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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

  • Milling TJ Jr, Clark CL, Feronti C, Song SS, Torbati SS, Fermann GJ, Weiss J, Patel D. Management of Factor Xa inhibitor-associated life-threatening major hemorrhage: A retrospective multi-center analysis. Am J Emerg Med. 2017; early online publication.Online access.
  • Bryant WK, Shewakramani S. Emergency management of renal and genitourinary trauma: best practices update. Emer Med Pract. 2017;19(8):1-20. Originally published July 12, 2017. Online access.
  • Kohn CG, Fermann GJ, Peacock WF, Wells PS, Baugh CW, et al. Association between rivaroxaban use and length of hospital stay, treatment costs and early outcomes in patients with pulmonary embolism: a systematic review of real-world studies.Curr Med Res Opin.2017;1-7. Online access.

All 2017 Emergency Medicine Publications and Presentations