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Grantees 2016-2017

EMF Research Fellowship

Utsav Nandi, MD
University of Mississippi Medical Center
$150,000 over two years
Developing syndecan-1 as a biomarker to identify sepsis patients at risk from excessive fluid resuscitation

EMF Patient Centered Outcomes Research

Jana L. Anderson, MD
Mayo Clinic
$100,000 over two years
Shared Decision Making in Parents of Children with Acute Otitis Media: The Acute Otitis Media Choice Trial 

EMF/EMAF Health Policy Scholar 

Jessica E. Galarraga, MD, MPH
MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Medstar Health Research Institute, Georgetown University School of Medicine
An Evaluation of a Payment Reform Experiment: The Effects of Global Budgets on Emergency Department Admissions and Associated Healthcare Costs

Michelle Lin, MD, MPH
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Anticipated Impact of Alternative Payment Models for Emergency Medicine

EMF/AAHF Emergency Department Planning, Operations and Design

Jennifer L Wiler, MD, MBA, FACEP
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine
James Lennon, AIA, ACHA
Architect Principal, James Lennon Associates
Designing Emergency Departments to Provide Efficient, Patient-Centered Care: An Analysis of Split Flow and Sub-Waiting Area Models

EMF Basic Science and Clinical Research Innovation

Michael C. Kurz, MD, MS, FACEP, FAHA
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Emergency Medicine
Coagulation Irregularities Resulting from Cardiac Arrest (CIRCA)

EMF Career Development

Murtaza Akhter, MD
University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix
Gene Expression Profile of Rod Microglia in Traumatic Brain Injury

Kei Ouchi, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital
My Value in Care: Activating Older Adults with Serious Illness in the Emergency Department to Formulate Their Goals for Medical Care

EMF Knowledge Translation Research

Michael D. Repplinger, MD, PhD, FACEP
University of Wisconsin – Madison
Identifying barriers and facilitators to the implementation of radiation-free imaging protocols in the emergency department

EMF Health Policy

Jeremiah Schuur, MD, MHS, FACEP
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Early Adoption of Alternative Payment Models for Emergency Medical Care: A Mixed Methods Study of Accountable Care Organizations

Nancy Ewen Wang, MD, FACEP
Stanford University School of Medicine
Disparities in Access and Outcomes in Pediatric Trauma – How are we doing?

EMF/ENA Foundation Team Research

Kristin L. Rising, MD MS
Angela M. Gerolamo, PhD, APRN, BC
Thomas Jefferson University
Measuring Patient Uncertainty During Acute Care

Lynne D. Richardson, MD, FACEP
Kimberly Souffront, PhD, FNP-BC
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Department of Emergency Medicine
EHR innovations to improve referral for asymptomatic HTN in the emergency department

EMF/CORD Education Research

Ashish Panchal, MD, PhD
Ohio State
Airway Management: Determining Mastery Performance Standards in Emergency Medicine Resident Physicians

EMF/NIDA Training

Eric Gruber, MD
Cooper University Hospital
Development of a Sustainable Curriculum on Substance Use Disorders (SUD) for Emergency Medicine Residents at Cooper University Hospital

Howard Kim, MD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
ED Provider Perspectives on Analgesic Prescribing Choice: A Focus on Benzodiazepine-Opioid Co-Prescribing

EMF/EMRA Critical Care Resident Research

Kenneth W. Dodd, MD
Hennepin County Medical Center
Measurement of Cerebral Oxygenation, Oximetry, and Activity in a Porcine Model of Optimized, Head-­‐Up Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

EMF/EMRA Resident Research

David Silvestri, MD, MBA
Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Demographics to Diagnosis: Predicting Outcomes among Emergency Care Patients at Addis Ababa Government Hospitals—the Ethiopia Emergency Care Research Network (ETHerNET)

Xiao Chi Zhang, MD, MS
Rhode Island Hospital
Healthcare-Experience Survey Assessment in the Rhode Island Cambodian Community

EMF/Medical Toxicology Foundation Research

Christina L. Nussbaum, MD
Brody School of Medicine/Vidant Medical Center at East Carolina University
Naltrexone as an Antidote to Prevent Delayed Neuropsychological Disabilities from Acute Poisoning with Sarin Analogue Diisopropylfluorophosphate

EMF International Emergency Medicine Outcomes and Efficacy Research

Donna Venezia, MD, FACEP
Stony Brook Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY
The Impact of Non-Physician Prescribed Medications on Health Care in Cambodia

Naz Karim, MD, MHA
Rhode Island Hospital
Evaluating the Impact of a Prehospital Needs Assessment and Training Intervention on Process Indicators and Outcomes Amongst Prehospital Patients in Rwanda

Christina Bloem, MD, MPH
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Evaluation of the Impact of Point-of-Care Ultrasound Imaging in Under-resourced Hospitals in the North East Department of Haiti

EMF/SAEMF Medical Student Research

Krishan K. Sharma, BA
Harvard Medical School
Evaluation of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Patients Enrolled in the Protocolized Care for Early Septic Shock (ProCESS) Trial

Adrienne L. Vickers
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Emergency Medicine
Epidemiology of Emergency Department Lumbar Punctures in the United States

Emergency Medicine Basic Research Skills

Joan Papp, MD, FACEP
Metro Health Medical Center
Take-home naloxone rescue kits following heroin overdose in the emergency department to prevent opioid overdose related repeat ED visits, hospitalization and death - a pilot study

Joseph Herres, DO
Albert Einstein Medical Center
Adjunctive nitrous oxide to lidocaine anesthesia during ED incision and drainage of abscess in adults: a randomized controlled trial

EMF/SAEM Aging Research (GEMSSTAR)

Scott Dresden, MD, MS, FACEP
Northwestern University
Effects of a dedicated nurse liaison intervention for geriatric patients in the emergency department

EMF/HFSA/Acute Heart Failure Young Investigator

Junior Investigator: Anna Marie Chang, MD, MCSE
Senior Investigator: David J. Whellan, MD, MHS
Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson ED/Observation Unit Telehealth Transition of care for Heart failure (JETTHF)

Junior Investigator: Joseph R. Pare, MD, RDMS
Senior Investigator: Flora Sam, MD
Boston University School of Medicine
CRUSH STUDY: Calculating Readmission Risk by Ultrasound for Heart Failure Study