Department Blog

The following Department of Emergency Medicine faculty members were named Top Doctors in Baltimore magazine’s November 2020 issue:


Posted 12/11/2020 by Deborah Stein

CCPEM: Electrical Storm

Mike Winters, MD, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was among the discussants in the twice-monthly podcast, Critical Care Perspectives in Emergency Medicine, episode “Electrical Storm,” published October 20, 2020.


Posted 12/10/2020 by Deborah Stein

SAEM Clinical Image Series: Knee Pain

Eric R. Friedman, MD, 2020 residency graduate; Garrett A. Cavaliere, DO, Resident; and Diane Kuhn, MD, Phd, Assistant Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine, were the authors of “SAEM [Society of Academic Emergency Medicine] Clinical Image Series: Knee Pain,” published on the Academic Life in Emergency Medicine blog on October 19, 2020.


Laura J. Bontempo, MD, MEd, Associate Professor, and George C. Willis, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, were named co-chairs of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine’s Scientific Assembly Planning Committee on October 1, 2020.


Gregory Jasani, MD, Resident; Reem Alfalasi, MBChB, Resident; Garrett Cavaliere, DO, Resident; and Benjamin J. Lawner, DO, EMT-P, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, were among the authors of “Terrorists Use of Ambulances for Terror Attacks: A Review,” published in Prehospital and Disaster Medicine on October 28, 2020.


Posted 12/7/2020 by Deborah Stein

Aortic Dissection: Still the Great Masquerader

Amal Mattu, MD, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was sole author of “Aortic Dissection: Still the Great Masquerader,” published on Medscape Emergency Medicine Viewpoints on September 9, 2020.


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.