|Emergency Medicine Research Overview|
|Emergency Medicine Research Overview|
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Lack of Evidence for Intravenous Vasodilators in Emergency Department Patients with Acute Heart Failure: A Systematic Review Pauline Alexander, MLIS, MPHa, , , Lora Alkhawam, MDb, Jason Curry, MDa, Phillip Levy, MD, MPHc, Peter S. Pang, MDb, Alan B. Storrow, MDa, Sean P. Collins, MD, MSca Article first published online: 18 Sep 2014 | DOI: 10.1016/j.ajem.2014.09.009[Epub ahead of print]
The Flex Track: Flexible Partitioning Between Low- and High-Acuity Areas of an Emergency Department.Laker LF, Froehle CM, Lindsell CJ, Ward MJ Article first published online: 18 Jun 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/acem.12426 pii: S0196-0644(14)00490-9. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2014.05.031. [Epub ahead of print]
Measuring Numeracy and Health Literacy in the Emergency DepartmentCandace McNaughton MD, MPH, Russell Rothman MD, MPP, Alan Storrow MD andKen Wallston PhD Article first published online: 25 Aug 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/acem.12426
Designing effective drug and device development programs for hospitalized heart failure: A proposal for pretrial registriesStephen J. Greene, MDa, Ami N. Shah, MDa, Javed Butler, MD, MPHb, Andrew P. Ambrosy, MDc, Stefan D. Anker, MDd, Ovidiu Chioncel, MDe, Sean P. Collins, MDf, Wilfried Dinh, MDg, h, Preston M. Dunnmon, MDi, Gregg C. Fonarow, MDj, Carolyn S.P. Lam, MBBSk, Robert J. Mentz, MDl, Burkert Pieske, MDm, Lothar Roessig, MDn, Giuseppe M.C. Rosano, MD, PhDo, Naoki Sato, MDp, Muthiah Vaduganathan, MD, MPHq, Mihai Gheorghiade, MD Article first published online: 2 Aug 2014 | DOI: 10.1016/j.ahj.2014.05.009
Early Management of Patients with Acute Heart Failure: State of the Art and Future Directions : A Consensus Document from the SAEM / HFSA Acute Heart Failure Working GroupSean Collins, MD, MSc, Alan B. Storrow, MD, Alan B. Storrow, MD, Nancy Albert, PhD, Javed Butler, MD, Justin A. Ezekowitz, MD, G. Michael Felker, MD, Gregory J. Fermann, MD, Gregg C. Fonarow, MD, Michael M. Givertz, MD, Brian Hiestand, MD, MPH, Judd Hollander, MD, David Lanfear, MD, Phillip D. Levy, MD, MPH, Peter S. Pang, MD, MSc, W. Frank Peacock, MD, Douglas B. Sawyer, MD, PhD, John Teerlink, MD, Daniel J. Lenihan, MD Article first published online: 18 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2014.07.003
Applications of business analytics in healthcareMichael J. Ward, Keith A. Marsolob, Craig M. Froehlec Article first published online: 12 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1016/j.bushor.2014.06.003
Assessment of Dyspnea Early in Acute Heart Failure: Patient Characteristics and Response Differences Between Likert and Visual Analog ScalesPeter S. Pang, Sean P. Collins, Kori Sauser, Adin-Cristian Andrei, Alan B. Storrow, Judd E. Hollander, Miguel Tavares, Jindrich Spinar, Cezar Macarie, Dimitar Raev, Richard Nowak, Mihai Gheorghiade and Alexandre Mebazaa Article first published online: 5 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/acem.12390
Clevidipine in acute heart failure: Results of the A Study of Blood Pressure Control in Acute Heart Failure-A Pilot Study (PRONTO).Peacock WF, Chandra A, Char D, Collins S, Der Sahakian G, Ding L, Dunbar L, Fermann G, Fonarow GC, Garrison N, Hu MY, Jourdain P, Laribi S, Levy P, Mockel M, Mueller C, Ray P, Singer A, Ventura H, Weiss M, Mebazaa A. Am Heart J. 2014;167(4):529-36. Epub 2014/03/25. PubMed PMID: 24655702.
Developing Therapies for Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: Current State and Future Directions. Butler J, Fonarow GC, Zile MR, Lam CS, Roessig L, Schelbert EB, Shah SJ, Ahmed A, Bonow RO, Cleland JG, Cody RJ, Chioncel O, Collins SP, Dunnmon P, Filippatos G, Lefkowitz MP, Marti CN, McMurray JJ, Misselwitz F, Nodari S, O'Connor C, Pfeffer MA, Pieske B, Pitt B, Rosano G, Sabbah HN, Senni M, Solomon SD, Stockbridge N, Teerlink JR, Georgiopoulou VV, Gheorghiade M. JACC Heart failure. 2014;2(2):97-112. Epub 2014/04/12. PubMed PMID: 24720916.
Patterns of intensive care unit admissions in patients hospitalized for heart failure: insights from the RO-AHFS registry.Chioncel O, Ambrosy AP, Filipescu D, Bubenek S, Vinereanu D, Petris A, Collins SP, Macarie C, Gheorghiade M. Journal of cardiovascular medicine (Hagerstown, Md). 2014. Epub 2014/04/09. PubMed PMID: 24710424.
