Department of Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine Leadership & Faculty

Laurence J. Gavin, MD

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Clinical Associate of Emergency Medicine
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Department of Emergency Medicine
51 North 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-9350
A.B. (English and Biomedical Sciences)
Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences, 1974.
Cornell University School of Medicine, 1978.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Texas , 1978-1979.
Resident in Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Texas , 1979-1981.
ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support -- Instructor , 1981.
Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine , 1981.
ATLS - Advanced Trauma Life Support – Instructor, 1982.
Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine , 1986.
Base Station Medical Command, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania , 1990.
American Board of Emergency Medicine, re-certified, 1996.
PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support – Provider , 1999.
American Board of Emergency Medicine, Re-certified , 2006.
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Selected Publications

Cluzet VC, Gerber JS, Metlay JP, Nachamkin I, Zaoutis TE, Davis MF, Julian KG, Linkin DR, Coffin SE, Margolis DJ, Hollander JE, Bilker WB, Han X, Mistry RD, Gavin LJ, Tolomeo P, Wise JA, Hu B, Fishman NO, Royer D, Lautenbach E.: The Effect of Total Household Decolonization on Clearance of Colonization with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 138: 1-8, August 2016.

Valerie C. Cluzet, Jeffrey S. Gerber, Irving Nachamkin, Joshua P. Metlay, Theoklis E. Zaoutis, Meghan F. Davis, Kathleen G. Julian, David Royer, Darren R. Linkin, Susan E. Coffin, David J. Margolis, Judd E. Hollander, Rakesh D. Mistry, Laurence J. Gavin, Pam Tolomeo, Jacqueleen A. Wise, Mary K. Wheeler, Warren B. Bilker, Xiaoyan Han, Baofeng Hu, Neil O. Fishman, and Ebbing Lautenbach: Duration of Colonization and Determinants of Earlier Clearance of Colonization With Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Clinical Infect Diseases Epub, Feb 2015 Notes: doi:10.1093/cid/civ075 Epub ahead of publication.

Cluzet VC, Zaoutis TE, Metlay JP, Julian KG, Royer D, Linkin DR, Nachamkin I, Edelstein PH, Coffin SE, Margolis D, Hollander JE, Mistry R, Gavin LJ, Tolomeo P, Wise JA, Wheeler MK, Bilker WB, Han X, Hu B, Fishman NO, Lautenbach E: Risk factors for recurrent colonization wthi methacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in community-dwelling adults and children. In: Program and Abstracts of SHEA Spring 2014 Conference, Denver, CO, April 2-6, 2014. 2014 Notes: Oral Presentation.

Harold I. Litt MD PhD, Constantine Gatsonis, PhD, Brad Snyder MS, Harjit Singh MD, Chadwick D. Miller MD, Daniel W. Entrikin MD, James M. Learning MD, Laurence J. Gavin MD, Charissa B. Pacella MD, Judd E. Hollander MD: CT Angiography for Safe Discharge of Patients with Possible Acute Coronary Syndromes. New England Journal of Medicine 366: 1393-1403, April 2012.

Lowe RA, Chhaya S, Nasci K, Gavin LJ, Shaw K, Zwanger ML, Zeccardi JA, Dalsey WC, Abbuhl SB, Feldman H, Berlin J.: Effect of Ethnicity on Denial of Authorization for ED Care by Managed Care Gatekeepers. Academic Emergency Medicine 8: 259-66, 2001.

Gavin LJ: Emergency Department Follow-up Services (Chapter 17) Emergency Department Management. Rosen RA (eds.). American College of Emergency Physicians, Dallas, Page: 239-62, 1998.

Lowe RA, Chhaya S, Nasci K, Gavin LJ, et al.: To whom do managed care providers deny ED care? Academic Emergency Medicine 2: 371, 1995.

Gavin LJ: Why not home care? (Editorial). Annals of Emergency Medicine 23: 1093-95, 1994.

Gavin LJ: Discharge Planning (Chapter 13) Managing the Emergency Department: A team approach Hellstern RA (eds.). American College of Emergency Physicians, Dallas, Page: 105-22, 1992.

Gavin LJ, Appelton W, Harvey FD, Strobos J: Emergency Department Violence: Prevention and Management. ACEP. American College of Emergency Physicians, Dallas, 1988.

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