Medical College of Georgia
Department of Emergency Medicine
Appointment Date: 2017
Matthew Tews, DO, MS, FACEP, is a Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) at Augusta University. He joined the faculty in 2017 and currently serves as the Medical Director of the Augusta University Interdisciplinary Simulation Center and the Assistant Dean for Educational Simulation at MCG. Dr. Tews is a clinician-educator who has focused his career around educating medical students and residents using innovative teaching modalities, primarily using high-fidelity simulation. He obtained a Masters of Medical Education Leadership from The University of New England and completed a Faculty Development Fellowship at Wright State University Department of Emergency Medicine after completing his residency in Emergency Medicine at Michigan State University in 2007. He was previously at The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) where he was the Director of Education Services in the Department of Emergency Medicine and the Assistant Dean for Clinical Curriculum at MCW. He has been active in the Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine, where he led the development of a third-year EM medical student curriculum, an online third-year EM examination and online content for the curriculum, all of which is available to medical students and clerkship directors anywhere in the world. His primary focus is currently on incorporating simulation across the spectrum of medical education.