Research and Publications

Ongoing Research:

We have a number of ongoing studies, ranging from cadaver-based studies to multi-center clinical trials. We have several grant-funded researchers in our department, as well as a dedicated statistician.

Research Publications:

Ultrasound Research

  • Gottlieb M, Sundaram T, Kim DJ, Olszynski P. Just the Facts: Point-of-care ultrasound for skin and soft tissue abscesses. CJEM. 2021
  • Alerhand S, Sundaram T, Gottlieb M. What are the Echocardiographic Findings of Acute Right Ventricular Strain that Suggest Pulmonary Embolism? Anesth Crit Care Pa. 2021.
  • Gottlieb M, Alerhand S, Long B. Point-of-Care Ultrasound for Intubation Confirmation of COVID-19 Patients. West J Emerg Med. 2020.
  • Bridwell R, Gottlieb M, Long B. Is Chest Ultrasonography Superior to Supine Chest Radiography in Identifying Pneumothorax in Emergency Department Trauma Patients? Ann Emerg Med. 2020
  • Panebianco N, Liu R, Alerhand S, Au A, Bailitz J, Chiem A, Damewood S, Friedman L, Gottlieb M, Lema P, Lewiss R, Lin J, Lin M, Liu EL, Magee M, Nelson M, Sajed D, Situ-LaCasse E, Stoltz L. Joint Recommendations and Resources for Clinical Ultrasound Education Amidst the COVID-19 Era. AEM Educ Train. 2020.
  • Teran F, Burns KM, Narasimhan M, Goffi A, Mohabir P, Horowitz JM, Yuriditsky E, Nagdev A, Panebianco N, Chin EJ, Gottlieb M, Koenig S, Arntfield R. Critical Care Transesophageal Echocardiography in Patients During The COVID-19 Pandemic. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2020.
  • Lin-Martore M, Kornblith AE, Kohn MA, Gottlieb M. Diagnostic accuracy of point-of-care ultrasound for intussusception in children presenting to the emergency department: a systematic review and meta-analysis. West J Emerg Med. 2020.
  • Gottlieb M, Avila J, Chottiner M, Peksa GD. Point-of-Care Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Skin and Soft Tissue Abscesses: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Ann Emerg Med. 2020.
  • Gottlieb M, Alerhand S. Pre-Reduction Radiographs Are Not Routinely Needed for Anterior Shoulder Dislocations. Ann Emerg Med. 2020.
  • Gottlieb M, Holladay D, Burns KM, Nakitende D, Bailitz J. Ultrasound for Airway Management: An Evidence-Based Review for the Emergency Clinician. Am J Emerg Med. 2019.
  • Secko M, Reardon L, Gottlieb M, Morley EJ, Lohse MR, Thode HC, Singer AJ. Musculoskeletal Ultrasound to Diagnosis Dislocated Shoulders (MUDDS): A Prospective Cohort. Ann Emerg Med. 2019.
  • Gottlieb M, Burns K, Holladay D, Chottiner M, Shah S, Gore SR. Impact of Endotracheal Tube Twisting on the Diagnostic Accuracy of Ultrasound for Intubation Confirmation. Am J Emerg Med. 2019.
  • Long B, Koyfman A, Gottlieb M. Accuracy of Point-of-Care Ultrasound for Diagnosing Soft Tissue Abscess. Acad Emerg Med. 2019.
  • Gottlieb M, Alerhand S. Ultrasound: A Useful Adjunct in Cardiac Arrest. Ann Emerg Med. 2019.
  • Damewood S, Leo M, Bailitz J, Lui R, Gottlieb M, Hoffman B, Gaspari R. Tools for Measuring Competency in Clinical Ultrasound: Recommendations from the Ultrasound Competency Work Group. AEM Educ Train. 2019.
  • Gottlieb M, Holladay D, Burns K, Gore SR, Wulff C, Shah S, Bailitz J. Accuracy of Ultrasound for Endotracheal Intubation Between Different Transducer Types. Am J Emerg Med. 2019.
