Thomas E. Terndrup, MD, The Ohio State University

Moderated by: Amanda Ventura, MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

What you’ll learn from Dr. Terndrup:

Your bio discusses research interest in disaster medicine and emergency services. Your resume in this arena includes an NIH grant to create a coalition to enhance surge capacity in central Pennsylvania when you were at Penn State. How did you work your up to these large scale projects? What advice do you have for early career physicians that would like to work on this scale?
What do you think is the biggest barrier to developing a research project? What about the biggest challenge to sustaining one?
What is the best advice you can offer to a resident trying to start a research career?
Your bio also mentions that you have worked in many different practive environments, including with the national health service corps. How did this variety of experiences help to prepare you for leadership in EM?
Are there any specific trends or advancements in EM that you are particularly excited about?