Department of Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine Leadership & Faculty

Stephanie B. Abbuhl, MD, FACEP

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Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Physician, Emergency Services, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Executive Director, FOCUS on Health and Leadership for Women (20% salary support) a Dean-funded program with total budget of $267,010 for FY12 from SOM and additional $70,000 of extramural funds; report to the Dean, University of Pennsylvania
Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs, Department of Emergency Medicine , Perelman School of Medicine
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Emergency Medicine
Ground Floor Ravdin Building
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215.662.6963
Fax: 215.662.3953
Education:
B.A.
Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Summa Cum Laude, 1975.
M.D.
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry , 1980.
Post-Graduate Training
Internal Medicine Residency , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania , 1980-1983.
Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Fellowship, Nationally competitive Dean-sponsored fellowship, 2004-2005.
Certifications
Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine , 1983.
Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine , 1990.
Pennsylvania Medical Command Physician , 1994.
Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine, recertified , 2000.
Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine, recertified , 2010.
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Description of Research Expertise

Emergency department operations, administration and access;
Women Faculty Development; Women's careers in medicine and biomedical research

Description of Clinical Expertise

Emergency medicine

Description of Other Expertise

Women in Medicine professional development and program leadership

Selected Publications

Westring AF, Speck RM, Sammel MD, Scott P, Conant EF, Tuton LW, Abbuhl SB, Grisso JA.: Culture matters: the pivotal role of culture for women’s careers in academic medicine. Academic Medicine 89(4): 658-663, April 2014.

Pati S, Reum J, Conant EF, Tuton, LW, Scott P, Abbuhl S, Grisso JA: Tradition meets innovation: transforming academic medical culture at the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine. Academic Medicine 88(4), April 2013.

Westring A, Speck RM, Sammel MD; Scott P, Tuton LW, Grisso JA, Abbuhl S.: "A culture conducive to women's academic success: development of a measure" Academic Medicine 87(11): 1622-31, Nov 2012.

Speck R, Sammel MD, Troxel AB, Cappola AR, Williams-Smith CT, Chittams J, Scott P, Tuton LW, Abbuhl SB: Factors impacting the departure rate of junior medical school faculty: evidence from a longitudinal analysis at a research-intensive medical school. Journal of Women's Health 21(10): 1059-65, Oct 2012.

Mills AM, Shofer FS, Boulis AK, Holena DN, Abbuhl SB: Racial disparity in analgesic treatment for emergency department patients with abdominal and back pain. American Journal of Emergency Medicine 29(7): 752-756, Sept 2011.

Mills AM, Edwards JM, Shofer FS, Holena DN, Abbuhl SB: Analgesia for older adults with abdominal or back pain in the Emergency Department. West J Emerg Med 12(1): 43-50, February 2011.

Pines J, Shofer F, Isserman J, Abbuhl SB, Mills AM : The effect of emergency department crowding on analgesia in patients with back pain in two hospitals. Academic Emergency Medicine 17(3): 276 - 283, Mar 2010.

Shah D, Volpe NJ, Abbuhl SB, Pietrobon R, Shah A: Gender characteristics among academic ophthalmology leadership, faculty, and residents: results from a cross-sectional survey. Ophthalmic Epidemiology 17(1): 1-6, Jan-Feb 2010.

Abbuhl S, Bristol MN, Ashfaq H, Scott P, Tuton L, Cappola AR, Sonnad SS: Examining faculty awards for gender equity and evolving values. Journal of General Internal Medicine 25(1): 57-60, Jan 2010 Notes: Epub 2009 Aug29.

Von Feldt JM, Bristol M, Sonnad S, Abbuhl S, Scott P, McGowan KL: The brief CV review session: One component of a mosiac of mentorship for women in academic medicine. Journal of the National Medical Association 101(9): 873-80, Sep 2009.

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