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Urgent Matters

Sep 26, 2016

Dr. Toby Litovitz discusses her work with a new web-based app she and her team have developed at the National Capitol Poison Center called webPoisonControl. Dr. Litovitz is a medical toxicologist and emergency physician. She founded the National Capital Poison Center in 1980 and has served as its Executive and Medical...


Sep 19, 2016

Dr. Motov will be discussing his work on developing new ways to treat patients in the emergency department that reduce our reliance on potentially addictive and dangerous opioid medications. Dr. Motov is an attending physician at Maimonides Medical Center and assistant professor at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. For...


Sep 13, 2016

Dr. Neal Sikka discusses his work in telehealth. Dr. Sikka is an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and a Board Certified Emergency Physician at The George Washington University Hospital. He is the Director of the Innovative Practice Section at the GW Medical Faculty Associates. He oversees the...


Sep 5, 2016

Dr. Benjamin Lawner discusses his efforts to address public health through EMS and emergency medicine, specifically through the framework and implementation of "Sober Centers." Dr. Lawner is an assistant professor at the University of Maryland. He has completed fellowships in both faculty development and...