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, was interviewed by a reporter from The Baltimore Sun for a story about ED interventions for patients with cold-related conditions. (continued)
Zachary D.W. Dezman, MD, presented the results of his study, “Component Analysis of Three Screens for the Prehospital Triage of Patients with Uncomplicated Alcohol Intoxication,” on October 29 in Washington, DC, during the Research Forum at the annual Scientific Assembly of the American College of Emergency Physicians. (continued)
Sumit Patel, MD, PGY3, was honored with the award for Best Resident Research Abstract Presentation at the 2017 Scientific Assembly of the American College of Emergency Physicians, held in Washington, DC, in October. (continued)
CC: 12yo boy presents with pain to base of 5th metatarsal Osteochondrosis overuse syndromes associated with development of secondary ossification... (continued)
Loperamide (Imodium) is a common inexpensive over-the counter antidiarrheal agent. It acts peripherally at the mu opioid receptor to slow gastrointestinal... (continued)
Community-associated Clostridium difficile infection (CA-CDI) represents 41% of all CDI cases annually. The association of specific outpatient... (continued)
Severe acute respiratory failure among patients with PCP pneumonia, especially among those newly diagnosed with AIDS, remains a disease of high morbidity... (continued)
Background: We are all familiar with the Surviving Sepsis Campaign recommendation (& CMS core measure) for an initial 30ml/kg bolus of IV crystalloid... (continued)