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.
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)
Zachary Dezman, MD, MS, MS, has been awarded a Science to Systems Grant from the Center for Addition Research, Education, and Service (CARES) at UMB’s School of Social Work. (continued)
Stephen Thom, MD, PhD, Veena Bhopale, MPhil, PhD, and Ming Yang, MD, MS, published the article titled “Microparticle-Induced Vascular Injury in Mice Following Decompression is Inhibited by Hyperbaric Oxygen: Effects on Microparticles and Interleukin-1β” in the April issue of Journal of Applied Physiology. (continued)
Bone tumors can present as MSK pain! Pain may be activity related initially (can lead to misdiagnosis) Over time will progress to rest pain and... (continued)
Presentation: - Prepubertal females are especially susceptible to urethral prolapse - Can present incidentally is a painless mass found... (continued)
In a study of alarms from 77 monitored ICU beds over the course of a month at the University of California, San Francisco, false alarms were common.... (continued)
Remember to evaluate for any rotational deformity when evaluating patients with a phalanx fracture. The easiest way to do this is to have the patient... (continued)
Washington state was one of the first states to legalize recreational marijuana use. Toxicology call center data was collected on patient's... (continued)