Department Blog

Gregory Jasani, MD, Resident, Department of Emergency Medicine, was first author of “Isolated Medial Rectus Entrapment Due to Medial Wall Blowout Fracture: A Case Report,” published by Archives of Ophthalmology and Optometry in 2020.


Garrett Cavaliere, DO, Resident; Gregory Jasani, MD, Resident; and Benjamin J. Lawner, DO, EMT-P, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, were among the authors of “Difficulty Ventilating: A Case Report on Ventilation Considerations of an Intubated Asthmatic Undergoing Air Medical Critical Care Transport,” published by Air Medical Journal on December 15, 2020.


Kristopher J. Filak, MD, joined the Department of Emergency Medicine as a Clinical Assistant Professor on January 4, 2021. Major Filak spent the last five years deploying with and leading austere resuscitative surgical teams and conducting expeditionary medicine operations. In his new role, he will be splitting time between the University of Maryland Medical Center Downtown and Midtown Campus Emergency Departments.


Effective January 1, 2021, Kinjal N. Sethuraman, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, assumed the role of Section Co-Chief for the Division of Hyperbaric and Dive Medicine at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.


Quincy K. Tran, MD, Assistant Professor; Daniel J. Haase, MD, Assistant Professor; and Wan-Tsu W. Chang, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, as well as Jay A. Menaker, MD, Clinical Professor, Departments of Surgery and Emergency Medicine, were among the authors of “The Transfer of Patients With Spontaneous Intracranial Hemorrhage in Need of External Ventricular Drain Placement – Does Admission Location Matter?” accepted for publication by Western Journal of Emergency Medicine in October 2020.


Elizabeth Clayborne, MD, MA, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was featured in “UMSOM’s Dr. Elizabeth Clayborne joins a panel discussion on COVID-19 vaccine roll-out” on MSNBC’s Weekends with Alex Witt December 20, 2021.


Posted 1/19/2021 by Deborah Stein

Marcozzi on COVID-19 in Maryland and Nationwide

David Marcozzi, MD, MHS-CL, MHS-CL, FACEP, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was featured in:


Kinjal N. Sethuraman, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was named a Top Doctor in the category of Hyperbaric Medicine in Baltimore magazine’s November 2020 Top Doctors issue.


Posted 1/15/2021 by Deborah Stein

2020 AHA Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Mike Winters, MD, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was among the discussants in the twice-monthly podcast, Critical Care Perspectives in Emergency Medicine, episode “2020 AHA Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation,” which was published November 23, 2020.


Lucas Sjeklocha, MD, Assistant Instructor, and J. David Gatz, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, were sole authors of “Traumatic Injuries to the Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nervous System,” which was published by Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America on November 17, 2020.