Department of Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine Leadership & Faculty


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Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Ground Floor Ravdin
Department of Emergency Medicine
3400 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6698
MBBS (Medicine and Surgery)
Baqai Medical and Dental College (University of Karachi), 2001.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, 2001-2002.
Senior House Officer in Basic Surgical Training Rotation, Mersey Deanery, 2005-2007.
Senior House Officer in Critical Care Medicine, Whiston Hospital, 2007-2007.
Specialty Registrar in Emergency Medicine, North Western Deanery, 2007-2012.
Fellow in Trauma/Surgical Critical Care, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center University of Maryland, 2013-2014.
Residency in Emergency Medicine, Christiana Care health System, 2014-2017.
Advanced Life Support, 2008.
Advanced Pediatric Life Support, 2011.
Fellowship of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (FRCEM) - Board Certification, 2012.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 2013.
Advanced Trauma Life Support, 2014.
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada in Emergency Medicine (FRCPC-EM)- Board Certification, 2015.
European Society for Intensive Care Medicine - Board Certification, 2016.
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Selected Publications

Qasim Z, Sikorski R: Physiologic Considerations in Trauma Patients Undergoing Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta. Anesthesia and Analgesia 125(3): 891-894, September 2017.

Qasim Z, Sadek S, Laing S: REBOA: How to set up a service. Apr 2016 Notes: In Laing S. HEFTEMCast podcast.

Qasim Z, Orman R: REBOA 101. Mar 2016 Notes: In: Orman R. ERCast podcast.

Qasim Z: REBOA. 2016 Notes: In Bauer E. Flightbridge ED podcast.

Qasim Z: REBOA. Dec 2015 Notes: In: Winters M, DeBlieux P, Rodriguez R. Critical Care Perspective in Emergency Medicine podcast.

Qasim Z, Brenner M, Menaker J, Scalea T: Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta. Resuscitation 96: 275-279, Sep 2015.

Qasim Z: More on the Rapid Saphenous Cutdown for Vascular Access in Trauma. May 2015 Notes: In: Weingart S. EMCrit Blog and Podcast.

Qasim Z: Asphyxiants. Chapter In: Oxford American Handbook of Disaster Medicine. Partridge RA, Proano L, Marcozzi D (eds.). Oxford University Press, Page: 521-529, 2012.

Qasim Z: Unexpected Bilateral Massive Pulmonary Embolism. International Journal of Emergency Medicine 4(70), Nov 2011.

Qasim Z, Baombe P: Best Evidence Topic Report: GlideScope in the Emergency Department. Emergency Medicine Journal 28(2): 165-166, Feb 2011.

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