Clinical Assistant Professor
Medical Director, University of Washington Medical Center Emergency Department
University of Washington School of Medicine, 1995
Tripler Army Medical Center, 1996
Naval Flight Surgeon School, 1997
Emergency Medicine, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, 2004
American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2005
Naval Flight Surgery
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 Unpublished. 2004.