Christopher Moore MD, RDMS, RDCS

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

Biographical Info

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.

International Activity

  • International Health
    Accham, Nepal
    Board of Directors, Nyaya Health. Nyaya Health is a 503c founded by Yale Medical Students. I helped to obtain donated ultrasound equipment for use in Nepal.

Education & Training

Amherst College (1992)
University of Virginia School of Medicine (1998)
Carolinas Medical Center, Emergency Medicine
Resurrection Medical Center, Ultrasound
Board Certification
Emergency Medicine, Board Certified  (2002)

Honors & Recognition

  • Ultrasound Achievement Award
    Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (2009)
  • Senior Member
    American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (2007)
  • Best Resident Oral Presentation
    Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (2001)
  • Outstanding Resident Research Achievement Award
    Carolinas Medical Center (2001)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
    University of Virginia School of Medicine (1997)
  • Inducted as honorary fellow
    Timothy Dwight College (2009)
  • National Teaching Award
    American College of Emergency Physicians (2007)
  • Xigma Chi Honor Society
    Amherst College (1991)
  • Teaching Award
    Section of Emergency Medicine (2004)
  • Research Award, Best Oral Presentation
    Connecticut College of Emergency Physicians (2004)
  • Fellow
    American College of Emergency Physicians (2004)

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