Department of Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine Leadership & Faculty

Angela M Mills, MD

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Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Vice Chair of Clinical Operations, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
3400 Spruce Street
Department of Emergency Medicine
Ground Ravdin
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-2386
Fax: 215-662-3953
BS (Biology and Psychology)
Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA, 1993.
MD (Medicine)
Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1997.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship in General Surgery, MCP-Hahnemann University School of Medicine (Allegheny University), Philadelphia, PA, 1997-1998.
Resident in Emergency Medicine , University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1999-2003.
Chief Resident, Department of Emergency Medicine University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2002-2003.
Emergency Medicine Basic Research Skills Workshop, Emergency Medicine Foundation/ American College of Emergency Physicians, Dallas, TX, 2004-2005.
Clinical Research Certificate Program, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, 2009-2012.
AMIA-OHSU/ACEP 10x10 Program, Oregon Health & Science University, 2011-2011.
Penn Medicine Leadership Academy, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA, 2013-Present.
Chair Development Program , Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Des Plaines, IL , 2016-Present.
Advanced Trauma Life Support, 1997.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 1997.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support, 1999.
Advanced Trauma Life Support - Instructor, 2003.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support - Instructor, 2004.
American Board of Emergency Medicine, Diplomate, 2004.
American Board of Emergency Medicine, Recertification, 2014.
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Description of Research Expertise

Emergency research, treatment and evaluation of acute abdominal pain, disparities in emergency care, radiation risk and emergency radiologic imaging, electronic clinical decision support

Selected Publications

Soremekun OA, Shofer FS, Grasso D, Mills AM, Moore J, Datner EM: The impact of an emergency department dedicated Mid-Track area on patient flow. Annals of Emergency Medicine 21(4): 434-439, Apr 2014.

Raja AS, Gupta A, Ip IK, Mills AM, Khorasani R: The use of clinical decision support to measure adherence to a national imaging quality measure. Academic Radiology 21(3): 378-383, Mar 2014.

Meltzer A, Baumann BM, Chen EH, Shofer FS, Mills AM: Poor sensitivity of a modified Alvarado score in adults with suspected appendicitis. Annals of Emergency Medicine 37(7): 995-1000, Jul 2013.

Kerner C, Carey K, Baillie C, Mills AM, Yang W, Hilton S, Synnestvedt MB, Weiner MG, Lewis JD: Clinical predictors of urgent findings on abdominopelvic CT in emergency department patients with Crohn’s disease. Journal of Inflammatory Bowel Disease 19(6): 1179-85, May 2013.

Crichlow A, Cuker A, Mills AM: Overuse of CT pulmonary angiography in the evaluation of patients with suspected pulmonary embolism in the emergency department. Academic Emergency Medicine 19(11): 1219-26, Nov 2012.

Mills AM, Holena DN, Kallan MJ, Carr BG, Reinke CE, Kelz RR: The effect of insurance status on patients admitted for acute diverticulitis. Colorectal Disease Oct 2012 Notes: doi: 10.1111/codi.12066 [Epub ahead of print]

Martinez M, Cuker A, Mills AM, Lightfoot R, Fan Y, Tang WH, Hazen SL, Ischiropoulos H: Nitrated fibrinogen is a biomarker of oxidative stress in venous thromboembolism. Free Radical Biology & Medicine 53(2): 230-36, Jul 2012.

Mills AM, Huckins DS, Kwok H, Baumann BM, Ruddy RM, Rothman RE, Schrock JW, Lovecchio F, Krief WI, Hexdall A, Caspari R, Cohen B, Lewis RJ: Diagnostic characteristics of S100A8/A9 in a multicenter study of patients with right lower quadrant abdominal pain. Academic Emergency Medicine 19(1): 48-55, Jan 2012.

Kerner C, Carey K, Mills AM, Yang W, Synnestvedt MB, Hilton S, Weiner M, Lewis JD: Use of abdominopelvic computed tomography in emergency departments and rates of urgent diagnoses in Crohn's disease. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 10(1): 52-57, Jan 2012.

Baumann BM, Chen EH, Mills AM, Glaspey L, Thompson NM, Jones MK, Farner MC: Patient perceptions of computed tomographic imaging and their understanding of radiation risk and exposure. Annals of Emergency Medicine 58(1): 1-7, Jul 2011.

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