At Penn State Health, we conduct high-quality research in urgent and emergent health conditions. Our goal is to improve outcomes for our patients.
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Our Department of Emergency Medicine faculty, staff, residents and students work together on research. We exchange ideas and develop new approaches to clinical problems. We value:
- Scientific integrity
- Methodological rigor
- Clinical relevance
Our team participates in both National Institutes of Health and industry-funded clinical trials. We collaborate with other departments, including:
- Biomedical Engineering
- Internal Medicine
- Trauma Surgery
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
We also conduct research with pre-hospital providers in Penn State Health Emergency Medicine, Life Lion and other emergency medical services agencies in the southcentral Pennsylvania region.
Michelle Ann Fischer, MD, MPH, FACEP, is Director of Research for the Department of Emergency Medicine.