Division of Emergency medicine


The Division of Emergency Medicine Research was created to support a growing number of faculty researchers in multidisciplinary collaborative research endeavors. The Research Division conducts basic science, translational, and clinical research in several settings on the Medical University of South Carolina campus and at collaborative academic institutions. The Division has grown rapidly to now involve seven faculty members with significant research efforts.

The Division of Emergency Medicine Research is committed to improving overall healthcare through innovative research, and is equally committed to providing research education to medical students, emergency medicine residents,allied health care providers, and junior faculty members. Current research activities involving MUSC collaborations include the Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biostatistics Bioinformatics and Epidemiology, Medicine, Neurosciences, Pediatrics, and Surgery. Additionally, several investigators are involved in NIH funded multi-center studies.

Research Director/Mentor

Areas of Research include:



Cardiovascular DiseaseDisaster MedicineInfectious DiseaseEM Post Discharge Care
Keith Borg, MD, PhD, FACEPGary Headden, MDLancer Scott, MDDag Shapshak, MDSteven Saef, MD, MSCR, FACEP

Research Minutes, Journals four Publications, & EM Research Studies 


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