Dr. Michael L. Carius, is the Chair-Elect of the ABMS Board of Directors. He served on the ABMS Board of Directors and was a member of the Executive Committee and Governance Committee. Dr. Carius was a Board Member and President (2016-2017) of the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM).
Dr. Carius is currently a Staff Emergency Physician at both Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT, and Milford Hospital, Milford, CT. He also is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and Traumatology at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. In 2014, he retired as Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, CT. He previously served as Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT.
He is an active member and Past President of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Dr. Carius is a Delegate to the American Medical Association from the Connecticut State Medical Society. He is Past President of the Connecticut College of Emergency Physicians.
Dr. Carius received his medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO. He completed an internship at the San Diego Naval Regional Medical Center and then spent the three years as a General Medical Officer, first on the USS Piedmont (AD-17) and then at the Naval Regional Medical Center in Naples, Italy. Dr. Carius then transferred to the US Air Force and became a Flight Surgeon, stationed at RAF Lakenheath and RAF Mildenhall in England. He returned to the US and completed an Emergency Medicine Residency at the University of Southern California/Los Angeles County Medical Center. Dr. Carius is currently certified in Emergency Medicine by the ABEM and was previously also certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. He is participating in the ABEM Continuing Certification Program.