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.
Jon Mark Hirshon, MD, MPH, PhD, has been elected to a second 3-year term on the Board of Directors of the American College of Emergency Physicians, the national medical specialty society representing emergency medicine, with approximately 38,000 members. (continued)
George Willis, MD, our department's Director of Undergraduate Medical Education, is the 2017 recipient of the National Junior Faculty Educator of the Year Award from the American College of Emergency Physicians. (continued)
Amal Mattu, MD, co-authored the article titled “How Do We Balance the Long-Term Health of a Patient with the Short-Term Risk to the Physician? (continued)
As we are approaching the winter in the northern hemisphere, the number of visits for ear pain or respiratory symptoms are expected to increase. ... (continued)
CDIP, or chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy, is an immune-mediated polyneuropathy which presents similarly to Guillain-Barré... (continued)
A recent article from JAMA (link below) showed that Ibuprofen and opioids are similarly effective in the short term relief of acute extremity pain when... (continued)
In the US, there are an estimated 22.2 million users of cannabis based on the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. The incidence of unintentional... (continued)
Lithium salts have been used therapeutically for over a 150 years to sucessfully treat manic depressive symptoms, schizoaffective disorder, and cluster... (continued)