L, Garcia M, Rueckmann E, Markevicz C. "Sledding: how fast can they go?". Journal of Trauma. 2008; .

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Book Title: Emergency Medicine Services: The Acute Care Base
Author List: Cushman JT, Rueckmann, EA, et al
Published By: Springer Publishing Company 2018 in New York, NY

Chapter Title: Clinical Pharmacists in Emergency Medicine.
Book Title: Advances in Patient Safety: New Directions and Alternative Approaches.
Author List: Fairbanks RJ, Rueckmann EA, Kolstee KE, Hays DP, Cobaugh DJ, Wears RL, Dewar KH, Martin HA, Davis CO, Schneider SM, Shah MN
Published By: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 2008 in Rockville, MD