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John F. Emerson, M.D.

Title: Clinical Assistant 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 a core faculty member with the Family Medicine Residency Program. He is an Assistant Professor with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville. He serves as the Clerkship Director for the 3rd year Family Medicine clerkship and is also the faculty adviser for the Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG). 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 at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. He completed an Academic Development and Research Fellowship at Carolinas Medical Center in June of 2015. 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, Healthcare delivery methods, Population Health, Lifestyle Medicine
Honors & Awards: Leonard Tow Humanism Award
Golden Peach Award
Excellence in Teaching Award
Excellence in Teaching 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