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.
David E. Marcozzi, MD, MHS-CL, MHS-CL, FACEP, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was appointed to the senior leadership team as Chief Clinical Officer (CCO) for the University of Maryland Medical Center on March 15, 2021. (continued)
Mike Winters, MD, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was among the discussants in the twice-monthly podcast, Critical Care Perspectives in Emergency Medicine, episodes: “The HOT-ICU [Handling Oxygenation Targets in the Intensive Care Unit] Study,” published February 16, 2021 “COVID-19 Updates March 2021,” published March 8, 2021 (continued)
Quincy K. Tran, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, and Ashley R. Menne, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, were among the authors of “Preventing Seizure Occurrence following Spontaneous Intracerebral Haemorrhage: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Seizure Prophylaxis,” published February 28, 2021, in Seizure. (continued)
Study Question: A recent study investigated whether adult patients presenting to the ED with a diagnosis of mTBI prescribed light exercise were... (continued)
There are three commonly household spices that can be abuse/misused or cause toxicity after exposure. Pure vanilla extract contains at... (continued)
Two items from the recent INSPIRATION trial UMEM pearl were very well pointed out by our own Dr. Michael Scott and require clarification. Thank... (continued)
COVID-19 is generally regarded as a hypercoagulable state, and the role of pulmonary emboli and other VTE in COVID remains unclear. As a result,... (continued)
While fluoroquinolones have fallen out of favor for many indications due to the ever growing list of adverse effects, they still play an important role... (continued)