Peter Sokolove, MD

Chair and Professor of Emergency Medicine
UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus
Phone: (415) 353-4225

UCSF School of Medicine
533 Parnassus Avenue, Suite U-575
San Francisco, CA 94143-0749

Education:
BS: 
UCLA
MD: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Emergency Medicine
Fellowship: RWJF Health Policy, Institute of Medicine, U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
Board Certifications: Emergency Medicine

Research and Academic Interests: 
Dr. Sokolove’s research focuses on improving the accuracy of injury detection among pediatric trauma patients. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 publications and research abstracts in clinical care, medical education, and health policy. He has lectured widely on a range of topics, and has been recognized with multiple national educational awards for his commitment to excellence in academic emergency medicine. He serves on the editorial board of Academic Emergency Medicine.

Honors/Awards:
Outstanding Service Award, UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine 2011
Joseph F. Waeckerle Founder’s Award, Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association 2009
Dean’s Award for Excellence in Education, UC Davis School of Medicine 2009
CAL/EMRA Award, California Chapter, American College of Emergency Physicians 2008
Residency Director of the Year Award, Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association 2005
National Emergency Medicine Faculty Teaching Award, American College of Emergency Physicians 2001
Education Award, California Chapter, American College of Emergency Physicians 1999
Outstanding Speaker of the Year, American College of Emergency Physicians 1998
Academic Teacher of the Year, UC Davis Emergency Medicine Residency Program 1998
Rookie Faculty of the Year, American College of Emergency Physicians 1997
SAEM Medical Student Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award, Harvard Medical School 1991
Marhoeffer Scholar, UCLA 1987
Phi Beta Kappa, UCLA 1987
Letter of College Honors, UCLA 1987
Departmental Honors, UCLA 1987
UCLA Alumni Scholar 1983-1984

Publications: 

Association between the seat belt sign and intra-abdominal injuries in children with blunt torso trauma in motor vehicle collisions.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Borgialli DA, Ellison AM, Ehrlich P, Bonsu B, Menaker J, Wisner DH, Atabaki S, Olsen CS, Sokolove PE, Lillis K, Kuppermann N, Holmes JF

Occult pneumothoraces in children with blunt torso trauma.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Lee LK, Rogers AJ, Ehrlich PF, Kwok M, Sokolove PE, Blumberg S, Kooistra J, Olsen CS, Wootton-Gorges S, Cooper A, Kuppermann N, Holmes JF

Interobserver agreement in the clinical assessment of children with blunt abdominal trauma.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Yen K, Kuppermann N, Lillis K, Monroe D, Borgialli D, Kerrey BT, Sokolove PE, Ellison AM, Cook LJ, Holmes JF

A multicenter study of the risk of intra-abdominal injury in children after normal abdominal computed tomography scan results in the emergency department.

Annals of emergency medicine

Kerrey BT, Rogers AJ, Lee LK, Adelgais K, Tunik M, Blumberg SM, Quayle KS, Sokolove PE, Wisner DH, Miskin ML, Kuppermann N, Holmes JF

Identifying children at very low risk of clinically important blunt abdominal injuries.

Annals of emergency medicine

Holmes JF, Lillis K, Monroe D, Borgialli D, Kerrey BT, Mahajan P, Adelgais K, Ellison AM, Yen K, Atabaki S, Menaker J, Bonsu B, Quayle KS, Garcia M, Rogers A, Blumberg S, Lee L, Tunik M, Kooistra J, Kwok M, Cook LJ, Dean JM, Sokolove PE, Wisner DH, Ehrlich P, Cooper A, Dayan PS, Wootton-Gorges S, Kuppermann N

Variation in specialists' reported hospitalization practices of children sustaining blunt head trauma.

The western journal of emergency medicine

Vance CW, Lee MO, Holmes JF, Sokolove PE, Palchak MJ, Morris BA, Kuppermann N

Variation in specialists' reported hospitalization practices of children sustaining blunt abdominal trauma.

The western journal of emergency medicine

Sokolove PE, Kuppermann N, Vance CW, Lee MO, Morris BA, Holmes JF

Patients prefer boarding in inpatient hallways: correlation with the national emergency department overcrowding score.

Emergency medicine international

Richards JR, Ozery G, Notash M, Sokolove PE, Derlet RW, Panacek EA

The 2007 Model of the Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine: the 2009 update 2009 EM Model Review Task Force.

