Ryan C. Gibbons’07 is a proud graduate of the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University where he currently serves as an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine in the Department of Emergency Medicine and as the Director of Ultrasound in Medical Education.
Additionally, he serves as attending physician, the Director of the Advanced Emergency Medicine Ultrasonography (AEMUS) Fellowship, and the Associate Director of the Division of Emergency Ultrasound in the Department of Emergency Medicine within Temple University Health System. Prior to his current roles, Ryan completed his Emergency Medicine residency at Temple University Hospital where he served as chief resident. Subsequently, he completed the AEMUS fellowship at Temple University Hospital as well.
As associate director, Ryan has been instrumental in the success of the emergency ultrasound division. He has published over fifty peer-reviewed manuscripts, abstracts, and book chapters. As a leading expert, he has given more than one hundred regional, national, and international presentations and educational workshops on point-of-care ultrasound. Currently, Ryan serves as a peer reviewer for Annals of Emergency Medicine and the Journal of Emergency Medicine, as well as an ultrasound section editor for the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. His research has been highlighted by leading emergency medicine and ultrasound outlets, including EM-RAP, the Ultrasound GEL podcast, Rebel Cast, Journal Feed, Aunt Minnie, Medical Research, and MedPage Today. Over the last two years, Ryan has received successive research awards from the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine’s (SAEM) Academy of Emergency Ultrasound (AEUS).
Ryan is active within numerous national organizations. He founded and served as the first chair of the Emergency Ultrasound Section of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) and as the secretary for the Emergency Ultrasound Section of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). He is a passionate member of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) as well, having served as the secretary and vice chair of the Ultrasound in Medical Education community and, presently, as the secretary of the Point-of-Care Ultrasound Community.
Prior to his Emergency Medicine training, Ryan served on active duty in the United States Navy where he completed his transitional year internship at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth followed by a tour on the USS NASHVILLE (LPD-13) as the medical department head and then with Fleet Aire Reconnaissance Squadron 4 (VQ-4) as the squadron flight surgeon. He is currently in the process of returning to the United States Navy reserves as an Emergency Medicine physician.