Dr. Michael Poss

Anesthesiology and Interventional Pain Management Expert

Welcome to the Dr. Michael Poss Scholarship About Page. This initiative is dedicated to honoring the distinguished career of Dr. Michael J. Poss, M.D., a double board-certified expert in Anesthesiology and Interventional Pain Management. With over 25 years of experience, Dr. Poss has been a guiding force in the field, making a significant impact on patient care and medical innovation.

The Dr. Michael Poss Scholarship is more than just a financial award; it is a platform to recognize and support aspiring medical professionals who share Dr. Poss’s passion for compassionate patient care and dedication to the betterment of healthcare. Through an engaging essay contest, we aim to empower the next generation of doctors to shape the future of healthcare with their unique visions and ideas.

Professional Credentials

Educational Background:

    • Dr. Michael J. Poss, M.D., earned his Doctorate of Medicine from Wake Forest University Baptist School of Medicine.
    • He completed his Residency Training in Anesthesiology at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.
    • Additionally, Dr. Poss pursued Graduate Studies in Biochemistry and received a Bachelor of Zoology from North Carolina State University.


    • With over 25 years of expertise, Dr. Poss has specialized in treating painful orthopedic conditions, bringing relief to countless patients.
    • He has served as a United States Naval Medical Officer, further honing his skills and dedication to patient care.
    • Dr. Poss has held prominent roles, including Medical Director, Co-Director, and Director of Pain Management divisions in various medical centers.

Empowering Future Doctors: The Dr. Michael Poss Scholarship

At the Dr. Michael Poss Scholarship, we are committed to inspiring excellence in healthcare and supporting the next generation of medical professionals. Our mission is to honor the legacy of Dr. Michael J. Poss, M.D., by empowering aspiring doctors to make a positive impact on patient care and the future of healthcare.


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