Profile: Paul Kivela, MD, MBA, FACEP



Paul Kivela, MD, MBA, FACEP

Clinical Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Dr Kivela is a Clinical Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Prior to that he was managing partner of single hospital group in California for 20 years. He is a Past President of the American College of Emergency Physicians and also served as Medical Director of Medic Ambulance Company, owner of a medical concierge company, Vice President of a medical malpractice brokerage, in addition to being a board member of several philanthropic organizations. Dr. Kivela speaks both nationally and internationally on a variety of medical and leadership topics and is often asked to discuss the Changing Forces on Emergency Medicine.  When not working clinically in the emergency department, Dr. Kivela is a physician member of the ski patrol, involved in medical oversight of PGA golf tournaments, and a national champion at speedgolf, which involves running and golfing.

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