Division Highlights - Emergency Medicine

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.

2010 Highlights

  • The division achieved daily nine-hour coverage at the UW Emergency Department (ED), seeing approximately 60% of pediatric patients who came to the ED.
  • Gregory Rebella, MD, MS, developed and implemented pediatric emergency medicine educational curricula for emergency medicine residents. He also published a landmark study, “Factors Associated with Cervical Spine Injury in Children Following Blunt Trauma,” in the Annals of Emergency Medicine.
  • Joshua Ross, MD, developed and implemented simulation curricula for pediatric residents, emergency medicine residents, and medical students. He also provided pediatric emergency medicine training as part of the UW School of Medicine and Public Health’s global health initiatives in Ethiopia.


Michael K. Kim, MD

Associate Professor and
Division Chief

Gregory S. Rebella, MD

Assistant Professor

Joshua C. Ross, MD

Assistant Professor


Recent Publications

Serrano KD, Rebella GS, Sansone JM, Kim MK. A rare case of posterior interosseous nerve palsy associated with radial head fracture. J Emerg Med. 2010 Jan 14.

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