Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431

561-297-4828

RICHARD SHIH, M.D.

Professor of Integrated Medical Science and Program Director for the Emergency Medicine Residency Program


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CONTACT
rshih@health.fau.edu
Tel. (561) 737-7733, Ext. 87410

 
 

Richard Shih, M.D., was born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware.  He completed a 5-year accelerated medical-premedical program at Pennsylvania State University-Thomas Jefferson Medical School in 1988.  He completed a surgical internship at the University of Maryland, an Emergency Medicine residency at the Medical Center of Delaware and a Medical Toxicology fellowship at the New York Poison Center, Bellevue-NYU Medical Center.  He has authored over 50 articles in peer reviewed journals, over 20 book chapters and has been an editor in 3 medical books.  He has received a number of teaching awards including the American College of Emergency Physicians National Faculty Teaching Award and the American Academy of Emergency Medicine Educator of The Year Award. 

He served as the Emergency Medicine Program Director, Morristown Medical Center for 19 years. He has recently taken over the leadership of the newly created Division of Emergency Medicine at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University where he is a Professor of Integrated Medical Science in the Department of Integrated Medical Science.

  

  • 1985: B.S. Pennsylvania State University
  • 1988: M.D., Doctor of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College
  • 1982-1988: Pennsylvania State University-Jefferson Medical College Combined Accelerated BS-MD Medical Program
  • 1988-1989: Internship, General Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
  • 1989-1992: Residency, Emergency Medicine, Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE 

  • 2015-present: Professor of Integrated Medical Science, Department of Integrated Medical Science Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
  • 2005-2015: Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
  • 1996-2015: Emergency Medicine Program Director, Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ
  • 2003-2005: Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
  • 1995-1996: Emergency Medicine Research Director, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, NJ
  • 1995-1996: Emergency Medicine Research Director, Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY
  • 1992-1994: Fellow, Medical Toxicology, New York Poison Center, Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY

 

  •  Eskin B, Shih RD, Fiesseler FW, Walsh BW, Allegra JR, Silverman ME, Cochrane DG, Stuhlmiller DF, Hung OL, Troncoso A, Calello DP: Prednisone for emergency department low back pain: a randomized controlled trial. J Emerg Med. 2014;47:65-70.
  • Wolf SJ, Lo B, Shih RD, Smith MD, Fesmire FM and the American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policies Committee: Clinical Policy: Critical Issues in the Evaluation and Management of Adult Patients in the Emergency Department With Asymptomatic Elevated Blood Pressure Ann Emerg Med 2013;62:59-68.
  • Demers G, Meurer WJ, Shih R, Rosenbaum S, Vilke GM: Tissue plasminogen activator and stroke: Review of the literature for the clinician. Am J Emerg Med 2012;43:1149-1154. PMID: 22818644.
  • Fesmire FM, Brown MD, Espinosa JA, Shih RD, Silvers, SM, Wolf SJ, Decker, WW and the American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policies Committee: Clinical Policy: Critical Issues in the Evaluation and Management of Adult Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department with Suspected Pulmonary Embolism. Ann Emerg Med 2011;57:628-652.
  • Fiesseler FW, Shih RD, Szucs P, Silverman ME, Eskin B, Clement M, Saxena R, Allegra J, Riggs RL, Majlesi N: Steroids for migraine headaches: a randomized double-blind, two-armed, placebo-controlled trial. Journal Emerg Med 2011;40:463-468.
  • Vanden Hoek TL. Morrison LJ. Shuster M. Donnino M. Sinz E. Lavonas EJ. Jeejeebhoy FM. Gabrielli A. Cardiac arrest in special situations: 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (Lavonas EJ, Picard JJ, Shih RD: ALS-SC-073–01A: Local Anesthesia Toxicity; Shih RD: ALS-SC-073–09A: Digoxin Toxicity). Circulation. 2010;122(18 Suppl 3):S829-61.
  • Majlesi N, Shih RD, Fiessler F, Hung O, DeBellonia R: Cocaine-Associated Seizures and Incidence of Status Epilepticus. West J Emerg Med 2010;11:157‑60.
  • Partrick M, Fiesseler F, Shih R, Riggs R, Hung O: Monthly variations in the diagnosis of carbon monoxide exposures in the emergency department. Undersea Hyperb Med 2009; 36:161-167.
  • Fiesseler FW, Riggs RL, Shih R, Richman PB: Do patients with recurrent headaches attempt abortive therapy before their emergency department visit? J Emerg Med 2007;32:245-248.
  • Silverman M, Shih R, Allegra J.  Morphine causes less nausea than meperidine when administered parenterally.  J Emerg Med 2004;27:241-243.

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Awards

  • 2015 Morristown Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine Academic Excellence Award.
  • 2013 Service Award, American Academy of Emergency Medicine
  • 2010 American Academy of Emergency Medicine, Service Award.
  • 2010 American Academy of Emergency Medicine, Joe Lex Educator of the Year Award.
  • 2008 American Academy of Emergency Medicine Written Board Review Course, Best Speaker Award.
  • 2007 American Academy of Emergency Medicine Recognition Award.
  • 2005  Morristown Medical Center, Award for Largest Contribution to Emergency Medicine Residency.
  • 2002 American College of Emergency Physicians, National Faculty Teaching Award.
  • 2002 Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education’s Parker J. Palmer “Courage to Teach” Award Finalist.
  • 2002 New Jersey Medical School Teaching Award, Golden Apple Award Nomination.
  • 2000 New Jersey Medical School Teaching Award, Golden Apple Award Nomination.

 

Service

  • 2011-2013, The Seventh Mediterranean Emergency Medicine Congress, Marseilles, France, American Academy of Emergency Medicine, Scientific Chairman.
  • 2010-present, American College of Emergency Physicians, Clinical Policies Committee
  • 2009-2010, International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR), Toxicology Committee
  • 2009-2011, The Sixth Mediterranean Emergency Medicine Congress, Kos, Greece, American Academy of Emergency Medicine, Scientific Chairman.
  • 2007-2009, The Fifth Mediterranean Emergency Medicine Congress, Valencia, Spain, American Academy of Emergency Medicine, Scientific Chairman.
  • 2003-2013, American Board of Emergency Medicine, Oral Examiner.
  • 2003-2005, National Board of Medical Examiners, Test Materials Development Committee.
  • 2001-present, American Academy of Emergency Medicine, Education Committee.
  • 2004-2007, American Academy of Emergency Medicine, Board of Directors.
  • 1999-2002, American College of Emergency Physicians, Continuing Education Committee.
  • 1996-2006, American College of Emergency Physicians, Scientific Review Committee.
  • 2010-present, American College of Emergency Physicians, Clinical Policies Committee.
  • 2001-2003 Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Program Committee.
  • 1994-1997 Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Research Committee
  • 2004-2007 Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Faculty Development Committee.
  • 1999-2002 New Jersey American College of Emergency Physicians, Board of Directors.

 



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