Dr. Vince Markovchick is professor emeritus of emergency medicine at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and past director of emergency medical services at Denver Health Medical Center. He is the former Denver health director of emergency medical services. He is the co-author of “Emergency Medicine Secrets, 5th Edition.”
Dr. Markovchick has been instrumental in the development of emergency medicine for more than three decades. He has been an oral board examiner for the American Board of Emergency Medicine, president of the Colorado chapter of the ACEP, co-editor of the Annals of Emergency Medicine, vice-president of the Colorado Trauma Institute, medical director of the Denver Fire Department, emergency physician to Pope John Paul II and World Youth Day, president of the American Board of Emergency Medicine, and chairman of the ACEP academic affairs committee, among many other positions.
Dr. Markovchick’s many awards include the Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association’s Excellence in Teaching Award, the Denver Health and Hospitals’ Outstanding Career Service Faculty Teaching Award, ACEP’s Outstanding Contribution to Education Award, the Peter Rosen Leadership Award, and the Alumni Achievement Award from Temple University School of Medicine. He was appointed the first emeritus professor of emergency medicine by the University of Colorado School of Medicine.