The Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine provides collaborative, family- and patient-centered care to meet the emergency medical and surgical needs of children throughout the region.
Our research focuses on injury prevention, EMS education, acute pain management, and patient simulation.
- The division achieved daily coverage by pediatric emergency medicine physicians at the UW Emergency Department.
- Michael Kim, MD, received the division’s residency teaching award.
- Gregory Rebella, MD, further developed the pediatric emergency medicine residency educational curriculum, initiated the pediatric Mock Code program, and developed a pediatric residency skills workshop.
- Joshua Ross, MD, joined the division as an assistant professor. He initiated a pediatric and emergency medicine simulation program and won the overall Best Research Presentation at the Medical College of Wisconsin’s 18th Emergency Medicine Research Forum.
- Mary Jane Erschen, RN, BSN, joined the division as a pediatric emergency care coordinator, and conducted a pediatric cardiovascular seminar for emergency department staff.
Drendel AL, Gorelick MH, Weisman SJ, Lyon R, Brousseau DC, Kim MK. A randomized clinical trial of ibuprofen versus acetaminophen with codeine for acute pediatric arm fracture pain. Ann Emerg Med. 2009 Oct;54(4):553-60. Epub 2009 Aug 19.
Hanson SJ, Berens RJ, Havens PL, Kim MK, Hoffman GM. Effect of volume resuscitation on regional perfusion in dehydrated pediatric patients as measured by two-site near-infrared spectroscopy. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2009 Mar;25(3):150-3.
Rebella G. Clinical dehydration scale appears valid, but its impact on clinical outcomes is not clear. J Pediatr. 2009 Mar;154(3):464.a