Research in Emergency Medicine

Resident Research two residents at a conference with poster board

Resident research activity is encouraged and required. Each resident will conduct or pursue at least one research project during the residency program or prepare an annual paper that is either an original contribution or a case report as defined in the Basic Standards. Henry Ford Health System is a major clinical research facility. Biostatistical support in research design and analysis is also provided for residents who will present posters or submit papers for publication.

Congratulations to Dr. Rachel Fuentes, Dr. Houston Lui, and Dr. Huda Naeem on earning 1st place at the 2017 SCS QI Summit! They continue their research in comparing the utilization of serum qualitative pregnancy testing vs urine qualitative pregnancy testing in the Emergency department, and its value in improving patient care. Their work will be presented at the ACEP 2017 EM Conference in Washington D.C..

residents standing with their research posters

Congratulations to Dr. Lindsey McDonald! Her research on assessing the female ED physician’s experience during their peri-partum period was accepted for presentation at the ACEP 2017 EM Conference in Washington D.C..

Dr. Jaime McBride and Dr. Jonathan Zygowiec presenting their work at the 2017 Michigan QI Summit. Their research focused on Analyzing Attitudes Towards Palliative Care in the ED.

Dr. Zygowiec’s Case Report on Pacemaker Twiddler Syndrome was accepted and published in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association in May 2017. Additionally, his Case Report on Acute 25-C NBOME Ingestion was accepted and published in the Clinical practice and Cases in EM - Western Journal of EM. Congratulations, Dr. Zygowiec!

Dr. Edwin Lui and Dr. Alyssa Gappy presenting their work at the 2017 MCEP Conference. Their research focused on evaluating the Accuracy of Patient Height and Weight Estimation by Emergency Department Staff.

Conferences that we have participated in:

  • ACOEP
  • ACEP
  • MOA
  • MCEP
  • SCS QI Summit
  • Michigan QI Summit

Conference dates for the 2017-2018 calendar year and additional information coming soon!