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Shih Presents Research to U.S. and International Audiences


Dr. Richard Shih, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, is an active in medical research and education and has traveled extensively to share his findings.

Dr. Shih co-authored a case report entitled, “Glycine Induced Hyperammoniemia After Bladder Rupture During Transuretheral Resection of a Bladder Tumor.” The report was published in the Journal of Medical Cases.

In addition to co-authoring a case report, Dr. Shih has given various presentations, lectures and was a discussant at various conferences.

  •  Oral research presentation entitled, “5 Year Prospective Study: OSCE Evaluations Do Not Correlate with EM Faculty Evaluations” at the 2013 Council of Residency Directors Scientific Assembly in Denver
  •  Poster research presentation entitled, “QTc Prolongation and Torsades in Bupropion Overdose Presenting to U.S. Emergency Departments” at the 2013 American College of Medical Toxicology Scientific Assembly in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Poster research presentation entitled, “Ensuring Equity: Complaints by Race, The Beginning Investigations of MD Complaint Profilers” at the 2013 Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Northeast Regional Meeting held April 3 in Providence, R.I.

Dr. Shih gave two lectures at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center May 1-2 in Dallas.

  • Emergency Medicine Journal Club, Discussant
  • Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, Cases in Medical Toxicology

Dr. Shih gave three presentations at the 2013 New Jersey American College of Emergency Physicians Scientific Assembly Review Course held May 7 in Princeton, N.J.

  • Ensuring Equity: Complaints by Race, The Beginning Investigations of MD Complaint Profiles
  • ED Patients Who Complain Are Less Likely To Be Repeat Customers
  • Dr. Shih and Michael Silverman, MD, presented “2013 Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Review Course”

Dr. Shih gave three lectures at the Florida Emergency Physicians 13th Annual Symposium on Emergency Medicine Resuscitation of the Critically Ill 2013 held April 14 in Orlando. The lectures were entitled:

  • Get Up to Speed on New Drugs of Abuse
  • The Crashing OD: Give ‘Em Fat!
  • One Pill Can Kill – Practical Approach to Pediatric Poisoning

Dr. Shih is residency director for the department of emergency medicine at Morristown (N.J.) Medical Center.

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