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.
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)
Members of the Maryland delegation to this year’s annual meeting of the National Association of EMS Physicians, held in New Orleans last week, received top honors for their poster presentation, “Preliminary and Potential Impacts of a Multi-Phase Intervention Utilizing an EMS-Human Services Partnership on Call Volumes Generated by EMS Super-Users. (continued)
Elizabeth Phillips, MD, MA, has been appointed chair of the Committee on Ethics and Judicial Affairs for MedChi (The Maryland State Medical Society). (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)
The current opioid epidemic is considered the worst drug crisis in American history responsible for 50,000 deaths per year in the US from overdose of... (continued)
Congenital infection with the Zika virus is associated with 5 types of birth defects · These are rarely or never... (continued)
Sepsis Mimics Emergency physicians are well versed in the resuscitation of patients with sepsis and septic shock. With the recent... (continued)