Robert James Katzer

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Professor, Emergency Medicine
School of Medicine
Associate Director, EMS
Medical Director, UCI Honda Center First Aid Operations
Associate Director, Base Hospital
Director, Resident EMS Rotation, Emergency Medicine
School of Medicine
Medical Director, Anteater Emergency Medical Services
B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 2004, Molecular and Cell Biology
M.D., Temple University, School of Medicine, 2008
M.B.A., University of California, Irvine, 2013
Phone: (714) 456-5239
University of California, Irvine
101 The City Drive
Rte 128
Mail Code: 4064
Orange, CA 92868
Research Interests
Emergency Medical Services, Medical Education
Academic Distinctions
Dean's Scholar, University of California, Irvine 2013
Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society 2013
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society 2008
Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians
Fellow, National Association of EMS Physicians
Electrocardiogram in Clinical Medicine, William J. Brady (Editor-in-chief)
Rhythms Presenting with Normal Rate chapter. Robert Katzer and Janet Smereck Wiley 2020
Keeping the Fire House Running: A Proposed Approach to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19 Among Public Safety Personnel
Robert J. Katzer, MD, MBA
Western Journal of Emergency Medicine 2020; 21(3):546-548
Heating Intravenous Fluid Tubing in an Experimental Setting for Prehospital Hypothermia
Adriana Rodriguez, MD, Isabel Algaze, MD, Roy Almog, BS, Robert J. Katzer, MD, MBA
Air Medical Journal Article In Press 2020
The Use of a Physician in Triage Model in the Management of Abdominal Pain in an Emergency Department Observation Unit
John R. Marshall MD, Robert Katzer MD, Shahram Lotfipour MD, Bharath Chakravarthy MD, Siri Shastri MD, Jessica Andrusaitis, Erik Barton MD.
Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2017 Feb18(2):181-188
Weather Webcam System for the Safety of Helicopter Emergency Medical Services in Miyazaki, Japan
Katsuhiro Kanemaru MD, Robert Katzer MD, Syo Hanato, Koji Nakamura, Hiroshi Matsuoka MD, Hidenobu Ochiai MD PhD
Air Medical Journal 36 (2017) 71-76.
Management of In-flight Emergencies: Are Senior Medical Students Prepared to Respond to this Community Need?
Robert Katzer MD MBA, Matthew Weber MD MPH, David Duong MD MS, Amy Memmer BA, Ian Buchanan BA
Western Journal of Emergency Medicine Accepted for publication September, 2014
The University of California, Irvine, Center for Disaster Medical Sciences Partnership with Miyazaki, Japan’s Emerging Doctor-Heli Program. Robert Katzer MD, Pamela Swan MD, Kristi L. Koenig MD.
ACEP EMS and Aeromedical Section Newsletters May, 2013
In-flight Medical Emergencies: Creation of a Novel Simulation Based Medical Student Curriculum. Robert Katzer MD, Erica Frumin MD, Danielle Silverman MD, Kristi L. Koenig MD, Carl H. Schultz MD
Medical Teacher Early Online April, 2013
Impact of Implementing an EMR on Physical Exam Documentation by Ambulance Personnel. Robert Katzer MD, David J. Barton EMT-B, Sam Adelman EMT-B, Sophie Clark EMT-B, Elizabeth Seaman EMT-B, Korin B Hudson MD EMT-P
Applied Clinical Informatics 2012; 3: 301-308
Emergency Medical Services Education in Emergency Medicine: A National Survey.
Robert Katzer MD, Jose Cabanas MD, Christian Martin-Gill MD
Academic Emergency Medicine 2012; 19: 174-179
AAEM Resident and Student Association Toxicology Handbook
Second Edition 2012, Subchapter on class III antiarrhythmic agents (Authored)
Multicenter Validation of the Philadelphia EMS Admission Rule (PEAR) to Predict Hospital Admission in Admission in Adult Patients Using Out-of-hospital Data.
Zachary F Meisel, MD, MPH, Rex Mathew, MD, Gerald Wydro, MD, C. Crawford Mechem, MD, MS, Charles V. Pollack, MD, MA, Robert Katzer, MD, Anjeli Prabhu, Adora Ozumba, MD, and Jess M. Pines, MD, MBA, MSCE
Academic Emergency Medicine 2009; 16:519-525
Professional Societies
National Association of EMS Physicians
American College of Emergency Physicians
The Cosmos Club
Other Experience
Emergency Medicine Resident
Washington Hospital Center, Georgetown University 2008—2011
Emergency Medical Services Fellow
University of California, Irvine 2011—2013
Medical Officer
CA-1 DMAT, National Disaster Medical System
Flight Physician
San Bernardino County Sheriff's Air Rescue
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine

Board Certified, Emergency Medical Services

Medical Director
City of Anaheim, Fire and Rescue
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