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.
The results of two studies by Hannah Bach, MD, Siamak Moayedi, MD, Stephen Schenkel, MD, and Hong Kim, MD, MPH, with medical students Brenten Hurt, Atizaz Hussain, Valerie Jenkins, and Ilya Lazzeri, were presented at the 39th Congress of the European Association of Poison Centres and Clinical Toxicologists, held in Naples from May 21 to 24. (continued)
The article titled “Evidence of Fentanyl Use is Common and Frequently Missed in a Cross-Sectional Study of Emergency Department Patients in Baltimore, Maryland,” has been published at the website of Clinical Toxicology (doi: 10. (continued)
Lindsay Weiner, MD, Adam Richardson, DNP, ENP-C, and Semhar Tewelde, MD, published the case report titled “Spontaneous Intracranial and Lumbar Subdural Hematoma Presenting as Vaginal Pain” in the neurological emergencies section of the April issue of The Journal of Emergency Medicine. (continued)
POCUS in the Critically Ill Pregnant Patient POCUS can be a valuable tool in the assessment and management of critically ill pregnant patients.... (continued)
Long head of biceps tendon (LHBT) Testing Overhead activities can cause anterior shoulder pain due to LHBT instability. A review of 3... (continued)
“Push dose pressors” – administration of small doses of vasopressors in the emergency room has become a common practice.... (continued)
Symptoms/signs that suggest serious underlying conditions causing headaches are summarized by the mnemonic SNOOP: S - Systemic... (continued)
With a shortage of push dose epi, this may be an opportune time to review alternative options (see also Ashley's email on the subject). The dose... (continued)