Michael A. GibbsDirector | Charlotte, North Carolina
Mike received his medical degree at New York Medical College and then went on to complete training in Emergency Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. Mike joined the CMC faculty in 1993 and in the ensuing nine years he served as Medical Director of MedCenter Air and as Residency Program Director from 1999 to 2002. In 2002 Mike was recruited to become Chief of Emergency Medicine at Maine Medical Center in Portland Maine.
During his nine year tenure in Maine Mike helped build a new emergency department, expand a nationally recognized residency program, and grow a successful clinical research program. He was also instrumental in a number of academic institutional initiatives including a major investment in all residency programs, the creation of a Simulation Center, and the forging of a new medical school relationship with the Tufts University School of Medicine. Mike returned home to Charlotte in October of 2011 as Chair of Emergency Medicine. His academic interests include trauma, airway management, and medical errors. He is nationally recognized as a clinical educator and advocate for patient safety and academic excellence.