Teri Reynolds, MD


Dr. Teri Reynolds maintains her faculty position at UCSF while serving the World Health Organization (WHO) Department for Management of Noncommunicable Diseases, Disability, Violence and Injury Prevention in Geneva. Since May 2015 she has lead the emergency and trauma care program at the WHO. The program focus is the strengthening of integrated emergency care systems to address acute illness and injury. Dr. Reynolds also coordinates the Global Alliance for Care of the Injured on behalf of the WHO.

Dr. Reynolds completed her MD, MS in Global Health Sciences, and fellowship in Emergency Ultrasound at UCSF; emergency medicine specialization at Highland Hospital in Oakland; and PhD in literature at Columbia University in New York. She was Director of Global Health for UCSF's Department of Emergency Medicine, and directed the Emergency Medicine Residency and research programmes at Muhimbili National Hospital in the United Republic of Tanzania. As chair of the African Federation for Emergency Medicine (AFEM) Scientific Committee, she developed the AFEM Emergency Care Curriculum and the AFEM regional Trauma Data Project. She is dedicated to emergency and trauma care systems development, academic mentorship, and evidence driven care of the injured.


Burden of emergency conditions and emergency care usage: new estimates from 40 countries.

Emergency medicine journal : EMJ

Chang CY, Abujaber S, Reynolds TA, Camargo CA, Obermeyer Z

Trends in mortality associated with opening of a full-capacity public emergency department at the main tertiary-level hospital in Tanzania.

International journal of emergency medicine

Sawe HR, Mfinanga JA, Mwafongo V, Reynolds TA, Runyon MS

Emergency care in 59 low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review.

Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Obermeyer Z, Abujaber S, Makar M, Stoll S, Kayden SR, Wallis LA, Reynolds TA

The Tanzanian trauma patients' prehospital experience: a qualitative interview-based study.

BMJ open

Kuzma K, Lim AG, Kepha B, Nalitolela NE, Reynolds TA

The burden of acute disease in Mahajanga, Madagascar - a 21 month study.

PloS one

Kannan VC, Andriamalala CN, Reynolds TA

Useful but not used: pediatric critical care physician views on bedside ultrasound.

Pediatric emergency care

Kornblith AE, van Schaik S, Reynolds T

Disease patterns and clinical outcomes of patients admitted in intensive care units of tertiary referral hospitals of Tanzania.

BMC international health and human rights

Sawe HR, Mfinanga JA, Lidenge SJ, Mpondo BC, Msangi S, Lugazia E, Mwafongo V, Runyon MS, Reynolds TA

Causes of fever in outpatient Tanzanian children.

The New England journal of medicine

Sawe HR, Murray BL, Reynolds TA

Dispatches from Dar.

Emergency medicine journal : EMJ

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Research priorities for data collection and management within global acute and emergency care systems.

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

Reynolds TA, Bisanzo M, Dworkis D, Hansoti B, Obermeyer Z, Seidenberg P, Hauswald M, Mowafi H

Making recording and analysis of chief complaint a priority for global emergency care research in low-income countries.

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

Mowafi H, Dworkis D, Bisanzo M, Hansoti B, Seidenberg P, Obermeyer Z, Hauswald M, Reynolds TA

Emergency care capacity in Africa: a clinical and educational initiative in Tanzania.

Journal of public health policy

Reynolds TA, Mfinanga JA, Sawe HR, Runyon MS, Mwafongo V

Use of a ß-hCG discriminatory zone with bedside pelvic ultrasonography.

Annals of emergency medicine

Wang R, Reynolds TA, West HH, Ravikumar D, Martinez C, McAlpine I, Jacoby VL, Stein JC

Differential use of diagnostic ultrasound in u.s. Emergency departments by time of day.

The western journal of emergency medicine

Stein JC, Jacoby VL, Vittinghoff E, Wang R, Kwan E, Reynolds T, McAlpine I, Gonzales R

Preface. Emergency medicine and high-risk diagnoses.

Emergency medicine clinics of North America

Tabas J, Reynolds T

MSJAMA: Do the Math.


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MSJAMA. Once upon a time.


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