Executive Vice Chair and Vice Chair for Education

Research and Clinical Interests
- Emergency medicine education
- Leadership development
- Emergency orthopedics


Dr. Edwards is a Professor of Emergency Medicine, and native of Birmingham, Alabama. After graduating from residency at the University of Louisville, he returned to UAB to assist in the development of the Emergency Medicine Residency Program. He served as director of the residency from 2007-2019. He now serves as Vice Chair for Education, and Executive Vice Chair.

His academic interests include emergency orthopedics, resuscitation, medical education, simulation, and program development. He enjoys teaching and mentoring residents, and performs low-cost, poor-quality research reasonably well.


Diplomate, American Board of Emergency Medicine


Medical School
University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Louisville - Emergency Medicine