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Millin, Michael, M.D., M.P.H., FACEP

Michael G. Millin, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.E.P.

     Michael Millin, M.D.                                         
Assistant Professor

Rush Medical College (M.D., 1999)
Oregon State University (M.P.H., 2004)
Michigan State University, EM (2002)
Oregon Health & Sciences University, EMS (2004)

Dr. Millin joined the faculty in 2004 after completing a two year fellowship in Emergency Medical Services and his MPH in Health Management and Policy. Millin is the medical director for the BWI airport fire and rescue department, and the Johns Hopkins critical care transport program, Lifeline.  In addition, he serves on the state EMS protocol committee with the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS).
Nationally, Dr. Millin is the chair of the standards and clinical practice committee and the wilderness EMS committee with the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP). He is also a member of the CPR committee of the American Red Cross scientific advisory council. Dr. Millin also serves as a medical officer with the New Jersey-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team. Dr. Millin got his start in medicine working as a professional ski patroller in Utah where he was trained as an avalanche rescue technician.  He has since served as the immediate past medical director for the National Ski Patrol and is a contributing medical editor of the 5th edition of the NSP textbook, Outdoor Emergency Care. Development of wilderness emergency medical services is a passion for Dr. Millin and he is the principle co-director of the national Wilderness EMS Medical Director’s course, which is jointly sponsored by NAEMSP and the Wilderness Medical Society.  In his free time, Dr. Millin enjoys being with his wife and kids and enjoying outdoor activities, especially skiing, hiking, and canoeing.

Research Interests
1. Emergency medical services (EMS) system development
2. Helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) utilization
3. Operational EMS system development with focus on wilderness emergency medical services (WEMS)
4. Emergency preparedness

Recent Publications
1.Galvagno SM Jr, Haut ER, Zafar SN, Millin MG, Efron DT, Koenig GR Jr, Baker SP, Bowman SM, Pronovost PJ, Haider AH. Association between helicopter vs ground emergency medical services and survival for adults with major trauma. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2012; 307 (15): 1602-10.
2. Warden CR, Millin MG, Hawkins SC, Bradley RN. Medical Direction of Wilderness and Other Operational EMS Programs. Journal of Wilderness and Environmental Medicine. 2102; 23 (1): 37-43.
3. Millin MG, Kandker SR, Malki A. Termination of Resuscitation of Non-Traumatic Cardiopulmonary Arrest – Resource document to the NAEMSP Position Statement. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2011; 15 (4): 547-54.
4. Cooney DR, Millin MG, Carter A, Lawner BJ, Nable JV, Wallus HJ. Ambulance Diversion and Emergency Department Offload Delay – Resource Document to the NAEMSP Position Statement. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2011; 15 (4): 555-61.
5. Millin MG, Brown LH, Craven CK, Hawkins SC, Tan DK, Piazza GM, Sattin RW. The evolution of the literature identifying the physician’s role in the leadership, clinical development, and practice of the subspecialty of emergency medical services. Prehospital Disaster Medicine. 2011; 26 (1): 49-65.

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Current Projects

1.Helicopter utilization patterns in the Maryland EMS system, effect of changes made to the state protocols over time
2. Infection control in emergency medical services.
3. For adults, children or infants, what is the most appropriate strategy to determine that a patient is in cardiopulmonary arrest?