Dr. Drew C. Fuller
MD, MPH, FASAM, FACEP
As a board certified Addiction Medicine specialist and fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, Dr. Fuller is a strong advocate for advancing comprehensive, compassionate, evidenced-based addiction and recovery care. He is committed to developing systems of care that lower barriers for needed services, improve quality, reduce stigma, and increase awareness and understanding of addiction recovery treatment. He actively participates in outreach to help educate physicians/providers, health professionals, behavioral health specialists, pharmacists, police/EMS, government officials, stakeholders, and the public.
Dr. Fuller’s background in public health, internal medicine, emergency medicine and patient safety/quality improvement have all strongly influenced his passion for addiction/recovery care. He currently serves as the Medical Director for the Calvert County Crisis Response program and as the physician member to the Local Behavioral Health Authority (LBHA) advisory committee (Calvert County). In addition, he serves on the Department of Health’s Opioid Overdose Prevention Clinical Advisory Team for the State of Maryland, as well as on the Opioid and Pain Management Committee for MedChi (state medical association).
Dr. Fuller is a national patient safety leader and former Chief Safety Officer for Alteon Health (EMA Mid-Atlantic Division), which served 23 hospitals in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, and Washington DC. He was past Chair for the Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QIPS) Section of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and has led regional and national safety programs on opioid prescribing, emergency airway management and physician handoff communications. He has presented nationally for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Patient Safety Foundation, the American Society of Healthcare Risk Management, the Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS), the American College of Emergency Physicians, and regionally for the Maryland Patient Safety Center.
Dr. Fuller has authored/coauthored/contributed to 17 peer-reviewed articles on topics of patient safety, clinical care, and medical ethics.
He resides in Anne Arundel County with his wife and 2 young sons and enjoys spending time with his family, as well as exploring food and travel.
- Harvard University, School of Public Health, Masters in Public Health (MPH)
- University of Florida College of Medicine, Medical Degree (MD)
- Emergency Medicine (Chief Resident) – Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
- Emergency Medicine – Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
- Internal Medicine – Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
- Addiction Medicine (American Board of Preventative Medicine)
- Emergency Medicine (American Board of Emergency Medicine)
- Internal Medicine (from 1998-2008) (American Board of Internal Medicine)
- Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine
- Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians
- Lifetime Member, American Society of Professionals in Patient Safety
- MedChi (State Medical Association)