Department of Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine Leadership & Faculty

Edward T. Dickinson III, MD

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Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Emergency Medicine
Director, Emergency Medical Services Field Operations, University Pennsylvania Department of Emergency Medicine
Medical Command Physician , Penn Star Flight, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania
Medical Director , PennStar Flight Division of Trauma and Critical Care Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Academy of Master Clinicians, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Medical Director, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Emergency Medicine
UBCL Lead Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Emergency Medicine
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Department of Emergency Medicine
Hospital University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Fax: 215 662 3953
Education:
A.B. (English)
Colgate University, 1982.
M.D.
S.U.N.Y. at Stony Brook, 1989.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident in Emergency Medicine, Medical Center of Delaware, Wilmington, Delaware, 1989-1991.
Chief Resident in Emergency Medicine, Medical Center of Delaware, Wilmington, Delaware, 1991-1992.
Certifications
Nationally Registered Paramedic (NREMT-P), 1984.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider, 1990.
American Board of Emergency Medicine (Recertification by examination 2004, 2014), 1994.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Instructor / Provider, 1997.
Emergency Medical Technician - Tactical, 1997.
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Instructor / Provider, 1997.
Paramedic, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (EMT-P), 1997.
Prehospital Physician, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (HP-MD), 1997.
Basic Disaster Life Support Provider , 2000.
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) American Board of Emergency Medicine , 2013.
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Selected Publications

Meisel ZF, Shea JA, Peacock NJ, Dickinson ET, Paciotti B, Roma B, Buharin E, Cannuscio CC. : Optimizing the patient hand-off between emergency medical services and the emergency department. Annals of Emergency Medicine 65(3): 310-317, 2015.

Dickinson ET: Is there a Doctor in the (Fire) House? International Fire Service Journal of Leadership and Management 4: 7-9, 2012.

Band RA, Pryor JP, Gaieski, DF, Dickinson ET, Cummings D, Carr BG. : Injury adjusted mortality of patients transported by police following penetrating trauma. Academic Emergency Medicine 18: 32-37, 2011.

Band RA, Pryor JP, Gaieski, DF, Dickinson ET, Cummings D, Carr BG.: Injury adjusted mortality of patients transported by police following penetrating trauma. Acad Emerg Med Epub, December 2010.

Gaieski DF, Dickinson, ET: Acute patellar tendon rupture. Ann Emerg Med 56(4): 333, October 2010.

Band RA, Shofer FS, Wurster FW, Reynolds JW, Gentile LJ , Dickinson ET.: Augmentation of Fire-EMS crews with a second paramedic enhances the effectiveness of care for patients with ACS-related chest pain. International Fire Service Journal of Leadership and Management 4(2): 7-11, July 2010.

Braslow BM. Stawicki SP. Dickinson ET.: Male with torso injury. Ann Emergency Medicine 53(1): 159, 167, Jan 2009

Braslow BM, Stawicki SP, Dickinson ET.: Traumatic asphyxia. Annals of Emergency Medicine 53: 167, 2009.

Dickinson ET, Mechem CC, Thom SR, Shofer FS and Band RA: The non-invasive carboxyhemoglobin monitoring of firefighters engaged in fire surpression and overhaul operations. International Fire Service Journal of Leadership and Management 2(2): 35-39, 2008.

Dickinson ET, DeRoos FJ: Images in emergency medicine. Chronic neck pain from a retained needle as a result of intravenous drug use. Acute neck abscess and cellulitis with retained needle fragments as a result of intravenous drug use. Ann Emerg Med 50(2): 198-210, 2007.

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