Department of Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine Leadership & Faculty

C. Crawford Mechem

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Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Medical Director, Emergency Medical Services Command Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania
Division Head, Emergency Medical Services, Department of Emergency Medicine , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Emergency Medicine
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: 215 662 6307
Fax: 215 662 3953
Education:
B.S. (Biology (with honors))
Stanford University, 1981.
M.S. (Biology)
Stanford University , 1982.
M.D.
Jefferson Medical College, 1988.
Post-Graduate Training
Transitional Internship , Valley Med Ctr; U of CA, SF Sch of Medicine; Fresno-Central San Joaquin Valley Med.Ed. Pro, 1988-1989.
Resident in Emergency Medicine , Valley Med Ctr; UofC, SF Med. Sch; Fresno-Central San Joaquin Val. Med.Ed Pgrm., Fresno, CA., 1989-1992.
Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Emergency Medicine, 1994.
Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians, 1996.
American Board of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services subspecialty certification, 2014.
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Selected Publications

Mechem CC : Seizure with Prehospital Refusal of Care Emergency Medicine Pearls. Baren J, Alpern E (eds.). Hanley and Belfus, Philadelphia, PA 2003.

Mechem CC : Environmental Emergencies Word on the Street. Limmer D, O’Keefe MF, Dickinson ET (eds.). Brady-Prentice Hall. Upper Saddle River, 2003.

Dickinson ET, Schultz D, Mechem CC : Base station physician refusals of paramedic drug intervention requests Prsented at the annual meeting of the National Association of EMS Physicians, Tucson, AZ January 2002.

Mechem CC : A Patient Exposed to a Hazardous Material Paramedic Case Studies. Dickinson ET, Stern A (eds.). Prentice Hall - Brady Health, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2003.

Mechem CC, Datner EM : Interpersonal Violence: Don’t Women Ever Assault Women? Editorial for: Emergency Medicine News Hoffman L (eds.). New York, NY: Lippincott-Raven, 19: 4, 40, January 2002.

Mechem CC, Hare S, Hvisdas R, Berg DM, Halper R, Cola LA: Emergency Medical Planning for the 2000 Republican National Convention Prehospital Emergency Care 5: 344-352, 2001.

Halpern SD, Mechem CC: Declining rate of substance abuse throughout the month The American Journal of Medicine 110: 347-351, 2001.

Mechem CC, Barger J, Shofer FS, Dickinson ET: Short-Term Outcome of Seizure Patients Who Refuse Transport after Prehospital Stabilization Academic Emergency Medicine 9: 231-236, 2001.

Mechem CC, Shofer FS, Reinhard S, Datner EM: Violence Between Women in an Urban Emergency Department Patient Population Academic Emergency Medicine 8: 30-35, 2001.

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