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Richard Martin, MDRichard Martin, MD



Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
Associate Director, Clinical Operations

Email: richard.martin@tuhs.temple.edu



Department of Emergency Medicine


Educational Background:


BS, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 1968


MD, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 1970


Residency General Surgery, Northwestern University Hospital, Chicago, IL, 1974


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Research Interests:

  • Predictors of mortality in ICU upgrades
  • Treatment of GERD in the emergency department
  • Game theory and ED throughput
  • Individual CT utilization in relation to ED throughput
  • Relative risk of pneumonia for ICU upgrade nad mortality

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Board Certification(s):


Emergency Medicine

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Professional Affiliations:


  • American Academy of Emergency Medicine
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

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“Hyperventilation Syndrome,” JAMA, 4/13/80

“Trauma in the Elderly,” Emergency Clinics of North America, Spring 1988

“ll Myths about Pneumonia in the Emergency Department,” EMed Home, 2001

Letters to the editor: Annals of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Philadelphia Inquirer

“How Emergency Physicians Think,” Medscape, February 2008

Emergency Medicine Review, 2009, author of chapter, “Administrative Emergency Medicine.” Member of editorial board

“We Are Not Failing Our Residents,” Emergency Medicine, April 2010

“Pneumonia Core Measure Identify a Clinically distinct Subset of Patients,” Academic Emergency Medicine, June 2010

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