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Jill M. Baren, MD, MBE, has been named Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, effective July 1, 2011. A member of our medical faculty since 1997, Dr. Baren is Professor of Emergency Medicine and holds a secondary appointment as Professor of Pediatrics. She is an attending physician at both HUP and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Within the larger field of emergency care, Dr. Baren is recognized as an expert in pediatric emergency medicine and was one of the first individuals to hold this subspecialty certification. As a fellow of both the American College of Emergency Medicine and the American Academy of Pediatrics, she has held major leadership positions in professional organizations of both specialties including President of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Chair of the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Committee of the American College of Emergency Physicians and Chair of the sub-board of Pediatric Emergency Medicine of the American Boards of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics.

In 2006, she received a master's degree in bioethics from the Center for Bioethics at Penn and has served as a faculty member at the Center developing and teaching Clinical Ethics courses. Dr. Baren has also lectured and written on informed consent issues in emergency medicine research, bioethical issues in resuscitation, and end-of-life issues in the emergency department. Widely published, Dr. Baren is senior editor of, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, a leading textbook in the specialty, and co-editor of Emergency Medicine Clinical Pearls, a case based text on the practice of Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. She was associate editor of Journal Watch Emergency Medicine for 10 years and continues as associate editor of the journal Academic Emergency Medicine.

Since its founding in 1994, Penn Medicine's Department of Emergency Medicine has become one of the leading departments in the United States, and one of the top NIH funded emergency medicine research programs. The Department was recently awarded one of only six highly competitive Research Career Development Program awards.

Our faculty are organized into the following divisions:

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

3400 Spruce Street, Philadephia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-662-6698


  • Rishi Madhok, M.D.

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

51 North 39th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-662-9350

Pennsylvania Hospital

8th and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107

  • Charles Pollack, MD
    Chief

  • Kristi Artz, MD (CCA)

  • Kathleen Nasci, MD (CCA)
    Medical Director

  • Evelyn Duvivier, MD (CCA)

  • Katherine Jenq, MD (CCA)

  • Marianne McCormick, MD (CCA)

  • Andrew McWilliams, MD (CCA)
  • Timothy O'Connor, MD (CCA)

  • Suraj Puttanniah, MD (CCA)

  • Christopher Rees, MD

  • Judy Somers, MD
    (Part-time)

  • Sujatha Der, MD (CCA)

  • Julie Tseng, MD (CCA)

Division of Occupational Medicine

Research Staff at HUP

  • Manuel Boller, MD

  • Marion Leary, RN, BSN

  • Audrey Blewer, MPH
  • Anne Grossestreuer

  • Tong Da, MD, PhD

  • Sung Koo Jung, MD, PhD
    (visiting Prof.)

Hyperbaric Medicine