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Joseph Lex, MD

 

Joseph Lex, MD

 

Professor, Emergency Medicine

Telephone:  215-707-5036

Email: joseph.lex@tuhs.temple.edu

Department of Emergency Medicine

 

Educational Background:

 

MD, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, 1986

 

Residency, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, 1989

 

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clinical Interests:

 

Medical education

 

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board certification(s):

 

American Board of Emergency Medicine

 

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professional affiliations:

 

  • Editorial board, Medscape Emergency Medicine - www.medscape.com/emergencymedicine
  • Founding member and partner, Giant Steps in Emergency Medicine - www.giantsteps-EM.com
  • Editorial board, EMedHome - www.emedhome.com
  • Advisory board member, Foundation for Education and Research in Neurological Emergencies - www.ferne.org
  • American Academy of Emergency Medicine
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society

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recent publications:

 

Editor: Emergency Medicine Q & A (Pearls of Wisdom) (2nd Edition).  McGraw Hill Medical.  Published August 2005.

Lex JR.  Computerized Tomography for Nontraumatic Abdominal Pain in the Emergency Department: Evidence-Based Answers to Ten Common Questions (On Line).  http://www.emedhome.com/cme/feature/FeatureDoc_3052.pdf 


Lex JR.  New Drugs and Devices from 2005 That Might Change Your Practice (On-Line) EMedHome:  http://www.emedhome.com/cme/feature/FeatureDoc_2554.pdf  


Lex JR.  New Drugs from 2004 That Might Change Your Practice (On-Line) EMedHome.


Lex JR.  Can Serum BNP and CRP Help Me Diagnose and Treat Emergency Department Patients?


Lex JR.  New Drugs and Devices from 2003 That Might Change Your Practice (On-Line) EMedHome.


Lex JR.  Spirals and Dimers: Can These New Studies Help Us in the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism?  (On-Line) EMedHome.


Lex JR.  New Drugs and Devices from 2002 That Might Change Your Practice.  (On-Line)  EMedHome.


Lex JR.  25 Years of Naked Emperor: Why Can't We Diagnose Pulmonary Embolism Yet?  (On-Line)  EMedHome.


Lex JR.  Ten New Drugs from 2001 That Might Change Your Practice.  (On-Line)  EMedHome.


Lex JR.  Ten New Drugs from 2000 that Might Change Your Practice.  (On-Line)  EMedHome.

 

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PUBMED PUBLICATIONS :


Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

24381683. Lex J, New drugs and devices from 2011 - 2012 that might change your practice. West J Emerg Med 14:6(619-28)2013 Nov

16640167. Lex JR Jr, 2005 Speaker Series: Dr. Joseph Rohan Lex, Jr., M.D. FAAEM. The physician-pharmaceutical industry relationship. J Law Health 18:2(323-42)2003-2004

15837033. Ufberg JW, Lex J, Abdominal calcifications on unenhanced CT scan due to gummy bear ingestion. J Emerg Med 28:4(469-70)2005 May

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additional information:

 

  • Department Director of Resident Education
  • Department Director of Continuing Medical Education
  • Founding Member and Partner, Giant Steps in Emergency Medicine
  • Editorial Board, EMedHome (www.emedhome.com)
  • Advisory Board, Foundations for Education and Research in Neurological Emergencies (www.ferne.org)
  • Member (honary), Polskie Towarzystwo Medycyny Ratunkowej
  • Member (honary), Sociedad Argentina de Emergencias
  • Chair Education, American Academy of Emergency Medicine (2002-2006)
  • Chair, Scientific Committee, 3rd Mediterranean Emergency Medicine Conference, Nice, France
  • Chair, Scientific Committee, 4th Mediterranean Emergency Medicine Conference, Sorrento, Italy

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