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.
George Willis, MD, was interviewed by a reporter from The Baltimore Sun for a story about ED interventions for patients with cold-related conditions. (continued)
Zachary D.W. Dezman, MD, presented the results of his study, “Component Analysis of Three Screens for the Prehospital Triage of Patients with Uncomplicated Alcohol Intoxication,” on October 29 in Washington, DC, during the Research Forum at the annual Scientific Assembly of the American College of Emergency Physicians. (continued)
Sumit Patel, MD, PGY3, was honored with the award for Best Resident Research Abstract Presentation at the 2017 Scientific Assembly of the American College of Emergency Physicians, held in Washington, DC, in October. (continued)
The peak age for croup is 6 months to 3 years. The cornerstone of treatment is corticosteroids, traditionally dexamethasone. With oral administration,... (continued)
The DAWN trial was a multicenter, randomized, open-label study comparing endovascular thrombectomy plus standard medical care with standard medical... (continued)
Sedating The Critically Ill Patient Sedating critically ill ED patients can be challenging. Excessive sedation is associated with a prolonged... (continued)
CC: 12yo boy presents with pain to base of 5th metatarsal Osteochondrosis overuse syndromes associated with development of secondary ossification... (continued)
Loperamide (Imodium) is a common inexpensive over-the counter antidiarrheal agent. It acts peripherally at the mu opioid receptor to slow gastrointestinal... (continued)