Angela M. Mills, MD is the J. E. Beaumont Professor and Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons as well as the Chief of Emergency Services for the west campus of NewYork-Presbyterian. A national leader and expert in emergency medicine, Dr. Mills graduated Summa Cum Laude from Muhlenberg College and attended Temple University Medical School where she graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha distinction.
Dr. Mills is a graduate and former Chief Resident of the Emergency Medicine residency program at the University of Pennsylvania. She became a faculty member immediately thereafter at Penn in 2003 and advanced academically being promoted to Professor of Emergency Medicine in 2017. At Penn, Dr. Mills served in several capacities including Medical Director and as the Vice Chair of Clinical Operations. She joined Columbia in February 2018 as the inaugural Chair of the newly formed Department of Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Mills has maintained an active research career where she has focused on emergency diagnostic imaging, undifferentiated abdominal pain, and clinical operations. She has authored over 95 scientific publications and has received research funding from both federal agencies and industry.
Dedicated to combining scholarship with mentoring, Dr. Mills has influenced the careers of numerous junior faculty and trainees. She is strongly committed to education with a teaching style that allows for growth and pursuit of individual research interest. Dr. Mills has been invited to deliver lectures and grand rounds at various national venues and serves on numerous national and local committees and task forces. She is an elected member of the Board of Directors of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM).
- Leadership, Professional Development, Wellness
- Operations, Finance, Health Care System Design
- Emergency Diagnostic Imaging, Gender Equity