ABEM Mourns the Tragic Loss of Our Colleague and Friend Leon L. Haley, Jr., M.D.

Jul 24, 2021

With heavy hearts, the American Board of Emergency Medicine and the Emergency Medicine community is mourning the loss of ABEM Director, Leon L. Haley, Jr., M.D., M.H.S.A., CPE, FACEP, as the result of a tragic accident. 

Dr. Haley was a leader in the field of Emergency Medicine, serving as the CEO of the University of Florida Health Jacksonville and Dean of the UF College of Medicine, Jacksonville. He was a dedicated volunteer in service to ABEM for many years, serving on the Board of Directors since 2017. 

ABEM extends its deepest condolences to his family, friends, and colleagues during this difficult time.

His loss is felt deeply, and he will be dearly missed.  

Marianne Gausche-Hill, M.D.

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