Christopher Carpenter is dual-board certified in emergency medicine and internal medicine and is an associate professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis, with primary clinical duties at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He is a Jahnigen scholar with funded research interests including diagnostics, dementia, falls prevention, and implementation science. He is deputy editor-in-chief of “Academic Emergency Medicine,” associate editor of “Annals of Internal Medicine’s” ACP Journal Club, and co-leads the Geriatric Emergency Medicine section of “Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.” He co-authored the textbook “Evidence-Based Emergency Care: Diagnostic Testing and Clinical Decision Rules, 2nd Edition” and co-led the collaboration to develop the American College of Emergency Physician/American Geriatrics Society Geriatric Emergency Department Guidelines.


Recent Posts by Christopher Carpenter

The Journey Of Geriatric Emergency Medicine: Acceleration, Diffusion, And Collaboration As Keys To Continued Growth

Continuing to grow the field of geriatric emergency medicine will require increased collaboration between policy makers, health care administrators, clinicians, caregivers, and patients to ensure emergency departments deliver appropriate care to seniors.