Faculty Profile

Michael McCartin
Section of Emergency Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interests

Dr. McCartin is board eligible in both Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Services. He serves as an Assistant EMS Medical Director in the Chicago South EMS System, is a Medical Team Manager for Illinois Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue Team and is a former United States Air Force Pararescueman (PJ). He has a broad range of professional interests in the field of EMS including flight medicine, urban search and rescue, tactical medicine, mass gathering medical care, and critical care transport.

Clinical Interests

Dr. McCartin works clinically as an Emergency Medicine Physician in the Adult Emergency Department at The University of Chicago.



  • MD, 2018, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Residency, 2021, University of Chicago, Emergency Medicine - Chief Flight Physician
  • Fellowship, 2022, University of Chicago, Emergency Medical Services