William Baker, MD

William Baker, MD

Emergency Medicine Boston, MA

Vice Chair of Quality and Patient Safety & Medical Director


Office Address

  • 1 Boston Medical Ctr Pl
    Dowling 1 South
    Boston, MA 02118
    Phone: (617) 414-5481
    Fax: (888) 299-9743

William Baker, MD

Emergency Medicine Boston, MA

Vice Chair of Quality and Patient Safety & Medical Director

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Emergency Medicine: General Emergency Medicine
  • Clinical Interests: Practice Guidelines as Topic; Clinical Competence; Benchmarking; Physician Administrators

Education & Training

  • Northwestern McGaw/NMH/VA
  • University of Vermont College of MedicineUniversity of Vermont College of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • ActiveActiveMA, 1997 - 2016
  • American Board of Emergency MedicineEmergency Medicine

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Chair’s AwardBoston University School of Medicine, 2005
    • Physician of the yearLincoln Hospital emergency medicine, 1997
    • Thomas Mulroy Award for excellence in Emergency MedicineNorthwestern emergency medicine residency, 1994

    Publications & Presentations

    PubMed

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Barkin’s 5 minute emergency medicine consult Chapter: Vertigo Page 1220 - 1221
      Baker WE
      Editors: Schaider J, Hayden SR, Wolfe R, Barkin RM, Rosen P,.Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia
      Edition 5th,2015
    • Scientific American Emergency Medicine Chapter: Thoracic Trauma 
      Baker WE, Medzon R
      Editors: Walls R.Decker Intellectual Properties
      Edition 1,2015
    • Clinical procedures in emergency medicine Chapter: Use of monitoring devices for assessing ventilation and oxygenation Page 29 - 50
      Hedges JR, Baker WE, Lanoix, R, Field DL
      Editors: Hedges, Jerris R.W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia
      Edition 4th,2003

    Abstracts/Posters

    • The end of ambulance diversion: changes in emergency department length of stay and ambulance turn-around-times. Burke LG, Baker WE, Biddinger PD, et al, 2011 Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Boston, MA

    Lectures

    • Advanced splinting. Innovations in emergency medicine. New York Medical College/Lincoln Hospital department of emergency medicine. Bronx, NY
    • The FAST exam. Controversies in emergency trauma management. Boston University School of Medicine CME and department of emergency medicine. Boston, MA
    • Hand injuries. Controversies in emergency trauma management. Boston University School of Medicine CME and department of emergency medicine.Boston, MA

    Committees

    • SAEM Clinical Directors Interest Group Associate Chair 2012 - 2013
    • SAEM Operations Interest Group Associate Chair 2013 - Present
    • Conference of Boston Teaching Hospitals EMS Committee Chair 2013 - Present
    • Metropolitan Boston Emergency Medical Services Council, Medical Control Committee Member 2011 - Present
    • SAEM Web Evolution Committee Chair 2014 - Present

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