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Contributors

Editors

Gary R. Strange, MD
Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

William R. Ahrens, MD
Associate Professor Clinical Emergency Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Robert W. Schafermeyer, MD, FACEP, FAAP
Chief and Associate Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina
Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Robert A. Wiebe, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Professor, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Contributors

Thomas J. Abramo, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Professor of Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Emergency Department
Medical Director of Pediatric Transport
Pediatric Emergency Physician-in-Chief
Department of Emergency Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Attending Physician, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Nashville, Tennessee

William R. Ahrens, MD
Associate Professor Clinical Emergency Medicine
Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Steven E. Aks, DO, FACMT, FACEP
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Rush Medical College
Director, The Toxikon Consortium, Division of Toxicology
Department of Emergency Medicine
Cook County Hospital
Chicago, Illinois

Joyce C. Arpilleda, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, California

Shireen M. Atabaki, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Attending Physician
Division of Emergency Medicine
Children's National Medical Center
Washington, DC

Isabel A. Barata, MS, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
New York University School of Medicine
New York, New York

Roger M. Barkin, MD
Clinical Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of Colorado at Denver
Denver, Colorado

Amy L. Baxter, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Emergency Medicine Department
Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, Georgia

Sara L. Beers, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Lee S. Benjamin, MD
Assistant Professor
Duke University School of Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina

Ira J. Blumen, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Kathleen M. Brown, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
The George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Medical Director, Emergency Department
Children's National Medical Center
Washington, DC

Sean M. Bryant, MD
Assistant Professor
Cook County-Stroger Hospital
Rush Medical College
Department of Emergency Medicine
Associate Medical Director
Illinois Poison Center
Chicago, Illinois

E. Bradshaw Bunney, MD
Associate Professor, Residency Director
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Richard M. Cantor, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Associate Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, New York

Greg Canty, MD
Fellow
Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Kansas City, Missouri

Lindsey L. Cohen, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
Georgia State University
Atlanta, Georgia

Stephan Colucciello, MD
Associate Chair and Vice Chief
Department of Emergency Medicine
Carolinas Medical Center
Charlotte, North Carolina

Karen O'Connell, MD, FACEP
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Attending Physician, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Children's National Medical Center
Washington, DC

Mary Ann Cooper
Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Illinois
Chicago, Illinois

Matthew Cox, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Jamie N. Deis, MD
Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Nashville, Tennessee

Geetha M. Devdas, MD
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow
University of Texas Southwestern
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow
Dallas Children's Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Stephanie Doniger, MD
Rady Children's Hospital Emergency Care Center
University of California
Palomar-Pomerado Health System
California Emergency Physicians
San Diego, California

Paul Jeremy Eakin, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor
University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine
Emergency Department
Attending Physician
Kapi'olani Medical Specialists
Honolulu, Hawaii

Timothy B. Erickson, MD, FACEP, FAACT, FACMT
Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago
Associate Head, Department of Emergency Medicine
Director, Division of Clinical Toxicology
Chicago, Illinois

Cristina M. Estrada, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee

Neil A. Evans, MD
Fellow
Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Children's Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Philip H. Ewing
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Children's Medical Center of Dallas
Dallas, Texas

Robert A. Felter
Professor of Pediatrics
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Medical Director
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
INWA Loudon Hospital
Washington, DC

Sing-Yi Feng, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center of Dallas
Dallas, Texas

Arthur L. Frank, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Susan Fuchs
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Children's Memorial Hospital
Chicago, Illinois

Nicholas Furtado, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Illinois
Chicago, Illinois

Gregory Garra, DO
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, New York

Michael J. Gerardi
Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Goryeb Children's Hospital
Department of Emergency Medicine
Morristown Memorial Hospital
Morristown, New Jersey

Collin S. Goto
Children's Medical Center of Dallas
Emergency Center
Dallas, Texas

Leon Gussow, MD, FACMT
Lecturer
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Illinois Hospital
Chicago, Illinois

Jim R. Harley, MD, MPH
Medical Director
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine UCSD Department of Pediatrics
Rady Children's Hospital
San Diego, California

