Profiles

Dr. Amy Goldberg, MD, FACS

Section Chief
Trauma/Surgical Critical Care
Temple University Hospital
 

Dr. Goldberg attended college right here in Philadelphia at the University of Pennsylvania where she majored in Psychology. She then received her medical degree at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. She returned to Philadelphia to complete her Residency in General Surgery at Temple University Hospital and her Fellowship in Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. Dr. Goldberg joined the faculty of Temple University School of Medicine in 1993. She is currently a Professor of Surgery, Medical Director of the Trauma Program and Program Director of the General Surgery Residency.

Dr. Goldberg has participated in Drexel University College of Medicine's Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program for women leaders in academic medicine as well as the Leadership Development for Physicians in Academic Health Centers sponsored by the Harvard School of Public Health.

Dr. Goldberg’s passion is patient care and surgical education. She has received numerous resident and medical student teaching awards including Golden Apple Awards and the Lindback Award for Teaching Excellence.

In 2006, she received the College of Physicians of Philadelphia Exemplar of Humanism in Medicine Award and was a 2006 Philadelphia Business Journal Woman of Distinction.

 


 


Scott P. Charles, MAPP

Trauma Outreach Coordinator
Director of the Cradle to Grave Program
Temple University Hospital

Scott Charles is the Trauma Outreach Coordinator for Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia and is Director of TUH's Cradle to Grave Program, an award-winning hospital-based violence prevention initiative that illustrates the harsh realities of gun violence for public school students and adjudicated youth. He is also a member of St. Joseph's University's Institute for Violence Research and Prevention.

Scott has spent more than 20 years working with at-risk youth and has spoken nationally about the use of service-learning in urban school settings. A native of California, he served there as an at-risk youth specialist for the State Department of Education and assisted in the development of a statewide rites of passage program for young African American males.

His work with Philadelphia youth has been featured on NBC's The Today Show, ABC's World News Tonight, NPR's Morning Edition and in the feature-length documentary "Number One with a Bullet." Along with Dr. Goldberg’s, his work has also been featured locally in the Philadelphia Daily News, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Weekly newspapers.

In 2008, Scott was one of 10 Americans to receive the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Community Health Leaders Award. He is also a past winner of the American Cities Foundation's Men Making a Difference Award and Philadelphia's Lucien E. Blackwell Community Service Award.

In 2000, Scott earned his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, where he later earned his Masters in Applied Positive Psychology.