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Department of

Emergency Medicine

Mel Otten Fund

Mel Otten, MD
  • Mel Otten Endowed Chair
    Establishment of the Edward J. Otten, MD Chair for Education in Emergency Medicine will help provide yearly financial support for the Department of Emergency Medicine. It is fitting that this Chair bear the name of Dr. Otten who has championed efforts for many years within the Department of Emergency Medicine.

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NAEMSP 2018 Best Cardiac Arrest Research Award

Our own Justin Benoit, MD recently received the 2018 award for Best Cardiac Research Presentation by the National Association of EMS Physicians. Dr. Benoit won the award with his presentation "Timing of Advanced Airway Placement After Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Earlier is Better.


In Spotlight


The Repercussions of Concussion

Emergency Medicine Physician Natalie Kreitzer, MD, uses an observation protocol to carefully assess patients for concussion or mild traumatic brain injury, and urges motorcyclists to always wear a helmet
to protect against concussions and brain injuries. Read more in her Discover Health feature article.

Meet the Class of 2021 Emergency Medicine Residents!


Research Publications

  • Ni Y, Alwell K, Moomaw CJ, Woo D, Adeoye O, et al. Towards phenotyping stroke: Leveraging data from a large-scale epidemiological study to detect stroke diagnosis. PLoS One Med. 2018; 13 (2): e0192586. PMID: 29444182. Epub: 2/14/2018. Pubmed.
  • Powers WJ, Rabinstein AA, Ackerson T, Adeoye OM, et al. 2018 Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke: A Guideline for Healthcare Professionals From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Stroke. 2018. PMID: 29367334. Epub: 1/24/2018. Pubmed.
  • Whitford R, Continenza S, Liebman J, Peng J, Powell EK, Tilney PVR. Out-of-Hospital Lateral Canthotomy and Cantholysis: A Case Series and Screening Tool for Identification of Orbital Compartment Syndrome. Air Med J. 2018; 37 (1): 7-11. PMID: 29332783. Epub: 1/19/2018. Pubmed.
  • Kreitzer N, Huynh M, Foreman B. Blood Flow and Continuous EEG Changes during Symptomatic Plateau Waves. Sci. 2018; 8 (1). PMID: 29329250. Epub: 1/12/2018. Pubmed.
  • Marcolini EG, Seder DB, Bonomo JB, Bleck TP, Hemphill JC, et al. The Present State of Neurointensivist Training in the United States: A Comparison to Other Critical Care Training Programs. Crit Care Med. 2018; 46 (2): 307-15. PMID: 29239885. Epub: 12/15/2017. Pubmed.

All current Emergency Medicine Publications and Presentations