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Dr. Yaffee, MD

April 7th,
6:30 - 7:00pm
(Re)emerging Diseases, Emergencies, and Impacts on Global Health Equity 

About Dr. Yaffee

Dr. Anna Q. Yaffee is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, practicing clinically at Grady Memorial and Emory University Hospitals. She serves as the Emergency Medicine liaison to the Emory Serious Communicable Diseases Unit and assists with frontline serious communicable disease preparedness for the Emory Healthcare system as well as nationally through the National Ebola Training and Education Center.

 

Dr. Yaffee also serves as Director of the Global Health in Emergency Medicine Section. Her primary clinical/scholarly focus is Public and Global Health in Emergency Medicine, including emergency medicine capacity building, preparedness, and humanitarian response.

 

Dr. Yaffee is a board-certified emergency medicine physician, who received an MD (2012) and MPH (2008) from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI and completed her emergency medicine residency and chief residency (2015) at Emory University. Before returning to Emory as faculty, Dr. Yaffee served as a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Public Health Service and worked as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She also held the position of Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Kentucky.