Get to Know Our November Clinician of the Month: Dr. Rebecca Parker

Posted on Thu, Nov 13, 2014
Get to Know Our November Clinician of the Month: Dr. Rebecca Parker

EmCare has more than 10,000 clinicians serving communities across the country and we want to share their stories with you. Get to know these hard-working, difference-makers right here with our monthly “Clinician of the Month” blog post. Do you know a clinician who should be featured? Email!

Dr. Parker is vice president for EmCare’s North Division and senior physician leader for the Midwest.

She is attending emergency physician at Presence Covenant Medical Center in Urbana, Illinois and Centegra Health System in McHenry and Woodstock, Illinois.  She is also clinical assistant professor at Texas Tech University in El Paso and president, Team Parker LLC.  Dr. Parker began her leadership track with ACEP in 1997 as a member of the EMRA Board of Directors and Alternate ACEP Councilor. She then went on to be a member of both Texas and Illinois Board of Directors, and chaired both chapters’ Education Committees.  She served on the executive committee in Illinois as a member-at-large, secretary-treasurer and then president-elect until she was elected to the ACEP Board of Directors in 2009. 

"Dr. Becky Parker is an outstanding physician and leader. She skilled and well versed not only in emergency medicine but also hospital medicine, physician practice management, and specialty group leadership. She is a true asset to EmCare's leadership team," said Dr. Adam Corley, vice president for EmCare's West Division.

Most recently Dr. Parker was appointed ACEP 2014 Chairman of the Board during ACEP 14-Scientific Assembly in Chicago, the largest annual gathering of emergency physicians in the country.

Dr. Parker is a graduate of Northwestern University Medical School and the emergency medicine residency program at Texas Tech University-El Paso.

Watch the video below as Dr. Parker shares how patients have impacted her and what she's grateful for.


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