James W. Hoekstra, MD
Professor of Surgery - Emergency Medicine
Hoekstra is the Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine in a university-based level-one trauma center. He wrote two books: "Handbook of Cardiovascular Emergencies" in 1996 and "Handbook of Cardiovascular Emergencies, 2nd Ed.," in 2001. He is past president of the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine and is a reviewer for JAMA, Annals of Emergency Medicine, Journal of Respiratory Diseases, and Drugs. Hoekstra also received the Annals of Emergency Medicine Outstanding Consultant Award in 1996, 1997, 2000 and 2001.
Keywordsgeneral emergencies, chest pain and cardiovascular emergencies