Research

Grants

  • Emergency Medicine Foundation, Resident Research Grant 2007: Echocardiography in Sepsis 
  • NIH/STTR 2005-06: Pre-test Probability in Pulmonary Embolism
  • ACEP Section Grant 2004: Community Ultrasound Survey 
  • Emergency Medicine Foundation, Resident Research Grant 2002: Determination of Left Ventricular Function in Hypotensive Patients by Emergency Physician Echocardiography 

Abstracts

  • AIUM 2010, San Diego, CA Tissue Doppler Ultrasound by Emergency Physician Echocardiography Correlates with Simulated Hypovolemia in a Lower Body Negative Pressure Model 
    Ultrasound Guidance Improves the Success of Central Venous Catheterization by Junior Residents 
  • SAEM 2009, New Orleans, LA Tissue Doppler by Emergency Physician Echocardiography Correlates with Preload Reduction During Simulated Hypovolemia in a Lower Body Negative Pressure Model 
  • SAEM 2008, Washington DC Physician Perception of Pre-Test Probability Versus Outcome Frequency of Venous Thromboembolism in Pregnant Emergency Department Patients 
  • SAEM 2007, Chicago, IL Emergency Department Screening of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms by Bedside Ultrasonography 
    Utility of Ultrasound in Developing Countries 
    Sensitivity of Chest Radiography for Pleural Effusions Identified by Bedside Ultrasound
  • AIUM 2007, New York, NY Utility of Focused Chest Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Patients with Unexplained Dyspnea 
    Emergency Department Screening of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms by Bedside Ultrasonography 
    Imaging Trends in Patients With Proven Ovarian Torsion.

Presentations

  • Right Ventricular Strain on Focused Emergency Physician Echocardiography Predicts Pulmonary Embolism. New Investigator Session. AIUM, San Diego, CA. 
  • Cardiac Ultrasound in the Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit. Just Images Session. AIUM, San Diego, CA. 
  • Patients in Shock. Just Images Session. AIUM, San Diego, CA.
  • Hands-on instruction in sonographic anatomy, Yale University Medical School Anatomy Course, New Haven CT.
  • Hands-on instruction and introduction to Emergency Ultrasound, Yale University School of Medicine Emergency Medicine Interest Group, New Haven, CT.
  • Bedside Ultrasound in Thoracic Pain. World Congress in Ultrasound, Paris, France.
  • Emergency Ultrasound in the Critically Ill and Injured Patient. Course Director and Lecturer. AIUM pre-congress course, New York, NY.
  • Ultrasound Guidance for Emergent Procedures in the Critically Ill Patient. Categorical Course Director and Lecturer. AIUM, New York, NY.
  • Hands-on instruction in sonographic anatomy, Yale University Medical School Anatomy Course, New Haven CT.
  • Emergency Echo in Critical Care. 2nd World Congress in Ultrasound, New York, NY.
  • Advanced Echocardiography. 2nd World Congress in Ultrasound, New York, NY.
  • Emergency Ultrasound in Acute Dyspnea. New York Regional Emergency Ultrasound Conference, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY.
  • Images in Emergency Ultrasound. AIUM, Washington, DC.
  • Vascular Ultrasound Skills. ACEP Scientific Assembly, Washington, DC.
  • Emergency Ultrasound Management Course. ACEP Scientific Assembly, Washington, DC.
  • Ultrasound For Pneumothorax. New York Regional Emergency Ultrasound Conference, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY.
  • 2nd Annual Southern New England Emergency Ultrasound Course, Connecticut College of Emergency Physicians, Course Director, Wallingford, CT.
  • Venous Ultrasound Skills. ACEP Scientific Assembly, San Francisco, CA.
  • Emergency Ultrasound Management Course. ACEP Scientific Assembly, San Francisco, CA.
  • Evaluation of Dyspnea with Bedside Emergency Ultrasound. AIUM, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Ultrasound in Community Emergency Departments. SAEM, Orlando, FL.
  • Southern New England Emergency Ultrasound Course, Connecticut College of Emergency Physicians, Course Director, Wallingford, CT.
  • Emergency Physician Ultrasound in Community Emergency Departments. Connecticut Emergency Department Director’s Meeting, Wallingford, CT.
  • Emergency Echocardiography by the Emergency Physician. Connecticut College of Emergency Physicians, Machantucket, CT.
  • Introduction to Emergency Ultrasound Workshop. ACEP, New Orleans, LA.
  • Ultrasound in Community Emergency Departments. ACEP Ultrasound Section, Boston, MA.
  • Image Orientation in Bedside Echocardiography. SAEM Ultrasound Interest Group, Boston, MA.
  • 2002: Introduction to Emergency Ultrasound. AAEM, San Francisco, CA.
  • 2001: Introduction to Pelvic Ultrasound. ACEP, Chicago, IL.
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