Rade B. Vukmir MD, JD    FCCP, FACEP, FACHE


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Rade B Vukmir MD, JD is an industry leader as one of the first Emergency Medicine based Critical Care Medicine practitioners in academic medicine. He received his medical degree, legal degree, emergency medicine residency and critical care fellowship training from the University of Pittsburgh.

He pioneered a board certification pathway beginning with the European Society of Critical Care Medicine and culminating in an American Board of Medical Specialities Critical Care certification pathway.

He focused on the care of those critically ill patients with medical, surgical, cardiovascular, trauma, neurovascular illness, as well as those with undergoing organ transplantation. 

His practice expanded to include a Juris Doctorate in legal studies with a Health Law certificate establishing his career as a Medicolegal consultant and analyst.

He is multi-state licensed providing consultative care in the Ohio Valley -Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia; the south- Florida and Georgia; New York; New England- Vermont and New Hampshire; the West - Texas and Oklahoma; and lastly Hawaii.

Likewise, he has previously served as an educator in the Departments of Anesthesia/Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine. Currently, he serves as Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at Drexel University.

He has served as principal investigator for one on the largest multi-center prehospital cardiac arrest trials amongst numerous extramural grants, emergency and critical care medicine research trials.

His career achievements resulted in being honored as a fellow in the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP), American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP), American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and membership in Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM).

Service included functioning as an emergency medical officer in the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) and critical care medicine officer for the Multi-specialty Evaluation Team(MSET)

As an established author, he has published numerous scientific articles, book chapters, symposia and books in both the medical and popular press arena.

As an early adopter of telemedicine practice, he has and continues to be involved in protocol development, quality and risk analysis of remote patient care approaches.