Howard Hast, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
The University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Karen C. Hayani, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Scott A. Heinrich, MS, MD
Attending Physician
Department of Emergency Medicine
Mercy Hospital and Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois

George E. Hoganson, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Genetics, University of Illinois
Chicago, Illinois

Timothy Horeczko, MD
Clinical Instructor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Department of Emergency Medicine
Torrance, California

Craig J. Huang, MD
Assistant Professor
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Attending Physician
Children's Medical Center of Dallas
Dallas, Texas

Thomas L. Hurt, MD
Medical Director
Emergency Department
Mary Bridge Children's Hospital
Tacoma, Washington

Alson S. Inaba, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine
Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women & Children
Honolulu, Hawaii

Sabah F. Iqbal, MD
Fellow
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Children's National Medical Center
Washington, DC

Shabnam Jain, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia

Alan Johnson, MD
Attending Physician
Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Children's Hospital and Research Center at Oakland
Oakland, California

Jeremiah J. Johnson, MD
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow
Department of Emergency Medicine
Carolinas Medical Center
Charlotte, North Carolina

Madeline Matar Joseph, MD, FACEP, FAAP
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
Chief, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Division
Medical Director
Pediatric Emergency Department
University of Florida Health Science Center
Jacksonville, Florida

Ejaaz A. Kalimullah, MD
Medical Toxicology Fellow
Department of Emergency Medicine
John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County
Chicago, Illinois

Susan A. Kecskes, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Illinois
Chicago, Illinois

Renee A. King, MD, MPH
Senior Instructor
Division of Emergency Medicine
University of Colorado
Aurora, Colorado

Bruce L. Klein, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Chief, Division of Transport Medicine
Children's National Medical Center
Washington, DC

Katherine M. Konzen, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
UCSD Department of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Urgent Care
Rady Children's Hospital
San Diego, California

Ashley Kumar, DO, MPH
Senior Fellow
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Childrens Medical Center Dallas
Dallas, Texas

Jerrold B. Leikin, MD
Professor
Department of Medicine
Rush Medical College
Chicago, Illinois

Steven Lelyveld, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Associate Professor
Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Jeffrey Russell Leonard, MD
Assistant Professor
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Physician
St. Louis Children's Hospital
St. Louis, Missouri

Julie Leonard, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Physician
St. Louis Children's Hospital
St. Louis, Missouri

Janet Lin
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Illinois
Chicago, Illinois

Jenny J. Lu, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Toxicology
Cook County-Stroger Hospital
Chicago, Illinois

Sharon E. Mace, MD, FACEP, FAAP
Professor, Department of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Faculty, MetroHealth Medical Center
Emergency Medicine Residency
Director, Pediatric Education/Quality Improvement
Emergency Services Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Mark Mackey, MD, MBA
Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Emily C. MacNeill, MD
Program Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program
Department of Emergency Medicine
Carolinas Medical Center
Charlotte, North Carolina

Lisa Parke Maier, MD
Clinical Instructor
Department of Emergency
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

John F. Marcinak, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Armando Marquez
Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
University of Illinois
Chicago, Illinois

Jonathan K. Marr, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine
Honolulu, Hawaii

Julie Martino, MD
Resident Physician
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Wendy C. Matsuno, MD
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Fellow, Children's Medical Center of Dallas
Dallas, Texas

Joan M. Mavrinac, MD, MPH, FACEP
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Audra L. McCreight, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Valerie McDougall Kestner, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Kansas City, Missouri

Kemedy K. McQuillen, MD
Attending Physician
Central Maine Medical Center
Lewiston, Maine

Carla Minutti, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Loyola University School of Medicine
Maywood, Illinois

Catherine Porter Moore, MD, PhD
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow
Emergency Department
University of Texas Southwestern Children's Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Allan R. Mottram
Fellow, Clinical Toxicology
Stroger-Cook County Hospital
Chicago, Illinois

Mark B. Mycyk, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts

Pamela J. Okada, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Associate Professor
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Attending Physician
Children's Medical Center at Dallas
Dallas, Texas

