Emergency MedicineNorth Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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Leslie S. Zun, MD is the Chairman & Professor, of the Department of Emergency Medicine and has a secondary appointment in the Department of Psychiatry at the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science/Chicago Medical School in North Chicago, Illinois. His background includes a medical degree (M.D.) from Rush Medical College and a business degree (M.B.A.) from Northwestern University's JL Kellogg School of Management. He is board-certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Zun was the chief operating officer and acting chief executive officer for a 200-bed hospital in Chicago. Dr. Zun’s research interests include healthcare administration, violence prevention, and behavioral emergencies. His publications have addressed the administration of hospitals and emergency departments, physicians’ bonus and incentive plans, and quality improvement topics.
He has presented his research and lectured on these topics both nationally and internationally. He is the President of the American Association for Emergency Psychiatry and was a board member of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. He is the chief editor of the Behavioral Emergencies for Emergency Physicians textbook and course director for the past eight years for the National Update on Behavioral Emergencies conference.