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Contributors

Editors

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

William R. Ahrens, MD, FAAP, FACEP
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
Clinical Professor, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

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

Valerie A. Dobiesz, MD, MPH, FACEP
Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Education Director
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Contributors

Eiman Abdulrahman, MD, MPH
Fellow, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

Thomas J. Abramo, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee

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

Steven E. Aks, DO
Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Medical Toxicology, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois

Joyce C. Arpilleda, MD, FAAP
Associate Clinical Professor, Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California

Shireen M. Atabaki, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, Childrens National Medical Center and the George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia

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

Joilo Barbosa, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

Roger M. Barkin, MD, MPH
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado

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

Eric Beck, DO, EMT-P
EMS Physician Instructor, Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Sara L. Beers, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas, Southwestern, Dallas, Texas

Lee S. Benjamin, MD, FACEP, FAAP
Assistant Professor, Surgery and Pediatrics, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina

Ira J. Blumen, MD
Professor, Department of Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Kathleen M. Brown, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, George Washington University Scholl of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia

Sean M. Bryant, MD
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, Rush Medical College; Cook County Hospital (Stroger), Chicago, Illinois

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

Anthony M. Burda, RPh, DABAT
Illinois Poison Center, Chicago, Illinois

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

Greg Canty, MD
Medical Director, Sports Medicine & Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine, Dual Appointment, Orthopedics & Emergency Medicine, Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri

Andrea G. Carlson, MD
Director of Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center, Oak Lawn, Illinois

Michael R. Christian, MD
Medical Toxicology Fellow, Section of Toxicology, Toxikon Consortium, Cook County Hospital (Stroger), Chicago, Illinois

Joanna Cohen, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia

Stephen A. Colucciello, MD
Professor, Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Anthony Cooley, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia

Mary Ann Cooper, MD
Professor Emerita, Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Matthew Cox, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas

Jamie N. Deis, MD
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Valerie A. Dobiesz, MD, MPH, FACEP
Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Education Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Paul J. Eakin, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, Hawaii

Timothy B. Erickson, MD, FACEP, FAACT, FACMT
Professor, Dept of Emergency Medicine; Division of Medical Toxicology, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois

Cristina M. Estrada, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee

Neil Evans, MD, FAAP
Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Cook Children's Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas

Philip H. Ewing, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

Robert A. Felter, MD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Georgetown University, School of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia

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

Jenice Forde-Baker, MD
Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, New Jersey

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

Susan Fuchs, MD
Professor, Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois

Nicholas Furtado, MD
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Illinois, Chicago

Gregory Garra, DO
Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, Residency Program Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York

Michael Gerardi, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Goryeb Children's Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, New Jersey, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York

Collin S. Goto, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

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

Jim R. Harley, MD, MPH
Professor, Pediatrics, UCSD, San Diego, California

Howard Hast, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Rush University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois

Karen C. Hayani, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

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

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

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

Craig J. Huang, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, Dallas, Texas

Thomas L. Hurt, MD
Associate Clinical Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Alson Inaba, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, Hawaii

Sabah F. Iqbal, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia

Shabnam Jain, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

Alan Johnson, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California

Jeremiah J. Johnson, MD
Staff Physician, Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas

Madeline Matar Joseph, MD, FACEP, FAAP
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine Department, University of Florida Health Science Center-Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida

Ejaaz A. Kalimullah, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Erica Katz, MD
Clinical Assistant Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York

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

Renee King, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado

Bruce L. Klein, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia

Katherine M. Konzen, MD, MPH
Clinical Professor, Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD), San Diego, California

Arthur Kubic, PharmD, CSPI
Illinois Poison Center, Chicago, Illinois

Ashley Kumar, MD
Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Dell Children's Hospital, Austin, Texas

Patricia Shields Lee, MD
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Jerrold Leikin, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

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

Jeffrey R. Leonard, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Neurological, Surgery and Pediatrics, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

Julie C. Leonard, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Janet Lin, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

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

Wendy Ann Lucid, MD
Director and Section Chief, Pediatric Emergency Services, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona

Sharon Mace, MD, FACEP, FAAP
Professor, Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

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

Emily C. MacNeill, MD
Clinical Faculty, Department of Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina

John F. Marcinak, MD
Associate Medical Director, Pharmacovigilance, TGRD (US), Deerfield, Illinois

Armando Márquez, MD
Assisstant Professor, Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Jonathan Marr, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, Hawaii

Julie Martino, MD
Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine, Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

Wendy C. Matsuno, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, Hawaii

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

Audra L. McCreight, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

Valerie McDougall Kestner, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri

Daniel McManus, MD
Clinical Assistant Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York

Kemedy K. McQuillen, MD
Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Central Maine Medical Center, Lewiston, Maine

Carla Minutti, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Loyola University, Maywood, Illinois

Catherine P. Moore, MD, PhD, FAAP
Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee

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

Allan R. Mottram, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

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

Karen O'Connell, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, District of Columbia

Pamela J. Okada, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas

Lauren P. Ortega, MD
Pediatric Hospitalist, Pediatrics, Medical City Hospital, Dallas, Texas

Raemma Paredes Luck, MD, MBA
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2010)

Dinesh K. Pillai, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Pulmonary Medicine, and Integrative Systems Biology, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, District of Columbia

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

Kimberly S. Quayle, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Lisa Rapoport, MD, MS
Associate Physician, Critical Care and Emergency Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California

Kavitha P. Reddy, MD, FACEP
Faculty Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Jesse Brown VA, Chicago, Illinois

James Rhee, MD
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California

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

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

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

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

Malee V. Shah, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine - Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee

Ghazala Q. Sharieff, MD
Division Director/Clinical Professor, Pediatrics, Rady Children's Hospital/University of California, San Diego

Maeve Sheehan, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

Jeanne S. Sheffield, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

Jonathan Singer, MD
Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, Boonshaft SOM, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio

Anjali Singh, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Kings County Hospital/SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York

Maria Stephan, MD
Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky

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

Eustacia (Jo) Su, MD
Staff Physician, Emergency Medicine, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, Oregon

D. Matthew Sullivan, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina, Raleigh, North Carolina

Todd Brian Taylor, MD, FACEP, EMTALA
Compliance Consultant, Veteran Emergency Physician, Phoenix, Arizona

Trevonne M. Thompson, MD, FACEP
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

William C. Toepper, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine, Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center, Portland, Oregon

Theodore Toerne, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine, Advocate Christ Hospital, Oak Lawn, Illinois

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

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

Janis P. Tupesis, MD, FACEP
Associate Professor, Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Mercedes Uribe, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

Matthew Valento, MD
Fellow, Emergency Medicine, Stroger-Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Illinois

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

Ron D. Waldrop, MD, FAAP, FACEP, FACPE
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University, Washington District of Columbia

Evan J. Weiner, MD, FAAP, FACEP, FAAEM
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

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

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

Linnea Wittick, MD
Pediatrics, University of New Mexico Hospital, Albuquerque, New Mexico

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

Joanna York, MD
Pediatric Emergency Department, Mid-Atlantic Emergency Medicine Physicians, Charlotte, North Carolina

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

Lynette L. Young, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, Hawaii

Michele Zell-Kanter, PharmD, ABAT
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medical Toxicology, Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Andrew Zinkel, MD
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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