John W. Hafner, MD

Program Director University of Illinois College of Medicine PeoriaEmergency Medicine Residency
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Biographical Info

Additional Titles/Positions

Research Director
Clinical Professor


Albuquerque, New Mexico


Undergraduate: New Mexico State University

Postdoctoral: University of Illinois School of Public Health MPH

Medical School: University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Residency: UICOMP/OSF Saint Francis Medical Center


June 2001 & 2012 Emergency Medicine Resident Teaching Award, UICOM-P
June 2002 & 2019 Emergency Medicine Resident Mentorship Award, UICOMP-P
March 2006 Delta Omega Society (Lambda Chapter), National Honorary Public Health Society
June 2006 Ron W. Lee, MD Excellence in Pediatric Care Award for Clinical Excellence
Emergency Medical Services for Children, IL Dept. of Public Health
May 2007 Outstanding Faculty Research Award, UICOM-P
May 2007 Forty Leaders under Forty, Interbusiness Issues, Central Illinois
June 2012 Emergency Medicine Resident Teaching Award, UICOM-P
June 2012 & 2014 Best Lecturer, UICOM-P M2 Ethics Block
Nov 2014 Illinois Cancer Care Rock Doc Award
June 2015 Junior Faculty Award (Program Director)
Nov 2015 Best Lecturer, UICOM-P M2 Epidemiology Block
Apr 2016 Distinguished Research Mentor Award, UICOM-P
May 2017 Downstate Member Service Award, Illinois College of EM Physicians

Research, Scholarly and Academic Interests

Research, Evidence Based Medicine, Injury Prevention, CPR Research

Other Interests/Fun Facts

Halloween, spicy foods, Disco CPR

Licensure and Certifications

Emergency Medicine – American Board of Emergency Medicine


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Categories: Emergency Medicine, Faculty, UICOMP