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Laurence J. Gavin, MD

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Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Department of Emergency Medicine
51 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-9350
Education:
A.B. (English and Biomedical Sciences)
Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences, 1974.
M.D.
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.
Certifications
Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine , 1981.
ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support -- Instructor , 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

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. American College of Emergency Physicians, Dallas, 1988.

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