Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Christopher T Richards, MD, MS

Christopher T Richards, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Focus of Work

Bio

My focus is on the prehospital management of acute time-sensitive conditions, specifically stroke, and particularly focusing on how communication affects systems of care for patients with acute illness. I have also participated in research regarding prehospital systems of care development, including trauma care and mass gathering medicine. I have also studied the care of complex patients in the Emergency Department, as well as ethics in healthcare delivery, including palliative medicine topics...[Read full text]My focus is on the prehospital management of acute time-sensitive conditions, specifically stroke, and particularly focusing on how communication affects systems of care for patients with acute illness. I have also participated in research regarding prehospital systems of care development, including trauma care and mass gathering medicine. I have also studied the care of complex patients in the Emergency Department, as well as ethics in healthcare delivery, including palliative medicine topics in the Emergency Department setting.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Stanford University (2008)
  • MS: Northwestern University, Health Services Research (2014)
  • Residency: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center, Emergency Medicine (2012)
  • Board Certification: Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine