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

Dickinson ET, Bevilacgua JJ, Hill JD, Sites FD, Wurster FW, Mechem CC: The Utility of tympanic versus oral temperature measurements of firefighters in emergency incident rehabilitation operations. Prehospital Emerg Care 7(2): 363-367, 2003.

Funk DL, McErlean M, Politis JF, Dickinson ET: Necessity of fire department response to the scene of motor vehicle crashes. Am J Emerg Med 20: 580-582, 2002.

Mechem CC, Dickinson ET, Shofer FS, Jaslow D: Injuries from assaults on paramedics and firefighters in an urban EMS system. Prehospital Emerg Care 6: 396-401, 2002.

Dickinson ET, Niegelberg E: Don’t knock the doc: Two perspectives on building a healthy relationship between EMS manager and medical director. EMS Manager and Supervisor 4(9): 3, 2002.

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