Current Grantees

Each year EMF invests in research projects that improve the practice of emergency medicine that fund gaps in current emergency medicine and patient care.

In 2017-2018, EMF will award $1,681,395 in clinical and health policy grants. Throughout our history, EMF has provided more than $16 million in funding to develop successful emergency physician investigators and improve practice and patient care. 

 

Past Grantees 

EMF EMBRS Scholarship Winners 

 

EMF-GE Research Challenge Winners

Joshua S. Broder, MD, FACEP

Duke University School of Medicine

$200,000

3D Augmented Ultrasound for Identification of Abdominal/Pelvic Traumatic  Hemorrhagic Shock

 

Douglas A. Blank, MD

The Royal Women's Hospital and Monash University, Australia

$50,000

The Description of Lung Ultrasound from Initial Neonatal Transition in Extremely Preterm Infants

 

Mark Favot, MD, FACEP

Wayne State University

$50,000

The Impact of Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation on Left Ventricular Strain in Acute HF

 

Andrew Liteplo, MD, FACEP

Massachusetts General Hospital

$50,000

Carotid Ultrasound in Sepsis and Hypotension (CUSH)

 

EMF/EMAF Health Policy Research Scholar

Laura G. Burke, MD, MPH

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

$200,000 over two years

Measuring Quality of Emergency Care: Do Process Measures Correlate with Patient Outcomes?

 

EMF Research Fellowship

Nee-Kofi Mould-Millman, MD, FACEP 

University of Colorado, School of Medicine

$150,000 over two years

Implementation of a Novel Prehospital Shock Care Intervention in a Resource Constrained African Setting

 

EMF Patient Centered Outcome Research Grant

Laura Walker, MD 

Mayo Clinic

$100,000 over two years

Shared Decision Making to Improve Goals of Care Discussions in Elderly Emergency Department Patients

 

EMF Career Development Grant

Alexandra Weissman, MD

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

$50,000

Diagnostic Tool Development to Improve Pneumonia Detection in Post Cardiac Arrest Syndrome

 

EMF/HFSA Novartis Heart Failure Young Investigator Mentored Grant

Candace McNaughton, MD, PhD, MPH, FACEP

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

$80,000

Biochemical assessment of medication adherence among patients with heart failure in clinic and the emergency department

 

Stephen Greene, MD

Duke University Medical Center

$80,000

Comparison of Dyspnea Measurement Instruments in Acute Heart Failure

 

Makini Chisolm-Straker, MD, MPH

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

$50,000

Clinical Detection of Human Trafficking in the Emergency Department: A Tool Validation Study

 

EMF Health Policy Research Grant

Korilyn Zachrison, MD, MSc

Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School

$49,955

A national study of telemedicine use in US Emergency Departments: understanding barriers to implementation

 

EMF Pilot Project

Jeremiah Hinson, MD, PhD

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

$50,000

Reducing Harm from Acute Kidney Injury through Predictive Modeling and Data-Driven Clinical Decision Support

 

Kathryn Hawk, MD, MHS 

Yale University

$49,998

Developing an Emergency Department Based Intervention to Prevent Opioid Overdose: Listening to Patient Voices

 

Alexander Limkakeng, MD, MHSc, FACEP 

Duke University

$49,959

MicroRNAs to Identify Myocardial Ischemia During Stress Testing In The Emergency

 

EMF/SAEM GEMSSTAR Grant Award

Kei Ouchi, MD

Harvard Brigham and Women’s

$12,500 over two years

Identifying and Empowering Older Adults with Serious Illness to Formulate their Goals for Medical Care in the Emergency Department

 

John P Haran, MD, FACEP

University of Massachusetts Medical School

$12,500 over two years

Study of the Intestinal Microbiome, Antimicrobial Use, and Clostridium difficile Infections in Long-term Care Facility Residents

 

Elizabeth M Goldberg, MD, FACEP

Brown/Rhode Island Hospital

$12,500 over two years

GAPcare: The Geriatric Acute & Post-acute Care Coordination Program for Fall Prevention in the Emergency Department


EMF/CORD Education Research Grant

Katherine Hiller, MD MPH, FACEP 

The University of Arizona

$25,000

A multi-institutional online database for implementation and validation of the National Clinical Assessment Tool for Emergency Medicine: a consensus-derived tool for clinical assessment of medical students in Emergency Medicine

 

Arlene Chung, MD, MACM

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

$24,999

Using a Clinical Dashboard to Empower Resident Education: Does Incorporating Objective Feedback into Semi-Annual Evaluations Improve Insight and Impact Clinical Behaviors Among Residents?

 

EMF/Medical Toxicology Foundation Research Grant

Dalia Alwasiyah, MD 

Carolinas Medical Center

$9,868

Urinary Gadolinium Levels: A Possible Indicator of Long-Term Retention after Contrast Enhanced MRIs

 

EMF/SEMPA Team Grant

Aaron J. Cronin, DSc PA-C and Michael Perreault, MD

Department of Emergency Medicine, Madigan Army Medical Center

$20,000

Accuracy of Physician Assistants in Diagnosing Lower Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis after Focused Ultrasound Training

 

EMF/NIDA Mentored Training Award in Substance Use Disorders Science Dissemination

Michael Chary, MD, PhD

 

New York Presbyterian-Queens

$11,840.00

Using Artificial Intelligence to Synthesize and Disseminate Substance Use Disorder Research


Ryan Marino, MD

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

$12,000.00

Increasing Utilization of Take Home Naloxone Program for At-Risk Emergency Department Patients using Computerized Clinical Decision Support


EMF/EMRA Quality Improvement/Delivery Innovation Resident Research Grant

Avi Baehr, MD

Denver Health Medical Center

$10,000

Quality of emergency care provided by hospital-affiliated freestanding emergency departments

 

Jessica Singh, MD

Yale-New Haven Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine

$10,000

Time-interrupted Quality Improvement Interventions to Improve the Timeliness of Pain Medication Delivery for Acute Fractures in the Emergency Department

 

EMF/EMRA Resident Research Grant

Katherine Buck, MD 

Ohio State University

$9,920

Older Adult Emergency Department Patients with Dyspnea: Epidemiology and Improved Diagnostic Strategies

 

Erica Valdovinos, MD

Alameda Health System Highland Hospital

$9,994

The Impact of the Affordable Care Act and the Expansion of Medicaid on Racial Disparities in Coronary Reperfusion after Acute Myocardial Infarction

 

Alexander Janke, MD

Wayne State University

$6,658

Effect of State Medicaid Expansion Programs and Patient Insurance Status on Hospital Admission Rates and Chest Pain Testing Utilization

 

EMF/SAEMF Medical Student Research Grant

Cheryl Zogg, MSPH, MHS 

Yale School of Medicine

$5,000

Understanding Emergency Medicine Providers' Perceptions of the ACA in a Renewed Era of Healthcare Reform: National Survey and Qualitative Mixed-Methods Approach

 

Alicia Lu and Meredith Adamo

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

$5,000

Understanding High Utilization of the Emergency Department: An Interview Study

 

Krista Carlson, MS

Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation

$5,000

Cerebral Oximetry Monitoring Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy During Adult Procedural Sedation: A Pilot Study

 
 

EMF Emergency Medicine Basic Research Skills Grant 

 
Neeraj Chhabra, MD

John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County

$5,000

Adjunctive 5% lidocaine patches in the treatment of acute non-radicular low back pain in patients discharged from the emergency department