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  • Rick A. Gimbel, M.D.
    • Gimbel R. Level Triage System Scores Predict ED Resource Consumption. Journal of Emergency Nursing. 2004 Feb;30(1):229.
    • Tanabe P, Gimbel R, Yarnold PR, Kyriacou DN, and Adams JG. Reliability and Validity of Scores on the Emergency Severity Index Version 3.” Acad Emerg Med pp. 59-65, Jan 2004.
    • Tanabe P, Gimbel R, Yarnold PR, Adams JG. The Emergency Severity Index (version 3) 5
    • Vozenilek J, Gillam M, Kharasch M, Heilenbach T, Lippitz J, Wang E, Gimbel R, Flaherty J, Handler J. EMEDU, Emergency Medicine Education Online. Acad Emerg Med 9: 1061, 2002.
    • Emergency Life Saving for Adults. Participating in validation research of a cardiac life support module designed to improve retention of knowledge among resident physicians. http://www.emedu.org/ecg/index.htm November 2001.
    • Emergency Splinting Module. Participated in filming and design of computer-based module designed to improve splinting skills among emergency medicine housestaff. Published at www.emedu.org. Completed September 2001.
    • Picture of the day- “Traumatic Globe Injury”. Photograph and discussion of an open globe injury. Published at www.ncemi.org. Completed October 2000.
    • Evaluation of the Patient with Spinal Trauma and Back Pain: An Evidence Based Approach. Literature review of evidence based medicine regarding the treatment of patients with spine trauma and back pain. Published February 1999 in Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America.
    • Cervical Spine Films: Correlation between Policy and Practice. Project explored the correlation between current emergency department policy and attending physician practice. Report given to emergency department personnel April 1998. [back to top]

Book Chapters

    • Gimbel R and Petri R. Retrograde Guidewire Intubation. Emergency Medicine Procedures (editors Reichman EF, Simon RR) McGraw-Hill, New York, 2004: 87-93.
    • Gimbel R and Bauer G. Smoke Inhalation Injury. Medical Toxicology (editors Dart RC, et al.) Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, New York, 2003: 1203-1210.
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    • The Emergency Severity Index Triage Instrument Predictors Resource Consumption, Presented at SAEM Research Forum May 2003.
    • Vozenilek J, Lippitz J, Gillam M, Rodgers R, Gimbel R. Emergency Electrocardiography Online Teaching Module. Innovations in Emergency Medicine Education Abstract Presentation, SAEM Research Forum, May 2002. Acad Emerg Med. 2002 9: 1061-a
    • Vozenilek J, Kharasch M, Wang E, Gimbel R, Flaherty J. Proficiency of Housestaff to Provide Care to Patients with Acute Life-Threatening Events and Time to Last ACLS Certification Have No Correlation. SAEM Research Forum, May 2002; Acad Emerg Med. 2002; 9: 430-a.
    • Vozenilek J, Gillam M, Kharasch M, Heilenbach T, Lippitz J, Wang E, Gimbel R, Flaherty J, Handler J. EMEDU, Emergency Medicine Online. Innovations in Emergency Medicine Education Abstract Presentation, SAEM Research Forum, May 2002; Acad Emerg Med. 2002; 9: 1061. [back to top]


  • Healthcare Foundation of Highland Park, Grant. $165,000 for FY 2006 supporting salaries and training: These courses include national certifications such as Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Advanced Burn Life Support, mass casualty training courses such as Basic Disaster Life Support and Advanced Bioterrorism Triage, and smaller courses of our own creation, including SBAR (Situation Background Assessment and Recommendation) communication training for the medical floor nurses. [back to top]


  • Jeffrey G. Graff, M.D.
    • Van Roo J, Wang EE, Vozenilek JA, Aldeen A, Graff J, Pettineo C. Central Venous Catheterization: Right Internal Jugular Vein Approach. Acad Emerg Med. 2008;15(4):397.
    • Reinhart M and Graff J. Estimating the Impact of a Competencies-Based System of Education and Evaluation: The Perspective of the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Acad Emerg Med. 2002;9:1220-1221.
    • Flaherty J, Kharasch M, Graff J. Evaluation of Dual Residency Training in Internal Medicine/Emergency Medicine. Acad Emerg Med. 2001;8:472-a-473-a.
    • Kharasch M and Graff J. Airway Emergencies. Critical Care Clinics of N. America, 1995.
    • Armegol R, Graff J, Baerman JM, Swiryn S. Lack of effectiveness of lidocaine for sustained wide QRS complex tachycardia. Ann Emerg Med. 1989 Mar;18(3);254-257.
    • Snyder T, del Castillo J, Graff J, Hoxsey R, Hefti M. Heterotopic pregnancy after in vitro fertilization and ovulatory drugs. Ann Emerg Med. 1988 Aug;17(8):846-849.
    • Flaherty J, Cerva D, Graff J. ARDS after massive imipramine overdose. Am J Emerg Med. May 1986.
    • Leikin J, Vogel S, Graff J, Goldman-Leikin R, Butler VP, Haber E, Smith TW. Use of Fab fragments of digoxin-specific antibodies in the therapy of massive digoxin poisoning. Ann Emerg Med. 1985 Feb;14(2):175-178.
    • Hess F, Graff J. Skin and soft tissue infections. Topics in Emergency Medicine. Apr 1982. [back to top]


