Peter Sokolove, MD

Title(s)Professor, Emergency Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address521 Parnassus Avenue, #7220
San Francisco CA 94117
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    Collapse Education and Training
    UCSF, San Francisco, CA2021Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Champion Training
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Washington, D.C.2013Health Policy Fellowship
    Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA1994Emergency Medicine Residency
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MAMD1991Medicine
    UCLA, Los Angeles, CABS1987Biology
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    California Chapter, American College of Emergency Physicians2014Walter T. Edwards Meritorious Service Award
    UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine2011Outstanding Service Award
    Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association2009Joseph F. Waeckerle Founder’s Award
    UC Davis School of Medicine2009Dean’s Award for Excellence in Education
    California Chapter, American College of Emergency Physicians2008CAL/EMRA Award
    Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association2005Residency Director of the Year Award
    American College of Emergency Physicians2001National Emergency Medicine Faculty Teaching Award
    California Chapter, American College of Emergency Physicians1999Education Award
    American College of Emergency Physicians1998Outstanding Speaker of the Year
    UC Davis Emergency Medicine Residency Program1998Academic Teacher of the Year
    American College of Emergency Physicians1997Rookie Faculty of the Year
    Harvard Medical School1991SAEM Medical Student Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award

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    1. Clinical Policy: Critical Issues in the Evaluation and Management of Emergency Department Patients With Suspected Appendicitis: Approved by ACEP Board of Directors February 1, 2023. Ann Emerg Med. 2023 06; 81(6):e115-e152. American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policies Subcommittee (Writing Committee) on Appen, Diercks DB, Adkins EJ, Harrison N, Sokolove PE, Kwok H, Wolf SJ, Members of the American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policies Committee (Oversight Commi, Diercks DB, Anderson JD, Byyny R, Carpenter CR, Friedman B, Gemme SR, Gerardo CJ, Godwin SA, Hahn SA, Hatten BW, Haukoos JS, Kaji A, Kwok H, Lo BM, Mace SE, Moran M, Promes SB, Shah KH, Shih RD, Silvers SM, Slivinski A, Smith MD, Thiessen MEW, Tomaszewski CA, Trent S, Valente JH, Wall SP, Westafer LM, Yu Y, Cantrill SV, Finnell JT, Schulz T, Vandertulip K. PMID: 37210169.
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    2. Emergency Department Crowding: The Canary in the Health Care System. NEJM Catalyst. 2021; 5(2). Kelen GD, Wolfe R, D-Onofrio G, Mills AM, Diercks D, Stern SA, Wadman MC, Sokolove PE. View Publication.
    3. Revisits, readmissions, and outcomes for pediatric traumatic brain injury in California, 2005-2014. PLoS One. 2020; 15(1):e0227981. Hsia RY, Mannix RC, Guo J, Kornblith AE, Lin F, Sokolove PE, Manley GT. PMID: 31978188; PMCID: PMC6980591.
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    4. Comparing resource use between paediatric emergency department visits by triage level. Emerg Med J. 2018 Nov; 35(11):681-684. Samuels-Kalow ME, Niedzwiecki M, Friedman AB, Sokolove PE, Hsia RY. PMID: 30181161.
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    5. Association between the seat belt sign and intra-abdominal injuries in children with blunt torso trauma in motor vehicle collisions. Acad Emerg Med. 2014 Nov; 21(11):1240-8. Borgialli DA, Ellison AM, Ehrlich P, Bonsu B, Menaker J, Wisner DH, Atabaki S, Olsen CS, Sokolove PE, Lillis K, Kuppermann N, Holmes JF, Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). PMID: 25377401.
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    6. Occult pneumothoraces in children with blunt torso trauma. Acad Emerg Med. 2014 Apr; 21(4):440-8. Lee LK, Rogers AJ, Ehrlich PF, Kwok M, Sokolove PE, Blumberg S, Kooistra J, Olsen CS, Wootton-Gorges S, Cooper A, Kuppermann N, Holmes JF, Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). PMID: 24730407.
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    7. Interobserver agreement in the clinical assessment of children with blunt abdominal trauma. Acad Emerg Med. 2013 May; 20(5):426-32. Yen K, Kuppermann N, Lillis K, Monroe D, Borgialli D, Kerrey BT, Sokolove PE, Ellison AM, Cook LJ, Holmes JF, Intra-abdominal Injury Study Group for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN. PMID: 23672355.
