Department Blog - December 2017

Posted 12/7/2017 by Linda Kesselring

Dr. Willis Quoted in Sun Article on Hypothermia

George Willis, MD, was interviewed by a reporter from The Baltimore Sun for a story about ED interventions for patients with cold-related conditions. The article is posted at

Zachary D.W. Dezman, MD, presented the results of his study, “Component Analysis of Three Screens for the Prehospital Triage of Patients with Uncomplicated Alcohol Intoxication,” on October 29 in Washington, DC, during the Research Forum at the annual Scientific Assembly of the American College of Emergency Physicians.

Posted 12/1/2017 by Linda Kesselring

Dr. Patel Receives Research Presentation Award from ACEP

Sumit Patel, MD, PGY3, was honored with the award for Best Resident Research Abstract Presentation at the 2017 Scientific Assembly of the American College of Emergency Physicians, held in Washington, DC, in October. The title of his presentation was “"A Comparison of Three Sobering Center Screens Using a Prospective Cohort of Intoxicated Emergency Department Patients.” He collaborated in this work with his faculty mentor, Zachary Dezman, MD, and Saudi research scholar, Salman Leslom, MD.