  • PTP - ACGME Core Competencies “Getting Ahead of the Curve”, Washington, D.C ~ March 2003
    ons to Emergency Medicine Programs, Sponsored by the American Board of Emergency Medicine-
    American Board of Emergency Medicine Staff 5/04

    University of Louisville 4/04

    Sinai Grace Hospital 10/03

    Cook County Hospital 4/03

    Michigan State University 10/02

    Upstate Medical Center 4/02

    University of New Mexico 11/01

    Stanford University 10/01

    Spectrum Healthcare, GR, MI 11/00

    University Of Chicago 11/00
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    • Flaherty JJ, Kharasch M, Graff JG. Evaluation of Dual Residency Training in Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine. SAEM Annual Meeting, May 2001.
    • Gillam M, Leung J, Handler J, Feied C, Vozenilek J, Graff J, Flaherty J. Effect of Purchasing a Digital Camera on Residency Education. ACEP Research Forum, Philadelphia, October 2000. Ann of Emerg Med. 2000 Oct;36(suppl):79S.

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  • Justin D. Griffith, M.D.
    • Abraham C, Griffith J, Miller J. The Dependence for Leukocyte Function-Associated Antigen-1 / ICAM-1 Interactions in T-Cell Activation. Journal of Immunology 1999;162:4399-4405.
    • Illinois College of Emergency Physicians, Academic Forum – Migraine Headaches in the Emergency Dept. (Oral Presentation). 2004.
    • Griffith J et al. Metoclopramide vs. Hydromorphone for the ED Treatment of Migraine Headaches. Midwest Society for Academic Emergency Medicine and American College of Emergency Physicians National Research Forum. 2004.
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  • Bruce Harris, M.D.
    • “Using Medical Leadership to Improve Patient Flow and Increase Patient Satisfaction in the Emergency Department.” May 1999, Chicago, IL. Presented at International Business Communications’ Conference
    • “Enhancing Patient Flow in the Emergency Department.”[back to top]
  • Sari L. Hart, M.D.
    • Hart S, Korkij W, Soltani K. Periodic vertival columns of small molecular weight keratins in plantar skin demonstrated by AE1 and AE3 monoclonal antibodies. Journal of Investigative Dermatology 1984;82:389.
    • Contributor to abstracts for Journal of Emergency Medicine: 1986-1987.[back to top]
  • Frederick C. Hess, M.D.
    • " Bioterrorism Guidelines” for Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Emergency Department Web Site Bioterrorism Link, October, 2002
    • del Castillo J, Boyar C, Hess F, Miller J. Atraumatic Panmural Rupture of the Esophagus: Boerhaave Syndrome. Ann Emerg Med. 12(6) June 1983.
    • Hess F, Graff J. Skin and Soft Tissue Infections. Topics in Emergency Medicine, Infectious Disease Emergencies 4(1) April 1982.

    Book Chapters
    • “Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Hospital Emergency Preparedness After 9/11,” Glenview Community Meeting, November 2002.
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  • Timothy D. Heilenbach, M.D.
    Book Chapters
    • Heilenbach T. Nausea and Vomiting. In: Marx JA, Hockberger RS, Walls RM, eds. Rosen’s Emergency Medicine: Concepts and Clinical Practice, 5th edition. Mosby, Inc., 2002.
    • Vozenilek J, Gillam M, Kharasch M, Heilenbach T, Lippitz J, Wang E, Gimbel R, Flaherty J, Handler J. EMEDU, Emergency Medicine Online. Innovations in Emergency Medicine Education Abstract Presentation, SAEM Research Forum, May 2002; Acad Emerg Med. 2002;9:1061.
    • Vozenilek J, Gillam M, Handler J, Wang E, Lippitz J, Heilenbach T, Flaherty J, Kharasch M. Screening Emergency Medicine Educational Resources on the Web: What’s New on EMEDU.org. Abstract presented at Pennsylvania ACEP, Las Vegas, Dec 5, 2001.
    • Vozenilek J, Kharasch M, Heilenbach T, Lippitz J, Gillam M, Handler J, Flaherty JJ. Online Training Module in Lifesaving Invasive Medical Procedures. SAEM Annual Meeting, Atlanta, May 2001. ACEP Research Forum, Chicago IL, October 2001.
    • Vozenilek J, Kharasch M, Heilenbach T, Lippitz J, Gillam M, Handler J, Flaherty J. Online Interactive Invasive Life-Saving Emergency Medicine Procedure Training Module. Abstract presented SAEM Innovations in Emergency Medicine Education, May 7, 2001, Acad Emerg Med. 2001 May;8(5):583-584.
    • Vozenilek J, Lippitz J, Flaherty J, Heilenbach T. Online Ultrasonography in Emergency Medicine Training Module. Innovations in Emergency Medicine Abstract presented SAEM May 2000; Acad Emerg Med. 2000;7:542-c. [back to top]

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