Dr. Tintinalli is a professor and founding chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of North Carolina. She also is an adjunct professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, and in Medical Journalism in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of North Carolina.
Dr. Tintinalli was president of the American Board of Emergency Medicine (1989-1990), and was the founding president of the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors. She was elected to the National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine in 1997. She is editor in chief of “Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine,” now developing the 9th McGraw Hill edition. The 7th edition was named the Best Surgical Book of 2011 by the British Medical Association. She is also editor in chief of Access Emergency Medicine, the McGraw Hill digital library for emergency medicine, released January 2007.
• Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 1969
• MSc Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor