Dr. Chris Carpenter

Christopher R. Carpenter MD, MSc, FACEP, FAAEM, AGSF
Dr. Carpenter is Professor of Emergency Medicine in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis. He is the former Chair of the SAEM EBM Interest Group and ACEP Geriatric Section. He is Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Academic Emergency Medicine and previously served on the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Board of Directors. He is also Associate Editor of Annals of Internal Medicine’s ACP Journal Club and the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. He leads the SAEM Guidelines for Reasonable and Appropriate Care in Emergency Medicine (GRACE) and serves on the American College of Emergency Physician’s Clinical Policy Committee and Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation Advisory Board. He is also the Clinical Content Editor for the American Board of Emergency Medicine’s MyEMCert KeyAdvances.  He co-authored the textbook “Evidence-Based Emergency Care: Diagnostic Testing and Clinical Decision Rules, 2nd Edition” (with the 3rd Edition in-press for late 2022 release). Dr. Carpenter lives in St. Louis Missouri with his wife, two children, and wonder-dog and is an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan.  He has no funding from the pharmaceutical or biomedical device industry, nor does he partake in medical malpractice reviews.  He holds no patents or stocks in pharmaceutical/biomedical companies or products.