Dr. Craig Coopersmith Receives 2024 Dean's Distinguished Faculty Lecture and Award


Dr. Craig Coopersmith

Craig Coopersmith, MD, FACS, MCCM has been named the recipient of the 2024 Dean's Distinguished Faculty Lecture and Award. This award is among the most pretigious and celebratory honors that the Emory University School of Medicine bestows on its faculty members.

Dr. Coopersmith has been the Director of the Emory Critical Care Center (ECCC) since 2018 and currently serves as professor of surgery in the Emory Department of Surgery, vice chair of research in the department, and program director of the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship. He has been working to improve sepsis care and outcomes for multiple decades and has had a huge impact with this work on all three missions - research, teaching and patient care.

The award will be presented on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at 5:30 PM in the James B. Williams Medical Education Building. Before formally accepting his award, Dr. Coopersmith will give his honorary lecture on "Sepsis - The Continuum from Definition to Mechanistic Insights to Bedcide Care to Implementation Science (and back again)."

During the event, faculty and staff from throughout the school are invited to come together to honor Dr. Coopersmith and his contributions. 

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