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Cameron Gettel, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine; Clinical Investigator, Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE); Co-Director of Yale Emergency Scholars Fellowship, Emergency Medicine

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Cameron Gettel, MD, MHS

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Cameron Gettel, MD, MHS is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, a Clinical Investigator at the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, and the Co-Director of the Yale Emergency Scholars (YES) Fellowship. Dr. Gettel aims to advance the understanding of emergency department care transitions in the growing geriatric population through the identification and development of patient- and caregiver-reported outcome measures and then to design, implement, and validate innovative care transition strategies and interventions to improve clinical outcomes. His work is funded by the NIH/NIA GEMSSTAR R03 mechanism, the NIA IMPACT Collaboratory, the Alzheimer's Association, the Emergency Medicine Foundation, the Yale OAIC Pepper Center, the Geriatric Emergency care Applied Research (GEAR) Networks, the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation, and the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Foundation. At CORE, Dr. Gettel leads work funded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to develop the next generation of performance measures across multiple care settings.

Dr. Gettel earned his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from Elizabethtown College and his Doctor of Medicine from the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. Most recently, he completed Emergency Medicine residency at Brown University, where he served as chief resident, and the National Clinician Scholars Program here at Yale University. 

Education & Training

  • MHS
    Yale University School of Medicine (2021)
  • Resident Physician
    Brown University (2019)
  • MD
    Pennsylvania State University (2015)
  • BS
    Elizabethtown College, Biochemistry (2011)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Early Investigator AwardSociety for Academic Emergency Medicine2024
Policy Pioneer AwardAmerican College of Emergency Physicians2023
2023-2025 NAM ABEM FellowNational Academy of Medicine / American Board of Emergency Medicine2023
Health in Aging Foundation New Investigator AwardAmerican Geriatrics Society2023
Early Career Lecture AwardAFAR/Clin-STAR2022
Award for Excellence in ResearchAcademy of Geriatric Emergency Medicine (AGEM)2022
Top ReviewerAnnals of Emergency Medicine2021, 2023
Best Trainee Abstract AwardSAEM Academy of Geriatric Emergency Medicine2020
Excellence in Geriatric ScholarshipBrown University Graduate Medical Education2019
CLEAR! AwardBrown University Department of Emergency Medicine2019
Haffenreffer House Staff Excellence AwardBrown University Graduate Medical Education2019
Gregory D. Jay Resident Research AwardBrown University Department of Emergency Medicine2019
EMRA/ACEP Resident-Fellow Health Policy AwardEMRA2019
EMRA Emergency Medicine Basic Research Skills (EMBRS) ScholarshipEMRA2018

Professional Service

SAEM Workforce Sub-CommitteeCo-Chair2022 - Present
ACEP MIPS Value Pathways Task ForceChair2020 - 2022
ACEP Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation ProgramReviewer2020 - Present
ACEP Quality and Patient Safety CommitteeMember2019 - Present
SAEM Academy of Geriatric Emergency MedicineMember2015 - Present

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