A Consensus Parameter for the Evaluation and Management of Angioedema in the Emergency Department.Moellman JJ, Bernstein JA, Lindsell C, Banerji A, Busse PJ, Camargo CA, Jr., Collins SP, Craig TJ, Lumry WR, Nowak R, Pines JM, Raja AS, Riedl M, Ward MJ, Zuraw BL, Diercks D, Hiestand B, Campbell RL, Schneider S, Sinert R. Acad Emerg Med. 2014;21(4):469-84. Epub 2014/04/16. PubMed PMID: 24730413.
Usefulness of a Low CHADS2 or CHA2DS2-VASc Score to Predict Normal Diagnostic Testing in Emergency Department Patients With an Acute Exacerbation of Previously Diagnosed Atrial Fibrillation. Barrett TW, Abraham RL, Self WH. . American Journal of Cardiology. 2014. Epub 03/03/2014.
A Randomized Trial of Protocol-Based Care for Early Septic Shock. N Engl J Med. 2014. Epub 2014/03/19. PubMed PMID: 24635773.
Validation of Cell-Cycle Arrest Biomarkers for Acute Kidney Injury Using Clinical Adjudication. Bihorac A, Chawla LS, Shaw AD, Al-Khafaji A, Davison DL, Demuth GE, Fitzgerald R, Ng Gong M, Graham DD, Gunnerson K, Heung M, Jortani S, Kleerup E, Koyner JL, Krell K, Letourneau J, Lissauer M, Miner J, Nguyen HB, Ortega LM, Self WH, Sellman R, Shi J, Straseski J, Szalados JE, Wilber ST, Walker MG, Wilson J, Wunderink R, Zimmerman J, Kellum JA. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014. Epub 2014/02/25. PubMed PMID: 24559465.
Reducing Blood Culture Contamination in Community Hospital Emergency Departments: A Multicenter Evaluation of a Quality Improvement Intervention. Self WH, Mickanin J, Grijalva CG, Grant FH, Henderson M, Corley G, Blaschke DG, McNaughton CD, Barrett TW, Talbot TR, Paul BR. Acad Emerg Med. 2014;21(3):274-82.
Association of Health Literacy With Elevated Blood Pressure: A Cohort Study of Hospitalized Patients. McNaughton CD, Kripalani S, Cawthon C, Mion LC, Wallston KA, Roumie CL. Med Care. 2014. Epub 2014/02/22. PubMed PMID: 24556896.
Regional systems of care demonstration project: Mission: Lifeline STEMI Systems Accelerator: design and methodology. Bagai A, Al-Khalidi HR, Sherwood MW, Munoz D, Roettig ML, Jollis JG, Granger CB. Am Heart J. 2014;167(1):15-21.e3. PubMed PMID: 24332137.
The Effect of Electronic Health Record Implementation on Community Emergency Department Operational Measures of Performance. Ward MJ, Landman AB, Case K, Berthelot J, Pilgrim RL, Pines JM. Ann Emerg Med. 2014. Epub 2014/01/15. PubMed PMID: 24412667.ASDFGAFD
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The Vanderbilt Emergency Medicine Research Training Program is a K12 NHLBI sponsored opportunity designed to promote the growth of strong, competitive clinical scientists. We promote a multidisciplinary program to prepare you for an independent research career and academic leadership role within our specialty. This includes comprehensive research training to evaluate innovative approaches for the diagnosis and management of patients with acute, life-threatening diseases. The Vanderbilt training program will concentrate on developing emergency medicine scholarly expertise in acute coronary syndrome, heart failure, arrhythmia, asthma, and acute lung injury. These five focus areas represent areas where Vanderbilt has great scientific depth, national recognition, current emergency medicine NIH funding, and are areas of societal concern. The ability to do research in our focus areas greatly benefits from our institution’s well known strengths in comparative effectiveness, biomedical informatics, genomics, pharmacology, behavioral medicine, health disparities, and an extensive existing emergency medicine research infrastructure. This is bolstered by Vanderbilt’s longstanding success and strong institutional support for career development programs.
Fellowship positions are available to post residency physicians or PhDs. Vanderbilt strongly supports four central tenets of clinical investigator training based on over 5 decades of successful experience – the importance of individualized mentored training, protected time, collaboration between clinical and basic scientists, and structured didactic learning complementing practical applications of such learning through conduct of research. Your training will include a masters of science or public health degree, and mentorship from a carefully assembled team of focus area experts.
All potential mentors are currently engaged in successful federally funded academic research careers, have a track record of proven successful mentorships, and have expressed a strong desire to collaboratively advance clinical emergency care research. These individuals, along with our team of nationally recognized experts as internal advisors, have consistently and routinely devoted a portion of their time to developing future investigators and helped assemble the infrastructure necessary to achieve successful mentorship.
There is growing national concern that there are an inadequate number of clinical investigators in emergency medicine who can translate new research findings into improved patient care. The Vanderbilt Emergency Medicine Research Training (VEMRT) Program will focus on training and mentoring researchers in all aspects of translational and clinical research necessary to prepare them for the challenges in advancing emergency care science.
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