- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Emergency Medicine
American Board of Emergency Medicine
- Geriatric Emergencies
MD, University of California - San Francisco
Residency, Emergency Medicine
New York University Medical Center
Corita Grudzen, M.D., M.S.H.S. is a clinician-investigator in the Department of Emergency Medicine. She received a B.S. from Stanford University and her M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco. She completed residency and was a chief resident in Emergency Medicine at Bellevue Hospital Center/NYU. After residency, she spent three years at the University of California, Los Angeles as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar while working as an attending at Los Angeles County/USC and the Los Angeles City Jails.
Her research interests include public health and policy issues in vulnerable populations and the delivery of palliative care and end of life care to emergency patients.
2005 - 2008
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar
University of Calfifornia, Los Angeles
2004 - 2005
Bellevue Hospital Center/NYU
2000 - 2001
United States Department of Defense
Dr. Grudzen's research interests include public health and policy issues in vulnerable populations and the delivery of palliative and end of life care to emergency patients. She has received funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the California Health Care Foundation, and the California HIV/AIDS Research Program to support her work. She is also a qualitative consultant on a randomized controlled trial of palliative care in the ED funded by the Archstone Foundation and a RAND Corporation consultant on a project to improve the quality of care for California's prisoners.
Grudzen CR, Hoffman JR, Koenig WJ, Boscardin J, Lorenz KA, Asch SM. The LA story: what happened after a new policy allowing paramedics to forgo resuscitation attempts in prehospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation 2010 June; 81(6): 685-90.
Grudzen CR, Timmermans S, Koenig WJ, Hoffman JR, Lorenz KA, Asch SM. Paramedic and emergency medical technicians views on opportunities and challenges when forgoing and halting resuscitation in the field. Acad Emerg Med 2009 Jun; 16(6): 532-8.
Grudzen CR, Boscardin J, Koenig W, Hoffman JR, Asch SM. Potential Impact of a Verbal DNR Policy. Prehospital Emergency Care 2009 Apr-Jun; 13(2): 169-72.
Grudzen CR, Elliott MN, Kerndt PR, Schuster MA, Brook RH, Gelberg L. Condom Use and High-Risk Sexual Acts in the Adult Film Industry: A Comparison of Heterosexual and Homosexual Films. American Journal of Public Health 2009 Apr; 99(Suppl 1): S152-6.
Grudzen CR, Ryan G, Margold W, Torres J, Gelberg L. Pathways to Health Risk Exposure in Adult Film Performers. J Urban Health 2009 Jan; 86(1): 67-78.
Grudzen CR, Legome E. Loss of international medical experiences: knowledge, attitudes and skills at risk. BMC Med Educ 2007 Nov 28; 7: 47.
Grudzen CR, Liddicoat R, Hoffman JR, Koenig W, Lorenz KA, Asch SM. Developing quality indicators for the appropriateness of resuscitation in prehospital atraumatic cardiac arrest. Prehosp Emerg Care 2007 Oct-Dec; 11(4): 434-442.
Grudzen CR, Brook RH. High-deductible health plans and emergency department use. JAMA 2007 Mar 14; 297(10): 1126-1127.
Grudzen CR, Kerndt PR. The adult film industry: time to regulate? . PLoS Med 2007 Jun; 4(6): e126.
Grudzen C. Out-of-hospital resuscitation: have we gone too far?. Prehosp Disaster Med 2006 Nov-Dec; 21(6): 445-450.
Grudzen CR. One resident perspective: resident education and the pharmaceutical industry. Ann Emerg Med 2005 Jan; 45(1): 27-31.
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Dr. Grudzen did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2012 and/or 2013: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
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