Amy Zeidan

Dr. Amy Zeidan is an Assistant Professor at Emory University School of Medicine and works clinically at Grady Memorial Hospital. She received her medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences, completed an Emergency Medicine residency at The Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania and an Emergency Ultrasound fellowship at the University of Kentucky. She is co-director of the Georgia Human Rights Clinic, Co-Founder of the Society of Asylum Medicine, and has conducted forensic medical evaluations for >60 asylum seekers including those who are detained. Her research efforts focus on barriers to acute care for refugees, immigrants, and asylum populations and she works closely with many local community organizations to advocate for improved access to medical care for immigrant populations and release of medically vulnerable individuals from detention facilities. She is an active member of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine’s Academy for Women in Academic Medicine, will be assuming the position of president elect this spring, and is interested in gender inequities in academic medicine.