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Jeremy Thomas Cushman, M.D., M.S.

Jeremy Thomas Cushman, M.D., M.S.

About Me

Dr. Cushman is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Services and is a Professor of Emergency Medicine and Chief of the Division of Prehospital Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, at the University of Rochester. He has completed an Emergency Medical Services Fellowship ...
Dr. Cushman is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Services and is a Professor of Emergency Medicine and Chief of the Division of Prehospital Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, at the University of Rochester. He has completed an Emergency Medical Services Fellowship and a Master of Science in Emergency Health Services and Disaster Management from the University of Maryland. He remains a certified Paramedic and is Medical Director for the Monroe-Livingston Region, Monroe County, and dozens of fire and EMS agencies. In addition to administrative medical direction, he provides medical support and scene response for all law enforcement, fire department, and special operations teams in the City of Rochester and Monroe County.

Dr. Cushman has a history of collaborative research on prehospital care and his focus has been on the evaluation and management of victims of trauma. He has received funding from the CDC and NIH, and has served in leadership positions in several local, state, and national organizations.

Faculty Appointments

Professor - Department of Emergency Medicine (SMD)

Professor - Department of Public Health Sciences (SMD) - Joint

Credentials

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship, Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Nursing. 2004 - 2006

Residency, Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Nursing. 2001 - 2004

Education

MD | University of Maryland School of Medicine. 2001

Awards

Gold Seal Award, Joint Fire Service of Monroe County. 2014

Unit Commendation Award, City of Rochester Fire Department. 2012

Unit Commendation Award, Joint Fire Service of Monroe County. 2011

2010 Leadership Award, Rochester Regional Health Information Organization. 2011

Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians. 2009

Best Pediatric Poster Presentation, National Association of EMS Physicians. 2008

Physician of Excellence Award, Monroe-Livingston County EMS Council. 2007

Clinical Teaching Award, University of Rochester Department of Emergency Medicine. 2007

Best Poster Presentation, National Association of Emergency Medical Services Physicians Annual Meeting. 2006

Gift of Life Award, Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services. 2006

Outstanding Leadership Award, University of Maryland Emergency Medicine Residency Program. 2004

Distinguished Service Award, University of Maryland Emergency Medicine Residency Program. 2003

Chapter Service Award, Maryland Chapter, American College of Emergency Physicians. 2003

Resident Dedication Award, Emergency Medicine Residents' Association. 2002

Award for Excellence in Emergency Medicine, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. 2001

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. 2000

Publications

Journal Articles

Accuracy of Intravenous Infusion Flow Regulators in the Prehospital Environment

9. Loner C*, Acquisto N, Lenhardt H, Sensenbach B, Purick J, Jones CMC, Cushman JT.

Prehospital Emergency Care. 2018; 22(5).

An Assessment of Newly Identified Barriers to and Enablers for Prehospital Pediatric Pain Management.

Whitley DE, Li T, Jones CM, Cushman JT, Williams DM, Shah MN

Pediatric emergency care.. 2017 June 33 (6):381-387. Epub 1900 01 01.

Ability of the Physiologic Criteria of the Field Triage Guidelines to Identify Children Who Need the Resources of a Trauma Center.

Lerner EB, Drendel AL, Cushman JT, Badawy M, Shah MN, Guse CE, Cooper A

Prehospital emergency care.. 2017 21 (2):180-184. Epub 10/06/2016.

Prehospital Trauma Triage Decision-making: A Model of What Happens between the 9-1-1 Call and the Hospital.

Jones CM, Cushman JT, Lerner EB, Fisher SG, Seplaki CL, Veazie PJ, Wasserman EB, Dozier A, Shah MN

Prehospital emergency care.. 2016 20 (1):6-14. Epub 05/27/2015.

Evaluation of a Consensus-Based Criterion Standard Definition of Trauma Center Need for Use in Field Triage Research.

