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Brian                          Clemency

Brian Clemency DO, MBA, FACEP

Department of Emergency Medicine

Assistant Professor & EMS Fellowship Director

Specialty/Research Focus

Emergency Medicine

 
Professional Summary:

Dr. Clemency has been involved in prehospital care for nearly 20 years, beginning his career as a firefighter and emergency medical technician. Dr. Clemency completed both medical school and an MBA in health care administration in 4 years, before coming to Buffalo to continue his medical education. He is double boarded in Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Services. Dr. Clemency has quickly become a local, regional and national leader in prehospital care, education and research. His research focuses on all aspects of prehospital care, with a special interest in confirming or refuting existing paradigms.

Education and Training:
  • Fellowship, Emergency Medical Services, University at Buffalo (2010)
  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, University at Buffalo (2009)
  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, University at Buffalo (2009)
  • DO, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (2006)
  • MBA, Health Care Administration, New York Institute of Technology, With Distinction (2006)
  • BA, Major: Economics & Pre-Professional Studies, University of Notre Dame (2002)
Employment:
  • Visting Team Medical Liaison, National Football League (2015-present)
  • Associate Medical Director, Rural/Metro Medical Services of Western NY (2012-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, University at Buffalo (2011-present)
  • Emergency Medicine Attending, Emergency Medicine, Erie County Medical Center (2009-present)
  • Emergency Physician, Buffalo Bills (2006-present)
  • Emergency Medicine Attending, Emergency Medicine, Veterans Administration Hospital (2011–2015)
  • Assistant Medical Director, Rural/Metro Medical Services of Wester NY (2010–2012)
  • Emergency Medicine Attending, Emergency Medicine, FDR Medical Services, Brooks Memorial Hospital (2009–2011)
  • Clinical Instructor, Emergency Medicine, University at Buffalo (2009–2011)
  • Flight Physician, Mercy Flight of Western New York (2009–2010)
  • Medical House Officer, Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital (2008–2009)
  • Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician, Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department (1997–2006)
  • Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician, University of Notre Dame Fire Department (2000–2002)
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Awards and Honors:
  • Emergency Medicine Chairman's "Lightning" Award (2014)
  • Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP) (2013)
  • President's Award - Rural/Metro Corporation (2012)
  • Buffalo Business First Healthcare 50 (2011)
  • EMS Physician of Excellence (2010)
  • Siegel Award for Excellence in Teaching (2007)
  • Paramedic of the Year (1999)

Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • January 2013
    Emergency Decision-Making at Life’s End
    Les Brun Pilot Funding Program
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $10,000
  • January 2010
    Operational Grant for Tactical ResponseSpecialized Medical Assistance Response Team
    New York State Legislature
    Role: Contributor
    $60,000

Journal Articles:
Abstracts:
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Books and Book Chapters:
  • Ellis DG, Tanaka KP, Clemency B. Telemedicine and Emerging Telecommunications. 2015; 2.

