Department Blog

Elizabeth Clayborne, MD, MA, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was interviewed for “Doctor on J&J Vaccine: ‘You Have a Much Higher Risk of Getting a Blood Clot if You Smoke,’ ” published by Yahoo Finance on April 19, 2021.


Rachel Wiltjer, DO, Resident, Department of Emergency Medicine, was a winner of the Council of Residency Directors’ 2021 Clinical Pathologic Case Competition Semifinals on April 12, 2021. Reed Macy, MD, Resident, and Sam Yarmis, MD, Resident, Department of Emergency Medicine, were runners-up.


Gregory Jasani, MD, Resident, Department of Emergency Medicine, delivered brief remarks on HR 1195, the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act, at a Capitol Hill press conference on April 19, 2021 as an invited guest of Congressman Joe Courtney (D-CT).


Alexis Salerno, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, successfully obtained official approval from the Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Accreditation Council for the department’s new ultrasound fellowship on April 8, 2021. Dr. Salerno will serve as the Advanced Emergency Medicine Ultrasonography Fellowship Director.


Taylor Miller, MD, Resident , Department of Emergency Medicine, was invited to be the first Assistant Vice Chair of the Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association Critical Care Committee. The 1-year appointment began April 15, 2021.


Posted 5/10/2021 by Deborah Stein

ECMO for Cardiac Arrest and Massive PE

Mike Winters, MD, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was among the discussants in the twice-monthly podcast, Critical Care Perspectives in Emergency Medicine, episode “ECMO [Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation] for Cardiac Arrest and Massive PE [Pulmonary Embolism],” published March 29, 2021.


Quincy K. Tran, MD, PhD, FACEP, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, and Wan-Tsu W. Chang, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, were among the authors of “Triage of Patients with Intracerebral Hemorrhage to Comprehensive Versus Primary Stroke Centers,” which was published March 14, 2021, by Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases.


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.