Willenbring BD, Lerner EB, Brasel K, Cushman JT, Guse CE, Shah MN, Swor R

Prehospital emergency care.. 2016 20 (1):1-5. Epub 08/13/2015.

A consensus-based criterion standard definition for pediatric patients who needed the highest-level trauma team activation.

Lerner EB, Drendel AL, Falcone RA, Weitze KC, Badawy MK, Cooper A, Cushman JT, Drayna PC, Gourlay DM, Gray MP, Shah MI, Shah MN

The journal of trauma and acute care surgery.. 2015 March 78 (3):634-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Operationalizing a consensus-based gold standard definition of trauma center need

Willenbring B, Lerner EB, Brasel K, Cushman J, Guse C, Shah M, Swor R.

Prehospital Emergency Care. 2015; .

Prehospital Trauma Triage Decision-Making: A Model of What Happens Between the 911 Call and the Hospital

Jones CMC, Cushman JT, Lerner EB, Veazie PJ, Seplaki CL, Wasserman B, Dozier A, Shah MN.

Prehospital Emergency Care. 2015; .

An Assessment of Newly Identified Barriers to and Enablers for Prehospital Pediatric Pain Management

Whitley DE, Li T, Jones CMC, Cushman, JT, Williams DM, Shah, MN.

Pediatric Emergency Care. 2015; .

A consensus-based criterion standard for trauma center need.

Lerner EB, Willenbring BD, Pirrallo RG, Brasel KJ, Cady CE, Colella MR, Cooper A, Cushman JT, Gourlay DM, Jurkovich GJ, Newgard CD, Salomone JP, Sasser SM, Shah MN, Swor RA, Wang SC

The journal of trauma and acute care surgery.. 2014 April 76 (4):1157-63. Epub 1900 01 01.

Emergency medical dispatch codes association with emergency department outcomes.

Hettinger AZ, Cushman JT, Shah MN, Noyes K

Prehospital emergency care.. 2013 17 (1):29-37. Epub 11/09/2012.

Does EMS perceived anatomic injury predict trauma center need?

Lerner EB, Roberts J, Guse CE, Shah MN, Swor R, Cushman JT, Blatt A, Jurkovich GJ, Brasel K

Prehospital emergency care.. 2013 17 (3):312-6. Epub 04/29/2013.

Barriers to and enablers for prehospital analgesia for pediatric patients.

Williams DM, Rindal KE, Cushman JT, Shah MN

Prehospital emergency care.. 2012 16 (4):519-26. Epub 07/23/2012.

Comparison of the 1999 and 2006 trauma triage guidelines: where do patients go?

Lerner EB, Shah MN, Swor RA, Cushman JT, Guse CE, Brasel K, Blatt A, Jurkovich GJ

Prehospital emergency care.. 2011 15 (1):12-7. Epub 11/05/2010.

EMS Provider assessment of vehicle damage compared with assessment by a professional crash reconstructionist.

Lerner EB, Cushman JT, Blatt A, Lawrence RD, Shah MN, Swor RA, Brasel K, Jurkovich GJ

Prehospital emergency care.. 2011 15 (4):483-9. Epub 08/04/2011.

Effect of intensive physician oversight on a prehospital rapid-sequence intubation program.

Cushman JT, Zachary Hettinger A, Farney A, Shah MN

Prehospital emergency care.. 2010 14 (3):310-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

Ambulance personnel perceptions of near misses and adverse events in pediatric patients.

Cushman JT, Fairbanks RJ, O'Gara KG, Crittenden CN, Pennington EC, Wilson MA, Chin NP, Shah MN

Prehospital emergency care.. 2010 14 (4):477-84. Epub 1900 01 01.

The epidemiology of emergency medical services use by children: an analysis of the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.

Shah MN, Cushman JT, Davis CO, Bazarian JJ, Auinger P, Friedman B

Prehospital emergency care.. 2008 12 (3):269-76. Epub 1900 01 01.

Injury patterns and levels of care at a marathon.

