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.
first author of “Association of Pressure Injury with Body Care Activities in Nursing Homes,” published in Wound Repair and Regeneration on August 30, 2020. (continued)
Amitabh Chandra, MD, Assistant Professor, and Elizabeth Clayborne, MD, MA, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, were featured in “COVID-19, the Surge,” aired by Square Off on December 11, 2020. (continued)
Elizabeth Clayborne, MD, MA, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was featured in: “In Harris VP Pick, Maternal Health Experts See a New Ally,” published by The 19th on August 13, 2020 “Your Guide to Making Big Decisions Right Now,” published by The Lily on September 26, 2020 “ER Doctor Shares Story, Urges Advance Care Plans amid COVID Surges,” published by Newsy on December 22, 2020 MSNBC’s Weekends with Alex Witt: discussing COVID-19, vaccinations, variants, and advanced care planning on December 27, 2020 as part of a panel discussion, “Doctors Answer Your Coronavirus Vaccine Questions,” on December 13, 2020 responding to the story “Projection: At Current Vaccination Rate, It Will Take Seven Years to Reach Normalcy on Global Scale” on February 6, 2021 “CDC Director Warns of Potential Case Surge after US Capitol Riot,” aired January 9, 2021 by CNN Newsroom “Virus Outlook amid Vaccine Rollout, New Variants,” published by Yahoo Finance on January 28, 2021 (continued)
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