Department Blog

Afrah Abdul Wahid Ali, MBBS, Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was invited to speak on the topic, “What’s in a Name? A Discussion on Name-Based Microaggressions” at the FemInEM (Females Working in Emergency Medicine) Idea Exchange on July 17, 2020.


Posted 12/3/2020 by Deborah Stein

Workplace Violence: Coming to an ED Near You

Gregory Jasani, MD, Resident, Department of Emergency Medicine, was invited to deliver his lecture, “Workplace Violence: Coming to an Emergency Department Near You,” to George Washington School of Medicine and Health Science’s student group Students Advocating for Violence Education & Prevention in DC on September 22, 2020.


Posted 12/2/2020 by Deborah Stein

Hirshon July-September Publications

Jon M. Hirshon, MD, MPH, PhD, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was among the authors of:


Kinjal Sethuraman, MD, MPHAssistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was second author of “Association Between Level of Care and Colonization With Resistant-Gram-Negative Bacteria Among Nursing Home Residents,” accepted for publication by Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology on October 6, 2020.


Posted 11/30/2020 by Deborah Stein

Mattu July-October Invited Presentations

Amal Mattu, MD, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was invited to deliver the following presentations:

  • “Modern Management of Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema,” “Cardiogenic Shock,” and “Pericarditis and Myocarditis” for University of California San Francisco/San Francisco General Hospital Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds on July 2, 2020
  • “SubtleTs of Cardiac Ischemia” for University of KwaZulu-Natal Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds on July 17, 2020
  • “Cardio-COVID” for Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Academy on July 28, 2020
  • “Why We Miss Acute Coronary Syndrome” for Maimonides Medical Center Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds on July 29, 2020
  • “High Risk Arrhythmias” and “Cardio-COVID” for George Washington University—India Emergency Medicine Master’s Degree Program’s Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds on August 6, 2020
  • “Why We Miss Acute Coronary Syndrome” and “Wide-Complex Tachycardias: Myths and Pitfalls” for Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine-Florida Atlantic University Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds on August 18, 2020
  • “Why We Miss Acute Coronary Syndrome” for University of North Carolina Department of Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds on August 19, 2020
  • “Cardiovascular Disorders, Parts I–IV: Valvular Heart Disease, Infective Endocarditis, Inflammatory Heart Disorders; Aortic Emergencies, Hypertension, Deep Venous Thrombosis, Peripheral Vascular Disease; Acute Coronary Syndrome, Complications of Acute Myocardial Infarction; and Congestive Heart Failure, Dysrhythmias, Syncope,” “ECG Review for the Board Exam,” “Cardiac Arrest Update,” and “Emergencies in the Elderly Patient” for the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians’ Emergency Medicine Review Course on August 20 and 21, 2020
  • “Influenza, COVID-19, and Matters of the Heart” for the European Society of Cardiology Annual Congress’s Symposium on Influenza, COVID-19, and Cardiovascular Disease on August 28, 2020
  • “Cardiovascular Manifestations of COVID-19” for the SCP Health Medical Leadership Conference on September 2, 2020
  • “Cardiac Ischemia ECG Workshop: Subtle ECG Manifestations of Ischemia” and “Classic, Confusing, and Confounding Cases in Emergency Cardiology” for the EMS World Expo on September 14 and 16, 2020
  • “High Risk Arrhythmias” for Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds on September 23, 2020
  • “Electrocardiography of Syncope” (keynote speech) for the EmbattlED: 23rd Annual Symposium on October 1, 2020
  • “Emergency Electrocardiography Workshop” and “Emergency Cardiology Literature Update” for the 3rd International Red Sea Emergency Medicine Conference on October 10 and 11, 2020
  • “Top Cardiology Articles of 2020” and “Cardiology Panel Discussion” for the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians’ Scientific Assembly on October 13, 2020

Dr. Gentry Wilkerson, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, has partnered with Drs. Joel Chua and Shivakumar Narayanan as principal investigators of three clinical trials assessing Regeneron’s monoclonal antibody cocktail for the treatment of COVID-19 in hospitalized and ambulatory patients as well as for prophylaxis to prevent infection in people exposed to COVID. The studies were approved to enroll as of the beginning of October.

Preliminary data on the study of this drug in nonhospitalized patients was released September 29.


Posted 11/24/2020 by Deborah Stein

Treating Sickle Cell in the ED: What You Need to Know

Jon Mark Hirshon, MD, MPH, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was interviewed for the “Treating Sickle Cell in the Emergency Department: What You Need to Know” episode of the ACEP [American College of Emergency Physicians] Frontline—Emergency Medicine podcast, published on September 21, 2020.


Posted 11/23/2020 by Deborah Stein

Mattu July-October Guest Appearances

Amal Mattu, MD, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was a featured speaker or invited discussant with:

 


Posted 11/20/2020 by Deborah Stein

What’s in a Name?

Afrah Abdul Wahid Ali, MBBS, Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was sole author of the post “What’s in a Name?” published on the ELAM [Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine] Blog on September 21, 2020.

 


Posted 11/19/2020 by Deborah Stein

Winters July-October Presentations

Michael E. Winters, MD, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, delivered the following presentations: