Dr. Scott Giles, who joined the staff of Lincoln Medical Center’s Emergency Department in July 2011, has been appointed to committees dedicated to improving the delivery of emergency care to children.
Giles is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Medicine, as well as a member of the Tennessee College of Emergency Medicine. In January 2012, he was appointed by the Tennessee College of Emergency Medicine to be their representative on the State of Tennessee’s Committee for Pediatric Emergency Care. The committee is dedicated to the improvement in the delivery of emergency care to children in all of the hospitals in Tennessee.
In October of this year, Giles was appointed to be the representative for the state to the American College of Emergency Physicians’ National Pediatric Readiness Project. This project will be improving the delivery of emergency care to children on a national level.
The physician has practiced emergency medicine for more than 20 years in the Middle Tennessee area. He has been the medical director for the Nashville Superspeedway, where he provided care to the drivers, crewmembers and families of NASCAR and Indy Racing League participants.
Giles is currently the state medical director for Air-Evac Life team and provides training and oversight for 11 helicopter bases throughout the state. He also lectures at Vanderbilt School of Nursing to Acute Care Nurse Practitioner students and has logged more than 3,000 hours as a preceptor to these students in emergency medicine.
Giles is one of the many physicians who provide ER coverage to Lincoln Medical Center through an agency called Team Health. Team Health has been providing ER coverage to the hospital since 2001.