Department of Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine Leadership & Faculty

William G. Baxt, MD

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Emeritus Professor of Emergency Medicine
Professor of Emergency Medicine in Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Department of Emergency Medicine
423 Guardian Drive
333 Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215)746-8135
Fax: (215)662-3953
Education:
B.A.
Brown University, 1963.
M.D.
Yale University, 1967.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship in Internal Medicine , Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, 1967-1968.
Resident in Internal Medicine , Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, 1970-1971.
Fellowship in Hematology, , Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, 1971-1973.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1972.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (Provider/Instructor), 1978.
Advanced Trauma Life Support (Provider/Instructor), 1983.
American Board of Emergency Medicine, 1987.
EMT-Tactical (Counter-Narcotics Tactical Operations Medical Support), 1999.
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Selected Publications

Baxt WG, Shofer FS, Sites FD, Hollander JE: A neural computational aid to the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction. Ann Emerg Med 39(4): 366-373, 2002.

Hollander JE, Sease KL, Sparano DM, Sites FS, Shofer FS, Baxt WG: Effects of neural network feedback to physicians on admit/discharge decision for emergency department patients with chest pain. Ann Emerg Med 44(3): 199-205, 2004.

Baxt WG, Shofer FS, Sites FD, Hollander JE: A neural network aid for the early diagnosis of cardiac ischemia in patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain. Ann Emerg Med 40: 575-593, 2002 Notes: Oral presentation at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine annual meeting, St. Louis, MI, May 19-22, 2002.

Baxt WG, Sites FD, Shofer FS, Hollander JE: Neural computational aid to the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction. Acad Emerg Med 8(5): 415, 2001 Notes: Oral presentation at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine annual meeting, Atlanta, GA, May 6-9, 2001.

Baxt WG.: Crisis at america’s teaching hospitals. Ann Emerg Med 36: 145-148, 2000.

Baxt WG: The role of the artificial neural network in the characterisation of complex systems and the prediction of disease. Artificial Neural Networks in Biomedicine. PJG Lisboa, EC Ifeachor, PS Szczepaniak (eds.). Springer-Verlag, 1999.

Longnecker DE, Baxt WG, Fratantoni JC, Horton JW, Kampine JP, Klein HG, et al: Fluid resuscitation: state of the science for treating combat casualties and civilian injuries. Committee on fluid resuscitation for combat casualties. Institute of Medicine, 1999.

Baxt WG, Waeckerle JF, Berlin JA, Callaham ML: Who reviews the reviewers?: Feasibility of using a fictitious manuscript to evaluate peer reviewer performance. Ann Emerg Med 32: 310-317, 1998.

Callaham ML, Baxt WG, Waeckerle JF, Wears RL: The reliability of editor's subjective quality ratings of manuscript peer reviews. JAMA 280(3): 229-31, July 1998.

Abbuhl S, Baxt WG: The principles of emergency medicine. Textbook of Internal Medicine. WN Kelley (eds.). J.B. Lippincott Company, 1997.

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