  • Long B, Koyfman A, Gottlieb M. Diagnostic Accuracy of Ultrasound for the Confirmation of Endotracheal Tube Placement. Acad Emerg Med. 2019.
  • Gottlieb M, Alerhand S. Ultrasound Should Be Considered for All Arthrocentesis. Ann Emerg Med. 2019.
  • Gottlieb M, Holladay D, Peksa GD. Point-of-Care Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Shoulder Dislocation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Am J Emerg Med. 2019.
  • Gottlieb M, Koyfman A, Long B. Point-of-Care Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Thoracoabdominal Injuries After Blunt Trauma. Acad Emerg Med. 2019
  • Gottlieb M, Holladay D, Peksa GD. Point-of-Care Ocular Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Retinal Detachment: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Acad Emerg Med. 2019.
  • Gottlieb M, Holladay D, Peksa GD. Ultrasound-Assisted Lumbar Punctures: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Acad Emerg Med. 2018.
  • Gottlieb M, Holladay D, Nakitende D, Hexom B, Patel U, Serici A, Shah S, Bailitz J. Variation in the Accuracy of Ultrasound for the Detection of Intubation by Endotracheal Tube Size. Am J Emerg Med. 2018.
  • Gottlieb M, Hill ED, Arno K. Is Point-of-Care Ultrasound Effective for the Diagnosis of Urolithiasis? Ann Emerg Med. 2018.
  • Gottlieb M, Holladay D, Peksa GD. Transtracheal Ultrasound for the Confirmation of Endotracheal Tube Intubation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Ann Emerg Med. 2018.
  • Gottlieb M, Holladay D, Peksa GD. Comparison of Short- vs Long-axis Technique for Ultrasound-guided Peripheral Line Placement: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Cureus. 2018.
  • Gottlieb M, Nakitende D, Sundaram T, Serici A, Shah S, Bailitz J. Comparison of Static versus Dynamic Ultrasound for the Detection of Endotracheal Intubation. West J Emerg Med. 2018.
  • Gottlieb M, Holladay D, Serici A, Shah S, Nakitende D. Comparison of Color Flow with Standard Ultrasound for the Detection of Endotracheal Intubation. Am J Emerg Med. 2017.
  • Gottlieb M. Hands-Off Ultrasound Technique: Utilizing Simultaneous Modeling to Enhance Ultrasound Training. AEM Educ Train. 2017.
  • Gottlieb M, Russell F. How Safe is the Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Internal Jugular Line? Ann Emerg Med. 2017.
  • Gottlieb M, Peksa GD, Pandurangadu AV, Nakitende D, Takhar S, Seethala R. Utilization of Ultrasound for the Evaluation of Small Bowel Obstruction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Am J Emerg Med. 2017.
  • Gottlieb M, Sundaram T, Holladay D, Nakitende D. Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Intravenous Line Placement: A Narrative Review of Evidence-Based Best Practices. West J Emerg Med. 2017.
  • Nakitende D, Gottlieb M. Dilated Right Coronary Sinus Identified on Point-Of-Care Ultrasound. Am J Emerg Med. 2017.
  • Gottlieb M, Russell F. Diagnostic Accuracy of Ultrasound for Identifying Shoulder Dislocations and Reductions: A Systematic Review of the Literature. West J Emerg Med. 2017.
  • Gottlieb M, Nakitende D. Identification of Gastric Outlet Obstruction Using Point-Of-Care Ultrasound. Am J Emerg Med. 2017.
  • Gottlieb M, Pandurangadu AV. What is the Utility of Ultrasound for the Identification of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in the Emergency Department? Ann Emerg Med. 2017.
  • Gottlieb M, Edwards H. Utility of ultrasound in the diagnosis of shoulder dislocation. Emerg Med J. 2016.
  • Nakitende D, Gottlieb M, Ruskis J, Kimball D, Christian E, Bailitz J. Ultrasound for Confirmation of Thoracostomy Tube Placement by Emergency Medicine Residents. Trauma. 2016. 
  • Gottlieb M, Bailitz J. Can Ocular Ultrasound Be Used to Assess Intracranial Pressure? Ann Emerg Med. 2016.
