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Matthew A. Silver, MD

Assistant Professor

Dr. Matthew Silver specializes in Emergency Medicine and has shared his knowledge and insights with medical students throughout his career. He is the founding and current Program Director of the Kaiser Permanente Emergency Medicine Residency Program. He has served on the editorial review boards of The Permanente Journal and Journal of Emergency Medicine since 2012.

Education and Training

  • BS, Binghamton University
  • MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Internship, Department of Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center
  • Residency, Jacobi-Montefiore Emergency Medicine Residency Program of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Chief Residency, Jacobi-Montefiore Emergency Medicine Residency Program of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Years

Selected Prior Positions

2004-2009 Staff Physician
Department of Emergency Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center
2009-present Staff Physician
Department of Emergency Medicine, Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center
2012-present Founding Program Director
Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center
2013-present Planning Committee Member
Kaiser Permanente Annual Emergency Medicine Symposium
2014-present Co-Director of Graduate Medical Education
Kaiser Permanente San Diego Service Area
2015-2016 Committee Chair, Patient Experience Task Force
Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD)
2016-present Voluntary Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Riverside School of Medicine
2011-present Voluntary Assistant Clinical Professor
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventative Medicine
2016-present Member, Curriculum Committee and IT Steering Committee
Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine
2016-present Educational Technologies Lead
Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine

Years

Selected Honors and Awards

2000 Excellence in Emergency Medicine
Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM)
2004 Davidoff Society for Excellence in Teaching
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
2006 Teacher of the Year
Jacobi-Montefiore Emergency Medicine Program
2011 Fellow
American College of Emergency Physicians
2013-2015 Top Doc Award
San Diego County Medical Society
2017, 2018 Top Doc Award
San Diego County Medical Society

Selected Publications

Selected peer-reviewed research manuscripts

  • London K, Druck J, Silver M, Finefrock D. Teaching the Emergency Department Patient Experience: Needs Assessment from the CORD-EM Task Force. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine 2017;18:56-59.
  • Vinson DR, Ballard DW, Huang J, Reed ME, Lin JS, Kene MV, Sax DR, Rauchwerger AS, Wang DH, McLachlan DI, Pleshakov TS, Silver MA, Clague VA, Klonecke AS, Mark DG, for the MAPLE Investigators of the KP CREST Network. Outpatient management of emergency department patients with acute pulmonary embolism: variation, patient characteristics and outcomes. Ann Emerg Med 2017.
  • Battaglia A, Burchette R, Hussman J, Silver MA, Martin P, Bernstein P. Comparison of Medical Therapy Alone to Medical Therapy with Surgical Treatment of Peritonsillar Abscess. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2017.
  • Schwartz A, Silver M, Antoline M, Brodmann K. Utilization of Business Intelligence Software for an Emergency Department Dashboard. Annals of Emergency Medicine 2017;Volume 70, Supplement, Page S45.
  • Sharp AL, Nagaraj G, Rippberger EJ, Shen E, Swap CJ, Silver MA, McCormick T, Vinson DR, Hoffman JR. Computed Tomography Use for Adults with Head Injury: Describing Likely Avoidable ED Imaging based on the Canadian CT Head Rule. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 Jul 30.