Dr. Edward S Bessman MD

Dr. Edward Bessman is an emergency medicine doctor in Baltimore, Maryland and is affiliated with Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 33 years. He is one of 4 doctors at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center who specialize in Emergency Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Emergency Medicine

Clinical Interests: Urban Search and Rescue, Geriatrics, ED Operations

Education & Medical Training

University of Maryland
Residency, Emergency Medicine, 1983 - 1984

University of Maryland
Internship, Internal Medicine, 1981 - 1982

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1981

U Maryland Med Ctr
Chief Residency, Emergency Medicine, 1984 - 1985

Johns Hopkins University
Other Training, Medical Services Management, 2007 - 2011

Certifications & Licensure

Federal Emergency Management Agency
Certified 20 years in Confined Space Medical Specialist

American Board of Emergency Medicine
Certified 27 years in Emergency Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow and Founding Member (FAAEM), American Academy of Emergency Medicine
1998

Member, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
1996

Publications & Presentations

Does Providing Prescription Information or Services Improve Medication Adherence Among Patients Discharged From the Emergency Department? A Randomized Controlled Trial.
McCarthy, M. L.,Ding, R.,Roderer, N. K.,Steinwachs, D. M.,Ortmann, M. J.,Pham, J. C.,Bessman, E. S.,Kelen, G. D.,Atha, W.,Retezar, R.,Bessman, S. C.,Zeger, S. L.

A randomized controlled trial of the effect of service delivery information on patient satisfaction in an emergency department fast track.
McCarthy, M.L., Ding, R., Zeger, S.L., Agada, N.O., Bessman, S.C., Chiang, W., Kelen, G.D., Scheulen, J.J., Bessman, E.S.

A systematic review and qualitative analysis to inform the development of a new emergency department-based geriatric case management model.
Sinha, S.K., Bessman, E.S., Flomenbaum, N., Leff, B.

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