Current Professional Positions: Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, and Internal Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV; Clinical Associate Professor, Masters Degree Program in Emergency Medicine, Alderson-Broadus College, Phillipi, WV
Residency: Combined Residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, West Virginia University Hospitals, 1981-1985. Board Certified in emergency medicine, pediatric emergency medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics
Group: West Virginia University Faculty Member
Year Appointed to Board: 2005
Bio: Dr. Blum is Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at the West Virginia University School of Medicine in Morgantown, and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the Master's Degree Program in Emergency Medicine (for physicians assistants) at Alderson-Broadus College in Philippi, West Virginia.
A national leader in emergency medicine, Dr. Blum has served on ACEP's Pediatric Committee and as liaison to the organization's Pediatric and Rural Sections, which create clinical policies and provide guidance to ACEP leaders on improving care in these areas. He has served on ACEP's Professional Liability Task Force and helped to develop the organization's process for peer review of expert witness testimony. Dr. Blum also is a former board member and officer of the West Virginia chapter of ACEP.
He received his medical degree from West Virginia University in 1981, and is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, and Internal Medicine.