AGEM Author Spotlight Jan 2023

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Published Work by AGEM Member:  
Shan Liu, MD, SD Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the MGH Geriatric Emergency Medicine Division Fellowship Director and Angel Li, MD, MBA 



Standardized Geriatric Emergency Medicine Curriculum for Undergraduate Medical Education


Dr. Li and Dr. Liu led the creation of this wonderful educational resource. Through the work of leaders across North
America, the Geriatric Emergency Medicine CDEM work is a convenient reference for medical students to
use either on shift or afterwards. The various chapters were written by established and up and coming GEM
leaders and is an excellent introduction to better caring for this vulnerable population.



Shan Liu, MD, SD is an attending physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts
General Hospital. She received her undergraduate degrees from Stanford, her M.D. from Harvard Medical
School, her doctorate in science in Health Policy from Harvard School of Public Health, and completed her
residency at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency Program. She is currently an Associate
Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the MGH Geriatric Emergency Medicine
Division Fellowship Director. She is the Past President of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine’s
Academy of Geriatric Emergency Medicine, and has served on the executive board of the American College
of Emergency Physicians’ Geriatric Emergency Medicine Section and the International Federation of
Emergency Medicine Geriatric Emergency Medicine Special Interest Group. She is considered the
international expert in the emergency department (ED) management of fall patients and leads the Geriatric
Emergency Medicine Guidelines group. Beyond her academic work, she has authored publications in U.S.
News and World Report, CNN, and the forthcoming book, Masked Hero: How Wu-Lien Teh Invented the

Mask and Ended an Epidemic (Publisher Candlewick Press/MIT kids,

Angel Li, MD, MBA is a senior resident in emergency medicine in Las Vegas and will be an assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.