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    8. A multicenter study of the risk of intra-abdominal injury in children after normal abdominal computed tomography scan results in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2013 Oct; 62(4):319-26. Kerrey BT, Rogers AJ, Lee LK, Adelgais K, Tunik M, Blumberg SM, Quayle KS, Sokolove PE, Wisner DH, Miskin ML, Kuppermann N, Holmes JF, Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. PMID: 23622949.
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    9. Identifying children at very low risk of clinically important blunt abdominal injuries. Ann Emerg Med. 2013 Aug; 62(2):107-116.e2. Holmes JF, Lillis K, Monroe D, Borgialli D, Kerrey BT, Mahajan P, Adelgais K, Ellison AM, Yen K, Atabaki S, Menaker J, Bonsu B, Quayle KS, Garcia M, Rogers A, Blumberg S, Lee L, Tunik M, Kooistra J, Kwok M, Cook LJ, Dean JM, Sokolove PE, Wisner DH, Ehrlich P, Cooper A, Dayan PS, Wootton-Gorges S, Kuppermann N, Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). PMID: 23375510.
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    10. Variation in specialists' reported hospitalization practices of children sustaining blunt abdominal trauma. West J Emerg Med. 2013 Feb; 14(1):37-46. Sokolove PE, Kuppermann N, Vance CW, Lee MO, Morris BA, Holmes JF. PMID: 23447755; PMCID: PMC3582521.
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    11. Variation in specialists' reported hospitalization practices of children sustaining blunt head trauma. West J Emerg Med. 2013 Feb; 14(1):29-36. Vance CW, Lee MO, Holmes JF, Sokolove PE, Palchak MJ, Morris BA, Kuppermann N. PMID: 23447754; PMCID: PMC3582520.
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    12. Patients prefer boarding in inpatient hallways: correlation with the national emergency department overcrowding score. Emerg Med Int. 2011; 2011:840459. Richards JR, Ozery G, Notash M, Sokolove PE, Derlet RW, Panacek EA. PMID: 22235374; PMCID: PMC3253437.
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    13. The 2007 Model of the Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine: the 2009 update 2009 EM Model Review Task Force. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Mar; 57(3):e1-15. Perina DG, Beeson MS, Char DM, Counselman FL, Keim SM, McGee DL, Rosen CL, Sokolove PE, Tantama SS. PMID: 21272957.
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    14. The 2007 Model of the Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine: the 2009 update. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Mar; 18(3):e8-e26. Perina DG, Beeson MS, Char DM, Counselman FL, Keim SM, McGee DL, Rosen CL, Sokolove PE, Tantama SS. PMID: 21255180.
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    15. Ethics curriculum for emergency medicine graduate medical education. J Emerg Med. 2011 May; 40(5):550-6. Marco CA, Lu DW, Stettner E, Sokolove PE, Ufberg JW, Noeller TP. PMID: 20888722.
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    16. Off-service resident education in the emergency department: outline of a national standardized curriculum. Acad Emerg Med. 2009 Dec; 16(12):1325-1330. Kessler CS, Marcolini EG, Schmitz G, Gerardo CJ, Burns G, DelliGatti B, Marco CA, Manthey DE, Gutman D, Jobe K, Younggren BN, Stettner T, Sokolove PE. PMID: 20053254.
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    17. Industry relations with emergency medicine graduate medical education programs. Acad Emerg Med. 2009 Oct; 16(10):1025-30. Kowalenko T, Char D, Marco C, Asher S, Raja A, Farrell S, Sokolove PE, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Graduate Medical Education, Ethics, and Industry Relations C. PMID: 19799581.
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    18. Medical advertisements in medical journals: the case against. Acad Emerg Med. 2009 Oct; 16(10):981-3. Chisholm CD, Gentile NT, Gerhardt RT, Hauswald M, Mycyk MB, Sinert R, Sokolove PE. PMID: 19799575.
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    19. Overcrowding: harming the patients of tomorrow? Acad Emerg Med. 2009 Jan; 16(1):56-60. Fisher J, Sokolove PE, Kelly SP, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Crowding Taskforce Education Workgroup. PMID: 18945244.
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    20. The effect of emergency department crowding on education: blessing or curse? Acad Emerg Med. 2009 Jan; 16(1):76-82. Shayne P, Lin M, Ufberg JW, Ankel F, Barringer K, Morgan-Edwards S, DeIorio N, Asplin B. PMID: 18945243.
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    21. Ten-year experience with an emergency medicine resident research project requirement. Acad Emerg Med. 2006 May; 13(5):575-9. Holmes JF, Sokolove PE, Panacek EA. PMID: 16569749.