  • Gottlieb M, Bailitz J. Is Ultrasound Guidance More Successful than Direct Palpation for Arterial Line Placement? Ann Emerg Med. 2016.
  • Lam SH, Bailitz J, Blehar D, Becker BA, Hoffmann B, Liteplo AS, Rajan KB, Lambert M. Multi-Institution Validation of an Emergency Ultrasound Image Rating Scale-A Pilot Study. J Emerg Med. 2015.
  • Gottlieb M, Bailitz J. What Is the Clinical Utility of Bedside Ultrasonography in the Diagnosis of Acute Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema in the Undifferentiated Dyspneic Patient? Ann Emerg Med. 2015.
  • Paddock MT, Bailitz J, Horowitz R, Khishfe B, Cosby K, Sergel MJ. Disaster Response Team FAST Skills Training with a Portable Ultrasound Simulator Compared to Traditional Training: Pilot Study. West J Emerg Med. 2015. 
  • Gottlieb M, Bailitz J. Can Transtracheal Ultrasonography Be Used to Verify Endotracheal Tube Placement? Ann Emerg Med. 2015. 
  • Russell FM, Ehrman RR, Cosby K, Ansari A, Tseeng S, Christain E, Bailitz J.Diagnosing Acute Heart Failure in Patients With Undifferentiated Dyspnea: A Lung and Cardiac Ultrasound (LuCUS) Protocol. Acad Emerg Med. 2015.
  • Smith-Bindman R, Aubin C, Bailitz J et al. Ultrasonography versus Computed Tomography for Suspected Nephrolithiasis. NEJM. 2014. 
  • Gottlieb M, Bailitz JM, Christian E, Russell FM, Ehrman RR, Khishfe B, Kogan A, Ross C. Accuracy of a novel ultrasound technique for confirmation of endotracheal intubation by expert and novice emergency physicians.
    West J Emerg Med. 2014.
  • Horowitz R, Gossett JG, Bailitz J, Wax D, Pierce MC. The FLUSH study—flush the line and ultrasound the heart: ultrasonographic confirmation of central femoral venous line placement. Ann Emerg Med. 2014.
  • Gottlieb M, Cosby K. Ultrasound-guided Hematoma Block for Distal Radial and Ulnar Fractures. J Emerg Med. 2014.
  • Gaspari RJ, Bailitz J. RDMS ultrasound certification for emergency physicians. Ann Emerg Med. 2014.
  • Hafez NM, Gottlieb M, Bailitz J. Pitfalls and Pearls in Emergency Point-of-Care Sonography. US Clin of North Am. 2014.
  • Roxas R, Gallegos L, Bailitz J. Rapid detection of aortic occlusion with emergency ultrasonography. Ann Emerg Med. 2011.

Medical Education Research

  • Gottlieb M, Riddell J, Cooney R, King A, Fung C, Sherbino J. Maximizing the Morning Commute: A Randomized Trial Assessing the Impact of Driving on Podcast Knowledge Acquisition and Retention. Ann Emerg Med. 2021.
  • Jordan J, Coates WC, Gottlieb M, Soares WE III, Shah KH, Love JN. The Impact of a Medical Education Research Faculty Development Program on Career Development, Through the Lens of Social Cognitive Career Theory. AEM Educ Train. 2020.
  • Ford T, Fix M, Shappell E, Egan DJ, Mannix A, Bailitz J, Li X, Gottlieb M. Beyond the Emergency Department: Perceived Effects of COVID-19 on Emergency Medicine Resident Education. AEM Educ Train. 2020.
  • Gottlieb M. More Than Meets the Eye: The Impact of Imposter Syndrome on Feedback Receptivity. Med Educ. 2020.
  • Parsons M, Krzyzaniak S, Mannix A, Rocca N, Chan T, Gottlieb M. A Peek at the Glass Ceiling: Gender Distribution of Leadership Among Emergency Medicine Residency Programs. Emerg Med J. 2020.
