Our faculty and residents are actively engaged in scholarly activity and research, and we promote an atmosphere of inquiry and investigation. Our faculty and residents contribute to the advancement of emergency medical care through their research and publications. Faculty members lecture at the local, state, regional, national and international levels. 

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Publications by year


  • Ashdown A, Scerbo MW, Knapp BJ, Toreno F, Goodmurphy C, Byars D. Can crowdworkers be used to rate the quality of ultrasound images?  Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 2018; 62(1), 595-599
  • American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policies Subcommittee (Writing Committee) on Thromboembolic Disease: Tomaszewski CA, Nestler D, Shah KH, Sudhir A, Brown MD, (Lo BM). Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation and management of emergency department patients with suspected non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes.  Ann Emerg Med 2018; 72(5): e65-e106.  PMID 30342745
  • Lo BM Thoracic disorders.  EM Coach.  2018. https://www.emcoach.org

  • Wills B, Billet M, Rose SR, Cumpston K, Counselman F, Shaw K, Cresswell K, Charlton N. Prevalence of hematologic toxicity from copperhead envenomation: an observational study (abstract). Clin Toxicol 2018; 56(10): 920-921.
  • Johnston SC, Easton JD, Farrant M, Barsan W, Conwit RA, Elm JJ, Kim AS, Lindblad AS, Palesch YY; Clinical Research Collaboration, Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials Network, and the POINT Investigators (Lo, B) Clopidogrel and aspirin in acute ischemic stroke and high-risk TIA. N Engl J Med 2018; 379(3); 215-225.  PMID 29766750
  • Bono MJ, Hipskind JE. Medical malpractice.  StatPearls (internet).  Treasure Island (FL); StatPearls Publishing; 2018 Jan.  PMID 29261897
  • Bono MJ, Reygaert WC. Urinary tract infection.  StatPearls (internet).  Treasure Island (FL); StatPearls Publishing; 2018 Jan. PMID 29261874
  • Tomberg RJ, Cachaper GA, Weingart GS. Shark related injuries: a case series of emergency department patients.  Am J Emerg Med 2018; 36(9); 1645-1649.  PMID 29970271
  • Arzubi-Hughes MK, Salts LA, Weller MA, Diagnosing and managing common genital emergencies in pediatric girls. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice; 2018; 15(10): 1-20.
  • 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.
  • 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 2018.
  • Munter D.W.: Esophageal Foreign Bodies. In: Roberts J.R., Custalow C.B., Thomsen T.W., et. al., eds. Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care, 7th Elsevier, Philadelphia; 2018: 807-827.

  • Devine A.S., Knapp B.J., Lo B.M., Bono M., Harbin E., Jennings D., Gogel K., Johnson S., Bernstein R.C., Alimard R., Old W.D., Hoedt A.C., Herre J.M., Characteristics, frequency and disposition of patients with a Heartmate left ventricular assist device presenting to the ED. Emerg Med 2018; 50(2): 49-56.

  • Joe Lang, M.D., Assistant Professor, posted When and when not to call an ambulance on Doc Blog on March 13, 2018. 

  • 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.

  • Gammons D.T., Counselman F.L., Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 induced diabetic ketoacidosis with minimal hyperglycemia. CPC-EM 2018; II (1): 47-50.

  • Rider A.C., Kessler C.S., Schwart W.W., Schmitz G.R., Oh L., Smith M.D., Gress E.A., House H., Wadman, M.C., Lo B.M., Transition of care from the emergency department to the outpatient setting: A mixed methods analysis. West J Emerg Med 2018; 19(2): 245-253.

  • Clark S., Boggs K.M., Balekian D.S., Hasegawa K., Vo P., Rowe B.H., Camargo C.A., Marc-38 Investigators (Counselman F.L.). 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


  • Sheele J.S., 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.

  • Culy C., Cook T., Brown H.A., Patel C., Knapp B., Lloyd M.L., Resendes K., Kingery R. Global health experience among applicants to emergency medicine residency programs (abstract). Acad Emerg Med 2017; 24(SI): S138.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Counselman F.L., Beeson M.S., Marco C.A., Adsit S.K., Harvey A.L., Keenbauch J.N., 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.

  • Miller G.T., Scerbo M.W., Zybak S., Byars D.V., Goodmurphy C.W., Lattanzio F.A., Knapp B.J., 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.

  • Weingart G., Kumar S. Acute compartment syndrome. Emerg Med, 2017; 49(3): 107-115.

  • Counselman F.L., Babu K., Edens M.A., Gorgas D.L., Hobgood C., et al. The 2016 model of the clinical practice of emergency medicine. J Emerg Med 2017; 52(6): 846-849.

  • Zach K., McCammon C. ED-to-ED transfers: optimizing patient safety. Emerg Med 2017; 49(7): 307-313. 

  • Byars D.V., Tozer J., Joyce J.M., Vitto M.J., 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.

  • McCammon C., McCammon K.: Surgical Curriculum Development. In Kohler T.S., Schwartz B., eds. Surgeons as Educators: A guide for academic development and teaching excellence. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing; 2018: 15 - 20.

  • Weingart G.S., Glueckert L., Cachaper G.A., Zimbro K.S., Maduro R.S., 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

  • Alexander R., Peyrani P., Ramirez J., Self W.H., 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.

  • Beeson M.S., Hamstra S.J., Barton M.A., Yamazaki K., Counselman F.L., et al. Straight line scoring by clinical competency committees using emergency medicine milestones. J Grad Med Educ 2017; 9(6): 716-720. PMID 29270260.

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