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    22. Association between the "seat belt sign" and intra-abdominal injury in children with blunt torso trauma. Acad Emerg Med. 2005 Sep; 12(9):808-13. Sokolove PE, Kuppermann N, Holmes JF. PMID: 16141013.
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    23. A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial of phenytoin for the prevention of early posttraumatic seizures in children with moderate to severe blunt head injury. Ann Emerg Med. 2004 Apr; 43(4):435-46. Young KD, Okada PJ, Sokolove PE, Palchak MJ, Panacek EA, Baren JM, Huff KR, McBride DQ, Inkelis SH, Lewis RJ. PMID: 15039684.
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    24. Severe cervical spine distraction. J Emerg Med. 2003 Nov; 25(4):445-7. Schauer BA, Sokolove PE. PMID: 14654187.
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    25. Exsanguination due to right ventricular rupture during closed-chest cardiopulmonary resuscitation. J Emerg Med. 2002 Aug; 23(2):161-4. Sokolove PE, Willis-Shore J, Panacek EA. PMID: 12359284.
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    26. Identification of children with intra-abdominal injuries after blunt trauma. Ann Emerg Med. 2002 May; 39(5):500-9. Holmes JF, Sokolove PE, Brant WE, Palchak MJ, Vance CW, Owings JT, Kuppermann N. PMID: 11973557.
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    27. A clinical decision rule for identifying children with thoracic injuries after blunt torso trauma. Ann Emerg Med. 2002 May; 39(5):492-9. Holmes JF, Sokolove PE, Brant WE, Kuppermann N. PMID: 11973556.
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    28. Images in clinical medicine. Pulmonary embolism. N Engl J Med. 2001 Nov 01; 345(18):1311. Sokolove PE, Offerman SR. PMID: 11794150.
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    29. Emergency department ultrasonography in the evaluation of hypotensive and normotensive children with blunt abdominal trauma. J Pediatr Surg. 2001 Jul; 36(7):968-73. Holmes JF, Brant WE, Bond WF, Sokolove PE, Kuppermann N. PMID: 11431759.
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    30. Pharyngeal foreign body. J Emerg Med. 2001 Jul; 21(1):65-6. Smith TS, Sokolove PE. PMID: 11399392.
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    31. Interobserver agreement in the electrocardiographic diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction in patients with left bundle branch block. Ann Emerg Med. 2000 Dec; 36(6):566-71. Sokolove PE, Sgarbossa EB, Amsterdam EA, Gelber R, Lee TC, Maynard C, Richards JR, Valente R, Wagner GS. PMID: 11097696.
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    32. The emergency department presentation of patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis. Acad Emerg Med. 2000 Sep; 7(9):1056-60. Sokolove PE, Rossman L, Cohen SH. PMID: 11044004.
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    33. Implementation of an emergency department triage procedure for the detection and isolation of patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis. Ann Emerg Med. 2000 Apr; 35(4):327-36. Sokolove PE, Lee BS, Krawczyk JA, Banos PT, Gregson AL, Boyce DM, Lewis RJ. PMID: 10736118.
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    34. Pulmonary arterial fibromuscular dysplasia: a rare cause of fulminant lung hemorrhage. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2000 Mar; 21(1):69-73. Campman SC, Holmes JF, Sokolove PE, Romero JA, Yost BA, Lie JT. PMID: 10739231.
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    35. The safety of etomidate for emergency rapid sequence intubation of pediatric patients. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2000 Feb; 16(1):18-21. Sokolove PE, Price DD, Okada P. PMID: 10698137.
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    36. Endoscopy-based triage significantly reduces hospitalization rates and costs of treating upper GI bleeding: a randomized controlled trial. Gastrointest Endosc. 1999 Dec; 50(6):755-61. Lee JG, Turnipseed S, Romano PS, Vigil H, Azari R, Melnikoff N, Hsu R, Kirk D, Sokolove P, Leung JW. PMID: 10570332.
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    37. Identification of intra-abdominal injuries in children hospitalized following blunt torso trauma. Acad Emerg Med. 1999 Aug; 6(8):799-806. Holmes JF, Sokolove PE, Land C, Kuppermann N. PMID: 10463551.
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    38. Exposure of emergency department personnel to tuberculosis: PPD testing during an epidemic in the community. Ann Emerg Med. 1994 Sep; 24(3):418-21. Sokolove PE, Mackey D, Wiles J, Lewis RJ. PMID: 8080139.
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