Desiree Seeyave

Associate Professor

Desiree Seeyave

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Emergency Medicine

Bio

Appointment Date: 2017

Dr. Seeyave was appointed Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine in February 2017. She currently serves as the Assistant Medical Director for the CHOD Emergency Department. She is originally from Trinidad & Tobago. Her medical school was the University of the West Indies in Trinidad. She completed Pediatrics residency at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn NY, and Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. She worked at Hurley Hospital in Flint MI and Children’s National Medical Center in Washington DC before joining the faculty at MCG. Her research interests include obesity in children, medical education and simulation. She is involved in the simulation program for the EM residents and PEM fellows, and oversees the pediatric residents rotating in the CHOG ED.

Specialty Focus: Medical education, simulation

  • (706) 721-1005
  • AF 2039

Education

  • MD, Medicine Unuiversity of the West Indies, 1999

Certifications

  • Certified, Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider 2003

  • PHY GA Composite Medical Brd, 2017

  • ABPPEM Am Brd of Pediatrics, 2011

  • Board of Medicine Physician License, District of Columbia 2013

  • Board of Physicians License, Maryland 2014

  • ABPEDS Am Brd of Pediatrics, 2006

  • Board of Medicine Physician License, Michigan 2009

  • Certified, Advanced Trauma Life Support 2006

  • Certified, Neonatial Resuscitation Program 2003

  • Certified, Advanced Cardiac Life Support 2006

  • Instructor, Pediatric Advanced Life Support 2007

Awards & Honors

  • You're a star Patient Recognition Award, 2019

  • Teacher of the year, Pediatric Emergency Department 2019

  • Making a Difference Patient Recognition Award, 2007

  • Honors in Surgery, Faculty of Medical Sciences University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago, 1999

  • Distinctions in Anatomy, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Physiology Honors in Pathology/Microbiology Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago, 1997

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • REMD 5000

    Emergency Medicine
  • EMED 5001

    Emergency Medicine Clkship
  • MEDI 6110

    Patient Centered Learning 1
  • RPED 5002

    Pediatrics General
  • MEDI 6210

    Patient Centered Learning 2

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Development of a Telemedicine Screening Program During the COVID-19 Pandemic, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Cutaneous delivery systems/patches, 2021
    Book, Chapter in Textbook-New
  • Pediatric Ethical Issues, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Chapter 1: The Problem, 2019
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-Revised
  • Chapter 2: The Evaluation, 2019
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-Revised

Department Service

  • Assistant Medical Director, Pediatric Emergency Department 2019 - Present

  • Sedation Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG Pediatric Emergency Fellow interviews 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • MCG Pediatric Emergency Fellowship Program Clinical Competency Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • MCG Pediatric Emergency Fellowship Program evaluation committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Other

College Service

  • Resident Education Committee, Children's National Medical Center 2014 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • Resident selection Committee, Children's National Medical Center 2014 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • MCG Pediatric Emergency Medicine Interest Group 2019 - Present

  • MCG Family medicine residency ED rotation co-ordinator 2017 - Present

  • MCG Pediatric residency ED rotation co-ordinator 2017 - Present

  • MCG Simulation Council 2017 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member
  • Mock Code Committee 2018 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • American Board of Pediatrics Exam - 2020

    Role: Reviewer
  • Late Rescue Collaborative Committee, Children's National Medical Center 2014 - 2017

    Role: Member
  • Core Faculty Group, University of Michigan Pediatric Emergency Fellowship 2011 - 2013

    Role: Program Coordinator
  • Ethics Committee, Hurley Medical Center 2011 - 2013

    Role: Member
  • EPIC Implementation, Hurley Medical Center 2011 - 2012

    Role: Member

Public Service

  • Hurley Medical Center Teen Cardiac Screening 2012 - 2013

    Role: Other
  • Christ the King Catholic Church, Choir 2009 - 2010

    Role: Member
  • Habitat for Humanity 2007 - 2009

    Role: Other
  • Graduate Students and Young Professionals Group, St. Mary's Student Parish 2007 - 2009

    Role: Other
  • Choir member, People of Praise 2003 - 2006

    Role: Member