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)
Gunshot injuries are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the pediatric population. The Pediatric Trauma Society supports the use of tourniquets... (continued)
Direct hepatotoxicity from a drug is predictable and dose-dependent. Most commonly implicated agents include: Acetaminophen Niacin... (continued)
The Kidney Transplant Patient in Your ED Acute bacterial graft pyelonephritis is the most frequent type of sepis (bacterial pneumonia is the... (continued)
Plica Syndrome -A painful impairment of knee function resulting from thickened and inflamed synovial folds Plicae are embryologic remnant... (continued)
Managing the intubated patient with exacerbation of severe obstructive lung disease, especially asthma, can be very challenging as it carries... (continued)