  • Chan TM, Sebok-Syer SS, Cheung W, Pusic M, Stehman C, Gottlieb M. Workplace-Based Assessment Data in Emergency Medicine: A Scoping Review of the Literature. AEM Educ Train. 2020
  • Gottlieb M, Jordan J, Siegelman J, Cooney R, Stehman C, Chan T. Direct Observation Tools in Emergency Medicine: A Systematic Review of the Literature. AEM Educ Train. 2020.
  • Sholtes D, Kravitz HM, Deka A, Westrick J, Gottlieb M. Optimizing Sleep and Performance during Night Float: A Systematic Review of Evidence and Implications for Graduate Medical Education Trainees. J Sleep Res. 2020
  • Comp G, Dyer S, Gottlieb M. Is TikTok The Next Social Media Frontier for Medicine?. AEM Educ Train. 2020.
  • Chathampally Y, Cooper B, Wood DB, Tudor G, Gottlieb M. Evolving from Morbidity and Mortality Conference to a Case-Based Error Reduction Conference: An Evidence-Based Guide to Best Practices from the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors. West J Emerg Med. 2020.
  • Gottlieb M, Egan DJ, Krzyzaniak SM, Wagner J, Weizberg M, Chan T. Rethinking the Approach to Continuing Professional Development Conferences in the Era of COVID-19. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2020.
  • Arno K, Davenport D, Shah M, Heinrich S, Gottlieb M. Addressing the Urgent Need for Racial Diversification in Emergency Medicine. Ann Emerg Med. 2020.
  • Montrief T, Alvarez A, Gottlieb M, Siegel D, Chan T, Haas MRC. Thinking outside the Inbox: Use of Slack in clinical groups as a collaborative team communication platform. Acad Emerg Med. 2020.
  • Gottlieb M, Landry A, Egan DJ, Shappell E, Bailitz J, Horowitz R, Fix M. Rethinking Residency Conferences in the Era of COVID-19. AEM Educ Train. 2020.
  • Davis M, Haas M, Gottlieb M, House J, Huang R, Hopson L. Zooming In versus Flying Out: Virtual Residency Interviews in the Era of COVID-19. AEM Educ Train. 2020.
  • Hartman N, Jordan J, Gottlieb M, Mahler S, Cline D. A Model Research Curriculum for Emergency Medicine Residency: A Modified Delphi Consensus. AEM Educ Train. 2020.
  • Wood DB, Jordan J, Cooney R, Goldflam K, Bright L, Gottlieb M. Conference Didactic Planning and Structure: An Evidence-Based Guide to Best Practices from the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors. West J Emerg Med. 2020.
  • Chan TM, Stehman C, Gottlieb M, Thoma B. A Short History of Free Open Access Medical education (FOAM): The Past, Present, and Future. ATS Scholar. 2020.
  • Natesan S, Bailitz J, King A, Krzyzaniak SM, Kennedy SK, Kim AJ, Byyny R, Gottlieb M. Clinical Teaching: An Evidence-Based Guide to Best Practices from the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors. West J Emerg Med. 2020.
  • Husain A, Repanshek Z, Singh M, Ankel F, Beck-Esmay J, Cabrera D, Chan T, Cooney R, Gisondi M, Gottlieb M, Khadpe J, Mason J, Papanagnou D, Repanshek J, Riddell J, Trueger S, Zaver F, Brumfield E. Digital Scholarship in Academic Promotion: Guidelines from a 2019 International Consensus Conference. West J Emerg Med. 2020.
  • Parsons M, Bailitz J, Chung AS, Mannix A, Battaglioli N, Clinton M, Gottlieb M. Wellness in Resident Education: An Evidence-Based Guide to Best Practices from the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors. West J Emerg Med. 2020.
  • Quinn A, Gottlieb M, Chan TM, Nickson CP, Mitzman J, Natesan S, Stehman C, Young A, Messman A. Curated Collections for Educators: Five Key Papers on Clinical Teaching. Cureus. 2019.
  • Gottlieb M, Chan TM, Clarke SO, Ilgen J, Jordan J, Moschella P, Santen SA, Yarris LM, Coates WC. Emergency Medicine Education Research Since the 2012 Consensus Conference: How Far Have We Come and What’s Next? AEM Educ Train. 2019.
