Welcome to the website of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Our urban location provides a fast-paced and challenging environment for learning and clinical practice. Coupled with state-of-the art technology and cutting-edge academic resources available to us as part of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, we offer comprehensive training in emergency medicine. Our educational responsibilities have our highest commitment. We are shaping the future of emergency medicine in the United States and abroad.
George Willis, MD, our department's Director of Undergraduate Medical Education, is the 2017 recipient of the National Junior Faculty Educator of the Year Award from the American College of Emergency Physicians. (continued)
Amal Mattu, MD, co-authored the article titled “How Do We Balance the Long-Term Health of a Patient with the Short-Term Risk to the Physician? (continued)
Jon Mark Hirshon, MD, MPH, PhD, is the principal investigator of “Wound Fluid as Regulator for Extracellular Matrix Remodeling and Recurrence in Inflammatory Breast Cancer,” a study funded by the Fogarty International Center at NIH in the amount of $322,060. (continued)
In the US, there are an estimated 22.2 million users of cannabis based on the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. The incidence of unintentional... (continued)
Lithium salts have been used therapeutically for over a 150 years to sucessfully treat manic depressive symptoms, schizoaffective disorder, and cluster... (continued)
Mechanical Ventilation in Shock Emergency physicians and intensivists routinely resuscitate patients in shock. For patients who manifest... (continued)
Parsonage Turner syndrome aka Neuralgic amyotrophy 30 cases per 100,000 Under recognized and often missed Unknown cause, perhaps... (continued)
Many medications are discovered from plants (quinine – cinchona trees) or organisms (penicillin – mold [penicillicum]). Digoxin was isolated... (continued)