Department Blog

Posted 5/3/2021 by Deborah Stein

Clayborne on COVID-19 Vaccine Efforts and Safety

Elizabeth Clayborne, MD, MA, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was interviewed on:


Posted 4/30/2021 by Deborah Stein

Tran Invited to WestJEM Critical Care Section Editor

Quincy K. Tran, MD, PhD, FACEP, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was invited on March 28, 2021 to serve as the Critical Care Section Editor for the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine in recognition of his previous dedicated service as a reviewer for the journal.


Posted 4/26/2021 by Deborah Stein

Marcozzi Named MD ACEP Physician of the Year

David E. Marcozzi, MD, MHS-CL, MHS-CL, FACEP, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was named Physician of the Year by the Maryland Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians on March 18, 2021. The award is given to an emergency physician “who consistently achieves high standards in the practice of emergency medicine” and is seen as a role model to their peers in that field of practice.


Posted 4/23/2021 by Deborah Stein

Jasani Named MD ACEP Resident of the Year

Gregory Jasani, MD, Resident, Department of Emergency Medicine, was named Resident of the Year by the Maryland Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians on March 18, 2021. The award is given to a resident “who embodies a great spirit of altruism and whose combination of clinical promise, leadership, dedication, and commitment to emergency medicine patient-centered care separates them from others.”


Posted 4/19/2021 by Deborah Stein

EMS Trauma Management

Benjamin J. Lawner, DO, MS, EMT-P, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, lectured on “EMS [Emergency Medical Services] Trauma Management” at the Trauma Fundamentals Virtual Conference 2021 conducted by Emergency Medicine Reviews and Perspectives on April 14, 2021.


Posted 4/16/2021 by Deborah Stein

3K Registered for 2021 Emergency Cardiology Symposium

The Department of Emergency Medicine held its 6th annual Emergency Cardiology Symposium on March 24, 2021, with nearly 3,000 people from 86 countries registering to attend. Amal Mattu, MD, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, directed the symposium and Leen Alblaihed, MBBS, MHA, Adjunct Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine, lectured on “COVID-Related Dysrhythmias.”


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. Nicole Baehr, MHA, PMP, previously Population Health Project Supervisor, Department of Emergency Medicine, will join him as Manager of Operations within the CCO office.


Posted 4/7/2021 by Deborah Stein

New CCPEM Episodes: HOT-ICU and COVID-19 Updates

Mike Winters, MD, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was among the discussants in the twice-monthly podcast, Critical Care Perspectives in Emergency Medicine, episodes:


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. Deborah M. Stein, ELS, Technical Writer/Editor, Department of Emergency Medicine, provided technical and English-language editing of the manuscript.


Daniel J. Haase, MD, Assistant Professor, and Quincy K. Tran, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, were among the authors of “Arterial or Cuff Pressure: Clinical Predictors among Patients in Shock in a Critical Care Resuscitation Unit,” published March 9, 2021, by the American Journal of Emergency Medicine.