Julius Cuong Pham, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Emergency Medicine
Department of Anesthesia,
Critical Care Medicine
for Patient Safety and Quality
University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine (M.D., 2000)
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Ph.D)
Henry Ford Health System, Residency in Emergency Medicine (2003)
Johns Hopkins Medical Institute, Fellowship in Critical Care (2004)
Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Graduate Training Program in Clinical Investigation (GTPCI) (PhD, [expected] 2007)
Dr. Pham is trained both in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care. He provides resident education and supervision in the Emergency Department as well as the Intensive Care Units. Because of this cross-training, he provides expertise in the management of critically ill patients in the Emergency Department.
Dr. Pham's area of research involves evaluating the quality and safety of Critical Care and Emergency Medicine. Recent publications involve studying ambulance diversion, ED pain management, rapid response teams, and error reporting systems. Current work involves studying ED medication errors, ED quality markers, culture of safety, and the association between information technology, ED staffing, and standardized protocols on quality of care.