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    Morehouse School of Medicine Names Ed Childs, M.D., Chairman of Department of Surgery

    Morehouse School of Medicine Names Ed Childs, M.D. Chairman of Department of Surgery

    Texas A&M University Health Science Center College of Medicine, where he was professor and vice chairman of their department of surgery. Prior to his leadership roles at Texas A&M, he was director of the division of trauma and critical care and acute care surgery, director of surgical ICU at University of Kansas affiliated hospitals and an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Childs is the recipient of more than $6 million in research funding from the National Institute of Health and other national funding agencies as well as a published author of more than 48 peer-reviewed publications in refereed journals.

    Dr. Childs received his undergraduate degree in molecular and cellular biology from the University of Texas, and earned his medical degree from Texas A&M Health Science Center in College Station, Texas. He went on to complete his residency training in general surgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. and then a fellowship in trauma and critical care surgery at the University of California Davis in Davis, CA. A fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Childs is also a member of the American Medical Association, National Medical Association, Society of Critical Care Medicine and board certified in general surgery and critical care.