I came to the University of Maryland in 2003 by way of a Bachelors degree in Humanities from Yale College, an undergraduate thesis on Ovid, two years of teaching English as a second language in Changsha and Beijing, People's Republic of China, medical training at Harvard Medical School, along with two years at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, where I earned a Masters Degree in Public Policy, and a four year residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Michigan.
Patient Safety in Emergency Medicine. Public policy and emergency medical care.
Schenkel SM. Promoting Patient Safety and Preventing Medical Error in Emergency Departments. Academic Emergency Medicine 2000, 7(11)1204-1222.
Schenkel SM, Khare R, Rosenthal MM, Sutcliffe KM, Lewton EL. Resident Perceptions of Medical Errors in the Emergency Department. Academic Emergency Medicine 2003, 10(12)1318-1324.
Eisenberg E, Murphy A, Sutcliffe K, Wears R, Schenkel S, Perry S, Vanderhoef M. Communication in Emergency Medicine: Implications for Patient Safety. Communication Monographs 2005, 72(4)390-413.
Xiao Y, Schenkel S, Faraj S, Mackenzie CF, Moss JA. What Whiteboards In a Trauma Center Operating Suite Can Teach Us About Emergency Department Communication. Annals of Emergency Medicine 2007; 50(4):387-395.
Schenkel S. The Unexpected Challenges of Accurate Medication Reconciliation. (Editorial.) Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2008; 52:493-5.
Croskerry P, Cosby KS, Schenkel SM, Wears RL, eds. Patient Safety in Emergency Medicine. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009.