Dr. Kraftin E. Schreyer is an attending physician and Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. She received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University, and her medical degree from the Drexel University College of Medicine. She holds a Certification in Medical Quality and a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Management from the Fox School of Business at Temple University. She completed her residency training at Temple University Hospital where she served as a chief resident in her final year and has remained on as faculty since graduating residency. She is currently the Medical Director of Capacity Management for the Temple University Health System, and serves as the Director of Clinical Operations for the Temple University Hospital Episcopal Campus Emergency Department, the Associate Director of Clinical Operations for Temple University Hospital Main Campus Emergency Department, the Director of the Emergency Medicine Administrative Fellowship at Temple University Hospital, the Quality Officer for the Department of Emergency Medicine, and core faculty for the Emergency Medicine residency program. She additionally oversees the Quality and Safety of Care Thread for the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.
Dr. Schreyer has over thirty peer-reviewed publications and has lectured on local, regional, and national levels. She has won numerous leadership and teaching awards. Her clinical interests are in emergency medicine administration and operations, quality and performance improvement. She is particularly interested in the intersections between emergency department operations, resident education, and community engagement.
In addition to serving as a member of the AAEM Board of Directors, Dr. Schreyer chairs the Operations Management Committee and serves on the section council for the Women in Emergency Medicine Section in AAEM. She looks forward to improving the healthcare system in which we currently work and making Emergency Medicine better for both those who practice it and those who need emergency care.
Dr. Schreyer is now a retired athlete, after playing Division I field hockey at Princeton and competing as a member of the US National Dragonboat Team in two world championships. She currently residents in New Jersey with her husband Matt and their two very large dogs. They’re expecting their first child later this year.