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Faculty Physicians

Douglas M. Char, MD

Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
Program Director, Emergency Medicine
Residency Program

Specialty Areas

Emergency Medicine

Board Certifications

Emergency Medicine

Areas of Clinical Interest

Emergency medicine, cardiovascular emergencies, disaster medicine

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Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-758-6787
Fax: 314-362-0478

Education

Education

Residency: Emergency Medicine, Denver Metro Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 1995
Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado 1992
Medical Degree: University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hawaii 1989
B.S.: Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts 1983

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Impact on Patient Management and Outcome of Switching between 2 Contemporary Sensitive Cardiac Troponin Assays.
Wilen CB, Szymanski JJ, Hung S, Rajan A, Lavigne PM, Char DM, Geltman EM, Scott MG
Clin Chem. 2015 Jun; 61(6)870-6. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2015.238089.

PMID:
    25886769
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The 2011 model of the clinical practice of emergency medicine.
2011 EM Model Review Task Force, Perina DG, Brunett CP, Caro DA, Char DM, Chisholm CD, Counselman FL, Heidt J, Keim SM, Ma OJ
Acad Emerg Med. 2012 Jul; 19(7)e19-40. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2012.01385.x.

PMID:
    22651693
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The 2007 Model of the Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine: the 2009 update 2009 EM Model Review Task Force.
Perina DG, Beeson MS, Char DM, Counselman FL, Keim SM, McGee DL, Rosen CL, Sokolove PE, Tantama SS
Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Mar; 57(3)e1-15. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2010.11.015.

PMID:
    21272957
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The 2007 Model of the Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine: the 2009 update.
Perina DG, Beeson MS, Char DM, Counselman FL, Keim SM, McGee DL, Rosen CL, Sokolove PE, Tantama SS
Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Mar; 18(3)e8-e26. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2010.00962.x.

PMID:
    21255180
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The future of emergency medicine.
Schneider SM, Gardner AF, Weiss LD, Wood JP, Ybarra M, Beck DM, Stauffer AR, Wilkerson D, Brabson T, Jennings A, Mitchell M, McGrath RB, Christopher TA, King B, Muelleman RL, Wagner MJ, Char DM, McGee DL, Pilgrim RL, Moskovitz JB, Zinkel AR, Byers M, Briggs WT, Hobgood CD, Kupas DF, Kruger J, Stratford CJ, Jouriles N
Acad Emerg Med. 2010 Sep; 17(9)998-1003. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2010.00854.x.

PMID:
    20836784
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The future of emergency medicine.
Schneider SM, Gardner AF, Weiss LD, Wood JP, Ybarra M, Beck DM, Stauffer AR, Wilkerson D, Brabson T, Jennings A, Mitchell M, McGrath RB, Christopher TA, King B, Muelleman RL, Wagner MJ, Char DM, McGee DL, Pilgrim RL, Moskovitz JB, Zinkel AR, Byers M, Briggs WT, Hobgood CD, Kupas DF, Krueger J, Stratford CJ, Jouriles NJ
J Emerg Med. 2010 Aug; 39(2)210-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2010.06.001.

PMID:
    20634023
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The future of emergency medicine.
Schneider SM, Gardner AF, Weiss LD, Wood JP, Ybarra M, Beck DM, Stauffer AR, Wilkerson D, Brabson T, Jennings A, Mitchell M, McGrath RB, Christopher TA, King B, Muelleman RL, Wagner MJ, Char DM, McGee DL, Pilgrim RL, Moskovitz JB, Zinkel AR, Byers M, Briggs WT, Hobgood CD, Kupas DF, Kruger J, Stratford CJ, Jouriles N, Future of Emergency Medicine Summit
J Emerg Nurs. 2010 Jul; 36(4)330-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jen.2010.06.013.

PMID:
    20624567
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The future of emergency medicine.
Schneider SM, Gardner AF, Weiss LD, Wood JP, Ybarra M, Beck DM, Stauffer AR, Wilkerson D, Brabson T, Jennings A, Mitchell M, McGrath RB, Christopher TA, King B, Muelleman RL, Wagner MJ, Char DM, McGee DL, Pilgrim RL, Moskovitz JB, Zinkel AR, Byers M, Briggs WT, Hobgood CD, Kupas DF, Kruger J, Stratford CJ, Jouriles N
Ann Emerg Med. 2010 Aug; 56(2)178-83. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2010.04.011.

PMID:
    20580128
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Bronchodilator therapy in acute decompensated heart failure patients without a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Singer AJ, Emerman C, Char DM, Heywood JT, Kirk JD, Hollander JE, Summers R, Lee CC, Wynne J, Kellerman L, Peacock WF
Ann Emerg Med. 2008 Jan; 51(1)25-34.

PMID:
    17949853
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Physician perspective on computerized order-sets with embedded guideline information in a commercial emergency department information system.
Asaro PV, Sheldahl AL, Char DM
AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2005; 6-10.

PMID:
    16778991
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Embedded guideline information without patient specificity in a commercial emergency department computerized order-entry system.
Asaro PV, Sheldahl AL, Char DM
Acad Emerg Med. 2006 Apr; 13(4)452-8.

PMID:
    16531590
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Practical implementation of the Guidelines for Unstable Angina/Non-ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction in the emergency department.
Gibler WB, Cannon CP, Blomkalns AL, Char DM, Drew BJ, Hollander JE, Jaffe AS, Jesse RL, Newby LK, Ohman EM, Peterson ED, Pollack CV, American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Nursing, Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Interdisciplinary Working Group, Society of Chest Pain Centers
Ann Emerg Med. 2005 Aug; 46(2)185-97.

PMID:
    16046952
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Practical implementation of the guidelines for unstable angina/non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in the emergency department: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology (Subcommittee on Acute Cardiac Care), Council on Cardiovascular Nursing, and Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Interdisciplinary Working Group, in Collaboration With the Society of Chest Pain Centers.
Gibler WB, Cannon CP, Blomkalns AL, Char DM, Drew BJ, Hollander JE, Jaffe AS, Jesse RL, Newby LK, Ohman EM, Peterson ED, Pollack CV, American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology (Subcommittee on Acute Cardiac Care), Council on Cardiovascular Nursing, and Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Interdisciplinary Working Group, Society of Chest Pain Centers
Circulation. 2005 May 24; 111(20)2699-710.

PMID:
    15911720
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Emergency medicine residency training in electrocardiogram interpretation.
Ginde AA, Char DM
Acad Emerg Med. 2003 Jul; 10(7)738-42.

PMID:
    12837648
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Early laboratory indicators of acute myocardial infarction.
Char DM, Israel E, Ladenson J
Emerg Med Clin North Am. 1998 Aug; 16(3)519-39, vii.

PMID:
    9739773
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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