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John F Emerson, M.D.

Title: Associate Professor
Family Medicine
School of Medicine Greenville
Phone: 804-455-7800
Office: 877 W Faris Rd
Greenville SC 29605


Background: Dr. John F. Emerson is a board-certified Family Physician and serves as the residency program director with Prisma-- Health Family Medicine Residency, Greenville. He is an Assistant Professor with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville. He is originally a native of Brooksville, FL and completed his undergraduate studies in Biology at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, FL. He completed his undergraduate medical education at the University of South Florida- Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa, FL and then moved to the Carolinas for his family medicine residency and faculty development fellowship at Atrium Health in Charlotte, NC. Interests in primary care medicine include innovative health care delivery, primary care research, research in medical student and resident education, global health, integrative medicine, and hospital medicine.
Teaching Interest(s): Inpatient Medicine,
Chronic disease management,
Outpatient Procedures,
Lifestyle Medicine
Research Interest(s): Medical student education,
Resident education,
Innovative Care Models,
Population Health,
Lifestyle Medicine
Honors & Awards: Residency Faculty Excellence In Teaching Award
Excellence in Teaching Award
Excellence in Teaching Award
Leonard Tow Humanism Award
Golden Peach Award
Charles E. Aucremann Excellence in Family Medicine Award
Stephen Klasko Dean's Leadership Scholarship Recipient
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
Gold Humanism Honor Society
Student Affairs Scholarship Recipient
Professional Affiliations: South Carolina Academy of Family Physicians
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
American Academy of Family Physicians

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