Martin Makela, MD

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Position Title: 
Clinical Assistant Professor
Administrative Title: 
Medical Director, University of Washington Medical Center Emergency Department
Medical School: 
University of Washington School of Medicine, 1995
Internship: 
Tripler Army Medical Center, 1996
Naval Flight Surgeon School, 1997
Residency: 
Emergency Medicine, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, 2004
Board Certification: 
American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2005
Academic Interests: 
Head Injury
Naval Flight Surgery
Recent Publications: 
Shandro, Makela, Hurley et al. Implementation of an in situ program in the Emergency Depoartment to Enhance and Sustain Teamwork Skills. UW Patient Safety Improvement Program. Poster Presentation. 2012.
Tanen, Dos Santos, Makela et al. IV Lidocaine versus IV Ketorolac for the Emergency Department Treatment of Radicular Low Back Pain. Poster Presentation. 2011.
Tanen, Danish, Dos Santos, Makela et al. (2011). IV Lidocaine versus IV Ketorolac for the Emergency Department Treatment of Radicular Low Back Pain. Annals Emer Med. 2011; 58, 4: S227-S227.
Makela MA. What do we do with the drunken sailor?: The effects of payday on emergency department census. Unpublished. 2004.