Department of Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine Leadership & Faculty

Suzanne M. Shepherd, MD, MS, FAAEM, DTM&H

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Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Member, COAP Committee, Department of Emergency Medicine
Director of Education & Research, PENN Travel Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Education Officer, Department of Emergency Medicine
Chair, Dept Emergency Medicine COAP Committee, HUP
Director, Quality Improvement , Department of Emergency Medicine Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Department of Emergency Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6976
Fax: 215-662-3953
Education:
B.A. (Biological Sciences)
Goucher College, 1974.

Department of Microbiology, Georgetown University PhD program terminated due to mentor relocation to U Cal, Davis, 1975.
M.S. (Physiology & Biophysics)
Georgetown University; M.S. with Distinction, 1976.
M.D.
Georgetown University Medical School, 1980.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Internal Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, 1980-1981.
Resident, Emergency Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, 1981-1983.
DTM&H, Gorgas Memorial Institute of Tropical Medicine, Instituto de Medicina Tropical "Alexander von Humboldt", Universidad Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru , 2000-2000.
Gorgas Expert Course in Clinical Tropical Medicine, Gorgas Memorial Institute of Tropical and Preventative Medicine and the Instituto de Medicina Tropical "Alexander von Humboldt", 2001-2001.
Certifications
American Board of Emergency Medicine, 1984.
Recertification, American Board of Emergency Medicine, 1994.
Diplomate of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Eligible, Certificate of Knowledge in Tropical Medicine and Traveler’s Health American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2000.
American Board of Emergency Medicine Continuous Certification Lifelong Learning Self Assessment Test Certification, 2004.
Recertification, American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2004.
Certification, ABEM Continuous Certification Lifetime Learning Self Assessment Test, 2005.
Certification, ABEM Continuous Certification Lifetime Learning Self Assessment Test , 2006.
ABEM Continuous Certification, Lifelong Learning Self Assessment Test Certification, 2007.
ABEM Continuous Certification, Lifelong Learning Self Assessment Test Certification , 2008.
ABEM Continuous Certification, Lifelong Learning Self Assessment Test Certification , 2009.
ABEM Continuous Certification, Lifelong Learning Self Assessment Test Certification , 2010.
ABEM Continuous Certification Lifetime Learning Self Assessment Test, 2011.
ABEM Continuous Certification Lifetime Learning Self Assessment Test , 2012.
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Selected Publications

Shepherd SM, Shoff WH: Vaccination for the expatriate and long term traveler. Expert Review Vaccines 13(6): 1375-80, 2014.

Shepherd SM, Shoff WH, Mills A. : Human attacks by large felid carnivores in captivity and the wild. Wilderness Environmental Med 25: 220-30, 2014.

Shepherd SM, Shoff WH: Dengue. eMedicine January 2014 Notes: available at http://emedicine.medscape.com/article.

Shepherd SM, Cunion S, Shoff WH. : Shigella Attack. Disaster Medicine. Ciottone GR (eds.). Mosby, Inc, St Louis, MO,(2nd Edition), in press 2014.

Shepherd SM, Grossheider T, Shoff WH: Antimalarial Toxicity. Harwood Nuss Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine. Wolfson A (eds.). Lippincott-Raven, in press.

Gaieski DF, Goldman JD, Holzman DL, Shoff WH, Shepherd SM, Mehta N, Goyal M. : Algid Malaria treated with early goal directed therapy. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. J. Doughlas White, MD (eds.). 31: 263e5, 2013.

Shepherd SM, Shoff WH.: An Urban Northeastern Alligator Bite. Am J Emerg Med 32: 487.e1-487.e3, 2013.

Shepherd SM: Drowning. FIMS Sports Medicine Manual: Event Planning and Emergency Care. McDonough DO, Micheli L, Frontera WR, Pigozzi F, Grimm K, Butler CF, Smith AD, Budgett R, Parisis C, Lereim I (eds.). Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 2012.

Shepherd SM, Shoff WH: Travel Medicine Immunizations. Primary Care Clinics Office Practice 38: 643, 2011.

Shepherd SM, Dean AJ, Shoff WH: An Immigrant with Neck Swelling. Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine. Holstege CP, Baer AB, Pines JM, Brady WJ (eds.). Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, Page: 69, 2011.

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