Brandon Backlund, MD, FACEP

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Position Title: 
Assistant Professor
Administrative Title: 
Associate Director of Emergency Ultrasound
Medical School: 
University of Iowa College of Medicine, 2000
Transitional, Mercy Hospital, San Diego, 2001
Emergency Medicine, University of California at San Diego, 2004
Emergency Ultrasound, Denver Health Medical Center, 2008
Board Certification: 
American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2005, 2015
Academic Interests: 
Emergency Ultrasound
Recent Publications: 
Shah S, Adedipe A, Sajed D, Backlund B,Ruffatto B, Fernandez R, Rood K. Effect of an educational intervention on emergency physician performance of focused bedside ultrasound in late pregnancy. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. Accepted for publication 2014.
Buchanan M, Backlund B, Liao M, Sun J, Kendall J. The Use of Ultrasound Guidance for Central Venous Access: A Survey from the American Board of Emergency Medicine Longitudinal Study of Emergency Physicians. Academic Emergency Medicine. Accepted for publication 2014.
Adedipe A, Backlund B, Sajed D, Shah S. Systematic analysis of a new emergency medicine ultrasound rotation. Journal of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care. In press 2014.
Brandon Backlund. Ectopic Pregnancy. In: D. McLario, J. Kendall, eds. Case Studies in Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound, Cambridge University Press, 2013: 159-162.