Robert Francis Poirier, JR., MD

Education

  • B.S., Georgetown University, Washington D.C., 1994
  • M.D., American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles. Clinical Training: Yale School of Medicine affiliated Griffin Hospital, 1997-99
  • M.B.A., Olin Business School, Executive MBA Program, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 2014

Training

  • Chief Resident, Emergency Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine/ Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, 2002-2003
  • Emergency Medicine Residency, Washington University School of Medicine/ Barnes-Jewish Hospital/ St. Louis Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, 1999-2003

Licensure and Board Certification

  • State of Missouri Licensed Physician and Surgeon
  • Emergency Medicine

Honors and Awards

  • C. William Emory Executive MBA Award- Olin/Wash U Business School, 2014
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Business School Honor Society Inductee, 2014
  • Golden Apple Teaching Award- Wash Univ. Emergency Med Residency Program, 2014
  • Distinguished Community Service Award- Washington University School of Med, 2014
  • Past President- Missouri College of Emergency Physicians, 2010-2012
  • President- Missouri College of Emergency Physicians, 2008-2010
  • Vice President- Missouri College of Emergency Physicians, 2006-2008
  • Inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP), 2006
  • BJH Patient Safety and Quality STAR physician recipient, 2005
  • Elected to position of national/ MO state ACEP councilor representative., 2004-Present
  • Elected to Board of Directors- Missouri College of Emergency Physicians, 2003-Present
  • Emergency Medicine Resident Clinical Teacher of the Year Award, 2003
  • Chief Resident Emergency Medicine- Wash U/Barnes-Jewish Hospital, 2002-2003
  • SAEM Clinical Pathology Case Competition Selected Participant, 2002
  • Outstanding Medical Student Award-Yale University affiliated Griffin Hospital, 1997-1999
  • Medical School Dean’s List Member, 1995-1999
  • Top Student Leader Award- Georgetown University, 1993-1994
  • National Merit Scholar, 1990-1994
  • National Cum Laude Society Member, 1989-1990

Recent Publications

Published Peer Review Manuscripts

  1. JL Wiler, E Bolandifar, RT Griffey, RF Poirier, T Olsen. An Emergency Department Patient Flow Model Based on Queueing Theory Principles. Acad Emerg Med 2013: 20(9): 939-946.
  2. Griffey RT, Poirier RF et al. “Hook-like Effect” Causes False-negative Point-of-care Urine Pregnancy Testing in Emergency Patients. Journal of Emerg Med 2013: 44(1): 155-160.
  3. Wiler JL, Poirier RF, et al. Emergency Severity Index Triage System Correlation with Emergency Department Evaluation and Management Billing Codes and Total Professional Charges. Acad Emerg Med 2011; 18(11): 1161-1166.

Invited publications (e.g. reviews, book chapters, etc.)

  1. Poirier RF., “Complications of Bariatric Surgery”, Adam’s Emergency Medicine Textbook, Elsevier 2nd edition (2013).
  2. Poirier RF., “Complications of Bariatric Surgery”, Adam’s Emergency Medicine Textbook, Elsevier 1st edition (2008).
  3. Poirier RF., “The Genitourinary System” Washington University Medical Student Guide for the Emergency Department. Division of Emergency Medicine. 2001
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