Erik P. Hess, M.D.
Erik P. Hess, M.D., is an emergency medicine physician and health services researcher with an interest in emergency cardiovascular care.
The long-term goal of Dr. Hess' research program is to improve the diagnosis, management efficiency and patient experience of care for acute cardiovascular conditions in the emergency setting.
Dr. Hess' work has been funded by the American Heart Association, the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, and the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making.
Significance to patient care
Dr. Hess' research aims to improve patients' knowledge about their potential acute cardiovascular diagnosis; patient engagement in decision making; and clinicians' application of evidence-based medicine to improve the quality, efficiency and patient-centeredness of diagnostic and treatment decisions in the emergency setting.
Master of Science
Epidemiology & Community Medicine
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