GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Fairview Hospital has named Dr. Adrian Elliot as medical director of its Emergency Department, which sees more than 12,000 patients each year.
Elliot joined Fairview Hospital in 2012 following training in a Level 1 trauma center in Jacksonville, Fla.
"Dr. Elliot's leadership skills were apparent soon after his arrival at Fairview and we know the ED will continue to improve and exceed the expectations of our patients under his direction," Dr. Brian Burke, chief of the medical staff, wrote in a memo to hospital staff announcing Elliot's appointment.
Elliot received his education at Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C., and his training in emergency medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Jacksonville, where he was chief resident from 2010-2011. He received the Pediatric Critical Care Resident of the Year Award in 2010.
Elliot has conducted research and published articles including "Advances in Emergency medicine Ultrasound Technology" and "In-Hospital Therapeutic Hypothermia Initiatives" as well as participated in numerous education and community health projects.
"It is very satisfying to be able to help people, to swiftly stabilize people who require resuscitation," said Elliot of his emergency team. "We're able to give very personalized emergency care here, and our outcomes are better for it."
The associate director of the department is Dr. Raymond Sabatelli.
Elliot is board-certified by the American College of Emergency Physicians, a member of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine, the American Medical Association and the Emergency Medicine Residents Association.
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