Medical Director, Seattle Fire Department
University of Cincinnati, 1984
Internship and Residency:
Emergency Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, 1987
American Board of Emergency Medicine, 1988, 1998, 2008
National Board of Medical Examiners, 1985, 1995, 2005
Emergency Medical Services
Emergency Cardiovascular Care
Systems of Emergency Care
Van Diepen S, Abella BS, Bobrow BJ, Nichol G, Jollis JG, Mellor J, Racht EM, Yannopoulos D, Granger CB, Sayre MR. Multistate implementation of guideline-based cardiac resuscitation systems of care: Description of the HeartRescue Project. Am Heart J. 2013 Oct;166(4):647-653.e2. Epub 2013 Sep 18. PMID: 24093843.
Semple HM, Cudnik MT, Sayre M, Keseg D, Warden CR, Sasson C, For the Columbus Study Group. Identification of High-Risk Communities for Unattended Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests Using GIS. J Community Health. 2013 Apr;38(2):277-84. Epub 2012 Sep 16.
Sasson C, Meischke H, Abella BS, Berg RA, Bobrow BJ, Chan PS, Root ED, Heisler M, Levy JH, Link M, Masoudi F, Ong M, Sayre MR, Rumsfeld JS, Rea TD; American Heart Association Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research, Emergency Cardiovascular Care Committee, Council on Cardiopulmonary, Critical Care, Perioperative and Resuscitation, Council on Clinical Cardiology, and Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia. Increasing cardiopulmonary resuscitation provision in communities with low bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation rates: a science advisory from the American Heart Association for healthcare providers, policymakers, public health departments, and community leaders. Circulation. 2013 Mar 26;127(12):1342-50. Epub 2013 Feb 25
Jacobs AK, Kushner FG, Ettinger SM, Guyton RA, Anderson JL, Ohman EM, Albert NM, Antman EM, Arnett DK, Bertolet M, Bhatt DL, Brindis RG, Creager MA, DeMets DL, Dickersin K, Fonarow GC, Gibbons RJ, Halperin JL, Hochman JS, Koster MA, Normand SL, Ortiz E, Peterson ED, Roach WH Jr, Sacco RL, Smith SC Jr, Stevenson WG, Tomaselli GF, Yancy CW, Zoghbi WA, Harold JG, He Y, Mangu PB, Qaseem A, Sayre MR, Somerfield MR. ACCF/AHA clinical practice guideline methodology summit report: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Jan 15;61(2):213-65. Epub 2012 Dec 10