Congratulations to Dr. Diane Birnbaumer for receiving the ACEP Teaching Fellowship Appreciation Award!

Dr. Diane Birnbaumer is a senior faculty member in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California and Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of California-Los Angeles.

She has been the recipient of the ACEP Outstanding Speaker of the Year Award and Outstanding Contribution to Education Award. In addition, Dr. Birnbaumer has received the California Chapter of ACEP’s Education Award.

The ACEP Teaching Fellowship is designed for faculty in residency programs who want to improve their skills, residents interested in an academic career, and other physicians who have responsibility for teaching emergency medicine.  As a faculty member for the fellowship, Dr. Birnbaumer has shared her passion for education with countless others.  Over the years, she has been a role model to many women and educators in emergency medicine and her influence continues to grow.  We all benefit from her tremendous work.

Congratulations Dr. Birnbaumer!