Department of Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine Leadership & Faculty

Angela M Mills, MD

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Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Vice Chair of Clinical Operations, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
3400 Spruce Street
Department of Emergency Medicine
Ground Ravdin
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-2386
Fax: 215-662-3953
BS (Biology and Psychology)
Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA, 1993.
MD (Medicine)
Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1997.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship in General Surgery, MCP-Hahnemann University School of Medicine (Allegheny University), Philadelphia, PA, 1997-1998.
Resident in Emergency Medicine , University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1999-2003.
Chief Resident, Department of Emergency Medicine University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2002-2003.
Emergency Medicine Basic Research Skills Workshop, Emergency Medicine Foundation/ American College of Emergency Physicians, Dallas, TX, 2004-2005.
Clinical Research Certificate Program, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, 2009-2012.
AMIA-OHSU/ACEP 10x10 Program, Oregon Health & Science University, 2011-2011.
Penn Medicine Leadership Academy, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA, 2013-2016.
Physician Leadership Academy, Wharton Executive Education in partnership with Deloitte Consulting and University of Pennsylvania Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics , 2016-Present.
Chair Development Program , Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Des Plaines, IL , 2016-Present.
Advanced Trauma Life Support, 1997.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 1997.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support, 1999.
Advanced Trauma Life Support - Instructor, 2003.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support - Instructor, 2004.
American Board of Emergency Medicine, Diplomate, 2004.
American Board of Emergency Medicine, Recertification, 2014.
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Description of Research Expertise

Emergency research, treatment and evaluation of acute abdominal pain, disparities in emergency care, radiation risk and emergency radiologic imaging, electronic clinical decision support

Selected Publications

Choi K, Shofer FS, Mills AM: Sex differences in ST-elevation myocardial infarction activation for patients presenting to the emergency department. American Journal of Emergency Medicine 34(10): 1939-1943, Oct 2016.

Marin JR, Sengupta D, Bhargavan-Chatfield M, Kanal K, Mills, AM, Applegate K: Variation in pediatric cervical spine computed tomography radiation dose index in the United States. Academic Emergency Medicine 22(12): 1495-1505, Dec 2015.

Raja AS, Ip, IK, Dunne R, Schuur JD, Mills AM, Khorasani R.: Effects of performance feedback reports on imaging in the emergency department: A randomized trial. American Journal of Radiology 205(5): 936-940, Nov 2015.

Marin JR, Shofer FS, Chang I, Mills AM: Adherence to a clinical decision policy for head computed tomography in adult mild traumatic brain injury. American Journal of Emergency Medicine 33(2): 299-300, Feb 2015.

Soremekun OA, Shofer FS, Grasso D, Mills AM, Moore J, Datner EM: The impact of an emergency department dedicated Mid-Track area on patient flow. Annals of Emergency Medicine 21(4): 434-439, Apr 2014.

Martinez M, Cuker A, Mills AM, Crichlow A, Lightfoot RT, Chernysh N, Nagaswami C, Weisel JW, Ischiropoulos H.: Enhanced lysis and accelerated establishment of viscoelastic properties of fibrin clots are associated with pulmonary embolism. American Journal of Physiology Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology 306(5): 397-404, Mar 2014.

Raja AS, Gupta A, Ip IK, Mills AM, Khorasani R: The use of clinical decision support to measure adherence to a national imaging quality measure. Academic Radiology 21(3): 378-383, Mar 2014.

Arthur K, Kelz RR, Mills AM, Reinke CE, Robertson MP, Sims CA, Pascual JL, Reilly PM, Holena DN: Interhospital transfer: An independent risk factor for mortality in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit. The American Surgeon 79(9): 909-913, Sep 2013.

Meltzer A, Baumann BM, Chen EH, Shofer FS, Mills AM: Poor sensitivity of a modified Alvarado score in adults with suspected appendicitis. Annals of Emergency Medicine 37(7): 995-1000, Jul 2013.

Mills AM, Holena DN, Kallan MJ, Carr BG, Reinke CE, Kelz RR: The effect of insurance status on patients admitted for acute diverticulitis. Colorectal Disease 15(5): 613-620, May 2013.

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