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Dr. Andra Blomkalns Joins Department of Emergency Medicine as New Chair

Dr. Andra Blomkalns, a leader in medical device innovation and translational medicine, is the new Chair of Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine. "Stanford has the unique capacity to become the home of the world’s leading experts in emergency care innovation," notes Blomkalns.

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New Brain Injury Guidelines

Dr. Angela Lumba-Brown, clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine and co-director of the Stanford Concussion and Brain Performance Center  is lead author on importangt new CDC guidlines for managing and treating head injuries, recently highlighted in the New York Times and JAMA.

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New Physician Wellness Fellowship

The Department of Emergency Medicine has launched a new fellowship focused on physician wellness.  One of the first of its kind in the nation, this fellowship program is led by nationally-recognized faculty, preeminent in the field of physician wellness.

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Recent Department Milestones

Received the prestigious Lantern Award twice from the Emergency Nurses Association in recognition of innovation.

Partnered with Stanford Stroke Service to pioneer a novel Stroke Code Extended protocol.

Implemented an innovative critical care unit within the emergency department.

Produced more than 40 peer-reviewed publications in the 2017-2018 Academic Year.

Created one of the first fellowships in emergency medicine focused on physician wellness.