Professional Memberships:
  • Council of EMS Fellowship Directors (CEMSFD) (2011–present)
  • American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
  • National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP)
  • Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM)
Presentations:
  • "Patients Immobilized With a Longboard Rarely Have Highly Unstable Thoracolumbar Injuries (Poster)" NY ACEP Scientific Assembly, NY ACEP (2015)
  • "BLS Protocol Changes for Suspected Spinal Injury" Trauma Management for Rural EMS And Community Hospitals, New York State Department of Health ‐ Western Region & Central New York Health Emergency Preparedness Coalition (2015)
  • "2014 EMS LLSA Review" NAEMSP Annual Meeting, NAEMSP (2015)
  • "Building The EMS In Training Exam" Council of EMS Fellowship Directors Meeting (2015)
  • "Can Paramedics Perform ESI Triage? (Poster)" NAEMSP Annual Meeting, NAEMSP (2015)
  • "Patients Immobilized With a Longboard Rarely Have Highly Unstable Thoracolumbar Injuries (Poster)" NAEMSP Annual Meeting, NAEMSP (2015)
  • "Sufficient Catheter Length for Pneumothorax Needle Decompression: A Meta Analysis (Oral Abstract)" NAEMSP Annual Meeting, NAEMSP (2015)
  • "EMS Research Update" ECMC Trauma Outreach, Erie County Medical Center (2014)
  • "Differentiating Based on Clinical Quality" Rural/Metro National Leadership Conference, Rural/Metro Corporation (2014)
  • "EMS Research Update" ECMC Trauma Outreach, Erie County Medical Center (2014)
  • "IM Midazolam is Superior to Diazepam for Treatment of Prehospital Seizures (Poster)" NAEMSP Annual Meeting, NAEMSP (2014)
  • "Integrated EMS Didactics for Residents and Fellows (Poster)" NAEMSP Annual Meeting, NAEMSP, Innovations in EMS Fellow Education (2014)
  • "2013 EMS Research Update" Greater Buffalo EMS Conference, Office of Prehospital Care (2013)
  • "2012 EMS Research Update" Finger Lakes Regional EMS Conference, Finger Lakes Regional EMS Council (2013)
  • "Frequency of Manuscript Publication Following Presentation of EMS Abstracts at National Meetings (Oral Abstract)" NAEMSP Annual Meeting (2013)
  • "Physician Scene Response as an Integrated Component of an EMS System" NAEMSP Annual Meeting, NAEMSP (2013)
  • "Prehospital Administration of Multiple Simultaneous Nitroglycerine Sublingual Rarely Causes Hypotension (Poster)" NAEMSP Annual Meeting, NAEMSP (2013)
  • "Clinical Excellence in EMS" Rural/Metro National Clinical Excellence Summit, Rural/Metro Corporation (2012)
  • "Core Measures in EMS" Rural/Metro National Clinical Excellence Summit, Rural/Metro Corporation (2012)
  • "An Advanced Partner Increases On-Scene Time for Single Paramedic Ambulances (Poster)" NAEMSP Annual Meeting, NAEMSP (2011)
  • "Crew Configuration Does Not Affect HEMS On-Scene Time (Poster)" NAEMSP Annual Meeting, NAEMSP (2011)
  • "Preliminary Report: Cadaver Lab vs Traditional Operating Room Experience for Paramedic Intubation Training (Poster)" NAEMSP Annual Meeting, NAEMSP (2011)
  • "The Lay Public‘s Expectations of Prearrival Instructions When Dialing 9-1-1...A Decade Later.. (Poster)" NAEMSP Annual Meeting, NAEMSP (2011)
  • "Emergency Department Open With Delay Status Does Not Affect the Rate of Ambulance Arrivals (Poster)" NAEMSP Annual Meeting, NAEMSP (2010)
  • "Prehospital Intubation: Does Patient Position Matter? (Poster)" NAEMSP Annual Meeting, NAEMSP (2010)
  • "Variations in ALS Symptomatic Bradycardia Protocols Among New York State EMS Regions (Poster)" New York ACEP Scientific Assembly, NY ACEP (2009)
  • "Responding to the Medium One: The Erie County Hepatitus A Experience" NAEMSP Annual Meeting, National Association of EMS Physicians (2009)
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Service Activities:
  • Multidisciplinary Trauma PIPS; Committee Member (2014–present)
  • Prehospital Emergency Care; Peer Reviewer (2014–present)
  • Associate Medical Director - Southern Tier Health Care System Regional Paramedic Program (2014–present)
  • Hospital Disaster Preparedness Committee - ECMC; Department Representative (2013–present)
  • Standards and Practice Committee - NAMESP; Committee Member (2013–present)
  • Western Regional Emergency Medical Services Advisory Committee; Chair (2012–2014)
  • Interim Medical Director - Specialized Medical Assistance Response Team (2011–2012)
  • Subject Matter Expert/Item Writer - Nation Registry of EMTs; February 2011, November 2012, May 2014; Consultant (2011–present)
  • Council of EMS Fellowship Directors - NAEMSP; Member (2011–present)
  • Associate Medical Director - Office of Preshospital Care (2010–present)
  • Medical Director - The Hamburg Fire Companies (2010–present)
  • Western Regional Emergency Medical Services Advisory Committee; Committee Member (2010–present)
  • Fellows and Fellowship Graduates Committee - NAEMSP; Committee Member (2010–present)
  • EMS Physician - Specialized Medical Assistance Response Team; Erie County Department of Health (2006–present)

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Contact Information

Dept of Emergency Medicine
462 Grider St
Buffalo, NY 14075
Phone: (716) 898-3600
Email: bc34@buffalo.edu


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