Department of Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine Leadership & Faculty

Brendan G. Carr, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center, Pennsylvania Hospital
Core Member, Firearm & Injury Center, University of Pennsylvania
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Co-Director, Firearm Usage & Safety Experiments (FUSE) Lab, University of Pennsylvania
Associate Fellow, Center for Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania
Co-Director, Center for Emergency Care Policy and Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Core Faculty, Center for Resuscitation Science, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Curriculum Director, K12 EMERGE (Enabling Medical Research Growth in Emergency Medicine), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Member, Selection Committee for new faculty, Department of Neurology, Division of Vascular Neurology, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
933 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021
Office: 215.573.3976
Fax: 215.573.2265
Graduate Group Affiliations
Education:
BA (Psychology)
Loyola College, 1994.
MA (Clinical Psychology)
Loyola College, 1996.
MD (Medicine )
Temple University , 2001.
MS (Health Policy Research)
University of Pennsylvania , 2008.
Post-Graduate Training
Pre- Medical Program, Bryn Mawr College, 1996-1997.
Resident in Emergency Medicine , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , 2001-2005.
Fellow in Trauma and Surgical Critical Care , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania , 2005-2006.
Fellow, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA , 2006-2008.
Certifications
American Board of Emegency Medicine , 2006.
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Description of Research Expertise

Injury Epidemiology
Emergency Care System Design

Description of Clinical Expertise

Trauma Resuscitation
Emergency Medicine

Selected Publications

Martinez R, Carr B.: Creating integrated networks of emergency care: from vision to value. Health Affairs 32(12): 2082-90, Dec 2013.

Lyon SM, Wunsch H, Asch DA, Carr BG, Kahn JM, Cooke CR: Use of Intensive Care Services and Associated Hospital Mortality After Massachusetts Healthcare Reform. Crit Care Med Nov. 2013.

Rising, KL, Wiebe DJ, Victor TW, Hollander JE, Carr BG.: Seeking a second opinion: Use of the same versus a different hospital for patients requiring recurrent emergency department visits. To be presented at the 2013 American College of Emergency Physicians Research Forum. (Poster Presentation) October 2013.

Clement RC, Carr BG, Kallan MJ, Reilly PM, Mehta S.: "Who needs an orthopedic trauma surgeon? An analysis of US national injury patterns" Journal of Trauma 75(4): 687-92, Oct 2013.

Rising, KL, Wiebe DJ, Victor TW, Hollander JE, Carr BG.: Patient Returns to the Emergency Department: The Time-to-Return Curve. To be presented at the 2013 American College of Emergency Physicians Research Forum. (Poster Presentation) October 2013.

Myers SR., Branas CC., French BC., Nance ML., Kallan MJ., Wiebe DJ., Carr BG.: Safety in Numbers: Are Major Cities the Safest Places in the US? Annals of Emergency Medicine 62(4): 408-418, Oct 2013.

Benns M., Carr B., Kallan MJ., Sims CA.: Benchmarking the Incidence of Organ Failure After Injury at Trauma Centers and Non-Trauma Centers in the United States. Journal of Trauma 75(3): 426-31, Sep 2013.

Myers SR., Salhi RA., Lerner EB., Gilson R., Kraus A., Kelly JJ., Hargarten S., Carr BG.: A pilot study describing access to emergency care in 2 states using a model emergency care categorization system. Acad Emerg Med 20(9): 894-903, Sep 2013.

Branas CC, Wolff CS, Williams J, Margolis G, Carr BG: Simulating Changes to Emergency Care Resources in Comparing System Effectiveness. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 66(8): 57-64, Aug 2013.

Mullen MT, Judd S, Howard VJ, Kasner SE, Branas CC, Albright KC, Rhodes JD, Kleindorger DO, Carr BG.: Disparities in Evaluation at Certified Primary Stroke Centers: Reasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke. Stroke 44(7): 1930-5, Jul 2013.

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Last updated: 12/15/2013
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