Dr Charles Pollack

Dr Charles Pollack

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Philadelphia, USA


Dr Charles Pollack has long been active in teaching and clinical research and is an international leader in emergency medicine. He currently serves multiple roles at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, including: Director, Jefferson Institute of Emerging Health Professions; Associate Dean for CME and Strategic Partner Alliances, Thomas Jefferson University; and Professor and Senior Advisor for Interdisciplinary Research and Clinical Trials, Department of Emergency Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University.

He is the only physician to have received the American College of Emergency Physicians’ highest national awards in both teaching and research, and the only US emergency physician to be elected a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology.

Dr Pollack has written more than 500 original research articles, chapters and abstracts, and serves on the editorial boards of several journals and on the steering committees of multiple national and international trials. He is the principal investigator on multiple ongoing trials, studies and registries, and also lectures widely on many varied topics in emergency medicine. His primary research interests include the management of thrombosis (both arterial [especially acute coronary syndrome] and venous [deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism]), reversal of anticoagulation, infectious disease emergencies and treatment of pain.

A strong advocate for entrepreneurism and innovation in healthcare, Dr Pollack is involved in multiple telehealth initiatives and is a founding board member of the Hospital Quality Foundation (HQF). The HQF is a non-profit education and research organisation dedicated to improvement in the quality of care provided to patients, both in the hospital and at transition back to the outpatient setting.

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