Educator Spotlight: Eva Rimler, MD

Eva Rimler, MD

Eva Rimler, MD

Eva Rimler, MD is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics and clerkship director of the ambulatory care block at the Emory University School of Medicine.

Dr. Rimler completed her undergraduate training in kinesiology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her medical training at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Medicine. She completed her internal medicine residency at Emory University School of Medicine and joined Emory’s faculty at Grady Memorial Hospital in 2010.

She serves as an inpatient ward attending as well as an outpatient preceptor for the Grady Memorial Hospital Primary Care Center’s resident continuity clinics, musculoskeletal procedure clinic, and heart failure clinic.

In the Emory University Department of Medicine, Dr. Rimler served as the course director for the 38th and 39th annual Comprehensive Board Review in Internal Medicine (2013 and 2014) and is a member of the Core Competency Improvement Committee. Along with Drs. Kimberly Manning and Mejul Tejani, Dr. Rimler helps coordinate the residency program’s Distinctions in Teaching and Leadership. She was awarded a scholarship for the Society of General Internal Medicine’s (SGIM) prestigious TEACH program in 2014 and a Proud to be General Internal Medicine (GIM) grant from SGIM as part of a new campaign aimed at encouraging medical students and residents to pursue GIM. The grant is intended to help Dr. Rimler develop a framework for general internists to expose students to GIM at an early stage, highlight opportunities for careers in GIM, and link interested learners with GIM faculty members to build mentorship bridges.

Her interests include primary care curriculum development, medical student curriculum development, and developing novel teaching techniques for enhancing understanding of primary care medicine and delivery. Dr. Rimler is a member of the Governor’s Board of the Georgia Chapter of the American College of Physicians. She is also a member of the Clerkship Directors Subcommittee of the Executive Curriculum Committee and the Progress and Promotions Committee for Clinical Students for the School of Medicine. Dr. Rimler serves as director of faculty programs and as a member of the Steering Committee of the Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics. She also serves on the Primary Care Leadership Committee and Diabetes Management Feedback Group for Grady’s Primary Care Center.

Outside of work, Dr. Rimler enjoys cooking new recipes, hunting for antiques, reading, traveling, and spending time with her family.

 

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