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.
Mike McCurdy, MD, FCCP, and Quincy Tran, MD, both Assistant Professors, Department of Emergency Medicine, were among the authors of “Universal Anesthesia Machine: Clinical Application in an Austere, Resource-Limited Environment” (abstract available), which was published in Military Medicine on December 31, 2019. (continued)
Quincy Tran, MD, and Daniel Haase, MD, both Assistant Professors, Department of Emergency Medicine, were among the authors of “Emergency and Critical Care Providers’ Perception About the Use of Bedside Ultrasound for Confirmation of Above-Diaphragm Central Venous Catheter Placement” (full text available), which was published in Heliyon in January 2020. (continued)
Quincy Tran, MD, and Daniel Haase, MD, both Assistant Professors, Department of Emergency Medicine, were among the authors of “Prophylactic Antibiotics for Anterior Nasal Packing in Emergency Department: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Clinically-Significant Infections” (abstract available), which was published in American Journal of Emergency Medicine on November 30, 2019. (continued)
With ED-boarding of critically-ill patients becoming more common, it is likely that ED physicians may find themselves caring for a patient... (continued)
A 15 y.o. female presents to your emergency department with sudden onset hip pain after winding up to kick a soccer ball during her game today. ... (continued)
Metformin associated lactic acidosis (MALA) has a high rate of mortality, ranging from 25% to 50%. Lactate level and acidemia are frequently... (continued)
Neurogenic bladder refers to urinary tract dysfunction associated with neurological conditions. There are 3 patterns that can occur depending... (continued)
Don't forget cerebral fat embolism syndrome (FES) on the differential for altered trauma patients. FES is typically associated with long bone... (continued)