Upstate News

October 29, 2000
Kathleen Paice 315 464-4839

SUNY Upstate physician honored for commitment to emergency medicine

E. Jackson Allison, Jr., M.D., professor of emergency medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University, has been honored for his commitment to emergency medicine by the International Federation for Emergency Medicine (IFEM). Allison also serves as physician executive and director of emergency medicine at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Syracuse.

Allison received the IFEM’s first-ever Order of the IFEM Award by its board of directors in recognition of his “extensive and continuous commitment to the specialty of emergency medicine in his own country as well as significant contributions to other countries.” Allison received the award at the Eight International Conference on Emergency Medicine, held recently in Syracuse, N.Y.

Allison is a member of numerous organizations and associations, including the International Federation for Emergency Medicine and the National Association of EMS Physicians.

SUNY Upstate is one of 125 academic medical centers in the United States. It consists of four colleges: Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies.

Allison resides in Dewitt.

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