Annals of emergency medicine

Perina DG, Beeson MS, Char DM, Counselman FL, Keim SM, McGee DL, Rosen CL, Sokolove PE, Tantama SS

The 2007 Model of the Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine: the 2009 update.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Perina DG, Beeson MS, Char DM, Counselman FL, Keim SM, McGee DL, Rosen CL, Sokolove PE, Tantama SS

Ethics curriculum for emergency medicine graduate medical education.

The Journal of emergency medicine

Marco CA, Lu DW, Stettner E, Sokolove PE, Ufberg JW, Noeller TP

Off-service resident education in the emergency department: outline of a national standardized curriculum.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Kessler CS, Marcolini EG, Schmitz G, Gerardo CJ, Burns G, DelliGatti B, Marco CA, Manthey DE, Gutman D, Jobe K, Younggren BN, Stettner T, Sokolove PE

Industry relations with emergency medicine graduate medical education programs.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Kowalenko T, Char D, Marco C, Asher S, Raja A, Farrell S, Sokolove PE

Medical advertisements in medical journals: the case against.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Chisholm CD, Gentile NT, Gerhardt RT, Hauswald M, Mycyk MB, Sinert R, Sokolove PE

Overcrowding: harming the patients of tomorrow?

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Fisher J, Sokolove PE, Kelly SP

Ten-year experience with an emergency medicine resident research project requirement.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Holmes JF, Sokolove PE, Panacek EA

Association between the "seat belt sign" and intra-abdominal injury in children with blunt torso trauma.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Sokolove PE, Kuppermann N, Holmes JF

A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial of phenytoin for the prevention of early posttraumatic seizures in children with moderate to severe blunt head injury.

Annals of emergency medicine

Young KD, Okada PJ, Sokolove PE, Palchak MJ, Panacek EA, Baren JM, Huff KR, McBride DQ, Inkelis SH, Lewis RJ

Severe cervical spine distraction.

The Journal of emergency medicine

Schauer BA, Sokolove PE

Exsanguination due to right ventricular rupture during closed-chest cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

The Journal of emergency medicine

Sokolove PE, Willis-Shore J, Panacek EA

A clinical decision rule for identifying children with thoracic injuries after blunt torso trauma.

Annals of emergency medicine

Holmes JF, Sokolove PE, Brant WE, Kuppermann N

Identification of children with intra-abdominal injuries after blunt trauma.

Annals of emergency medicine

Holmes JF, Sokolove PE, Brant WE, Palchak MJ, Vance CW, Owings JT, Kuppermann N

Images in clinical medicine. Pulmonary embolism.

The New England journal of medicine

Sokolove PE, Offerman SR

Pharyngeal foreign body.

The Journal of emergency medicine

Smith TS, Sokolove PE

Emergency department ultrasonography in the evaluation of hypotensive and normotensive children with blunt abdominal trauma.

Journal of pediatric surgery

Holmes JF, Brant WE, Bond WF, Sokolove PE, Kuppermann N

Interobserver agreement in the electrocardiographic diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction in patients with left bundle branch block.

Annals of emergency medicine

Sokolove PE, Sgarbossa EB, Amsterdam EA, Gelber R, Lee TC, Maynard C, Richards JR, Valente R, Wagner GS

The emergency department presentation of patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Sokolove PE, Rossman L, Cohen SH

Implementation of an emergency department triage procedure for the detection and isolation of patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis.

Annals of emergency medicine

Sokolove PE, Lee BS, Krawczyk JA, Banos PT, Gregson AL, Boyce DM, Lewis RJ

Pulmonary arterial fibromuscular dysplasia: a rare cause of fulminant lung hemorrhage.

The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology

Campman SC, Holmes JF, Sokolove PE, Romero JA, Yost BA, Lie JT

Endoscopy-based triage significantly reduces hospitalization rates and costs of treating upper GI bleeding: a randomized controlled trial.

Gastrointestinal endoscopy

Lee JG, Turnipseed S, Romano PS, Vigil H, Azari R, Melnikoff N, Hsu R, Kirk D, Sokolove P, Leung JW

Identification of intra-abdominal injuries in children hospitalized following blunt torso trauma.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Holmes JF, Sokolove PE, Land C, Kuppermann N