Debra G. Perina, MD


Professor of Emergency Medicine
Division Director, Pre-hospital Care
Director, Emergency Medical Services Fellowship
Department Quality Liaison

P.O. Box 800699
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0699
Phone: (434) 924-8485
Fax: (434) 924-2877
E-mail: dgp3a@virginia.edu

 

Education

  • BA, Biology, West Virginia University (1979)
  • MD, West Virginia University (1983)
  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, Richland Memorial Hospital/USC SOM (1987)

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Prehospital care
  • Educational concepts/enhancements
  • Wellness issues
  • Faculty development and mentoring

National Involvement

  • President, American Board of Emergency Medicine 2009-2010
  • Chair, Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education 2010-2011
  • Board Member, American College of Emergency Physicians 2013-present
  • Chair, ABEM EMS Examination Committee 2011-present
  • Peer reviewer for Annals of Emergency Medicine and Academic Emergency Medicine

Recent Peer-Reviewed Papers

  • Perina DG, Kang CS, Bulger EM, et al. Response to: ‘Joint statement from the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS COT) and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) regarding the clinical use of Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA)’ by Brenner et al, Trauma Surg Acute Care Open, 2018. doi:10.1136/ tsaco-2018-000172
  • Perina D, Marco C, Smith-Coggins R, et.al, Wellbeing among Emergency Medicine Resident Physicians: Results from the ABEM Longitudinal Study of Emergency Medicine Residents, Journal of Emerg Med, July 2018, Vol 55, No 1.
  • Winchell RJ, Eastridge BJ, Moore M, Ashley DW, Bulger E, Perina D, Developing a National Trauma System: Proposed Governance and Essential Elements, J of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
  • Brenner M, Bulger EM, Perina DG, et al. Joint Statement from the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS COT) and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Regarding the Clinical Use of Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA), Trauma Surgery & Acute Care Open, January 2018 Here is the link: http://tsaco.bmj.com/content/3/1/e000154

Recent Books and/or Chapters

  • Eisenstat M, Perina, D, Lightning Injuries, in Clinical Decision Support, Emergency Medicine, On-line resource, 2017, In Press
  • Hickle T, Perina D, Hypothermia, in Clinical Decision Support, Emergency Medicine, On-line resource, 2017, In Press
  • Swartzentruber D, Perina D, Perilunate and Lunate Dislocations, in Clinical Decision Support, Emergency Medicine, On-line resource, 2017, In Press
  • Gould, A, Perina D, Pelvic Fractures, in Clinical Decision Support, Emergency Medicine, On-line resource, 2017, In Press
  • Sudhir, A, Perina D, Mechanical Low Back Pain, Rosen’s Emergency Medicine Concepts and Clinical Practice, Marx J, Hockberger R, Walls R, Ed, 9th ed. Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, 2018, p 569-576
  • Braithwaite S, Perina D, Dyspnea, Rosen’s Emergency Medicine Concepts and Clinical Practice, Marx J, Hockberger R, Walls R, Ed, 9th ed. Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, 2018, p 195-203