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.
The results of two studies by Hannah Bach, MD, Siamak Moayedi, MD, Stephen Schenkel, MD, and Hong Kim, MD, MPH, with medical students Brenten Hurt, Atizaz Hussain, Valerie Jenkins, and Ilya Lazzeri, were presented at the 39th Congress of the European Association of Poison Centres and Clinical Toxicologists, held in Naples from May 21 to 24. (continued)
The article titled “Evidence of Fentanyl Use is Common and Frequently Missed in a Cross-Sectional Study of Emergency Department Patients in Baltimore, Maryland,” has been published at the website of Clinical Toxicology (doi: 10. (continued)
Lindsay Weiner, MD, Adam Richardson, DNP, ENP-C, and Semhar Tewelde, MD, published the case report titled “Spontaneous Intracranial and Lumbar Subdural Hematoma Presenting as Vaginal Pain” in the neurological emergencies section of the April issue of The Journal of Emergency Medicine. (continued)
The emergency department care of a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be difficult due to problems with communication, social interaction... (continued)
The Critically Ill Geriatric Patient with Sepsis Due to the age-related physiologic change of immunosenescence, geriatric patients have... (continued)
Synthetic turf playing surfaces have been growing in popularity over the last decade and seem to have become a new standard. Due to the need for... (continued)
The rate of suicide attempt has been increasing over the past decade. A recently published article investigated the temporal trend of suicide... (continued)
Rationale: Data regarding temperature management in patients suffered from cardiac arrest with nonshockable rhythm was inconclusive. Objective: whether... (continued)