Margaret Lin-Martore, MD


Margaret Lin-Martore, MD, is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at UCSF in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM). She is the Director of Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals-San Francisco, co-Director of the Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship and is a Bridges Coach and Co-Director of the Physician Identity Weeks for the UCSF School of Medicine.

As an educator, Dr. Lin-Martore is interested in developing innovative curricula around Pediatric Emergency Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) applications and is the series editor of the PEM POCUS series at Academic Life in Emergency Medicine (ALiEM). She is interested in examining and defining competency in POCUS and in procedural skills education, as well as motivation for life-long learning. Dr. Lin-Martore is a member of the UCSF Academy of Medical Educators.

Dr. Lin-Martore's other research and academic interests focus on the diagnostic accuracy of POCUS for various applications, as well as its effects on clinical care including length-of-stay and patient satisfaction. She has also examined health literacy and numeracy in the emergency department population.

Dr. Lin-Martore attends in the Pediatric Emergency Department at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Mission Bay and in the Emergency Department at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.


Point-of-care ultrasound in the assessment of appendicitis.

Emergency medicine journal : EMJ

Boyle MJ, Lin-Martore M, Graglia S

Establishing the International Research Priorities for Pediatric Emergency Medicine Point-of-Care Ultrasound: A Modified Delphi Study.

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

Snelling PJ, Shefrin AE, Moake MM, Bergmann KR, Constantine E, Deanehan JK, Dessie AS, Elkhunovich MA, Gold DL, Kornblith AE, Lin-Martore M, Nti B, Pade KH, Parri N, Sivitz A, Lam SHF

Accuracy and Interrater Reliability of Point-of-Care Ultrasonography Image Interpretation for Intussusception.

Pediatric emergency care

Bergmann KR, Khant M, Lammers S, Arroyo AC, Avendano P, Chaudoin L, Cohen SG, Deanehan JK, Kornblith AE, Lam SHF, Lin-Martore M, Malia L, Pade KH, Park DB, Sivitz A, Shahar-Nissan K, Snelling PJ, Tessaro MO, Thomas-Mohtat R, Whitcomb V, Yock-Corrales A, Walsh P, Watson D, Madhok M, P2Network Intussusception Study Group

Diagnostic accuracy of point-of-care ultrasonography for intussusception in children: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

The American journal of emergency medicine

Lin-Martore M, Firnberg MT, Kohn MA, Kornblith AE, Gottlieb M

Reducing Pediatric Emergency Department Prescription Errors.


Devarajan V, Nadeau NL, Creedon JK, Dribin TE, Lin M, Hirsch AW, Neal JT, Stewart A, Popovsky E, Levitt D, Hoffmann JA, Lee M, Perron C, Shah D, Eisenberg MA, Hudgins JD

Development of a Consensus-Based Definition of Focused Assessment With Sonography for Trauma in Children.

JAMA network open

Kornblith AE, Addo N, Plasencia M, Shaahinfar A, Lin-Martore M, Sabbineni N, Gold D, Bellman L, Berant R, Bergmann KR, Brenkert TE, Chen A, Constantine E, Deanehan JK, Dessie A, Elkhunovich M, Fischer J, Gravel CA, Kharasch S, Kwan CW, Lam SHF, Neal JT, Pade KH, Rempell R, Shefrin AE, Sivitz A, Snelling PJ, Tessaro MO, White W

The P2Network-Advancing Pediatric Emergency Care With Point-of-Care Ultrasound.

Pediatric emergency care

Lam SHF, Berant R, Chang TP, Friedman L, Gold DL, Kornblith AE, Lin-Martore M, Pade KH, Skaugset LM, Toney AG, Wang-Flores H

The unmet demand for point-of-care ultrasound among general pediatricians: a cross-sectional survey.

BMC medical education

McGinness A, Lin-Martore M, Addo N, Shaahinfar A

A Baffling Bump: A Case Report of an Unusual Chest Wall Mass in a Pediatric Patient.

Clinical practice and cases in emergency medicine

Vertelney H, Lin-Martore M

Diagnostic Applications of Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

Emergency medicine clinics of North America

Lin-Martore M, Kornblith AE

Diagnostic Accuracy of Point-of-Care Ultrasound for Intussusception: A Multicenter, Noninferiority Study of Paired Diagnostic Tests.

Annals of emergency medicine

Bergmann KR, Arroyo AC, Tessaro MO, Nielson J, Whitcomb V, Madhok M, Yock-Corrales A, Guerrero-Quesada G, Chaudoin L, Berant R, Shahar-Nissan K, Deanehan JK, Lam SHF, Snelling PJ, Avendano P, Cohen SG, Friedman N, Ekpenyong A, Pade KH, Park DB, Lin-Martore M, Kornblith AE, Montes-Amaya G, Thomas-Mohtat R, Jin J, Watson D, Sivitz A, P2Network

Evaluating a Web-based Point-of-care Ultrasound Curriculum for the Diagnosis of Intussusception.

AEM Education and Training

Lin-Martore M, Olvera MP, Kornblith AE, Zapala M, Addo N, Lin M, Werner HC

SONO case series: a 63-year-old male with shortness of breath.

Emergency medicine journal : EMJ

Lin-Martore M, Anaya N

Bedside Ultrasound for Tracheal Tube Verification in Pediatric Emergency Department and ICU Patients: A Systematic Review.

Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies

Lin MJ, Gurley K, Hoffmann B

Observation vs admission in syncope: can we predict short length of stays?

The American journal of emergency medicine

Lin M, Wolfe RE, Shapiro NI, Novack V, Lior Y, Grossman SA

Does numeracy correlate with measures of health literacy in the emergency department?

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

Griffey RT, Melson AT, Lin MJ, Carpenter CR, Goodman MS, Kaphingst KA

Feasibility and diagnostic accuracy of brief health literacy and numeracy screening instruments in an urban emergency department.

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

Carpenter CR, Kaphingst KA, Goodman MS, Lin MJ, Melson AT, Griffey RT

Age-specific human papillomavirus antibody and deoxyribonucleic acid prevalence: a global review.

The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine

Tiggelaar SM, Lin MJ, Viscidi RP, Ji J, Smith JS

Pooled analysis of a self-sampling HPV DNA Test as a cervical cancer primary screening method.

Journal of the National Cancer Institute

Zhao FH, Lewkowitz AK, Chen F, Lin MJ, Hu SY, Zhang X, Pan QJ, Ma JF, Niyazi M, Li CQ, Li SM, Smith JS, Belinson JL, Qiao YL, Castle PE

The association between dietary intake and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 2 or higher among women in a high-risk rural area of China.

Archives of gynecology and obstetrics

Feng CY, Lin M, Lakhaney D, Sun HK, Dai XB, Zhao FH, Qiao YL

Performance of high-risk human papillomavirus DNA testing as a primary screen for cervical cancer: a pooled analysis of individual patient data from 17 population-based studies from China.

The Lancet. Oncology

Zhao FH, Lin MJ, Chen F, Hu SY, Zhang R, Belinson JL, Sellors JW, Franceschi S, Qiao YL, Castle PE, Cervical Cancer Screening Group in China