James M. Blum, MD

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology

Emory University School of Medicine

Chief

Critical Care Medicine and Surgical Specialty Anesthesiology

Emory University School of Medicine

1841 Clifton Road NE

Atlanta, Georgia 30329

Email: jmblum@emory.edu

Dr. Blum is an NIH funded investigator and recognized expert in perioperative ARDS. He received national awards from the IARS and SOCCA. He served on several committees at SCCM, USCIITG, and has been an invited lecturer at multiple institutions, USCIITG, SCCM, IARS, and ASA. He is an active reviewer for multiple journals in both anesthesiology and critical care medicine. Blum is recognized as a national leader in critical care. His research focuses on perioperative lung injury and large datasets for outcomes research and waveform analysis.

Undergraduate:  BS in Computer Science, Alma College, Alma, MI

Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Internship: St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI

Residency: Anesthesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Fellowship: Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology

Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, Subspecialty Certification in Critical Care Medicine
Dr. Blum is a board certified anesthesiologist and intensivist. His research has been funded by multiple NIH grants and industry. Research projects include prediction of postoperative ARDS, perioperative ventilator management, and post-cardiotomy atrial-fibrillation. Dr. Blum is also a known authority on ECMO and its use in bridge to lung transplantation.