Studies range from chart reviews to multi-center, therapeutic clinical trials. Some studies involve only
a few patients, others enroll thousands. Clinical and basic science research is conducted across the entire spectrum of patients presenting
to the emergency department, from ankle sprain to multiple trauma, from flu to pneumonia, and from headache to stroke. New therapeutic
options, new diagnostic modalities, biomarkers of disease and injury, risk assessment, and patient education are commonly investigated.
Resident education, physician well-being and health care practice are also targets for research projects. Research in emergency medicine
often overlaps with other specialties and we enjoy strong collaborations with our hospital-based colleagues in neurology, cardiology,
trauma, and surgery, as well as with outpatient services and health policy and systems specialists. Every member of the department is
actively supported and encouraged in their research endeavors by their peers and mentors, and by the Research Division.
Recent Research Projects [PDF]