Josette A. Teuscher MD

Josette Teuscher

Josette A. Teuscher
MD

Associate Professor

Department of Emergency Medicine

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Emergency Medical Services; Emergency Medicine; Emergency Medicine – Pediatric Emergency Medicine; Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Pediatrics; Pediatrics

Contact Information
UBMD Emergency Medicine
77 Goodell Street
Suite 340
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: 7166459700
teuscher@buffalo.edu


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Professional Summary:

Dr. Teuscher serves as a full time Nocturnist in the Emergency Depts of the Buffalo General Medical Center and Oishei Children’s Hospital. She has additional duties as the Senior Regional Medical Director for American Medical Response (AMR) of WNY as well as Medical Director for the Kissing Bridge Ski Patrol. Her professional interests include EMS/Disaster Medicine, Wilderness/Outdoor Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Other interests and activities include: Alpine patroller with the National Ski Patrol; Musician (vocalist, instrumentalist, music arranger, mentor and #DocsWhoRock); Hiker/Backpacker (ADK 46-er); Travel (love active travel); Food (cooking and eating!); My dogs (ask me about my huskies…)

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Prehospital and Disaster Medical Management, University of Massachusetts Medical Center (1992)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical Center (1991)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (1988)
  • MD, Medicine, University at Buffalo (1987)
  • BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1984)

Employment:

  • Regional Medical Director, American Medical Response/ Rural Metro Medical Services of WNY (1997-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (1993-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (1993-present)
  • Staff Physician, Buffalo General Hospital (1992-present)
  • Staff Physician, Emergency Department, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (1992-present)
  • Instructor, Niagara County Community College (1997)
  • Instructor, Erie Community College (1994)
  • Clinical Instructor, Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (1992–1993)
  • Clinical Instructor, Pediatrics, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (1992–1993)
  • Clinical Instructor, Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical Center (1991–1992)
  • Staff Physician, Milford-Whitinsville Regional Hospital (1989–1992)
  • Staff Physician, Harrington Memorial Hospital (1989–1991)
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Awards and Honors:

  • Gold Humanism Society Inductee, Arnold P. Gold Foundation (2019)
  • University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Faculty Teaching Award (2006)
  • University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Teaching Faculty Member of the Year (2005)
  • Wyoming-Erie Regional EMS Council: Physician of Excellence (2004)
  • University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Outstanding Clinician Award (1997)


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Professional Memberships:

  • Wilderness Medical Society; Member

Presentations:

  • "A Fellowship in Prehospital and Disaster Medicine in the U.S." 1st Pan-European Conference on Emergency Medical Services; World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (1992)

Service Activities:

  • Buffalo State College: Institutional Review Board; Board Member (2010–present)
  • National Ski Patrol: Eastern Division, Western NY Region Co-Medical Advisor: Duties include those of guidance of methods and policies for local ski patrol procedures and medical care.; National Ski Patrol: Eastern Division, Western NY Region Co-Medical Advisor (2009–present)
  • National Ski Patrol: Kissing Bridge Co-Medical Director and Patroller: Duties include instruction of patrol members with ongoing medical education, new skills and procedures related to medical care and decisions.; National Ski Patrol: Kissing Bridge Co-Medical Director and Patroller (2006–present)
  • Specialized Medical Assistance Reponse Team (SMART): Disaster and Public Health Response Group Team Leader and Member (2002–present)
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine: Oral Board Appointment by the American Board of Emergency Medicine - administer oral examination cases to candidates for Emergency Medicine Board Certification. All candidates must pass the oral board examination before being granted Board Certification in Emergency Medicine.; Examiner (2002–present)
  • Metropolitan Medical Response System Committee: Buffalo Hospital Reponse Sector; Chair (2001–2003)
  • Western New York Regional Emergency Medical Advisory Committee (WREMAC): Protocol Subcommittee Tasks are related to the formation of protocols for medical care rendered by prehospital care providers in the WNY area.; Committee Member (2000–present)
  • Buffalo General Hospital: Prehospital Stroke Screen Coordinator; Coordinator (1998–2001)
  • Western New York Regional Emergency Medical Advisory Committee (WREMAC): Pediatric Subcommittee; Committee Member (1998–present)
  • Buffalo General Hospital: Hospital Disaster Committee; Committee Member (1996–2006)
  • Erie County Emergency Services; Advisory Board (1995–present)
  • Western New York Regional Emergency Medical Advisory Committee (WREMAC): Disaster Subcommittee; Committee Member (1995–present)
  • Western New York Regional Emergency Medical Advisory Committee (WREMAC): Regional Base Station Course Committee Curriculum development for instruction of all WNY Emergency Medicine physicians, physician assistants and residents in Emergency Medicine in the fundamentals of giving online medical control.; Committee Member (1994–present)
  • Western New York Regional Emergency Medical Advisory Committee (WREMAC): Research Subcommittee; Committee Member (1994–present)
  • Western New York Regional Emergency Medical Advisory Committee (WREMAC): Buffalo General Hospital; Department Representative (1994–present)
  • Buffalo General Hospital: LaSalle Ambulance Medical Director Representative (1993–1995)
  • MA2: Disaster Medical Assistance Team Medical Sector Director (1991–1992)
  • Westborough Fire Department and Ambulance: EMT-D Services; Director (1991–1992)
  • New England Life Flight Flight Physician (1989–1992)
  • Medical Group Missions: Medical/Surgical/Dental Project in Ecuador; Participant (1985)

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Contact Information

UBMD Emergency Medicine
77 Goodell Street
Suite 340
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: 7166459700
teuscher@buffalo.edu

This faculty member is affiliated with UBMD, practicing physicians who are also professors in the Jacobs School.

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