Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds

Dr. Craig Spencer

Craig Spencer MD MPH is the Director of Global Health in Emergency Medicine at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Craig Spencer received his undergraduate degree and doctorate of medicine from Wayne State University in Detroit and received training in Emergency Medicine at New York Hospital Queens in New York City. Craig was selected as an International Fellow of Emergency Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center where he received a Master’s in Public Health in Forced Migration and Refugee Health at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.  

He currently divides his time between providing clinical care in New York and working internationally in public health. He has worked in Africa and Southeast Asia as a field epidemiologist on numerous projects examining access to medical care and human rights, including measuring mortality and maternal health in Burundi, access to legal documentation in Indonesia, child separation in emergencies in D.R. Congo and South Sudan, and coordinating Doctors Without Borders national epidemiological response in Guinea during the Ebola outbreak.

 In addition to his international public health work, Craig has provided medical care in the Caribbean, Central America, West Africa and most recently with Doctors Without Borders in Burundi, East Africa and on a medical search and rescue boat in the Mediterranean.

Wednesday, September 25th 2019 from 8-12pm

Columbia Medical Center – Russ Berrie Medical Pavilion, Room 1 (1150 St. Nicholas Avenue)