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.
A case report by Omoyemi Adebayo, MD, and R. Gentry Wilkerson, MD, was published in The American Journal of Emergency Medicine in January (35:192. (continued)
Zachary Dezman, MD, and Laura Bontempo, MD, have been named co-editors of a column in a new journal, Clinical Practice and Cases in Emergency Medicine. (continued)
R. Gentry Wilkerson, MD, has received a grant from Pfizer, Inc., to evaluate the efficacy and safety of rivipansel in the treatment of vaso-occlusive crisis in hospitalized patients with sickle cell disease. (continued)
The incidence of stroke (both ischemic and hemorrhagic) in pregnant and peripartum women is three times age-matched controls. This increased... (continued)
While lung protective ventilatory strategies have long been accepted as vital to the management of patients undergoing mechanical ventilation, the translation... (continued)
Phenytoin is a first line anticonvulsant agent for most seizure disorders with the exception of absence and toxin-induced seizures. It has erratic gastrointestinal... (continued)
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently published their first ever list of antibiotic-resistant "priority pathogens". These 12 families of... (continued)
22yo college track athlete presents with 3 weeks of gradual onset groin and thigh pain, worse with running, better with rest. Stress fractures are... (continued)