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.
Kinjal Sethuraman, MD, MPH, is the lead author of a commentary on the article titled “Impact of a Women-Focused Professional Organization on Academic Retention and Advancement: Perceptions from a Qualitative Study,” both of which are published in the March issue of Academic Emergency Medicine. (continued)
Diane Kuhn, MD, PhD, has been named to the editorial board of Academic Emergency Medicine, published by the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM). (continued)
The Department of Emergency Medicine will present a Faculty Development seminar this Thursday, March 7, from 7:45 am to 2:30 pm in the SMC Campus Center. (continued)
Hyponatremia in the Brain Injured Patient Hyponatremia is the most common electrolyte disorder in neurocritical care and is associated with increased... (continued)
Laboratory testing for Spinal Epidural Abscess CBC The CBC is poorly sensitive/specific The WBC count may be nml or elevated Left shift... (continued)
Misdiagnosis of neurologic emergencies can result in serious neurologic dysfunction or death. A recent retrospective analysis using AHRQ databases... (continued)
Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) has been used for centuries in Southeast Asia to manage pain and opium withdrawal. It is increasingly being used... (continued)
The PROTRACH study recently compared preoxygenation with standard bag valve mask (BVM) at 15 lpm to preoxygenation + apneic oxygenation with... (continued)