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.
Megan Kirk, MD, Leen Ablaihed, MBBS, MHA, Zachary Dezman, MD, MS, MS, and Laura Bontempo, MD, MEd, published the case report titled “65-Year-Old Female With Cardiac Arrest and Return of Spontaneous Circulation” in the July issue of Clinical Practice and Cases in Emergency Medicine. (continued)
Siamak Moayedi, MD, Michael Witting, MD, MS, Jon Mark Hirshon, MD, PhD, and Stephen Schenkel, MD, MPP, published the article titled “Prospective, Randomized Controlled Comparison of a Flash-Tip Catheter and a Traditional Intravenous Catheter in an Urban Emergency Department” in the July issue of The Journal of Vascular Access. (continued)
Sarah Dubbs, MD, served as a guest editor for this month's issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America, on the topic of hematologic and oncologic emergencies. (continued)
Is there an association between pulmonary aspiration, vomiting or any serious adverse event and the preprocedural fasting time? The odds ratio of... (continued)
The highly-awaited PARAMEDIC2 trial results are in: Multicenter, double-blinded, randomized controlled trial of prehospital OHCA care 1mg... (continued)
Exertional Heat Stroke (EHS) With football preseason starting across the country, it is important to review this topic EHS is a medical emergency... (continued)
Anticoagulation is the mainstay for treatment of acute cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) to prevent clot propagation, recanalize occluded veins... (continued)
Respiratory alkalosis is the most common acid-base disturbance in acute severe asthma. Lactic acidosis is also extremely common, developing... (continued)