Editor Profile

Richard D. Zane, MD, FAAEM


About the NEJM Journal Watch Emergency Medicine Board

Richard D. Zane, MD, FAAEM, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. His primary research interests are emergency medical services, emergency preparedness, and system access and integration. He has had extensive experience in designing systems for prehospital care and disaster response as well as designing and implementing systems of emergency care. Dr. Zane has been writing for NEJM Journal Watch Emergency Medicine since 2002, and Editor in Chief since 2015.


Leadership positions in professional societies

Association of Academic Chairs of Emergency Medicine (President-Elect)

Summaries by Richard Zane