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 “Abnormal P Wave and QRS Complex Axes: When Differential Diagnoses Overlap,” published in the July 2020 issue of Annals of Emergency Medicine. (continued)
Interviewed for “Coronavirus Risk Factors” on the Fox 45 News Morning Show, aired October 2, 2020. (continued)
Two members of the Department of Emergency Medicine spoke at the regional Greater Chesapeake Emergency Medicine Combined Conference on September 16, 2020: Prianka Kandhal, MD, Resident, on “Whole-Hearted Care for Half-Hearted Patients” Andy Windsor, MD, Assistant Professor, on “TEGTalk: Lab Worth Sending? (continued)
A labial adhesion is defined as a thin avascular clear plane, a raphe, between the labia minora. These adhesions which can be caused by minor trauma... (continued)
Dihydropyridine (calcium channel blocker) overdose is one of the leading causes of death from cardiovascular drug poisoning. In contrast,... (continued)
When dealing with weakness and sensory complaints in the ED, the time course of symptoms and physical exam findings help identify emergent conditions.... (continued)
Blood Pressure Management in Acute Ischemic Stroke Blood pressure (BP) is elevated in many patients who present to the ED with an acute ischemic... (continued)
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) The hallmark of classic CTS: pain or paresthesia (numbness and tingling) in a distribution that includes... (continued)