Fiona Gallahue

Biography

Dr. Fiona Gallahue is the president of the Council of Residency Directors in Emergency Medicine (CORD-EM).  She is the program director of the emergency medicine residency at the University of Washington (UW) and associate professor at the UW in the Department of Emergency Medicine.  Dr. Gallahue established the emergency medicine residency program at the UW in 2011. She was awarded the Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) in 2020.

Dr. Gallahue is a graduate of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She completed her residency and chief residency in emergency medicine at New York University/Bellevue Medical Center in 2001.

Dr. Gallahue’s research interests include and opportunities to improve graduate medical education, gender bias in resident evaluations, and engagement of residents in the clinical learning environment. Her work has been published in Academic Medicine, Academic Emergency Medicine, Academic Emergency Medicine Education and Training, Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, Journal of Emergency Medicine, American Journal of Cardiology, and American Journal of Medical Quality.  She has one book, “Emergency Care of the Abused” published by Cambridge University Press. Dr. Gallahue has been featured on-air as an emergency physician for Martha Stewart’s “Blueprint” and “Living Today” call-in radio shows.

When not working, Dr. Gallahue’s favorite pursuits are gardening, baking sourdough bread, and spending time with her husband and two daughters, a teenager and near-teen.