Angela M. Mills, MD

Emergency Medicine
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Angela M. Mills, MD, is a nationally recognized leader and expert in emergency medicine. She serves as the inaugural chair of the newly designated Department of Emergency Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and chief of Emergency Medicine Services at NewYork-Presbyterian.

Dr. Mills previously served in various roles in emergency medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Health System before becoming vice chair in 2013. The Columbia Trustees' approval of the new Department of Emergency Medicine recognizes the evolution of emergency medicine as an academic discipline. The Columbia Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons now joins leading medical schools with academic emergency departments, which will further contribute to the academic rigor and research in the field.

Widely published, Dr. Mills has focused her research on emergency diagnostic imaging, clinical operations in emergency services, and the evaluation of undifferentiated abdominal pain. She has authored more than 90 scientific publications and has received research funding from federal agencies and industry. Dedicated to combining scholarship with mentoring, Dr. Mills has influenced the careers of numerous junior faculty and trainees. She is strongly committed to education with a teaching style that allows for growth and pursuit of individual research interest.

Dr. Mills was honored in 2018 with two prestigious awards: the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award from the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine and the Mid-Career Award from the Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine. She serves on numerous national and local committees and task forces and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, the premier academic organization in the field of emergency medicine.

Dr. Mills received her undergraduate degree from Muhlenberg College and graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha distinction from Temple University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in emergency medicine at the University of Pennsylvania where she served as chief resident.

Academic Appointments

  • J.E. Beaumont Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center

Administrative Titles

  • Chair, Emergency Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Female

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Temple University School of Medicine
  • Internship: Hahnemann University Hospital/Drexel University
  • Residency: University of Pennsylvania Health System

Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine