Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine
A Comprehensive Study Guide, 8th edition
Judith E. Tintinalli, et. al.
ISBN: 007179476X
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About the Editors

Judith E. Tintinalli, MD, MS
J. Stephan Stapczynski, MD
O. John Ma, MD
Donald M. Yealy, MD
Garth D. Meckler, MD
David M. Cline, MD
Judith E. Tintinalli, MD, MS
Judith E. Tintinalli, MD, MS Editor-in-Chief
Professor and Chair
Department of Emergency Medicine
Adjunct Professor
Department of Health Policy and Administration
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Dr. Tintinalli is Professor and Chair Emeritus of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She was founding Chair of the department and held the chairmanship from 1991 to 2007.

She received her MD from Wayne State University, and completed residency training and received her MPH from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Dr. Tintinalli was president of the American Board of Emergency Medicine from 1989 to 1990, was the founding president of the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors, and was chairman of the Liaison Residency Committee (forerunner of the ACME sponsored Residency Review Committee). She is Editor-in-Chief of the world's largest selling emergency medicine textbook, Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine, with the 8th McGraw-Hill edition released in October, 2015, and is Editor-in-Chief of AccessEmergencyMedicine.com, the McGraw-Hill digital library for emergency medicine. Dr. Tintinalli is also editor-in-chief of Emergency Physicians Monthly. She is co-editor of EMS: A Practical Global Guidebook, (PMPH, Sheldon, Connecticut), released in June 2010, and endorsed by the International Federation of Emergency Medicine. She has been an editorial board member and a deputy editor of the Annals of Emergency Medicine. She was elected to the National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine, in 1997, and is a past President of the Association of Academic Chairs of Emergency Medicine.

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J. Stephan Stapczynski, MD
J. Stephan Stapczynski, MD Editor
Chair, Emergency Medicine Department
Chief of Medical Staff
Maricopa Medical Center
Phoenix, AZ
Dr. Stapczynski is Chair Emertius of the Emergency Medicine Department at the Maricopa Integrated Healthcare System and Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ, and Professor (Clinical Scholar Track) at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. Prior to that, he was Professor and Chair from 1990 to 2004, at the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington, KY. Dr. Stapczynski has been an author for Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine (aka "Tintinalli's") since the 1st edition in 1978, and has been an editor for the 5th, 6th, 7th and now 8th editions. Dr. Stapczynski received his undergraduate education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, medical school education at the UCLA School of Medicine, and residency training at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Stapczynski is board certified in Emergency Medicine, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, and Internal Medicine. Dr Stapczynski has had prior faculty appointments at UCLA, University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Kentucky.

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O. John Ma, MD
O. John Ma, MD Editor
Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR
John Ma graduated from the University of Colorado in 1986, and earned his medical degree from The George Washington University School of Medicine in 1990. After completing his residency in emergency medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, he joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and served as an Assistant Professor from 1994-97.

After moving to Kansas City in 1997, Dr. Ma worked in private practice before joining the University of Missouri - Kansas City faculty in 1998. While at UMKC/Truman Medical Center, Dr. Ma was named the Department of Emergency Medicine's Teacher-of-the-Year four times and was presented the 2005 Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Excellence in Ultrasound Education Award. He served as Department Chair in 2006.

In January 2007, Dr. Ma was appointed the third Department Chair of Emergency Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University. He served as OHSU Healthcare’s President of the Professional Board 2011-13. Dr. Ma served on the Board of Directors of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine from 2008-11. Dr. Ma presently serves on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Emergency Medicine. His research interests include emergency ultrasonography and trauma. In addition to serving as a co-editor for the 7th and 8th editions of Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine, Dr. Ma has edited several other McGraw-Hill textbooks, including Ma and Mateer’s Emergency Ultrasound (three editions), Emergency Medicine Manual (three editions), Just the Facts in Emergency Medicine (three editions), and Geriatric Emergency Medicine.