  • Natesan SM, Stehman C, Shaw R, Story D, Krzyzaniak SM, Gottlieb M. Curated Collections for Educators: Five Key Papers about Receiving Feedback in Medical Education. Cureus. 2019.
  • Gottlieb M, Chung A, Battaglioli N, Sebok-Syer SS, Kalantari A. Imposter Syndrome Among Physicians and Physicians-In-Training: A Scoping Review. Med Educ. 2019.
  • Buckley C, Natesan S, Breslin A, Gottlieb M. Finessing Feedback: Recommendations for Effective Feedback in the Emergency Department. Ann Emerg Med. 2019.
  • Schnapp BH, Caretta-Weyer HA, Cortez E, Heinrich SA, Kraut AS, Lloyd CM, Silvester C, Sorge RM, Wain A, Gottlieb M. Curated Collections for Clinician Educators: Five Key Papers on Graduated Responsibility in Residency Education. Cureus. 2019
  • Jordan J, Shah K, Phillips A, Hartman N, Love J, Gottlieb M. Use of the “Step-Back” Method for Education Research Consultation at the National Level: A Pilot Study. AEM Educ Train. 2019
  • Natesan SM, Krzyzaniak SM, Stehman C, Shaw R, Story D, Gottlieb M. Curated Collections for Educators: Eight Key Papers about Feedback in Medical Education. Cureus. 2019.
  • King AM, Gottlieb M, Mitzman J, Dulani T, Schulte S, Way DP. Flipping the Classroom in Graduate Medical Education: A Systematic Review. J Grad Med Educ. 2019.
  • Estes M, Gopal P, Siegelman JN, Bailitz J, Gottlieb M. Individualized Interactive Instruction: An Evidence-Based Guide to Best Practices from the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors. West J Emerg Med. 2019.
  • Yarris LM, Chan T, Gottlieb M, Juve AM. Finding Your People in the Digital Age: Virtual Communities of Practice to Promote Education Scholarship. J Grad Med Educ. 2019.
  • Gottlieb M, Lee S, Burkhardt J, Carlson J, King AM, Wong AH, Santen SA. Show Me the Money: Successfully Obtaining Grant Funding in Medical Education. West J Emerg Med. 2018.
  • Gottlieb M, Arno K, Kuhns M, Chan TM. Length and Distribution of Clinical Rotations Among Emergency Medicine Residency Programs in the United States. AEM Educ Train. 2018.
  • Paetow G, Zaver F, Gottlieb M, Chan TM, Lin M, Gisondi MA. Online Mastermind Groups: A Non-hierarchical Mentorship Model for Professional Development. Cureus. 2018.
  • Murphy LS, Kraus CK, Lotfipour S, Gottlieb M, Langabeer JR, Langdorf MI. Scholarship in Emergency Medicine: A Primer for Junior Academics Part III: Understanding Publication Metrics. West J Emerg Med. 2018.
  • Langabeer J, Gottlieb M, Kraus C, Lotfipour S, Murphy L, Langdorf MI. Scholarship in Emergency Medicine: A Primer for Junior Academics Part II: Promoting your career and achieving your goals. West J Emerg Med. 2018.
  • Gottlieb M, Lam K, Shamshoon S, Chan TM. Comparative Analysis of Junior and Senior Clinician Educator Evaluation of Relevant Articles Within Medical Education. Cureus. 2018.
  • Gottlieb M, King A, Byyny R, Parsons M, Bailitz J. Journal Club in Residency Education: An Evidence-Based Guide to Best Practices from the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors. West J Emerg Med. 2018.
  • Chan TM, Gottlieb M, Sherbino J, Cooney R, Boysen-Osborn M, Swaminathan A, Ankel F, Yarris LM. The ALiEM Faculty Incubator: A Novel Online Approach to Faculty Development in Education Scholarship. Acad Med. 2018.
  • Gottlieb M, Dehon E, Jordan J, Bentley S, Ranney ML, Lee S, Khandelwal S, Santen SA. Getting Published in Medical Education: Overcoming Barriers to Scholarly Production. West J Emerg Med. 2018.