Lauren P. Ortega, MD
Faculty-Neonatology-UCSD
UC San Diego and Rady Children's Hospital San Diego
Attending-Newborn Nursery, University of California, San Diego
Urgent Care Physician University of California, San Diego
Children's Hospital San Diego
San Diego, California

Frank Paloucek, PharmD
Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
University of Illinois
Chicago, Illinois

Raemma Paredes Luck, MD, MBA
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rebecca L. Partridge, MD
Clinical Fellow
Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee

Heather M. Prendergast, MD, MPH, FACEP
Associate Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Illinois
Chicago, Illinois

Kimberly S. Quayle, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Washington University School of Medicine
Attending Physician, St. Louis Children's Hospital
Chicago, Illinois

Kavitha Reddy, MD
Faculty Physician
University of Illinois, Chicago
Faculty, Mercy Hospital
Chicago, Illinois

James W. Rhee, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine and Pediatrics
The University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Adriana M. Rodriguez, MD
Fellow
Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
University of Texas, Southwestern
Dallas, Texas

Alfred Sacchetti, MD
Chief Emergency Services
Department of Emergency Medicine
Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center
Camden, New Jersey

Robert W. Schafermeyer, MD, FACEP, FAAP
Associate Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
Carolinas Medical Center
Charlotte, North Carolina
Adjunct Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
UNC School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Susan M. Scott, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Malee V. Shah, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, Tennessee

Ghazala Q. Sharieff, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FAAP
Associate Clinical Professor
Rady Children's Hospital Emergency Care Center/Univeristy of California, San Diego
Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Palomar-Pomerado Health System/California
Emergency Physicians
San Diego, California

Maeve Sheehan, MD
Assistant Professor
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Medical Director of Transport Services
Children's Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Jeanne S. Sheffield, MD
Associate Professor
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Jonathan Singer, MD
Professor of Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics
Boonshoft School of Medicine
Staff Physician
Wright State University
Children's Medical Center
Dayton, Ohio

Anjali Singh, MD
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Services
University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center
Memphis, Tennessee

Maria Stephan, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Marcie Stoshak-Chavez, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Illinois
Chicago, Illinois

Gary R. Strange, MD
Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Eustacia Su, MD
Staff Physician
Portland VA Medical Center
Portland, Oregon

D. Matthew Sullivan, MD
Associate Director of Operations
Department of Emergency Medicine
Carolinas Medical Center
Charlotte, North Carolina

Donna M. Moro-Sutherland, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Trevonne M. Thompson, MD
Assistant Professor
The University of Chicago
Attending Physician/Emergency Medicine
Associate Director of Medical Toxicology
The University of Chicago Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois

David A. Townes, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

William T. Tsai, MD
Attending Physician
Department of Critical Care
Levine Children's Hospital at Carolinas Medical Center
Charlotte, North Carolina

Elizabeth Turner, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, New York
Attending Physician
Brookhaven Memorial Hospital
Patchogue, New York

Mercedes Uribe, MD, FAAP
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow
Department of Pediatrics
UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Michael S. Wahl, MD
Clinical Instructor
Division of Emergency Medicine
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Ron D. Waldrop, MD
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending
INOVA Loudoun Hospital
Leesburg, Virginia

Evan J. Weiner, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
Drexel University College of Medicine
Attending
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Jonathan E. Wickiser, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Dallas, Texas

Robert A. Wiebe, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Professor, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Daryl Williams, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, New York

John W. Williams, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
University of Illinois
Chicago, Illinois

Linea Wittick, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, New York

Loren G. Yamamoto, MD, MPH, MBA
Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine
Honolulu, Hawaii

Joanna York, MD
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow
Emergency Medicine
Carolinas Medical Center
Charlotte, North Carolina

Lynette L. Young, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii

Kelly D. Young, MD, MS
Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Department of Emergency Medicine
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Torrance, California

Michele Zell-Kanter
Coordinator, TOXIKON Consortium
Emergency Medicine Department
Cook County Hospital
Chicago, Illinois

Andrew Zinkel, MD
Attending Physician
Emergency Medicine
Regions Hospital
St. Paul, Minnesota

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