In The Spotlight



  • Congrats to Dr. Samuel Yang on his new publication in Analytical Chemistry titled " Integrated Bacterial Identification and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing using PCR and High-Resolution Melt "
  • Congrats to Drs. Williams, Chien, and Ribeira for their publication, " ED I-PASS: A Streamlined Version of the I-PASS Patient Handoff Tool for the Emergency Department " in the  Journal of Education and Training in Emergency Medicine!
  • Congratulations to Dr. Grant Lipman for the publication of his new book: The Long Distance Runner's Guide to Injury Prevention and Treatment
  • Congratulations to Drs. Hanna Linstadt and Joe Romero who both obtained their Advanced Wilderness Life Support certification. And Drs. Allen Chang and Carrie Jurkiewicz who became certified as Advanced Wilderness Life Support instructors.
  • Another one of our postdoctoral fellows, Nadya Andini , presented a poster on our rapid novel molecular assay which combines broad microbial detection, identification with antimicrobial susceptibility testing directly from whole blood. Congrats to Simone and Nadya!
  • Kudos to Dr. Peter D'Souza for staying 2 hours past his Fast track shift to help with suturing patients during a very busy day in Fast track!
  • At the annual national meeting IDWeek 2017 in San Diego last week, we had 2 presentations. Our postdoctoral fellow, Simone Thair , gave an oral presentation on the results of our SEP-Seq Trial: using next-gen sequencing to improve pathogen identification in sepsis. HERE is the link to Simone's presentation and interview by Healio . 
  • Congratulations to Drs. Colin Bucks and Ian Brown for the talk at California ACEP Scientific Assembly this past week entitled “Using the EMR to respond to disasters: IT and OEM collaboration”!
  • Congratulations to Dr. Milana Boukhman, Dr. Colin Bucks and Dr. Nikita Joshi on being voted as the Alternate Senators!
  • Dr. Paul Auerbach was quoted in the article "At Florida Nursing Home, Many Calls for Help, but None That Made a Difference" click HERE to read now.
  • Read Dr. Mike Gisondi’s latest post to the International Clinician Educators blog,  “Does Academy = Community?”.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Matthew D. Stevenson on his recent co-authored publication, " Ibutilide Effectiveness and Safety in the Cardioversion of Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter in the Community Emergency Department. "


  • Our social workers: Amal, Sue and Ashley have won the national Eleanor Clark Award. They will receive the award at the Society for Social Work Leadership in Healthcare national conference in Baltimore.
  • Congratulations to Yasmin Deosaran for officially becoming a part of the EM family as she transitioned from temp to permanent Administrative Associate position effective Sept. 25th.
  • Congratulations to Dr. S.V. Mahadevan, Dr. Rebecca Walker, Dr. Corey Bills, Dr. Peter Acker, Dr. Jennifer Newberry, Dr. Joseph Becker, and Dr. Matthew Strehlow for their article in AEM Education and Training entitled "Comparison of online and classroom-based formats for teaching emergency medicine to medical students in Uganda".
  • Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Migliaccio and Dr. Benjamin Lindquist on the publication of their new article " A Posterior Circulation Stroke Presenting with Isolated Truncal Ataxia " on Cureus.
  • Dr. Kenton Anderson's research on CPR was highlighted on the EMCRit podcast (go to 14:08 min to listen/see): Click HERE to see! 
  • Congratulations to Hienock Habte on his promotion to an Administrative Associate 2 for the Department of Emergency Medicine.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Kenton Anderson on the publication of his new article " Left Ventricular Compressions Improve Hemodynamics in a Swine Model of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest ."
  • Congratulations to Dr. Viveta Lobo on the publication of her new article " The Sound Games: Introducing Gamification into Stanford’s Orientation on Emergency Ultrasound " on Cureus.
  • Beau Briese, one of our past resident is quoted in the articles in the New York Times. Click HERE to read the article "Houston’s Floodwaters Are Tainted, Testing Shows" and HERE to read the article "Eight Dead From Sweltering Nursing Home as Florida Struggles After Irma".
  • Congratulations to Dr. Paul Auerbach for receiving the 2017 British Medical Association Illustrated Book Award. Click HERE to view!
  • Congratulations to Megan Storm on the acceptance of her poster at the CIGH research convening about her work in India with the lay providers program! Click HERE to view the CIGH poster.


  • Congratulations to Dr. Yoshi Mitarai and his team for the launch of the ECCP!
  • Congratulations to Dr. Kenton Anderson! His abstract has been accepted as a poster presentation at the Resuscitation Science Symposium (ReSS) taking place at Scientific Sessions on November 11-13, 2017 in Anaheim, California.
  • Abstract Title:  Increased Hypovolemia Time Increases Mortality In A Swine Model Of Traumatic Pulseless Electrical Activity Cardiac Arrest - A Pilot Study.
  • Congratulations to our bioinformatics postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Steven Cogill, for being selected as a fellow in the VA Big Data-Scientist Training Enhancement Program (BD-STEP). The goal of this highly selective program is to train a new cadre of physical scientists to manipulate and analyze large-scale, multi- element patient data sets and to develop new algorithms and models complementing existing methodologies in patient-centered outcomes research. Dr. Cogill will work with clinician-scientist mentors from the Palo Alto VAMC and his academic mentor Dr. Sam Yang as part of the year-long training program to learn and apply VA informatics system for improving health outcomes. Congrats Steven! Click HERE!
  • Read Dr. Mike Gisondi's "10 Tips for a Successful Job Search in Academic Medicine" on the CORD Blog.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Newberry on the publication of the article "Call for Help" in the State Department's magazine 
  • Congratulations to Dr. Grant Lipman on his new article, "Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia, Hypernatremia, and Hydration Status in Multistage Ultramarathons" in Wilderness & Environmental Medicine.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Grant Lipman on his new article, "Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia, Hypernatremia, and Hydration Status in Multistage Ultramarathons" in Wilderness & Environmental Medicine. 
  • Congratulations to Dr. Mike Gisondi on his new article, "Trick of the Trade: Gaze Testing Using “Selfie Modeon Your Smartphone Camera" in collaboration with one of our rising students from last block, Katie Stiene.  
  • Click HERE to read an article about the Advanced EmergencyMedicine Course by Jason Lowe. 

JULY 2017

  • Congratulations to the Stanford EM team of Dr. Grant Lipman, Dave Pomeranz, Patrick Burns, and Kristina Evans for their recent publication in the American Journal of Medicine, "Budesonide Versus Acetazolamide for the Prevention of Acute Mountain Sickness"
  • Don't forget to read the amazing article " To prevent altitude sickness, same-day medication may help" which talks about great work done by our very own Dr. Grant Lipman.
  • Congratulations to everyone who won awards at the Stanford/Kaiser EM Residency Graduation Ceremony on June 23, 2017. Click HERE to see a list of award winners and don't forget to congratulate them! 
  • Congrats to Courtney Azevedo and Liliana Ponce who represented Stanford ED at the Emergency Department Operations Study Group Conference at Vanderbilt in Nashville, Tennessee. They were the youngest and only non-MD participants at the conference. Click HERE to view the poster.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Kajal Khanna on being selected by Dr. S.V. Mahadevan, to participate in the Spectrum "Intensive Course in Clinical Research: Study Design & Performance," Sept. 11-15, 2017. 
  • Click HERE to view the thank you letter from Notre Dame High School for our Emergency Department.

JUNE 2017

MAY 2017