Nguyen RB, Milsten AM, Cushman JT

Prehospital and disaster medicine.. 2008 23 (6):519-25. Epub 1900 01 01.

Ultrasound-diagnosed cardiac tamponade after blunt abdominal trauma-treated with emergent thoracotomy.

Menaker J, Cushman J, Vermillion JM, Rosenthal RE, Scalea TM

The Journal of emergency medicine.. 2007 January 32 (1):99-103. Epub 1900 01 01.

Flicker illness: an underrecognized but preventable complication of helicopter transport.

Cushman JT, Floccare DJ

Prehospital emergency care.. 2007 11 (1):85-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

The model of the clinical practice of emergency medicine: a 2-year update.

Hockberger RS, Binder LS, Chisholm CD, Cushman JT, Hayden SR, Sklar DP, Stern SA, Strauss RW, Thomas HA, Viravec DR

Annals of emergency medicine.. 2005 June 45 (6):659-74. Epub 1900 01 01.

Endotracheal intubation in the field: pro position.

Floccare DJ, Cushman JT

Hospital medicine (London, England : 1998). 2005 February 66 (2):89-91. Epub 1900 01 01.

Emergency medicine resident scheduling and patient exposure.

Cushman JT, Witting MD

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.. 2003 July 10 (7):816-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Topographic position of forelimb motoneuron pools is conserved in vertebrate evolution.

Ryan JM, Cushman J, Jordan B, Samuels A, Frazer H, Baier C

Brain, behavior and evolution.. 1998 51 (2):90-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Organization of forelimb motoneuron pools in two bat species (Eptesicus fuscus and Myotis lucifugus).

Ryan JM, Cushman J, Baier C

Acta anatomica. 1997 158 (2):121-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Willenbring BD, Lerner EB, Brasel K, Cushman JT, Guse CE, Shah MN, Swor R: Evaluation of a Consensus-Based Criterion Standard Definition of Trauma Center Need for Use in Field Triage Research. Prehospital Emergency Care (in press)

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Books

EMS System Design (2016)

Authors: Cushman, JT; Cooney, D.

Publisher: McGraw-Hill, New York 2016

Clinical Practice and Systems Oversight (2015)

Chapter: Bariatrics, in Emergency Medical Services

Authors: Cushman, JT, D Cone, RE O'Connor, RL Fowler

Publisher: (Eds.) Wiley., Hoboken, New York 2015

Emergency Medical Services: Clinical Practice and Systems Oversight. (2014)

Chapter: Bariatrics

Authors: Cushman, JT, D Cone, RE O'Connor, RL Fowler.

Publisher: Kendall Hunt 2014

Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness for Chemical, Biological... (2012)

Authors: Cushman JT, MN Shah Emergency Healthcare Services in T. Veenema (ed)

Publisher: Springer Publishing 2012

Emergency Medicine: The Medical Student Survival Guide, Second Edition (2007)

Authors: Harkin, K.E. and J.T. Cushman (Eds)

Publisher: Emergency Medicine Residents' Association, Irving, TX 2007

Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness for Chemical, Biological... (2007)

Authors: Cushman, J.T., M.N. Shah, C.L. Maddow, and J. Busko. Emergency Health Services in T. Veneema (ed.)

Publisher: Springer Publishing 2007

Emergency Medicine: The Medical Student Survival Guide (2001)

Authors: Harkin, K.E., J.T. Cushman and H.G. Wei. (Eds)

Publisher: Emergency Medicine Residents' Association, Irving, TX 2001

Neuroscience Methods: The Undergraduate Laboratory Experience (1996)

Chapter: Motoneuron Tracing Techniques

Authors: Ryan, J.M., J. Cushman, H. Frazer and A. Samuels. in D. Blackburn (ed.)

Publisher: Trinity College Press 1996

Evidence for neuromotor conservatism in vertebrates: Motoneuron... (1996)

Authors: Cushman, J.

Publisher: Hobart College 1996