Erik A. Rueckmann, M.D.

Erik A. Rueckmann, M.D.

Contact Information

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

Office: (585) 273-4146
Fax: (585) 473-3516
Administrative: (585) 273-4146

Professional Bio

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.

Awards & Honors (National)

Best Poster Award | National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Meeting | Naples, Florida 2007

Awards & Honors (Local)

Keith Miner Ford Award for Excellence in Teaching 2014 - Present
Outstanding Achievement & Significant Contribution as a Member | The Stroke Treatment Alliance of Rochester | Rochester, New York 2013 - 2013
EMS Fellowship Completion Recognition, July 2005 - July 2006 | National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Meeting | Phoenix, AZ 2008
Diversity Award | Highland Hospital 2006
EMS Physician of Excellence Award | Monroe-Livingston County EMS 2005

Recent 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; .

Current Appointments

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


Emergency Medicine - American Board of Emergency Medicine


MPH | 2015
MD | Medicine | SUNY Upstate Medical Center2002
BS | Biology | SUNY Coll at Geneseo1996

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Emergency Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2005 - 07/01/2006
Residency in Emergency Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2000 - 06/23/2005