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Edward J. Durant, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Dr. Edward J. Durant is an Assistant Professor in the Clinical Science Department. He is a Permanente Medical Group physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine who serves as the CREST (Clinical Research on Emergency Services and Treatments) Site Lead at the Modesto Medical Center. Dr. Durant has previously been the Ultrasound Lead at the San Leandro Medical Center and an instructor and lecturer at institutions in California and Oregon, including California Northstate University and Oregon Health and Science University.

Education and Training

  • BA, University of California, Berkeley
  • Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic, Northern California Training Institute
  • MPH, University of California, Berkeley
  • MD, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

Years

Selected Prior Positions

2001

Emergency Medical Technician
American Medical Response

2002-2005

Paramedic
American Medical Response

2012-2016

Residency, Emergency Medicine
Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital

2015-2016

Pool Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine
The Permanente Medical Group

2016-2017

Pool Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine
Northwest Permanente Medical Group
2016-2017 Instructor/Fellow, Department of Emergency Medicine
Oregon Health and Science University
2016-2017 Clinical Assistant Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Oregon Health and Science University
2017-present Associate Physician, Emergency Medicine
The Permanente Medical Group, Modesto Medical Center

Years

Selected Honors and Awards

2008

Summer Research Fellowship
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

2012

Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award
Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

2012

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
2011-2012 Health Professions Education Pathway
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

Selected Publications

Selected peer-reviewed research manuscripts

  • Thomas B, Durant E, Barbant S, Nagdev A (2017). Repeat Point-of-Care Echocardiographic Evaluation of Traumatic Cardiac Arrest: A New Paradigm for the Emergency Physician. Clinical Practice and Cases in Emergency Medicine, Advance online publication. uciem_cpcem_34887. Retrieved from: http://escholarship.org/uc/item/65g767z6
  • Durant E, Singh A. ST elevation due to hypercalcemia – Case report and review of the literature. Am J Emerg Med. doi:10.1016/j.ajem.2017.02.005.
  • Durant E, Dixon B, Luftig J, et al. Ultrasound-guided serratus plane block for ED rib fracture pain control. Am J Emerg Med. August 2016:1-4. doi:10.1016/j.ajem.2016.07.021.
  • Durant E, Singh A. Acute first diagonal artery occlusion: a characteristic pattern of ST elevation in noncontiguous leads. Am J Emerg Med. 2015. doi:10.1016/j.ajem.2015.02.008.
  • Durant E, Fahimi J. Factors Associated with Ambulance Use among Patients with Low-Acuity Conditions. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2012. doi:doi: 10.3109/10903127.2012.670688.