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Linda L. Spillane, M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 273-4287

Office: (585) 273-4244

Fax: (585) 473-3516

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

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Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Spillane is a Professor of Emergency Medicine with a secondary appointment in Pediatrics. She graduated with an undergraduate degree in nursing and attended medical school at the Medical College of Pennsylvania (now Drexel). Her academic interests include simulation and medical education.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Emergency Medicine - American Board of Emergency Medicine

Education

1980
Bachelor of Science | Widener University
Nursing

1988
MD- | Medical College of Pennsylvania
Doctor of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1988 - 06/30/1989
Internship in at Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital

07/01/1989 - 06/30/1991
Residency in at Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital

Awards

2012 - 2013
Clinical Teaching Award for Pediatric Services, Department of Emergency Medicine
Location: University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

2006 - 2006
Scholarly Sabbatical - Six month leave to study simulation, team-training and educational assessment

2002 - 2003
Dean's Teaching Fellowship (Medical Student Assessment using Simulation)
Location: University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester NY

2002
Mayo Clinic Visiting Professorship - Simulation in Emergency Medicine Residency Training

1995
Emergency Medicine Clinical Teaching Award
Location: University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester NY

1988
Lemmon Pharmaceutical Award for Excellence in Emergency Medicine
Location: Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA

1987
Alpha Omega Alpha
Location: Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA

1980
College Prize
Location: Widener University School of Nursing, Chester PA

1980
Summa Cum Laude
Location: Widener University School of Nursing, Chester PA

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Publications

Journal Articles

3/2013
Kamali MF; Wilson AC; Acquisto NM; Spillane LL; Schneider SM. "Acute encephalopathy with concurrent respiratory and metabolic disturbances in first known parenteral human administration of flunixin meglumine and acepromazine maleate." J Emerg Med. 2013; 45(2): 206-9.

5/2012
Bodkin R; Schneider SM; Rekkerth D; Spillane LL; Kamali MF. "Rhabdomyolysis associated with kava ingestion." Am J Emerg Med. 2012; 30(4): 635 e1-3.

2012
Norsen L; Spillane LL. "Partnering in interprofessional education to design simulation programs to promote collaboration and patient safety." Creat Nurs. 2012; 18(3): 109-13.

Books & Chapters

2015
Chapter Title: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Book Title: Rosen and Barkin's 5-Minute Emergency Medicine Consult
Author List: Spencer M, Spillane L
Edited By: Shaider J, Hayden S, Wolfe R, Barkin R, Barkin A, Shayne P, Rosen P.
Published By: Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 20152015

2014
Chapter Title: Tips for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Young Emergency Physicans
Book Title: AAEM's Rules of the Road for Medical Students
Author List: Jalali S; Spillane LL
Published By: AAEM2014

2013
Chapter Title: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Book Title: Rosen and Barkin's 5-Minute Emergency Medicine Consult
Author List: Spencer M, Spillane L
Edited By: Shaider J, Hayden S, Wolfe R, Barkin R, Barkin A, Shayne P, Rosen P
Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins2013 in Philadelphia, PA

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Videos

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The Value of Simulation