Emergency Medicine & Trauma

Emergency Medicine & Trauma

The Division of Emergency Medicine and Trauma has faculty with diverse research interests such as: wilderness medicine, pre-hospital care, fatigue and sleep deprivation and its effects on physician performance, cardiac markers, health care delivery for pediatric, cardiac and trauma patients, wound healing, international healthcare delivery and clinical decision rules. The division is also actively involved in research involving simulator training.


Emergency Medicine News

  • State of Stanford Medicine in 2018

    At this year’s State of Stanford Medicine event, the dean, hospital CEOs and a special guest shared their reflections on the strengths and challenges of the medical center today.


  • Rally to raise awareness scheduled

    After a statement about guns ended prospects for a government appointment, a Stanford professor joined a student in forming a nonprofit to address the public health issue.


  • Weather predicts incidence of snakebites

    Rattlesnake bites, contrary to public opinion, increase after periods of high rainfall, not drought, according to a Stanford-led study that examined 20 years of snakebite history in California.


  • What to know about concussions

    Angela Lumba-Brown, MD, co-director of the Stanford Concussion and Brain Performance Center, is the lead author of the newly published CDC Guidelines on the Management of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Children. In a recent interview, she explained what families should know about concussions.


  • How Biodesign technologies help patients

    Stanford Biodesign trainees have developed new medical devices and diagnostics that have been used to help care for more than 1.5 million patients so far.



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