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.
Dr. Gentry Wilkerson, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, has partnered with Drs. Joel Chua and Shivakumar Narayanan as principal investigators of three clinical trials assessing Regeneron’s monoclonal antibody cocktail for the treatment of COVID-19 in hospitalized and ambulatory patients as well as for prophylaxis to prevent infection in people exposed to COVID. (continued)
Jon Mark Hirshon, MD, MPH, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was interviewed for the “Treating Sickle Cell in the Emergency Department: What You Need to Know” episode of the ACEP [American College of Emergency Physicians] Frontline—Emergency Medicine podcast, published on September 21, 2020. (continued)
Amal Mattu, MD, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was a featured speaker or invited discussant with: Emergency Medicine: Reviews and Perspectives (EM:RAP) continuing medical education audio program on “Cardiology Corner: Hypertensive Emergencies” in July 2020, “Cardiology Corner: Pericarditis” in September 2020, and “Cardiology Corner: Clinical Decision Instruments (for Chest Pain)” in October 2020 Eagles COVID-19 webinar on “Post-Recovery Cardiac Dysfunction Associated with COVID-19” on August 4, 2020 iCubed monthly videocast on “Severe Chest Pain and the HEART Score” in October 2020 (continued)
To determine if the child is prepubescent, look for the lack of pubic hair, clitoral size, configuration of the hymen, breast development, and axillary... (continued)
Summary Our group performed a meta-analysis to assess whether it is safe to infuse vasopressor through peripheral venous catheters. We identified... (continued)
Significance: There have been few high-quality studies regarding slow continuous infusion (SCI) of hypertonic vs. rapid intermittent bolus... (continued)
Migraine is the 2nd most common neurologic disorder after tension headache and accounts for more disability than all other neurologic disorders combined.... (continued)
Allergy documentation in the medical record is not always clear, nor does it provide clarifying details to understand timing and severity of beta-lactam... (continued)