Eric W. Ossmann, MD, FACEP
Chief Medical Officer, Founder
Dr. Eric Ossmann is the founder and Chief Medical Officer for VIGILINT. He currently works with a wide range of corporate and family office clients, providing medical advisory services in addition to medical event and contingency planning. His primary goal since the founding of VIGILINT has been to connect companies and individuals with sophisticated medical resources in the time frame and location required.
Dr. Eric Ossmann is currently the Vice Chair of Operations and Clinical Affairs in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Prisma Health. Previously, he served as the Director of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, Vice-Chief of the Division of Emergency Medicine, and the Associate Chief Medical Officer for Preparedness and Response at Duke University Health System. In association with this role, he also served as the Medical Director for Durham County Emergency Medical Services, providing medical oversight for all aspects of the prehospital medical care system, and was the institutional project leader for a multidisciplinary team developing institutional and operational strategies to manage patient surge in the setting of mass casualty events.
Prior to his role at Duke University Health System, he was an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Emory University School of Medicine, the Co-Director of the Division of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, and the EMS Medical Director of Grady Health System in Atlanta. In this role he served as the on-scene medical incident commander for multiple mass casualties and hazardous material events. Additional responsibilities included development, training, and oversight of the Grady Emergency Medical Services Special Operations and Bio-Safety transport team, under contract with the CDC to transport and manage contagious patients under high-level (BSL-4) bio-containment conditions.