Faculty and Resident Authored/Co-authored Publications

Scholarly activity and research are two of the cornerstones of any academic department. We feel it is very important for our faculty and residents to be actively engaged in scholarly activity and research, and we promote an atmosphere of inquiry and investigation.  This can be seen in our involvement with the scholarship of discovery, the scholarship of application and the scholarship of dissemination.  Our faculty and residents contribute to the science of Emergency Medicine through their research and publications. Faculty members lecture at the local, state, regional, national, and international levels. Below are just some of our activities.

Residents are taught the basics of research methodology during their training.  Residents are expected to participate in a research project. Publication is encouraged, though not a requirement.  Residents present their research at our "Annual Resident Research Day".  Two residents may work on a project together.  All projects require a faculty mentor who assist the resident through the research pathway (design, Institutional Review Board approval, statistical analysis).

Residents are encouraged to submit their research for presentation at the SAEM Annual Meeting and/or the ACEP Research Forum.  For the last fifteen years, residents and faculty have presented their research at these national forums.  All costs associated with presenting (air travel, lodging, meals, etc.) are paid for by the department.  Residents have been successful in seeing their research through to publication, with nearly half being published in EM literature.

Quarterly Newsletters:

Quarterly Update-Jan-Feb-Mar-2018

Quarterly Update-Apr-May-Jun 2018


Publications by Year


  1. Munter DW.: Esophageal Foreign Bodies. In: Roberts JR, Custalow CB., Thomsen TW., et al, eds. Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care, 7th Elsevier, Philadelphia; 2018: 807-827.
  2. Devine AS., Knapp BJ., Lo BM., Bono M., Harbin E., Jennings D., Gogel K., Johnson S., Bernstein RC., Alimard R., Old WD., Hoedt AC., Herre JM., Characteristics, frequency and disposition of patients with a Heartmate P left ventricular assist device presenting to the ED. Emerg Med 2018; 50(2): 49-56.
  3. Joe Lang, M.D., Assistant Professor, posted a blog on: “When to Call the Ambulance” on Doc Blog on March 13, 2018. http://www.emergencycareforyou.org/health-tips/Doc-Blog/when-and-when-not-to-call-an-ambulance
  4. Maloney L., Page C., Zach K., Using a series of simple puzzle phantoms to encourage medical student understanding of ultrasound fundamentals: preliminary results (abstract). Med Sci Educator 2017; 21 (Suppl 1): S39-46.
  5. Gammons DT., Counselman FL., Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 induced diabetic ketoacidosis with minimal hyperglycemia. CPC-EM 2018; II (1): 47-50.
  6. Rider AC, Kessler CS, Schwart WW, Schmitz GR, Oh L, Smith MD, Gress EA, House H, Wadman, MC, Lo BM, Transition of care from the emergency department to the outpatient setting: a mixed methods analysis. West J Emerg Med 2018; 19(2): 245-253.
  7. Clark S, Boggs KM, Balekian DS, Hasegawa K, Vo P, Rowe BH, Camargo CA, Marc-38 Investigators (Counselman FL). Changes in emergency department concordance with guidelines for the management of stinging insect-induced anaphylaxis: 1999-2001 versus 2013-2015. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2018; 120(4): 419-423. PMID 29407420
  8. Brown H, Cook T, Culy D, Kingery R, Knapp B, Patel C, Resendes K, et al. Prior global health experience among emergency medicine residency applicants to two residency programs. J Global Health Lead



