Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Associate Chief Medical Officer, Vice Chief of Staff, Northwestern Memorial Hosp
Dr. Michael Schmidt currently serves as Associate Chief Medical Officer for Operations and as Vice Chief of the Medical Staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. After completing medical school at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and residency training in Emergency Medicine at the University of Cincinnati, he joined the Northwestern University Department of Emergency Medicine in 2004. He has held several leadership roles within the department including serving as Medical Director and Director of Emergency Department Informatics. His primary areas of interest include operations, throughput, quality and patient safety, medical informatics, and sepsis. In addition to his clinical and administrative duties, he continues to be involved in the education of medical students and residents. He has authored numerous journal, textbook, and web-based publications.