  • Garg N, Gottlieb M. Resident Research Tips: Surviving and Thriving within the Peer Review Process. Ann Emerg Med. 2018.
  • Quinn A, Chan T, Sampson C, Grossman, C, Butts C, Casey C, Caretta-Weyer H, Gottlieb M. Curated Collections for Educators: Five Key Papers on Evaluating Digital Scholarship. Cureus. 2017.
  • Gottlieb M, Fant A, King A, Messman A, Robinson D, Carmelli G, Sherbino J. One Click Away: Digital Mentorship in the Modern Era. Cureus. 2017.
  • King A, Boysen-Osborn M, Cooney R, Mitzman J, Misra A, Williams J, Dulani T, Gottlieb M. Curated Collection for Educators: Five Key Papers about the Flipped Classroom Methodology. Cureus. 2017.
  • Thoma B, Gottlieb M, Boysen-Osborn M, King A, Quinn A, Krzyzaniak S, Pineda N, Yarris LM, Chan T. Curated Collections for Educators: Five Key Papers about Program Evaluation. Cureus. 2017.
  • Gottlieb M, Chan TM, Fredette J, Messman A, Robinson D, Cooney R, Boysen-Osborn M, Sherbino J. Academic Primer Series: Five Key Papers about Study Design in Medical Education. West J Emerg Med. 2017.
  • Cooney R, Chan TM, Gottlieb M, Abraham M, Alden S, Mongelluzzo J, Pasirstein M, Sherbino J. Academic Primer Series: Key Papers about Competency-Based Medical Education. West J Emerg Med. 2017.
  • Yarris LM, Gottlieb M, Scott K, Sampson C, Rose E, Chan T, Ilgen J. Academic Primer Series: Key Papers about Peer Review. West J Emerg Med. 2017.
  • Boysen-Osborn M, Cooney R, Gottlieb M, Chan T, Brown A, King A, Tobias A, Thoma B. Academic Primer Series: Key Papers about Teaching with Technology. West J Emerg Med. 2017.
  • Gottlieb M, Chan TM, Sherbino J, Yarris L. Multiple Wins: Embracing Technology to Increase Efficiency and Maximize Efforts. AEM Educ Train. 2017.
  • Gottlieb M, Riddell J, Lie A. Trends in National Emergency Medicine Conference Didactic Lectures Over a Six-Year Period. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2017.
  • Riddell J, Gottlieb M, Kim DJ, Lew E, Paddock M, Purdy E, Jauegui J, Chan T. Appropriateness of Facebook Friending Between Attending and Resident Physicians. J Grad Med Educ. 2017.
  • Chan T, Gottlieb M, Quinn A, London K, Conlon L, Ankel F. Academic Primer Series: Key Papers for Consulting Clinician Educators. West J Emerg Med. 2017.
  • Gottlieb M, Boysen-Osborn M, Chan T, Krzyzaniak SM, Pineda N, Spector J, Sherbino J. Academic Primer Series: Eight Key Papers about Education Theory. West J Emerg Med. 2017.
  • Gottlieb M, Grossman C, Rose E, Sanderson W, Ankel F, Swaminathan A, Chan T. Academic Primer Series: Five Key Papers about Team Collaboration. West J Emerg Med. 2017.
  • Gottlieb M, Wagner E, Wagner A, Chan TM. Applying Design Thinking Principles to Curricular Development in Medical Education. AEM Educ Train. 2017.
  • Chan T, Gottlieb M, Fant A, Messman A, Robinson D, Cooney R, Papanagnou D, Yarris L. Academic Primer Series: Five Key Papers Fostering Educational Scholarship in Junior Academic Faculty Members. West J Emerg Med. 2016.
  • Gottlieb M, Sheehy M, Chan T. Number Needed to Meet: Ten Strategies for Improving Resident Networking Opportunities. Ann Emerg Med. 2016.
  • Gottlieb M, Riddell J, Crager S. Alternatives to the Conference Status Quo: Addressing the Learning Needs of Emergency Medicine Residents. Ann Emerg Med. 2016.