Faculty Profile

James Ahn
Section of Emergency Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730
Interim Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program

Academic Interests


Clinical Interests



  • Shappell E, Fant A, Schnapp B, Craig JP, Ahn J, Babcock C, Gisondi MA. 2017. A Novel Collaboration to Reduce the Travel-Related Cost of Residency Interviewing. West J Emerg Med. Epub 2017 Feb 7.
  • Carter K, Golden A, Martin S, Donlan S, Hock S, Babcock C, Farnan J, Arora V. 2015. Results from the First Year of Implementation of CONSULT: Consultation with Novel Methods & Simulation for UME Longitudinal Training. West J Emerg Med. Nov; 16(6): 845-50. Epub 2015 Oct 22.
  • Babcock C, Theodosis C, Bills C, Kim J, Kinet M, Turner M, Millis M, Olopade F, Olopade S. 2010. The Academic Health Center in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies: Lessons Learned from the 2010 Haiti Earthquake. Acad Med. Nov; 87(11): 1609-15.
  • Van Meter M, Williams M, Banuelos R, Carlson P, Schneider JI, Shy BD, Babcock C, Spencer M, Chathampally Y. 2017. Does the National Resident Match Program Rank List Predict Success in Emergency Medicine Residency Programs? J Emerg Med. Jan; 52(1): 77-82.e1. Epub 2016 Sep 28.
  • Ahn J, Golden A, Bryant A, Babcock C. 2016. Impact of a Dedicated Emergency Medicine Teaching Resident Rotation at a Large Urban Academic Center. West J Emerg Med. Mar; 17(2): 143-8. Epub 2016 Mar 2.


  • AB, 2002, University of Chicago, Biological Sciences with Specialization in Neuroscience
  • MD, 2007, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University,
  • Residency, 2009, University of Chicago, Emergency Medicine
  • Chief Resident, 2010, University of Chicago, Emergency Medicine