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 second edition of Avoiding Common Errors in the Emergency Department is now available in Spanish. (continued)
Two emergency medicine faculty members presented lectures at Maryland EMS Care 2018, hosted by Maryland’s Regional EMS Advisory Council and the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems in Ocean City in late April. (continued)
David Marcozzi, MD, Associate Professor and Director of Population Health, Department of Emergency Medicine, and Co-Director, Program in Health Disparities and Population Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, is the lead author of “Trends in the Contribution of Emergency Departments to the Provision of Hospital-Associated Health Care in the USA,” published in this month's issue of International Journal of Health Services (48:267-288). (continued)
The Surviving Sepsis Campaign recently republished the 2018 update to their guidelines, namely, the recommendation that physicians initiate treatment... (continued)
There were 180 battery ingestions over a 5 year period at two tertiary care children’s hospital. The median age was 3.8 years (0.7 to... (continued)
Methylene Blue is a dye that was synthesized in the late 1800s as an antimalarial drug. After the emergence of chloroquine its use loss favor partly... (continued)
Precedex (dexmedetomidine) is a selective alpha-2 adrenergic receptor agonist used as a sedative. It is unique among sedatives typically used in... (continued)
Does mild traumatic brain injury increase risk of dementia? Background: Most studies of moderate to severe TBI have found an association with increased... (continued)