Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
James G Adams, MD

James G Adams, MD

Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

Professor of Emergency Medicine

Focus of Work


Ethics, professionalism and communication in the healthcare setting. Achieving measurable efficacy, safety, efficiency and satisfaction in a complex healthcare delivery system.


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Education and Certification

  • MD: Georgetown University (1988)
  • Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Emergency Medicine (1991)
  • Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas (1993)
  • Board Certification: Emergency Medicine


Administrative office: 312-694-7000
Administrative office: 312-926-7697

Department of Emergency Medicine
Suite 200
211 E Ontario Street
Chicago IL 60611