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.
Amal Mattu, MD, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, hosted the monthly EMCast emergency medicine podcast published May 7, 2020, covering: COVID and the Brain Critical Care and COVID-19 Boston COVID-19 Preparedness COVID-19 and ST-Elevation (continued)
Michele Callahan, MD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Elizabeth Clayborne, MD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, and Tu Carol Nguyen, DO, Clinical Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine, were featured in: “3 Pregnant ER Doctors Opt to Stay on Front Lines of Maryland’s Emerging Coronavirus Hot Spot” (full text available), a Good Morning America article published April 23, 2020 “Why These Three Pregnant ER Doctors Keep Working During the Coronavirus Crisis” (requires subscription to access), a Wall Street Journal article published April 11, 2020 (continued)
Elizabeth Clayborne, MD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was interviewed on CNN Newsroom about her work treating coronavirus patients on April 11, 2020, and on the importance of having an advance care plan in place on April 19, 2020. (continued)
Post concussion musculoskeletal injuries Sport related concussion (SRC) impairs numerous functions of the CNS. Traditional research has focused... (continued)
NHTSA recommends that car seats be replaced following a moderate or severe crash. Car seats do not automatically need to be replaced following... (continued)
A 19 year old man presents with a scalp lesions/burns after an exposure to incendiary agent. His wounds were smoking and they flouresce under... (continued)
Previous studies suggest more than 1/3 of head CTs are avoidable by evidence-based guidelines. It is controversial whether patients respond... (continued)
As the debate regarding the pathophysiology and ventilator mechanics of COVID pneumonia rages on, it is important to have a method to evaluate... (continued)