Nafziger earns EMS board certification

nafzigerAssociate Professor Sarah Nafziger, M.D., is among the nation's first physicians to be board-certified in Emergency Medical Services, a sub-specialty of emergency medicine available to diplomates of the American Board of Emergency Medicine.

The purpose of the certification to improve patient safety, enhance the quality of emergency medical care provided in the pre-hospital environment and further integrate it into the continuum of patient care.

Nafziger is the assistant state EMS medical director for the Alabama Department of Public Health and the director of the UAB Office of EMS.

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