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Donald M. Yealy, MD, FACEP
Garth D. Meckler, MD, MSHS Editor
Professor and Chair of Emergency Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
Senior Medical Director
Health Services Division of UPMC
Dr. Yealy is Professor and Chair of Emergency Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and is the Senior Medical Director for Health Services Division of UPMC. He oversees care delivered to nearly one million acutely ill or injured patients a year at emergency departments and urgent cares.

Dr. Yealy obtained a bachelor’s degree in biology at Villanova University and a medical degree at the Medical College of Pennsylvania. He then completed an emergency medicine residency and a research fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh, and began a career with clinical, research, educational, and leadership roles.

Dr. Yealy interests cover optimal airway management, predictive risk modeling, and emergency care in critical illness. In his over 300 publications, he was lead or senior author on NIH-funded efforts in airway management, acute pneumonia, acute heart failure, pulmonary embolism and sepsis care. His published work, including in NEJM, JAMA and Lancet, centers on this thread: How do we assess and treat acute illness? Can we do better? His work on the ProCESS trial helped clarify the approach to early septic shock resuscitative care, and he has worked with National Quality Forum on quality measures for this and other conditions.

Dr. Yealy is Deputy Editor of Annals of Emergency Medicine, has edited four other textbooks and served as a referee for 20 scientific journals. He currently is PI on the University of Pittsburgh clinical center grant that is part of Prevention and Treatment of Acute Lung Injury (PETAL) NHLBI network, chairing the Ethics Committee and also a member of the Executive Committee for that multisite group. He also is the PI of the Pitt K12 Emergency Care research training program.

Dr. Yealy received the highest research recognition by ACEP and SAEM, the highest educational award by ACEP, and the leadership award for SAEM, and was bestowed the Ralph C. Wilde award for excellence in care and leadership by the Allegheny County Medical Society.

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Garth D. Meckler, MD, MSHS
Garth D. Meckler, MD, MSHS Editor
Assistant Section Chief and Fellowship Director
Department of Emergency Medicine
Case Western University
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR
Garth Meckler graduated from Princeton University in 1992, and earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1997. After completing his residency in Pediatrics at the University of Washington in Seattle, he worked in the community in Boston before completing a National Research Service Award and earning a Masters in Health Services Research at the School of Public Health at the University of California Los Angeles. He then completed a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship at the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles at the University of Southern California.

In 2006, Dr. Meckler joined the faculty of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon where he was director of the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship and assistant section chief. In 2013 he moved to Vancouver, British Columbia where he now serves as Division Head for Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the BC Children’s Hospital and as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of British Columbia.

In addition to his clinical and teaching responsibilities within the University, and his administrative roles within the hospital and province, Dr. Meckler has an academic interest in pre-hospital safety and education, as well as clinical research interests in pediatric sedation and pediatric headache.

Dr. Meckler lives in Vancouver, British Columbia where he enjoys exploring the outdoors, camping, and running.

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David M. Cline, MD
David C. Cline, MD Editor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC
David Cline received his BA from the University of Michigan, with Honors in English Literature, in 1978, and his MD from Wayne State University in 1982. He completed his residency in emergency medicine at the University of Illinois, at Chicago, in 1985. After serving a two-year commitment to the National Health Service in Tarboro, North Carolina, he joined the faculty at East Carolina University, as Assistant Professor in 1987.

In 1993 he joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina as Clinical Associate Professor, and served as the Assistant Residency Director at the program's affiliate hospital, WakeMed, in Raleigh, North Carolina. In 2001, he moved to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, to serve as Research Director for the Department of Emergency Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, as an Associate Professor. In July of 2010, he was promoted to Professor of Emergency Medicine, and serves as adjunct Professor in the Hypertension and Vascular Disease Center of Wake Forest School of Medicine.

He is co-editor of the textbooks Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine, 7th and 8th Editions, Emergency Medicine: Just the Facts (three editions), the Emergency Medicine Manual (five editions), Abdominal Emergencies, and The Atlas of Cardiovascular Emergencies. He has served as an Associate Editor for the journal Academic Emergency Medicine. He also serves on the Editorial Board of Access Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Cline lives Winston-Salem, North Carolina, with his wife Lisa and family. He has four children, Jill, Olivia, Paul, and Joseph.

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