Department Quick Guide

Department Address

University of Cincinnati
Dept. of Emergency Medicine
231 Albert Sabin Way
PO Box 670769
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0769
Phone: 513-558-5281

Mel Otten Endowed Chair Fund

Establishment of the Edward J. Otten, MD Chair for Education in Emergency Medicine will help provide yearly financial support for the Department of Emergency Medicine.  Learn more ...


Notes From the Chair

Arthur Pancioli, MD

Arthur M. Pancioli, MD

Richard C. Levy Professor of Emergency Medicine, Chairman

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THE DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE boasts the largest number of intensive care beds in the city and is equipped to treat the most complex cases. Our physicians are recognized nationally as leaders in their field and are dedicated to providing outstanding patient care, exceeding the expectations of our referring physicians as well as our patients.

The department is at the cutting-edge of education, especially residency trainingOur education mission focuses on:

This monthly publication, produced by residents, 
Annals of BPod
complements traditional EM didactic education.
 The cases are real patients seen in our ED that reflect interesting cases for learning and discussion. Annals of B-pod is currently being re-organized and will be back soon.


The UC Department of Emergency Medicine had a great presence at ACEP14:

Dr. Jordon Bonomo presented three sessions and was awarded the "ACEP Rookie Speaker of the Year for 2013":

  1. Seizing the Moment: Seizure Update 2014
  2. When You Don't Have a Leg to Stand On: Ataxia in the ED
  3. Oh My Aching Head:" High Risk Neuro


Dr. Chris Miller presented 3 sessions:

  1. You're Still Here? How Do We Protect our Patients and Ourselves When Boarding in the ED
  2. When Ibuprofen Just Won't Cut It: Pain & Sedation in the Trauma Patient
  3. Hook'em Up to the Fire Hose: IV Fluids, Red Blood Cells, Factor Replacement & More

Research in the Spotlight

  • Dr. Kreitzer and colleagues published an article entitled "Repeat Neuroimaging of Mild Traumatic Brain-injured Patients With Acute Traumatic Intracranial Hemorrhage: Clinical Outcomes and Radiographic Features" in Acad Emerg Med. 2014 Oct;21(10):1083-109
    Posted: October 20, 2014
  • Dr. Beauchamp and colleagues published an article entitled "Moving Beyond Misuse and Diversion: The Urgent Need to Consider the Role of Iatrogenic Addiction in the Current Opioid Epidemic" in Am J Public Health. 2014. PMID: 25211712. Epub: 9/12/14.
    Posted: October 18, 2014
  • Drs. Powell and Hinckley published an article entitled "Helicopter Emergency Medical Service Utilization for Scene Trauma: An Evidence-Based Guideline" in JAMA Internal Medicine in Air Med J. 2014; 33 (3): 99-101. PMID: 24787512. Epub: 5/3/14
    Posted: October 18, 2014
  • Dr. Moellman and colleagues published an article entitled "A Consensus Parameter for the Evaluation and Management of Angioedema in the Emergency Department" in Acad Emerg Med. 2014; 21 (4): 469-844
    Posted: October 12, 2014