Jonathan Levi Bar, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Director of Emergency Preparedness, University of Pennsylvania
Penn Medicine Clinician, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Emergency Medicine
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Department of Emergency Medicine
51 N 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-8215
BS (Human Biology, Health and Society)
Cornell University, 2013.
MD (Medicine)
Weill Cornell Medical College, 2017.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2017-2021.
Fellow in EMS, Cooper University Hospital, 2021-2022.
IS 200 ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents, 2009.
IS 100 Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS), 2009.
IS 100 Introduction to the ICS for Healthcare/Hospitals, 2018.
IS 700 National Incident Management System (NIMS), 2018.
Advanced Trauma Life Support, 2022.
ABEM Certified, 2022.
X Waivered Physician, 2022.
Pediatric Advance Life Support, 2023.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, 2023.
Pre-hospital EMS Physician Pennsylvandia Department of Health Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, 2023.
Basic Life Support, 2023.
Pennsylvania Medical Command Physician, 2025.
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Description of Other Expertise

Ground EMS
Wilderness Medicine
Disaster Medicine
Medicine in Austere Environments

Selected Publications

Bar J, Symonds S, Du Pont D, South E, Conlon L.: Using the National Incident Management System to Prepare Physicians for Rapid Responses: A Pilot Study. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. Cambridge University Press, 17(E226), September 2022.

Kuc,A, Calabrese, J, Matuzsan,Z, Bar, J, Hunter,K, Shah,A and Carroll,G: Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 in EMS Workers in Southern NJ(2022). Prehospital Emergency Care 26(1): 108-163, 2022 Notes: Research Abstracts for the 2022 NAEMSP Annual Meeting.

Murphy, E, Bar,J Shah, A, Kuc, A,Carroll, G, Hunter, K, and Matuzsan, Z: Can EMS Personnel Safely Determine Appropriate Patients to be Transported to Alternative Destinations? Prehospital Emergency Care 26(1): 108-163, 2022 Notes: Research Abstracts for the 2022 NAEMSP Annual Meeting.

Glick JE, Bar J.: Herpes Simplex Virus-Associated Keratitis. J. Emerg Med 61(1): e11-e12, Jul 2021.

Jonathan Bar: What to Expect When You Come to the Emergency Room. 2021.

Jonathan Bar: The Age of the Supraglottic Airway. 2021.

Jonathan Bar: Silent but Deadly: The "Happy" Hypoxemic. 2020.

Jonathan Bar: Surviving Hell: Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death in Firefighters. 2020.

Bar J, Rosenberg J, Chan W, Panebianco N: Pearls & Oy-sters: Diagnosis and Monitoring of Elevated ntracranial Pressure through Ultrasound of the Optic Nerve. Neurology 92(6): 299-301, Feb 2019.

Sangal RB, Bar J, Weiss B, Kelly M, Medina T: Accidental Hydrogen Peroxide Ingestion. Clin Pract Cases Emerg Med 2(3), May 2018.

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Last updated: 10/24/2023
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