Sajjad A Savul, MD, MS

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Medical Director, Occupational Medicine, Penn Presbyterian Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Residency Program Director, Occupational Medicine Residency, University Of Pennsylvania
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Occupational Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
3400 Spruce Street, Ground Ravdin
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Fax: 215-662-7133
Education:
MD
Khyber Medical College, University of Peshawar, Pakistan, 1988.
MS (Aerospace Medicine )
Wright State University of Medicine, Sept. of Community Medicine, 1996.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine & General Surgery, Lady Reading Postgraduate Institute and Hospital, 1988-1990.
Resident in Aerospace Medicine , Wright State University School of Medicine , 1994-1997.
Resident in Family Medicine , Latrobe Area Hospital, 1997-2000.
Chief Resident in Family Medicine , Latrobe Area Hospital, 1999-2000.
Chief Resident in Occupational Medicine , University of Pennsylvania , 2006-2007.
Certifications
Diplomat, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates , 1994.
Board Certification, American Board of Family Medicine, 2000, 2007, 2000.
Medical Review Officer (MRO) 2004, 2010, 2016, 2021, 2004.
Certified, American Board of Addiction Medicine , 2009.
Professional Supervisor (Physician) of Audiometric Monitoring - CAOHC 2010, 2015, 2010.
Board Certification, American Board of Prev. Medicine (Occupational Medicine), 2012.
Certified, National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME), 2013.
Aviation Medical Examiner (AME), Federal Aviation Administration , 2013.
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Selected Publications

Green-McKenzie J, Savul S: Outcomes of an Intervention to increase Physicians Underrepresented in Medicine in Occupational Medicine Training. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 27: S196 - S199, May/June 2021.

Gumidyala, L, Savul, S, Shofer, F, McKenzie, J: Effect of CDC opioid-prescribing guidelines in a Community-Hospital Emergency Department. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 27: S186 - S190, May/June 2021.

Maura Lappin, DO, Frances Shofer, PhD, Erik Cohen, MD, Daniel O’Connor, MD, Sajjad Savul, MD, MS, Judith Green-McKenzie, MD, MPH. : Perceptions regarding Personal Protective Equipment availability and association with Burnout among US Healthcare Workers during the COVID-19 Pandemic- A poster presentation at a USCF Livestream conference on Updates in Occupational & Environmental Medicine March 2021.

Maura Lappin, DO, Frances Shofer, PhD, Erik Cohen, MD, Daniel O’Connor, MD, Sajjad Savul, MD, MS, Judith Green-McKenzie, MD, MPH. : "Perceptions regarding Personal Protective Equipment availability and association with Burnout among US Healthcare Workers during the COVID-19 Pandemic". Poster presentation at a USCF Livestream conference on Updates in Occupational & Environmental Medicine (March 2021) 2021.

Parvathi Somasundaram, MD MPH; Timothy Lawler, DO MPH; Edward O’Hara, MD MBA; Frances S Shofer, PhD; Sajjad Savul, MD MS; Judith Green-McKenzie, MD MPH : Poster presentation: Prevalence of burnout in Occupational and Environmental medicine physicians in the United States American Occupational Health Conference (AOHC) 2019 62(9): 680 - 685, September 2020.

Multiple: Occupational Medicine: A Basic Guide. American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Page: Subchapter 6: FAA Medical Certification, 2018.

Nima Alipour, DO, F. Shofer, PhD, S. Savul, MD, J. McKenzie, MD.: Efficacy of Early Intervention with Manual Therapy in Acute Occupational Low Back Pain on overall case duration. Poster presentation at AOHC, Denver, CO- April 2017 2017.

Tripp L D, Savul S, Chelette T, Widman R A: Female exposure to high G: effects of simulated combat sorties on cerebral and arterial O2 saturation. Aviation, space, and environmental medicine 69(9): 869-74, Sep 1998.

K. Myers, D. Doerr, S. Savul: Operational research opportunities through medical certification examinations. ASMA Annual Meeting May 1997.

S. Savul: Gender differences in cerebral and arterial oxygenation after exposure to high G-forces. Wright State University, Dayton, OH 1996.

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