  1. Sheele JS, Byars D, Counselman F. Proton pump inhibitors are associated with a reduced likelihood for sexually transmitted diseases in women in the emergency department. Indian J Sex Transm Dis. 2017; Jan-Jun; 38 (1): 60-64. PMID# 28442805.
  2. Culy C, Cook T, Brown HA, Patel C, Knapp B, Lloyd ML, Resendes K, Kingery R. Global health experience among applicants to emergency medicine residency programs (abstract). Acad Emerg Med 2017; 24(SI): S138.
  3. Knapp B, Byars D, Toreno F, Goodmurphy C, Morris D, Phillips J, Shaves S. Ability of third year medical students to identify and measure abdominal aortic aneurysm in a clinically derived ultrasound imaging simulator (abstract). Acad Emerg Med 2017; 24(SI): S184-S185.
  4. Maloney L, Zach K, Page C, Tewari N, et al. Integration of low-cost introductory ultrasound curriculum into existing procedural skills education for preclinical medical students. J Ultrasound Med, 2017; 36(2): 367-373.
  5. Counselman FL, Beeson MS, Marco CA, Adsit SK, Harvey AL, Keenbauch JN, the 2016 EM Model Review Task Force. Evolution of the model of the clinical practice of emergency medicine: 1979-present. Acad Emerg Med, 2017; 24(2): 257-264.
  6. Miller GT, Scerbo MW, Zybak S, Byars DV, Goodmurphy CW, Lattanzio FA, Knapp BJ, Toreno F, Levitov A, Shaves S, Abuhamad A. Learner improvement from a simulation-enhanced ultrasonography curriculum for first-year medical students. J Ultrasound Med 2017; 36(3): 609-619.
  7. Weingart G, Kumar S. Acute compartment syndrome. Emerg Med, 2017; 49(3): 107-115.
  8. Schreckengaust R, Lang JP, Counselman FL. Asphyxiation by cake: An interesting case of dyspnea. EmergMed 2014; 46(12): 558-561.
  9. Hasegawa K, Sullivan AF, Tovar Hirashima E, Gaeta TJ, Fee C, Turner SJ, Massaro S, Camargo CA, Multi-Airway Research Collaboration – 36 Investigators (Counselman FL). A multicenter observational study of US adults with acute asthma: who are the frequent users of the Emergency Department? J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2014; 2(6): 733-740.
  10. Haran JP, Hayward G, Skinner S, et al. Factors influencing the development of antibiotic associated diarrhea in ED patients discharged home: risk of administering IV antibiotics. Am J Emerg Med 2014; 32 (10): 1195-1199.
  11. Hasegawa K, Sullivan AF, Tsugawa Y, Turner SJ, Massaro S, Clark S, Tsai CL, Camargo CA, MARC-36 Investigators (Counselman, FL). Comparison of US emergency department acute asthma care quality: 1997 - 2001 and 2011 - 2012. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2015; 135 (1): 73-80.
  12. Klauer K, Counselman FL. American Board of Emergency Medicine clarifies status of its maintenance of certification program. Acep Now 2015; 34 (2): 7.
  13. McCammon C. How to avoid the mistakes that everyone makes. Emerge Med 2015; 47(2):58-63.
  14. Stewart VM, Devine A. Blood product selection and administration. Emerg Med 2015; 47 (2):77-83.
  15. Counselman FL, Babu K, Edens MA, Gorgas DL, Hobgood C, et al. The 2016 model of the clinical practice of emergency medicine. J Emerg Med 2017; 52(6): 846-849.
  16. Zach K, McCammon C. ED-to-ED transfers: optimizing patient safety. Emerg Med 2017; 49(7): 307-313. 
  17. Byars DV, Tozer J, Joyce JM, Vitto MJ, Taylor C, Kaygil T, Jones M, Bishop M, Knapp B, Evans D. Emergency physician performed transesophageal echocardiography in simulated cardiac arrest. West J Emerg Med 2017; 18(5): 830-834.
  18. McCammon C, McCammon K: Surgical Curriculum Development. In Kohler TS, Schwartz B, eds. Surgeons as Educators: A Guide for Academic Development and Teaching Excellence.  Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing; 2018: 15 - 20.
  19. Weingart GS, Glueckert L, Cachaper GA, Zimbro KS, Maduro RS, Counselman F. Injuries associated with hover board use: a case series of emergency department patients.  West J Emerg Med 2017; 18 (6): 993 - 999.  PMID 29085528
  20. Alexander R, Peyrani P, Ramirez J, Self WH, Grijalva C, Counselman F, et al. Rationale and methods of the study protocol: streptococcus pneumonia serotypes in adults 18 years and older with radiographically confirmed community acquired pneumonia (CAP). Univ Louisville J Resp Infect 2017; 1 (4): 35 - 39.
  21. Beeson MS, Hamstra SJ, Barton MA, Yamazaki K, Counselman FL, et al. Straight line scoring by clinical competency committees using emergency medicine milestones.  J Grad Med Educ 2017; 9(6): 716-720.  PMID 29270260.


Publications from previous years

Past Scholarly Activity