Christopher Moore, MD, RDMS, RDCS

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine; Director, Section of Emergency Ultrasound; Director, Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship

Departments & Organizations

Emergency Medicine: Emergency Ultrasound

Office of Student Research

Yale Medical Group


Dr. Moore has established and directed the Emergency Ultrasound Section over the last ten years. He is fellowship trained in emergency ultrasound and founded and Directed the Yale Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship over the last nine years. He is a registered diagnostic medical and cardiac sonographer and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He runs the emergency ultrasound rotation, a required rotation for interns which is also popular as an elective both with Yale residents, medical students and trainees from other institutions. He teaches ultrasound as part of the first year Yale School of Medicine Anatomy Course.

He has established and directed the New England Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound Course, one of the largest courses in the country. He is immediate past-chair of the Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound Section at the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) where he is a senior member and a member of the AIUM Board of Governors. He continues to lecture at the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and is chair of the Industry Roundtable Subcommittee and the Integrated Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) Subcommittee of the ACEP Ultrasound Section.

Dr. Moore is a 2007 recipient of the ACEP Teacher of the Year Award and received the Ultrasound Achievement Award from the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine in 2009. He has lectured internationally, most recently at West China Hospital in Chengdu China. On a clinical level Dr. Moore has worked within Yale New Haven Hospital to establish clinical ultrasound privileges for the FAST examination, focused echo, and focused abdominal aorta and has overseen the training of attending physicians in the Department of Emergency Medicine.

Education & Training

MD University of Virginia School of Medicine (1998)
BA Amherst College (1992)
Resident Carolinas Medical Center
Fellow Resurrection Medical Center
Board Certification AB of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine (2002)

Honors & Recognition

  • Ultrasound Achievement AwardSociety for Academic Emergency Medicine (2009)

  • Inducted as honorary fellowTimothy Dwight College (2009)

  • National Teaching AwardAmerican College of Emergency Physicians (2007)

  • Senior MemberAmerican Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (2007)

  • Research Award, Best Oral PresentationConnecticut College of Emergency Physicians (2004)

  • FellowAmerican College of Emergency Physicians (2004)

  • Teaching AwardSection of Emergency Medicine (2004)

  • Best Resident Oral Presentation Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (2001)

  • Outstanding Resident Research Achievement AwardCarolinas Medical Center (2001)

  • Alpha Omega Alpha University of Virginia School of Medicine (1997)

  • Xigma Chi Honor Society Amherst College (1991)

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Contact Info

Christopher Moore, MD, RDMS, RDCS
Patient Care Location
Yale Emergency MedicineYale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste South Pavilion 218

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Yale-New Haven Emergency Department20 York Street
New Haven, CT 06519-1315

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