Arthur H. Yancey, II, MD, MPH

Associate Professor

Emergency Medicine

Medical Director

Grady EMS Emergency Communications Center

Medical Director

Chattahoochee River 911 Authority

Medical Director

College Park Fire Department

Department of Emergency Medicine

49 Jesse Hill Jr Dr

Atlanta, GA 30303

Email: iyancey@emory.edu

Dr. Yancey joined the Emory University School of Medicine faculty in 1993. He received his MD at The University of Michigan Medical School, the Master of Public Health from The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, and completed his General Surgery residency at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C., and fellowship training at The U.S. Army Institute for Surgical Research (Brooke Army Burn Unit)

Dr. Yancey is the recipient of the following awards:

  • 2014 State of Georgia Region III Medical Director of the Year
  • 2014 Georgia Association of Emergency Medical Services Chairman’s Award
  • 2011 Charles B. Gillespie MD Distinguished Medical Director Award, from The Georgia Association of Emergency Medical Services
  • 2011 State of Georgia Region III EMS Medical Director of The Year
  • 2007 Jeff J. Clawson Leadership Award by The National Academies of Emergency Dispatch
  • 2005 Distinguished Service Award from The State of Georgia Region III EMS Council
  • 2000 Faculty Teacher of The Year for Medical Student Emergency Medicine Education 1999-2000 by The Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine.

Dr. Yancey is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine, the National Association of EMS Physicians, and the Eagles Group of U.S. Metropolitan Municipalities EMS Medical Directors. His research focus is in out-of-hospital emergency medical services, specifically the intersection of population health with emergency medical and disaster planning care. Areas of focus include mass gathering medical care planning, emergency medical dispatch and communications, systems planning for populations’ emergency medical care, regionally, nationally, and internationally.

  • Medical School, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Master of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, New York, NY
  • Internship, University Hospitals, Cleveland, OH
  • Residency, University Hospitals, Cleveland, OH
  • Howard University, Washington, DC

American Board of Emergency Medicine (Board certified since 1989); Surgery (Board certified in 1987)