Dr. Muelleman named president-elect of national board

August 10, 2017

Image with caption: Robert Muelleman, M.D.

Robert Muelleman, M.D.

Robert Muelleman, M.D., professor at UNMC and past-chair of the UNMC Department of Emergency Medicine, recently was elected president-elect of the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). Dr. Muelleman has been a member of the board of directors since July 2011, and was elected to the executive committee in 2015.

Dr. Muelleman has served on the UNMC faculty for 24 years, including 18 years as head of emergency medicine (1998-2016). In 2007, he created the UNMC Department of Emergency Medicine, and in 2004, he oversaw the establishment of a three-year emergency medicine residency program at UNMC. The residency program has attracted resident physicians from all over the country.

Dr. Muelleman has served the ABEM in a number of capacities, including as an examiner for the Oral Certification Examination since 2005, an item writer for the ConCert" Examination, and as representative to the Residency Review Committee for Emergency Medicine.  

In addition, he served as chair of the Academic Affairs and Finance committees, as well as the Board Eligibility and Single Accreditation System task forces; is a member of the Executive Committee, Maintenance of Certification Committee, Research Test Administration Committee, and Test Development Committee.

Dr. Muelleman earned his medical degree from UNMC, completed residency training and a research fellowship at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Truman Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo.


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Mike Berney
August 10, 2017 at 9:32 AM

Congratulations Bob!