Corey Slovis, MD, FACP, FACEP, FAAEM

Chairman of Emergency Medicine, Professor of Emergency Medicine and Medicine, Medical Director - Metro Nashville Fire Department and Nashville International Airport 

Dr. Corey Slovis, FACP, FACEP, FAAEM, is Chairman of the Department and is also Medical Director for the Nashville Fire Department and Nashville’s International Airport. He has completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine at Emory University and Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Slovis is one of Emergency Medicine’s most famous educators and routinely teaches at the largest gatherings of our specialty. He has won the American College of Emergency Physicians Speaker of the Year Award and the Hal Jayne Award for Academic Excellence from the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine. He was one of the first Vanderbilt faculty members to be named as a Master Clinical Teacher by the Dean and has been selected as Best Clinical Professor by the graduating medical school classes at every institution he has taught at, having won this award seven times in his career. Dr. Slovis has two teaching awards named after him: Vanderbilt’s Corey M. Slovis Bedside Teaching Award and the Major Metropolitan EMS Medical Directors Consortium’s Corey M. Slovis Award for Excellence in Education.

Dr. Slovis teaches a daily morning conference, continues to publish regularly with almost 100 peer reviewed publications and book chapters, has co-authored three books. Dr. Slovis is a runner and practices yoga aggressively and poorly. He is married to Dr. Bonnie Slovis, Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and lives with Holle, a German Shepherd, who was born to chase balls and love children.


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1313 21st Ave. S

703 Oxford House

Nashville, TN 37232