Michael Brown, MD, MSc

Michael  Brown, MD, MSc
  • Director, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Michigan State University College of Human Medicine


Michael Brown, MD, MSc, is chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine. After graduating from the College of Human Medicine in 1986, Dr. Brown completed his residency training at Butterworth Hospital where he subsequently joined the core faculty. During this period, he developed a passion for summarizing research evidence in a form useful to clinicians, an interest that led to a Master of Science degree in epidemiology with a focus on evidence synthesis.

Dr. Brown has shared his expertise teaching evidence-based medicine concepts to medical students and by engaging in knowledge translation at the national level by serving as the lead editor for the Annals of Emergency Medicine Systematic Review Snapshot series and as chair of the American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policies Committee. He currently serves as senior editor for the Cochrane Acute and Emergency Care Network, which is known globally as the preeminent source of high-quality systematic reviews.

Dr. Brown serves in a leadership role on the American Board of Emergency Medicine New Advances Panel and will complete his term as immediate past president for the Association of Academic Chairs of Emergency Medicine.


Department of Emergency Medicine