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.
R. Gentry Wilkerson, MD, has received a grant from Pfizer, Inc., to evaluate the efficacy and safety of rivipansel in the treatment of vaso-occlusive crisis in hospitalized patients with sickle cell disease. (continued)
Mike Winters, MD, and three other members of the Clinical Practice Committee of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine have a clinical practice paper in the March issue of The Journal of Emergency Medicine (52:379? (continued)
Amal Mattu, MD, presented the keynote address during the 30th anniversary celebration of the Emergency Medicine Section, Royal Society of Medicine, in London on January 27. (continued)
A recently published study adds to the growing body of literature supporting the use of IV//IM ketamine as a first line agent for the control of the... (continued)
The Essex-Lopresti injury pattern is the lesser known of the triad of forearm injuries (Monteggia & Galeazzi). It follows the “rule of the... (continued)
15% of all cases of ischemic strokes occur in patients less than 45 years old. To put things into perspective, incidence of stroke in... (continued)
Treatment of Low Back Pain A recent recommendation from the American College of Physicians (Internal Medicine) now recommends nonpharmacologic... (continued)
A 12 year old with arm pain after doing push ups during gym class. What is the diagnosis? ... (continued)