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Stephen Arnoff

David A. Wald, DO


Professor, Emergency Medicine
Director, Clerkship
Medical Director, William Maul Measey Institute for Clinical Simulation and Patient Safety

Telephone:  215-707-5879

Email: waldda@tuhs.temple.edu


Department of Emergency Medicine


Educational Background:

Undergraduate degree, State University of New York, College at Buffalo


MD, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine


Emergency Medicine Residency, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA


Internship, Hospital of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine


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clinical Interests:

  • Airway management
  • Emergency electrocardiography

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board certification(s):


American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine

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professional affiliations:

  • American Academy of Emergency Medicine
  • American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

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research interests:

  • Medical education
  • Hypertension in the emergency department

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selected publications:


Wald DA.  Endocrine & Metabolic Abnormalities.  In:  EKG in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care.  Brady WJ, Chan T, Harrigan RA, et al., eds.  Harcourt Health Sciences, 2005: 303-310.


Wald DA.  Cardiac Arrhythmias.  In:  Current Emergency Medicine Diagnosis and Treatment, 5th Edition.  Stone K, Humphries R, eds.  McGraw-Hill, 2004: 694-724.


Wald DA.  Teaching techniques in the clinical setting:  The emergency medicine perspective.  Acad Emerg Med 2004; 11: 1028.e1-1028-e8.


Kochhar S, Volkman E, Wald DA.  A case of ketamine psychosis.  Emerg Psych. 2002; 8: 55-57.


Wald DA, Alleyne P.  Congenital bleeding disorders:  Diagnosis features and syndrome specific management in the emergency department.  Emergency Medicine Reports 2001; 22: 881-892.


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

25825161. Tews MC, Ditz Wyte CM, Coltman M, Hiller K, Jung J, Oyama LC, Jubanyik K, Khandelwal S, Goldenberg W, Wald DA, Zun LS, Zinzuwadia S, Pandit K, An C, Ander DS, Implementing a third-year emergency medicine medical student curriculum. J Emerg Med 48:6(732-743.e8)2015 Jun

25035743. Wald DA, Khandelwal S, Manthey DE, Way DP, Ander DS, Thibodeau L, Emergency medicine clerkship directors: current workforce. West J Emerg Med 15:4(398-403)2014 Jul

23929573. Wald DA, Wang A, Carroll G, Trager J, Cripe J, Curtis M, An office-based emergencies course for third-year dental students. J Dent Educ 77:8(1033-41)2013 Aug

22826336. Wald DA, Wang A, Carroll G, Trager J, Curtis M, Cripe J, A blueprint for an office-based emergencies course. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 102:4(343-9)2012 Jul-Aug

21199080. Wald DA, Lin M, Manthey DE, Rogers RL, Zun LS, Christopher T, Emergency medicine in the medical school curriculum. Acad Emerg Med 17 Suppl 2:(S26-30)2010 Oct

19244637. Wald DA, Manthey DE, Lin M, Ander DS, Fisher J, Clerkship directors in emergency medicine: statement of purpose. Acad Emerg Med 15:9(856-9)2008 Sep

17499391. Karras DJ, Kruus LK, Cienki JJ, Wald MM, Ufberg JW, Shayne P, Wald DA, Heilpern KL, Utility of routine testing for patients with asymptomatic severe blood pressure elevation in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med 51:3(231-9)2008 Mar

17488948. Wald DA, Manthey DE, Kruus L, Tripp M, Barrett J, Amoroso B, The state of the clerkship: a survey of emergency medicine clerkship directors. Acad Emerg Med 14:7(629-34)2007 Jul

16492489. Karras DJ, Kruus LK, Cienki JJ, Wald MM, Chiang WK, Shayne P, Ufberg JW, Harrigan RA, Wald DA, Heilpern KL, Evaluation and treatment of patients with severely elevated blood pressure in academic emergency departments: a multicenter study. Ann Emerg Med 47:3(230-6)2006 Mar

16308117. Wald DA, ECG manifestations of selected metabolic and endocrine disorders. Emerg Med Clin North Am 24:1(145-57, vii)2006 Feb

16141017. Karras DJ, Ufberg JW, Heilpern KL, Cienki JJ, Chiang WK, Wald MM, Harrigan RA, Wald DA, Shayne P, Gaughan J, Kruus LK, Elevated blood pressure in urban emergency department patients. Acad Emerg Med 12:9(835-43)2005 Sep

15765324. Karras DJ, Ufberg JW, Harrigan RA, Wald DA, Botros MS, McNamara RM, Lack of relationship between hypertension-associated symptoms and blood pressure in hypertensive ED patients. Am J Emerg Med 23:2(106-10)2005 Mar

14709430. Bushra JS, McNeil B, Wald DA, Schwell A, Karras DJ, A comparison of trauma intubations managed by anesthesiologists and emergency physicians. Acad Emerg Med 11:1(66-70)2004 Jan

12865110. Wald DA, Postpartum hemorrhage resulting from uterine artery pseudoaneurysm. J Emerg Med 25:1(57-60)2003 Jul

12865104. Wald DA, Silver A, Cardiovascular manifestations of thyroid storm: a case report. J Emerg Med 25:1(23-8)2003 Jul

11373989. Wald DA, Therapeutic procedures in the emergency department patient with acute myocardial infarction. Emerg Med Clin North Am 19:2(451-67)2001 May

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