Beth Pontius, MD

Dr. Pontius attended Baylor College of Medicine and completed her residency and ultrasound fellowship with MedStar Georgetown University/Washington Hospital Center. She has served in various roles including the director of student education and resident education within the ultrasound team as well as Assistant Program Director for the Emergency Medicine Residency. Dr. Pontius is known for her amazing dedication to education and is the frequent recipient of teaching awards from the residents. Her interests also include running, peloton, her two funny German shepherds, reading and traveling.

Primary Position:

Assistant Program Director, EM Residency

Academic Position:

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

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Additional Information

Moral Courage Award, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, December 2019
Mentor of the Year, 2019
Faculty of the Quarter: June 2012, November 2014, June 2018
Ultrasound Faculty, Simulation Faculty
AAEM Speaker
Reviewer, Journal of Emergency Medicine
Author in EM:RAP Corependium, Rosen's, EM Clinics of North America, and others
Published in Annals of EM, Journal of EM


Point-of-care Ultrasound, Simulation, Resident and Student Education, Curricular Development, Wellness and Resiliency, International Emergency Medicine

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